(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2002)

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No grounds for conversation : the regional construction of fundamental difference between Mormonism and socialism

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The paper explores a missed opportunity for serious conversation or even alliance between some adherents of socialism and Mormonism. The Americanization of Mormons and Utah around 100 years ago opened Mormons up to broader alliances than had been possible during most of the 19th century. A few Mormons and socialists thought that intersections between the two groups' egalitarian ideologies could be fruitfully explored. This potential evaporated as Mormonism and socialism were culturally constructed as antithetical within regional life. The A. comments on alliance-building strategies within radical politics and the practice of critical human geography


Article of periodic

published at : Antipode / ISSN 0066-4812

Editor : Blackwell, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1969)

Millesime : 2002, vol. 34, no4 [pp. 707-729]

Bibliographic references : 4 p.




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