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A look at how support groups have affected American society argues that, although support groups provide a warmth and security that holds society together, they can lead to an unhealthy self-absorption and a trivialized sense of what is sacred.

About The Author

Robert John Wuthnow is a sociologist who is widely known for his work in the sociology of religion.

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  • Publisher: Free Press (July 1, 1996)
  • Length: 480 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439105924

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