Abstract

This research focuses on the empowering experiences of LDS women within the patriarchal structure as organized by the LDS church. Women in the LDS church empower themselves by drawing both external and internal resources. The degree of flexibility that leaders and member of the LDS church adopt externally influences the degree of empowerment that LDS women. The more internal factors an LDS woman adopts the greater her internal sense of empowerment.

Degree

MS

College and Department

Family, Home, and Social Sciences; Sociology

Rights

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Date Submitted

1997

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etdm146

Keywords

Mormon women, Psychology

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