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.
College and Department
Family, Home, and Social Sciences; Sociology
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Christianson, Stace Hucks, "Mormon Women's Sense of Empowerment" (1997). All Theses and Dissertations. 4599.
Mormon women, Psychology