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Eileen Barker

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Eileen Barker is a professor in sociology and is an emeritus member of the London School of Economics, and a consultant to that institution's Centre for the Study of Human Rights at. She is the chairperson of the Information Network Focus on Religious Movements (Inform) and wrote studies about cults and new religious movements.

Rick Ross and other anti-cult / counter-cult activists have labelled Barker a "cult apologist". Anton Hein said that she is not critical enough about cults.

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  • The Making of a Moonie: Choice or Brainwashing?, Blackwell Publishers, November 1984, ISBN 0631132465

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