The Amish Struggle With Modernity / Edition 1

The Amish Struggle With Modernity / Edition 1

by Donald B Kraybill
     
 

A distinctive American subculture responds to the forces of social changeSee more details below

Overview

A distinctive American subculture responds to the forces of social change

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874516845
Publisher:
University Press of New England
Publication date:
09/01/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Editors' Preface
1Introduction: The Struggle to Be Separate1
2The Amish Encounter with Modernity21
3War Against Progress: Coping with Social Change35
4Plotting Social Change Across Four Affiliations53
5Persistence and Change in Amish Education77
6Amish on the Line: The Telephone Debates97
7The Origin and Growth of Amish Tourism113
8Amish Cottage Industries as Trojan Horse133
9The Rise of Microenterprises149
10Lunch Pails and Factories165
11Modernity, the Folk Society, and the Old Order Amish185
12Homespun Bureaucracy: A Case Study in Organizational Evolution199
13Amish Women and the Feminist Conundrum215
14Conclusion: What Good Are the Amish?231
Appendix: Amish Migration Patterns: 1972-1992243
Notes261
Bibliography279
Contributors299
Index301

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