Mystics, Mavericks, and Merrymakers: An Intimate Journey among Hasidic Girls / Edition 1

Mystics, Mavericks, and Merrymakers: An Intimate Journey among Hasidic Girls / Edition 1

by Stephanie Wellen Levine, Carol Gilligan
     
 

A lively look at young Jewish women who are typically typecast as pious and reserved but have just as much imagination and similar desires as other young American women.See more details below

Overview

A lively look at young Jewish women who are typically typecast as pious and reserved but have just as much imagination and similar desires as other young American women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814751978
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
08/06/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
255
Sales rank:
776,739
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

Stephanie Wellen Levine teaches at Tufts University.

Carol Gilligan is University Professor of Applied Psychology and the Humanities at New York University. She is the author or editor of many books, including In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development and Joining the Resistance.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword by Carol Gilligan
Introduction: What I Sought, What I Found
1 The Community: A Cultural and Psychological Tour
2 The Cast
3 Esther (Estie) Gutman: Wild Times and Holy Designs
4 Rochel Lehrer: Evolving, Not Rebelling
5 Nechama Dina (Dini) Rockoff: Chutzpah and Holiness
6 Chaya Jacobson: Strip Clubs and Soul-Searching
7 Gittel Kassin: Medicine and Marriage
8 Malka (Malkie) Belfer: Miniskirts and the Messiah
9 Leah Ratner: Mystic and Maverick
10 Into the Future: Adulthood and Insights from the Hasidim
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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