ISBN-10:
0199793492
ISBN-13:
9780199793495
Pub. Date:
03/08/2011
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation

Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation

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ISBN-13: 9780199793495
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/08/2011
Series: Studies in Contemporary Jewry Series , #25
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Eli Lederhendler is Stephen S. Wise Professor of American Jewish History and Institutions at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His works include Jewish Immigrants and American Capitalism, 1880-1920: From Caste to Class and New York Jews and the Decline of Urban Ethnicity, 1950-1970.

The current editors of Studies in Contemporary Jewry are Richard I. Cohen, Anat Helman, Eli Lederhendler, and Uzi Rebhun, all of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Table of Contents

Symposium
Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation

Ewa Morawska, Ethnicity as a Primordial-Situational-Constructed Experience: Different Times, Different Places, Different Constellations,
Tony Michels, Communism and the Problem of Ethnicity in the 1920s: The Case of Moissaye Olgin
Joel Perlmann, Ethnic Group Strength, Intermarriage, and Group Blending
Sarah Bunin Benor and Steven M. Cohen, Talking Jewish: The "Ethnic English" of American Jews
Bethamie Horowitz, Old Casks in New Times: The Reshaping of American Jewish Identity in the 21st Century
Uzi Rebhun, Jews and the Ethnic Scene: A Multidimensional Theory
Riv-Ellen Prell, The Utility of the Concept of "Ethnicity" for the Study of Jews
Jonathan D. Sarna, Ethnicity and Beyond

Essay

Hagit Lavsky, German Jewish Interwar Migration in a Comparative Perspective: Mandatory Palestine, the United States, and Great Britain

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