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  • The holy contract: The social contract of the Toldos Aharon Hasidic group.
    Guzmen-Carmeli, Shlomo, and Asaf Sharabi (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 290-309.

    Members of the Toldos Aharon Hasidic, an extreme Hasidic group, renew their membership annually by signing a contract, which is a modern rather than traditional practice. Bawsed on 2005-08 field work in Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Israel, Jerusalem; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel
  • Becoming Un-Orthodox. Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews.
    Davidman, Lynn (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; Disaffiliation; Practice
  • Religion and Deviance: Theocrats vs. Democrats.
    Ben-Yehuda, Nachman (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 179-203.

    Overview of conflict in Israel between theocrats & democrats, taking the form of deviant violence on the part of the former.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Theocracy; Deviance/social control; Israel; State; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Conflict
  • Census-based Estimation of the Hasidic Jewish Population.
    Comenetz, Joshua (2008)
    Contemporary Jewry 26:1: 35-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Jewish, Hasidic
  • Unchosen: The Hidden Lives of Hasidic Rebels.
    Wisten, Hella (2005)
    Boston: Beacon Press.

    Based on interviews with Satmar Hasidim youths who chafe under the traditional restrictions.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, Satmar; Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; United States, New York, Brooklyn
  • La renaissance du Hassidisme de 1945 à nos jours.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (2004)
    Paris: Odille Jacob.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; United States; Charisma; Mysticism; Great Britain, London; Israel, Jerusalem; United States, New York, New York; Belgium, Antwerp; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Jewish, Hasidic, France; Jewish, Hasidic, Belgium
  • Fieldwork among Hassidic Jews: Moral Challenges and Missed Opportunities.
    Shaffir, William (2001)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 43:1/2: 53-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Participant observation; Jewish, Hasidic
  • Introduction: New World Hasidim.
    Belcove-Shalin, Janet S. (1995)
    In Janet S. Belcove-Shalin (ed.), New world Hasidim: Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 1-30.

    Provides historical background, a survey of American Hasidic communities, & a review of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.
  • Engendering Orthodoxy: Newly Orthodox Women and Hasidism.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (1995)
    In Janet S. Belcove-Shalin (ed.), New World Hasidim. Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 135-160.

    Based on 1980s interviews with women who became Hassidic; describes the formation of a women's community as an expression that parallels feminism.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; Women; Feminism
  • HaBaD & Habban: '770's' Impact on a Yemenite Jewish Community in Israel.
    Loeb, Laurence D. (1995)
    In Janet S. Belcove-Shalin (ed.) New World Hasidim. Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America. Albany: State University of New York press, pp. 69-85.

    HaBaD (Lubavitcher) educational efforts targeted Habbanite (Yemeni) immigrants to Israel, who unlike other target populations had a well-defined Jewish religiosity. The Habbani accepted the parallel Lubavitcher piety despite some frictions.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Jewish, Lubavitcher, Israel; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Israel; Migrant; Yemeni Israelis
  • Boundaries and Self-presentation among the Hasidim: A Study in Identity Maintenance.
    Shaffir, William (1995)
    In Janet S. Belcove-Shalin (ed.) New World Hasidim. Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 31-68.

    Illustrates the value of symbolic interactionism in ethnographic research among the Hasidim of Montreal; notes the author's different reception by different sects.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, Canada; Education; Participant observation; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Identity; Boundary maintenance; Sect; Proselytizing; Symbolic interactionism
  • Home in Exile: Hasidim in the New World.
    Belcove-Shalin, Janet S. (1995)
    In Janet S. Belcove-Shalin (ed.), New World Hasidim. Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 205-236.

    Focuses on the social construction of "home" in Boro Park & the central role of charismatic rebbes who found schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Charisma; Rabbi; Clergy; Community
  • The Economic Revitalization of the Hasidic Community of Williamsburg.
    Kranzler, George (1995)
    In Janet S. Belcove-Shalin (ed.) New World Hasidim. Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 181-204.

    The process of ethnic succession that threatened to disintegrate the old Jewish community of Williamsburg in Brooklyn was largely reversed by the Hasidim's loyalty to their rabbinic leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Community; United States, New York, New York; Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; Charisma
  • Educated and Ignorant: Ultraorthodox Jewish Women and Their World.
    El-Or, Tamar (1994)
    Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner. [Pp. 89-133 published in Shlomo A. Deshen, Charles S. Liebman, and Moshe Shokeid (eds.), Israeli Judaism. The Sociology of Religion in Israel (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995), pp. 149-169]

    Ethnography of Haredim women in part of the Tel Aviv area.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, Gur; Women; Participant observation; Israel, Tel Aviv
  • Becoming Observant and Falling from the Faith: Variations of Jewish Conversion Experiences.
    Shaffir, William (1994)
    Pp. 326-341 in Nancy J. Herman and Larry T. Reynolds (eds.) Symbolic Interaction. An Introduction to Social Psychology. Dix Hills, New York: General Hall.

    Based on participant observation in Jerusalem for "returnees" to Judaism and interviews with defectors from hasidic life.

    Associated Search Terms: Ba'alot teshuvah; Disaffiliation; Conversion; Israel; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Participant observation
  • A Small Place in Galilee: Religion and Social Conflict in an Israeli Village.
    Sobel, Zvi (1993)
    New York: Holmes & Meier.

    Community study of a village in which Hasidim live in some tension with other Israelis.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Conflict; Israel, Yavneel; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel
  • Extraordinary Groups. An Examination of Unconventional Life-Styles, 5th Ed.
    Kephart, William M., and William W. Zellner (1993)
    New York; St. Martin's Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science, U.S.A.; Jewish, Hasidic, Satmar; Jehovah´s Witness; Mormon; Father Divine; Oneida; Jewish, Lubavitcher; Amish, Old Order, U.S.A.; Commune; Jewish, Hasidic, Satmarer
  • Hasidism: The Surprising Utopia.
    Fischer, Shlomo (1988)
    Internatinal Journal of Comparative Sociology 29:1/2: 76-92.

    Unlike other Jewish utopian movements, Hasidism envisions a social reconstruction based on individual rather than collective salvation.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic; Individualism; Utopian
  • Separation from the Mainstream in Canada: The Hassidic Community of Tash.
    Shaffir, William (1987)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 29:1: 19-35.

    Based on 1970s interviews & participant observation; focuses on the attempt by Tashen Hassidim to incorporate a separate community near Montreal.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Participant observation; Jewish, Hasidic, Canada
  • Nationalisation et dénationalisation le cas des collectivités sacrales excentriques.
    Zylberberg, Jacques (1984)
    Social Compass 31:4: 409-426.

    Minority religious movements stand in contrast to the religious legitimators of the state; considers the cases of the Jehovah's Witnesses, the Montréal Hassidim, & the Catholic Pentecostals in Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Legitimation; Jehovah´s Witness, Canada; Pentecostal, Catholic, Canada; Canada; Nationalism; Jewish, Hasidic, Canada
  • Hasidism and Moonism: Charisma in the Counterculture.
    Berger, Alan L. (1981)
    Sociological Analysis 41:4: 375-390.

    Suggests modifications of Weber's concept of charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Jewish, Hasidic; Unification Church
  • Hasidism and the Routinization of Charisma.
    Sharot, Stephen (1980)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19:4: 325-336.

    The late 18th-early19th century spread of Hasidism in Eastern Europe was related to the routinization of charisma in dynasties of zaddikim.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic; Charisma; Routinization; Zaddik
  • The Routinization of Charisma: The Case of the Zaddik.
    Bosk, Charles L. (1979)
    Sociological Inquiry 49: 150-167. [Also in Harry M. Johnson (ed.), Religious Change and Continuity. Sociological Perspectives (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1979), pp. 150-167.

    Historical sociology, 18-19th century phenomena.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic; Charisma; Historical; Zaddik
  • Chassidic Recruitment and the Local Context.
    Singer, Merrill (1978)
    Urban Anthropology 7: 373-383.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic; Conversion
  • Field Methods and the Sociology of Jews: Case Studies of Hassidic Communities.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (1978)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 20:1: 49-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Jewish, Hasidic
  • Les pains asymes de la Pâque chez les hassidim.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (1976)
    Objets et mondes 16:4: 137-148.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Jewish, Hasidic
  • Piety as Community: The Hasidic View.
    Pinsker, Sanford (1975)
    Social Research 42:2: 230-246.

    Studies the Lubavitcher Hasidim of Crown Heights in Brooklyn, & the Satmar Hasidim of Williamsburg, also in Brooklyn.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Jewish, Hasidic, Satmar
  • Piétistes juifs et protestants. Une analyse comparative.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (1975)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 20/40: 53-66.

    Finds structural parallels between the Hasidim & the small pietist church, Association évangélique de Générargues; based on 1971-74 observations of the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Jewish, Hasidic; Participant observation; France, Gard, Générargues; Pietist, France
  • Cybernetic Hasidism: An Essay on Social and Religious Change.
    Bosk, Charles L. (1974)
    Sociological Inquiry 44:2: 131-144.

    Hasidism had the advantage of flexibility in its competition with Rabbinism & Messianism in the Jewish communities of 18th century Poland.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, Poland; Change; Poland
  • Hassidim et judaïcité à Montréal.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (1973)
    Recherches sociographiques 14:3: 291-326.

    Unlike other Montreal Jews, the Hasidim did not opt for Anglophone culture or for Zionism.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Jewish, Hasidic, Canada
  • The Structure of a Hassidic Community in Montreal.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (1972)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 14:1: 43-62.

    Compares Belzer Hassidim of Montreal to a post-World War II, largely Hungarian immigrant community in Antwerp.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium, Antwerp; Comparative; Jewish, Hasidic, Canada; Jewish, Hasidic, Belgium; Canada, Quebec, Montreal
  • Les communautés hassidiques, sources et trésors pour la sociologie religieuse de la judaïcité.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (1971)
    Social Compass 18:3: 385-397.

    The transformation of Hasidism from its Ukrainian mystical origins to its present forms is suggestive for sociological inquiry.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic; Change; Mysticism
  • Vie juive traditionelle: ethnologie d'une communauté hassidique.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (1970)
    Paris: Éditions du Minuit.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, Belgium; Participant observation; Belgium, Antwerp
  • The Hasidic Community of Williamsburg: A Study in the Sociology of Religion.
    Poll, Solomon (1969)
    New York: Schocken; New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 2008.

    Originally published 1962. The author painstakingly gained entry into the community over 13 years and conducted interviews & engaged in participant observation.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, New York, Brooklyn
  • Anvers: naissance d'une dynastie.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (1968)
    L'Arche 139: 54-59.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium, Antwerp; Jewish, Hasidic, Belgium
  • Hassidim de notre temps.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (1966)
    Nouveaux cahiers 7: 56-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic
  • Williamsburg: A Jewish Community in Transition.
    Kranzler, George (1961)
    New York: Feldheim.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.
  • Hasidism: A Study in the Sociology an History of Religion.
    Kazis, Israel Joseph (1939)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic
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