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  • 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
  • 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 ŕ 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
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