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  • Prophecy: Social scientific perspectives and the Lubavitch.
    Dein, Simon (2013)
    In S. Harvey and S. Newcombe (eds.) Prophecy in the New Millennium: When Prophecies Persist. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 25-42.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Lubavitcher; Prophecy
  • A Messiah from the Dead: Cultural Performance in Lubavitcher Messianism.
    Dein, Simon (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 537-554.

    Field work among the Lubavitchers after the death of their messianic rabbi shows the use of media to lessen cognitive disonance.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive dissonance; Messian Judaism; Jewish, Lubavitcher
  • Voices of Outreach: The Construction of Identity and Maintenance of Social Ties among Chavad-Lubavitch Emissaries.
    Berman, Elise (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:1: 69-85.

    Based on participant observation of 2 missionary Lubavitcher families in a British town.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Missionary; Jewish, Lubavitcher, Great Britain
  • Convert, Revert, Pervert.
    Pace, Enzo (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 189-212.

    Typology, corresponding to Weber's types of legitimacy; rituals of return as evidence of conversion being a system-level phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Return; Ritual; Conversion; System; Hindu, Arya Samaj; Jewish, Lubavitcher; India; Hindu, India
  • The "Scandal" of the Lubavitch Rebbe: Messianism as a Response to Failed Prophecy.
    Dein, Simon, and Lorne L. Dawson (2008)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 23:2: 163-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Messian Judaism; Jewish, Lubavitcher; Disconfirmation
  • Extreme Messianism: The Chabad Movement and the Impass of Charisma.
    Pace, Enzo (2007)
    Horizontes antropologicos 27: 32-48.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Lubavitcher; Messian; Charisma
  • Race and Religion Among the Chosen Peoples of Crown Heights.
    Goldschmidt, Henry (2006)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Based on late 1990s field work in Crown Heights; focuses on relations between Lubavitcher Hasidic Jews & Afro-Caribbean residents, who interpreted interactions with religious & with racial categories, respectively.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Urban; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; United States, New York, Brooklyn; Participant observation; Conflict; Ethnic; Race
  • Religion and Healing among the Lubavitch Community in Stamford Hill, North London. A Case Study of Hasidism.
    Dein, Simon (2004)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen.

    Based on 1992-96 fieldwork in the Stamford Hill Jewish community in North London.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Jewish, Lubavitcher, Great Britain; Great Britain, London
  • La renaissance du Hassidisme de 1945 à nos jours.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (2004)
    Paris: Odile Jacob.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, Kiryas Joel; Israel, Bné Brak; Israel, Natanya; Jewish, Lubavitcher
  • Lubavitch Messianism.
    Alderman, Geoffrey (2003)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 45:1/2: 46-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Messian; Jewish, Lubavitcher
  • The Power of Words. Healing Narratives amongst Lubavitch Hasidim.
    Dein, Simon (2002)
    Medical Anthropology Quarterly 16:1: 41-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Jewish, Lubavitcher; Medical
  • What Really Happens When Prophecy Fails: The Case of Lubavitch.
    Dein, Simon (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:3: 383-401.

    Based on participant observation in the Stamford Hill Lubavitch community (U.K.). The failure of a messianic prophecy was followed by more proselytizing at the same pace. Members rationally explained the disconfirmation & spiritualized its meaning.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Disconfirmation; Cognitive dissonance; Jewish, Lubavitcher, Great Britain
  • Lubavitch: A Contemporary Messianic Movement.
    Dein, Simon (1997)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 12/22: 191-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Messian; Jewish, Lubavitcher
  • When Prophecy Fails: Messianism amongst Lubavitcher Hasids.
    Dein, Simon (1997)
    In F. Bowie (ed.) The Coming Deliverer: Millennial Themes in World Religions. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Lubavitcher; Messian
  • Domestication, sacralisation, instrumentalisation de la sexualité: le cas des Témoins de Jehovah et des Hassidim.
    Zylberberg, Jacques (1996)
    Social Compass 43:1: 67-79.

    Examines the ethical control of sexuality among Jehovah's Witnesses & Lubavitchers.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Jewish, Lubavitcher; Sexuality; Jehovah´s Witness
  • When Prophecy is not Validated: Explaining the Unexpected in a Messianic Campaign.
    Shaffir, William (1995)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 37: 119-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Messian; Disconfirmation; Jewish, Lubavitcher; Prophecy
  • The Language of the Heart: Music in Lubavitcher Life.
    Koskoff, Ellen (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. 87-106.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.
  • 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
  • Varieties of Fundamentalist Experience: Lubavitch Hasidic and Fundamentalist Christian Approaches to Contemporary Family Life.
    Davidman, Lynn, and Janet Stocks (1995)
    In Janet B. Belcove-Shalin (ed.), New World Hasidim. Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 107-133.

    Describes parallels & differences in teachings about family.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Comparative; Family; Gender role; Participant observation; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.
  • Habad as messianic fundamentalism: From local particularism to universal Jewish mission.
    Friedman, Menachem (1994)
    In Martin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby (eds.) Accounting for Fundamentalism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 328-360.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalism; Jewish, Lubavitcher; Missions; Particularism; Universalism
  • Jewish Messianism Lubavitch Style: An Interim Report.
    Shaffir, William (1993)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 35: 115-128.

    Associated Search Terms: Messian; Jewish, Lubavitcher
  • 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
  • Millennium, Messianism and Medicine among the Lubavitch of Stamford Hill.
    Dein, Simon (1992)
    International Journal of Social Psychiatry 18: 262-267.

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Millenarian, Great Britain; Jewish, Lubavitcher, Great Britain; Great Britain, London; Medical; Messian
  • Tradition in a Rootless World: Women Turn to Orthodox Judaism.
    Davidman, Lynn (1991)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Participant observation study of women becoming religiously active in a modern Orthodox synagogue & a Lubavitch Hasidic residential yeshiva.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Yeshiva; Synagogue; Women; Participant observation
  • Accommodation and Resistance to Modernity: A Comparison of Two Contemporary Orthodox Jewish Groups.
    Davidman, Lynn (1990)
    Sociological Analysis 51:1: 35-51.

    Based on field work from formerly unobservant Jews who turned to an American Lubavitch community or to a modern Orthodox one; the first resisted & the second accommodated pluralism, rationalism, & feminism.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Rationality; Accommodation; Women; Feminism; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Women's Search for Family and Roots: A Jewish Religious Solution to a Modern Dilemma.
    Davidman, Lynn (1990)
    In Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.), In Gods We Trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America, 2nd Ed., Revised & Expanded. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 385-407.

    Compares 1984 participant observation data from a Lubavitcher & an Orthodox outreach programs, both in New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Women; Participant observation; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • De la Déviance Religieuse: Le Sous-Système Hassidique à Montréal.
    Bauer, Julien (1984)
    Cahiers de Recherches en Sciences de la Religion 5: 235-260.

    By gaining influence among Montreal Jews, the Lubavitcher risk losing their specificity.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Canada; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Jewish, Lubavitcher, Canada
  • Hassidic Jews and Quebec Politics.
    Shaffir, William (1983)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 25:2: 105-118.

    Examines the reaction of Montreal's 2 largest Hassidic groups (Lubavitcher & Tasher) to 1970-80s Quebecois nationalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Tasher, Canada; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Politics, Canada; Jewish, Tasher, Canada; Jewish, Lubavitcher, Canada
  • The Use of Folklore in Religious Conversion: The Chasidic Case.
    Singer, Merrill (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 22:2: 170-185.

    Observes folklore contributing to the attraction, attachment, & resocialization of Lubavitcher converts in Los Angeles.

    Associated Search Terms: Folklore; United States, California, Los Angeles; Conversion; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.
  • Witnessing as Identity Consolidation: The Case of the Lubavitcher Chassidim.
    Shaffir, William (1978)
    In Hans Mol (ed.) Identity and Religion. International, Cross-cultural Approaches. Beverly Hills, California: Sage, pp. 39-57.

    Based on participant observation in Montreal.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Lubavitcher, Canada; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Participant observation
  • 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
  • Life in a Religious Community: The Lubavitcher Chassidim in Montreal.
    Shaffir, William (1974)
    Toronto: Holt, Rinehart & Winston of Canada.

    Participant observation & interview study, beginning in 1967.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Lubavitcher, Canada; Participant observation; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Community study
  • Ethnic Boundedness and the Institutionalization of Charisma; A Study of Lubavitcher Hasidim.
    Levy, Sydelle Brooks (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, City University of New York. [DA 34B: 7: 3062]

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Charisma; Ethnic
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