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  • 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: United States, New York, Brooklyn; African Americans; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Conflict; Ethnic; Participant observation; Race; Urban
  • 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.
  • 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: Gender role; Participant observation; Comparative; Family; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.
  • 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.; Jehovah´s Witness; Father Divine; Commune; Jewish, Hasidic, Satmarer; Amish, Old Order, U.S.A.; Jewish, Lubavitcher; Oneida; Mormon; Jewish, Hasidic, Satmar
  • 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: Yeshiva; Synagogue; Women; Participant observation; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.
  • 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: Rationality; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Pluralism; Feminism; Women; Accommodation; 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: Women; Participant observation; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York
  • 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: United States, California, Los Angeles; Conversion; Folklore; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.
  • 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, Hasidic, Satmar; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York
  • 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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