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  • Rejecting the conflict narrative: American Jewish and Muslim views on science and religion.
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon, David R. Johnson, Pamela J Prickett, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 478-496.

    Based on interviews in Orthodox Jewish, Reform Jewish, and Sunni Muslim congregations. Congregation members distance themselves from a narrative of conflict between science and religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Islam, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Summoned: Identification and Religious Lfie in a Jewish Neighborhood.
    Tavory, Iddo (2016)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles; Participant observation
  • The private life of public ritual: Interaction, sociality and codification in a Jewish Orthodox congregation.
    Tavory, Iddo (2013)
    Qualitative Sociology 36:2: 125-139.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Ritual; Participant observation; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles
  • Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul.
    Boyarin, Jonathan (2013)
    New York: Fordham University Press.

    2008 participant observation study of a small Orthodox Jewish congregation on the Lower East Side of New York, in a gentrifying area; more transient younger members arrive in a congregation once consisting of immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Succession (urban ecology); Urban
  • Experiential careers: The routinization and de-routinization of religious life.
    Tavory, Iddo, and Daniel Wincheser (2012)
    Theory and Society 41:4: 351-373.

    Field studies with an Orthodox Jewish community & with a community of Muslim converts, both in the U.S., show experiential intensity at the time of conversion tapering off after a time. (The authors discovered what spiritual writers have in the past termed "first fervor.")

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Experience; Participant observation; Phenomenology; Islam, U.S.A.; Career; Conversion
  • The Men's Section: Orthodox Jewish Men in an Egalitarian World.
    Davidman, Lynn (2011)
    Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender traditionalism; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Ambivalence; Feminism
  • The Social Integration of Baalei Teshuvah.
    Sands, Roberta G. (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:1: 86-102.

    Interviews with "returnees" to Orthodox Judaism show non-Orthodox Jews who become Orthodox find themselves different from both Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (social); Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Returnee
  • Of yarmulkes and categories: Delegating boundaries and the phenomenology of interactional expectation.
    Tavory, Iddo (2009)
    Theory and Society 39:1: 49-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Identity; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • "Not Us, But You Have Changed!" Discourses of Difference and Belonging among Haredi Women.
    Longman, Chia (2007)
    Social Compass 54:1: 77-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Ba'alot teshuvah; Feminism; Jewish, Orthodox, Belgium; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Women; Discourse
  • Sliding to the Right: The Contest for the Future of American Jewish Orthodoxy.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (2006)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Ethnography showing Ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) gaining ground on the Modern Orthodox Jews in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • American Rabbis in the 2000 Elections.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Anand E Sokhey (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 424: 563-576.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from U.S. rabbis.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reconstructionist, U.S.A.; Clergy; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Jewish Identity Write Small: The Everyday Experience of Balot Teshuvah.
    Tallen, Louise E. (2002)
    In Howard Wettstein (ed.) Varieties of Jewish Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 234-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Returnee; Identity; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Better the Devil You Know…and Other Contemporary Identity Narratives: Comparing Orthodox to Reform Judaism.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (2002)
    In D.E. Kaplan (ed.) Platforms and Prayer Books. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 221-229.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Comparative
  • God Gave Us the Right: Conservative Catholic, Evangelical, Protestant, and Orthodox Jewish Women Grapple with Feminism.
    Manning, Christel J. (1999)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Comparative ethnographies & interviews carried out in Los Angeles.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative; Parish; Feminism; Cognitive dissonance; Participant observation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Women
  • Gender and the Experience of Conversion: The Case of "Returnees" to Modern Orthodox Judaism.
    Davidman, Lynn, and Arthur L. Greil (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:1: 83-100. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Gender and Religion (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1994), pp. 95-112.]

    Based on 1984 participant observation & interviews with returnees in New York. Men were often active seekers, concerned with ethics & the workplace, & believed in a personal God; women entered through networks & found gender role rules more salient.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Conversion; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Rachel's Daughters. Newly Orthodox Jewish Women.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (1991)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Interprets interview data from formerly secularized American women who became observant in Orthodox Judaism, rejecting liberal feminism for familist values.

    Associated Search Terms: Familism; Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • 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.
  • Patriarchal Women: A Case Study of Newly Orthodox Jewish Women.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (1989)
    Symbolic Interction 12:2: 299-314.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Cosmopolitans & Parochials. Modern Orthodox Jews in America.
    Heilman, Samuel C., and Steven M. Cohen (1989)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Analyzes 1979-80 questionnaire data from member & mailing lists of largely Orthodox Jews in the U.S.A..: ritual practices, faith, religiosity, insularity, & social attitudes cross-tabulated with nominal, centrist, & traditionalist categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Communality; Ritual; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Returning to Tradition. The Contemporary Revival of Orthodox Judaism.
    Danzger, M. Herbert (1989)
    New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press.

    Based on 1975-82 interviews with & observations of students, teachers, & administrators of schools for people "returning" to Judaism in the U.S. & Israel. Includes 1981 telephone survey data from New York City area Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Conversion; Israel; United States
  • Orthodox Jews: An Open or Closed Group?
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1987)
    In Robert N. Bellah and Fredrick Greenspan (eds.), Uncivil Religion: Interreligious Hostility in America. New York: Crossroad, pp. 115-131.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Toward a Redefinition of 'Sect' and 'Cult': Orthodox Judaism in the United States and Israel.
    Danzger, M. Herbert (1987)
    Comparative Social Research 10: 113-123.

    Based on observations at schools for newly religious Orthodox Jews in the U.S.A. & Israel; suggests using parents' attempts to deprogram (exorcism) newly religious children as indicators of "cults."

    Associated Search Terms: Cult; Sect; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Typology; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Israel; United States
  • Ritual Variation among Modern Orthodox Jews in the United States.
    Heilman, Samuel C., and Steven M. Cohen (1986)
    In Peter Y. Medding (ed.), Studies in Contemporary Jewry 2. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 164-187.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Ritual
  • Religious and Secular Factors of Role Strain in Orthodox Jewish Mothers.
    Bunim, Sarah Silver (1986)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertatio, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, yeshiva University. [DA 47:11 A, p. 4189]

    Analyzes interview data from 75 Orthodox Jewish mothers; shows role strain increasing as levels of commitment to halakhah increase.

    Associated Search Terms: Commitment; Role conflict; Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Women who Return to Orthodox Judaism: A Feminist Analysis.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (1985)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 47:3: 543-555.

    Based on interviews with American women who returned to Orthodox observance; their focusing on femininity, mothering & domesticity was not tantamount to a reaffirmation of patriarchal values.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Feminism Reconstructed: Feminist Theories and Women who Return to Orthodox Judaism.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (1985)
    Midwest Sociologists for Women in Society 5: 45-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminist theory; Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Modern Jewish Orthodoxy in America: Toward the year 2000.
    Mayer, Egon, and Chaim I. Waxman (1983)
    In Reuven P. Bulka (ed.) Dimensions of Orthodox Judaism. New York: Ktav Publishing, pp. 391-402.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • The Sabbath as Dialectic: The Meaning and Role.
    Waxman, Chaim I. (1982)
    Judaism 31:1: 37-44.

    Sabbath observance strengthens family & community life, & vice-versa.

    Associated Search Terms: Sabbath; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • The World of the Yeshiva. An Intimate Portrait of Orthodox Jewry.
    Helmreich, William B. (1982)
    New York: Free Press.

    Based on 1974-75 participant observation data from a New York City yeshiva, & 1976 interviews with 179 respondents from 22 different yeshivas.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Education; United States, New York, New York; Yeshiva
  • Constructing Orthodoxy.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1981)
    In Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.), In Gods We Trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 141-157.

    Reinterpretation is presented as a mechanism of short term cultural adaptation.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Adaptation
  • Inner and Outer Identities: Sociological Ambivalence among Orthodox Jews.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1977)
    Jewish Social Studies 39:3: 227-240.

    Modern Orthodox, sharing an outer identity with more traditional Orthodox Jews, differ from them in their inner identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • The Gift of Alms: Face-to-face Almsgiving among Orthodox Jews.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1975)
    Urban Life and Culture 3:4: 371-395.

    Based on participant observation in an urban Orthodox synagogue.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Almsgiving
  • Synagogue Life. A Study in Symbolic Interaction.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1973)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Based on participant observation in an Orthodox synagogue in a northeastern American city.

    Associated Search Terms: Synagogue; Participant observation; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Jewish Orthodoxy in America: Towards the Sociology of a Residual Category.
    Mayer, Egon (1973)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 15:2: 151-165.

    Suggests that Orthodox Jews in the U.S. have never conceived of themselves as a cognitive minority.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Cognitive minority; Generations; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • The Social Structure of Religious and Ethnoreligious Groups in a Metropolitan Community.
    Laumann, Edward O. (1969)
    American Sociological Review 34:2: 182-197.

    Analyzes 1966 interview data from Detroit area native-born white men aged 21-64; focuses on communality among religious-ethnic groupings.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Communality; Ethnic; Churches of Christ, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Jewish, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Stratification; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Urban; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • An Orthodox Jewish Community in the United States: A Minority within a Minority.
    Schmidt, Nancy J. (1965)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 7: 176-206.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • An Orthodox Jewish Community in the United States: A Minority within a Minority.
    Schmidt, Nancy J. (1965)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 7:2: 176-206.

    1960-62 ethnography of a community associated with an Orthodox Torah school.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Education; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • A Sociological Analysis of Contemporary Orthodoxy.
    Liebman, Charles S. (1964)
    Judaism 13:3: 285-304.

    Reviews literature on American Orthodox Judaism.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Religious Preference and Worldly Success.
    Mayer, Albert J., and Harry Sharp (1962)
    American Sociological Review 27:2: 218-227.

    Analyzes 1954-59 Detroit area data; shows mainline Protestants' economic achievement greater than that of Catholics, white Baptists, & sect members; that of Jews & Orthodox compared favorably to all others.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Stratification; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Protestant Ethic
  • A Study of Orthodoxy in Milwaukee: Social Characteristics, Beliefs, and Observances.
    Polsky, Howard W. (1958)
    In Marshall Sklare (ed.) The Jews: Social Patterns of an American Group. Glencoe, Illinois: Free Press, pp. 325-335.

    Analyzes 1955-56 interview data.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • The Great Defense: A Study of Jewish Orthodoxy in Milwaukee.
    Polsky, Howard (1956)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation,University of Wisconsin.

    Institutional histories; a Guttman Scale of Orthodoxy. Based on telephone interviews of Orthodox synagogue members, concludes that Orthodoxy in Milwaukee will decline, losing younger members to Conservative Judaism.

    Associated Search Terms: Scale; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Community study; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Religious Preference and Interreligious Mixtures in Marriage and Divorce in Iowa.
    Chancellor, Loren E., and Thomas P. Monahan (1955)
    American Journal of Sociology 61:3: 233-239.

    Analyzes 1953 data.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformed, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; United States, Iowa; Disciples of Christ; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Divorce; Marriage
  • Religion and Old Age. A Study of the Possible Influence of Religious Adherence on Adjustment.
    Oles, Eva S. (1949)
    Unpublished M.A. Thesis (Psychology), Bucknell University. [Reporte din Journal of Gerontology 5:2 (1950): 187.

    Analyzes interview data from Orthodox Jews, aged 65+, in the New York City area; religious adherence was related to adjustment.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Gerontology; Adjustment
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