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  • Identity change among ethno-religious boder crossers: The case of the fomer Amish.
    Faulkner, Caroline L. (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:4: 447-470.

    Based on 2012-14 interviews with 59 former Amish. While those who left the Amish no longer define themselves as religiously Amish, they do not abandon their Amish identity entirely. Makes comparisons with the literature on ex-Ultra-Orthodox Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Amish; Apostate; Comparative; Jewish, Ultraorthodox
  • Body and sexuality constructs among youth of the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
    Zaleberg, Sara, and Sima Zaleberg (2012)
    In Peter Nynäs and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (eds.) Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 125-140.

    Based on interviews with men from a number of Ultra-Orthodox groups in Israel & women from a particularly stringent group.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Ultraorthodox, Israel; Sexuality; Israel; Body; Social construction of reality
  • Power, Boundaries and Institutions: Marriage in Ultra-Orthodox Judaism.
    Lehmann, David, and Batia Siebzehner (2009)
    European Journal of Sociology 50:2: 272-308.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Ultraorthodox; Marriage
  • Yeshiva Fundamentalism: Piety, Gender, and Resistance in the Ultra-Orthodox World.
    Stadler, Nurit (2009)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based mostly on interviews with yeshiva students who spoke of changes in the Haredi world to the interviewer-as-stranger. Interviews took the form of text study.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, yeshiva; Jewish, Ultraorthodox, Israel; Fundamentalism; Generations; Israel; Methodology, interview; Gender role; Change
  • Characters in Search of a Script: The Exit Narrtives of Formerly Ultra-Orthodox Jews.
    Davidman, Lynn, and Arthur L. Greil (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of religion 46:2: 201-216.

    Based on interviews in the U.S.A. & Israel. There is less structural support for disaffiliation than for converstion into a sect-like religion. Defection from a childhood faith differs from deconversion.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Jewish, Ultraorthodox; Sect
  • Il fondamentalismo religioso contemporaneo.
    Pace, Enzo, and Piero Stefani (2000)
    Brescia: Queriniana.

    Associated Search Terms: Comunione e Liberazione; Sikh; Fundamentalist; Hindu; Muslim Brotherhood; Fundamentalism; Jewish, Ultraorthodox; Integralism
  • Disaffiliation: The Experiences of Haredi Jews.
    Shaffir, William (1997)
    In Mordechai Bar-Lev and William Shaffir (eds.) Leaving Religion and Religious Life. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 205-228.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Ultraorthodox, Israel; Disaffiliation; Israel
  • Life Tradition and Book Tradition in the Development of Ultraorthodox Judaism.
    Friedman, Menachem (1987)
    In Harvey E. Goldberg (ed.), Judaism Viewed from Within and from Without: Anthropological Studies. Albany: SUNY Press, pp. 235-255. [Also Shlomo A. Deshen, et al. (eds.), Israeli Judaism. (New Brunswick: Transaction, 1995), pp. 127-147]

    Breaks with community amidst modernity allows for individualist stringency, especially when supported by the yeshivah gedolah; this is the social basis for change in the direction of more stringent observance.

    Associated Search Terms: Strictness; Change; Jewish, Ultraorthodox
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