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  • Amish Enterprise. From Plows to Profits.
    Kraybill, Donald B., and Steven M. Nolt (1995)
    Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Based on interviews with Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Amish; shows a shift from agriculture toward small business.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish, U.S.A.; Economic; Rural; United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County; Change
  • The Role of Outsiders.
    Kidder, Robert L. (1993)
    In Donald B. Kraybill (ed.), The Amish and the State. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 215-233.

    Based on 1987-90 research in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; the Amish ironically depend on a network of outsiders to set themselves apart from the wider society.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County; Amish, U.S.A.
  • Boundary Maintenance Revisited: Tourist Experiences in an Old Amish Community.
    Buck, Roy C. (1978)
    Rural Sociology 43:2: 221-234.

    1976 participant observation study of both the Amish & tourists in Lancaster, County, Pennsylvania. Tourist industry strategies keep tourists from engaging the Amish, thereby preserving the latter from outside contact.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County; Tourists; Boundary maintenance
  • A Study of Acculturation in an Amish Community.
    Smith, Elmer Lewis (1955)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Syracuse University. [DA 16, p. 1526]

    Examines contemporary Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Amish in the historical context of Amish values.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County; Participant observation; Amish, U.S.A.; Amish, Old Order, U.S.A.; Mapping census
  • The Agricultural Stability of the Old Order Amish and the Old Order Mennonites of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
    Kollmorgen, Walter M. (1943)
    American Journal of Sociology 49:3: 233-241.

    Argues that the stability of the communities is explained by their belief in isolation from the wider world.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish, U.S.A.; Rural; Mennonite, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County
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