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The Social Scientific Study of JewrySources, Approaches, Debates$
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Uzi Rebhun

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199363490

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.001.0001

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Studies of Jewish Identity and Continuity: Competing, Complementary, and Comparative Perspectives

Studies of Jewish Identity and Continuity: Competing, Complementary, and Comparative Perspectives

Effects of Categorization Practice on Research Findings and Research Frameworks

Chapter:
(p.194) Jews in Israel
Source:
The Social Scientific Study of Jewry
Author(s):

Harriet Hartman

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.003.0010

This chapter focuses on competing and comparative perspectives on the study of Jewish identity in the U.S. It elaborates on sociologist Steven M. Cohen's analysis of the various perspectives regarding the quality of Jewish survival and proposes the addition of the authenticity and boundaries the dimensions to the study of Jewish identity. It analyzes how competing perspectives on survival, authenticity, and boundaries play out on a number of different levels of Jewish space and offers suggestions on how to improve intersectional analysis of Jewish identity in a cross-cultural manner.

Keywords:   Jewish identity, United States, Steven M. Cohen, Jewish survival, authenticity, boundaries, intersectional analysis

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