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作者 Clutz, Bryan Davis
書名 Judaism, Jewishness, and Being Jewish : The Construction and Intersection of Culture and Religion in Reform Jewish Families
出版項 2016
國際標準書號 9781339731339
book jacket
說明 201 p
附註 Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 77-10(E), Section: A
Adviser: Dena Phillips Swanson
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Rochester, 2016
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the intersection of culture and religion in Reform Jewish families. Using symbolic interactionism and identity theory as frameworks, the following research question guided this study: How is culture and religion constructed in Reform Jewish families? Three families and three successive generations within each family (n=12) participated in three focus groups, individual interviews, and participant observations as data collection methods. Analysis within a grounded theory approach indicates that individual and family experiences placed the value of family traditions and practices as an important component in how culture and religion is constructed in Reform Jewish families. Family traditions and practices helped to frame cultural and religious contexts for participants. They provided the opportunity to create social networks that resulted in social connectedness to culture and religion. Families also valued and provided opportunities for choice across generations. Participants consistently endorsed changing or altering a concept in their life if it did not meet their needs
Host Item Dissertation Abstracts International 77-10A(E)
主題 Educational sociology
Religion
Judaic studies
Individual & family studies
Alt Author University of Rochester. Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development
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