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Ambivalent embrace Jewish upward mobility in postwar America

Author: Rachel Kranson
Publisher: Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Materially poor, spiritually rich: poverty in the postwar Jewish imagination -- What now supports Jewish liberalism?: upward mobility and Jewish political identity -- Pathfinders' predicament: negotiating middle-class Judaism -- What kind of job is that for a nice Jewish boy?: masculinity in an upwardly mobile community -- Hadassah makes you important: debating middle-class Jewish femininity -- From generation to
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Kranson
ISBN: 9781469635439 1469635437 9781469635422 1469635429 9781469635446 1469635445
OCLC Number: 1011505057
Description: Seiten cm
Contents: Materially poor, spiritually rich: poverty in the postwar Jewish imagination --
What now supports Jewish liberalism?: upward mobility and Jewish political identity --
Pathfinders' predicament: negotiating middle-class Judaism --
What kind of job is that for a nice Jewish boy?: masculinity in an upwardly mobile community --
Hadassah makes you important: debating middle-class Jewish femininity --
From generation to generation: the Jewish counterculture's critique of affluence.
Responsibility: Rachel Kranson
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This new cultural history of Jewish life and identity in the United States after World War II focuses on the process of upward mobility. Rachel Kranson challenges the common notion that most American  Read more...

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