Mitzvah girls : bringing up the next generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Mitzvah girls : bringing up the next generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn

Author: Ayala Fader
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines language, gender, and the body from infancy to adulthood, showing how Hasidic girls in Brooklyn become women responsible for rearing the next generation of nonliberal Jewish believers. This  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ayala Fader
ISBN: 9780691139166 0691139164 9780691139173 0691139172
OCLC Number: 289070718
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award for Women's Studies 2009
Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Women's Studies) 2009
Description: xvii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Notes on Yiddish and transcription conventions --
Introduction --
Fitting in --
Defiance --
Making English Jewish --
With it, not modern --
Ticket to Eden --
Becoming Hasidic wives.
Responsibility: Ayala Fader.

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Winner of the 2009 New York City Book Award, New York Society Library Winner of the 2009 National Jewish Book Award in Women's Studies Highly Commended 2010 Clifford Geertz Prize in the Anthropology Read more...

 
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