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Author Pomson, Alex.

Title Back to school : Jewish day school in the lives of adult Jews / Alex Pomson and Randal F. Schnoor ; with a foreword by Jack Wertheimer
Published Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 184 pages)
Contents Introduction : why study day-school parents? -- A school downtown : the ethnographic context for the study -- The winding road to school : why and how parents choose DJDS -- What are parents doing at school? framing the interactions between parents and their children's schools -- The school as Shul : Jewish day schools as places of worship, study, and assembly, for parents -- The school at home : private encounters between parents and their children's school -- Beyond downtown to the suburbs : testing the limits of the DJDS case -- Conclusion : learning from what's downtown -- References -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-178) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jewish day schools -- Canada.
Jewish day schools -- United States.
Jews -- Canada -- Identity
Jews -- United States -- Identity.
Form Electronic book
Author Schnoor, Randal F.
LC no. 2007044691
ISBN 0814335470 (electronic bk.)
9780814335475 (electronic bk.)