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Gender and American Jews
Patterns in Work, Education, and Family in Contemporary Life
Harriet Hartman, Moshe Hartman; Sylvia Barack Fishman, pref.

Brandeis University Press



Contents

• Preface – Sylvia Barack Fishman
• Acknowledgments
• An Introduction to Gender and American Jews and the Significance of the Inquiry
• THE DISTINCTIVENESS OF GENDERED PATTERNS OF SECULAR ACHIEVEMENT AMONG AMERICAN JEWS
• Education Patterns: The Foundation of Family and Economic Roles
• Family Patterns of American Jews
• Labor Force Participation and Occupational Achievement
• Dual-Earning Patterns of American Jews
• WAYS OF BEING JEWISH AND THE DISTINCTIVE SECULAR ROLES OF AMERICAN JEWISH WOMEN AND MEN
• Gendered Patterns of Jewishness
• How Jewishness is Related to Family Patterns of American Jews
• How Jewishness is Related to Gendered Patterns of Secular Achievement
• How Jewishness is Related to American Jews’ Dual-Earning Patterns
• Intermarriage and Gendered Patterns of Secular Achievement
• CONCLUSIONS
• Conclusions and a Look to the Future
• Appendix: Statistical Tables
• Notes
• References
• Index

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