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Identities in an era of globalization and multiculturalism [electronic resource] : Latin America in the Jewish world / edited by Judit Bokser Liwerant ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Bokser de Liwerant, Judit.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jewish identities in a changing world: v. 8.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 445 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047428053 (electronic bk.); 9047428056 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jews -- Latin America -- History -- 21st century | Jews -- Latin America -- Intellectual life -- 21st century | Jews -- Latin America -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Latin America -- Ethnic relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Identit�at | Multikulturelle Gesellschaft | Lateinamerika | Juden | Social ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Identities in an era of globalization and multiculturalism.DDC classification: 305.892/40809045 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Section 1. Klal Yisrael in the contemporary era -- section 2. The Jews in Latin America -- section 3. Latin American Jewish culture -- section 4. Jews, society, and statehood : comparative perspectives.
Summary: This volume addresses key conceptual issues and case studies dealing with contemporary Jewish identities amidst globalization processes, with special emphasis on Latin American socio-political, communal, and cultural milieu. The book brings together a variety of disciplinary and theoretical approaches that range from political science to sociology and from art and literature to demography in order to offer the reader a multidimensional and multifocal analysis of the diverse constitutional elements of the Jewish experience.Using as its point of departure the wide horizon of historical trajector.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [403]-431) and indexes.

Section 1. Klal Yisrael in the contemporary era -- section 2. The Jews in Latin America -- section 3. Latin American Jewish culture -- section 4. Jews, society, and statehood : comparative perspectives.

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This volume addresses key conceptual issues and case studies dealing with contemporary Jewish identities amidst globalization processes, with special emphasis on Latin American socio-political, communal, and cultural milieu. The book brings together a variety of disciplinary and theoretical approaches that range from political science to sociology and from art and literature to demography in order to offer the reader a multidimensional and multifocal analysis of the diverse constitutional elements of the Jewish experience.Using as its point of departure the wide horizon of historical trajector.

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