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Back to school [electronic resource] : Jewish day school in the lives of adult Jews / Alex Pomson and Randal F. Schnoor ; with a foreword by Jack Wertheimer.

By: Pomson, Alex.
Contributor(s): Schnoor, Randal F.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xii, 184 p.).ISBN: 9780814335475 (electronic bk.); 0814335470 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jewish day schools -- United States | Jewish day schools -- Canada | Jews -- United States -- Identity | Jews -- Canada -- Identity | Judentum | Tagesheimschule | Identit�atsentwicklung | USA | EDUCATION / Administration / General | EDUCATION / Organizations & InstitutionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Back to school.DDC classification: 371.076 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-178) and index.

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.

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