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Author Pomson, Alex.

Title 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.

Imprint Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 184 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-178) and index.
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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Subject Jewish day schools -- United States.
Jewish day schools -- Canada.
Jews -- United States -- Identity.
Jews -- Canada -- Identity.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Schnoor, Randal F.
Other Form: Print version: Pomson, Alex. Back to school. Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©2008 9780814333839 (DLC) 2007044691 (OCoLC)180204948
ISBN 9780814335475 (electronic bk.)
0814335470 (electronic bk.)