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Jews and the American Religious Landscape

Uzi Rebhun

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178266
eISBN:
9780231541497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178266.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jews and the American Religious Landscape explores major complementary facets of American Judaism and Jewish life through a comprehensive analysis of contemporary demographic and sociological data. ... More


Preschool for All: Building a Movement in the 2000s

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Inspired by the success of preschool in these states, advocates, foundation leaders, and business allies built a movement for universal preschool. Rather than continuing to push for the expansion of ... More


Introduction: Religion in America

Uzi Rebhun

in Jews and the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178266
eISBN:
9780231541497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178266.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The introduction sets the book within the broader context of religion in contemporary America. It discusses the nature of religion; Jews in America; and the Pew survey.


Portraits of American Internet Use: Findings from the Pew Internet and American Life Project

John B. Horrigan

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195312805
eISBN:
9780199847730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter summarizes research that the Pew Internet and American Life project has been conducting since 2000, in particular describing the diffusion of the Internet in terms of both users and ... More


Social Media—The New Dinner Table?

Jason Gainous and Kevin M. Wagner

in Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965076
eISBN:
9780199350476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965076.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter lays the predicate for the measures and models in this book. This chapter reviews the growth and impact of the Internet and online social media on the American political system. The ... More


Challenging the AHCs to Change

Eli Ginzberg

in Teaching Hospitals and the Urban Poor

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082326
eISBN:
9780300133011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082326.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In 1986, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts decided to encourage the academic health centers (AHCs) to modify the curriculum of their medical schools. They launched the Health ... More


Imperial Parish, 1850–1873

Stuart Wolfendale

in Imperial to International: A History of St John's Cathedral Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139873
eISBN:
9789888180738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1850, St John’s was elevated to the status of cathedral. The plan for St John’s was as a missionary church and the bishops were missionary bishops. They were expected to spread the Gospel in China ... More


The Making of a Cathedral, 1927–1941

Stuart Wolfendale

in Imperial to International: A History of St John's Cathedral Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139873
eISBN:
9789888180738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Conflicts between the Cathedral Body and the Bishop persisted. In 1928, a reformation of the Cathedral’s government was proposed. Pew rent was abolished. A new electorate was formed from those ... More


Lex Rex: Neoevangelicalism, Biblical Law, Dominion

Michael J. McVicar

in Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622743
eISBN:
9781469622767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622743.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses how Christian Reconstructionism had grown out of Rushdoony’s hostile relationship with the editors of Christianity Today, most notably Carl F. H. Henry, as he tried to ... More


Jewish Identity in the United States

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

in The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

Chapter 9 examines ways of forging Jewish identity in the Diaspora, particularly in the United States where the majority of Jews outside of Israel live. Historically, much of what makes Jewish ... More


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