Hanover : Brandeis University Press : Published By University Press Of New England, 1993. Item #21351
8vo. 302 pages. In English. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- United States -- Identity. Judaism -- United States. Jews -- United States -- Attitudes toward Israel. Public opinion -- United States. Joden. Israel -- Foreign public opinion, American. United States - Ethnic relations. Author: "(1921-1992), U.S. sociologist. Born in Chicago, Sklare was a study director in the Division of Scientific Research of the American Jewish Committee (1953-66), and from 1966 he was professor of sociology at Yeshiva University. Sklare was a leading expert in the field of sociology of U.S. Jewry; his work is widely quoted, especially Conservative Judaism; an American Religious Movement (1955) and an edited volume, Jews: Social Patterns of an American Group (1958); Riverton Study: How Jews Look at Themselves and Their Neighbors (1957, with M. Vosk) analyzes Jewish attitudes in a community setting; Jewish Identity on the Suburban Frontier; a Study of Group Survival in the Open Society (1967) is a study of the attitudes of suburban Jews toward themselves. Sklare directed numerous research projects under the auspices of the American Jewish Committee, chiefly using the techniques of survey research." (EJ, Werner J Cahnman). Book has original dust jacket, no markings, in fine condition. (MX13-10).