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- DescriptionExamines language, gender, and the body from infancy to adulthood, showing how Hasidic girls in Brooklyn become women responsible for rearing the next generation of nonliberal Jewish believers. This work investigates how Hasidic women and girls conceptualize the religious, the secular, and the modern.
- Author BiographyAyala Fader is assistant professor of anthropology at Fordham University, Lincoln Center.
- PrizesWinner of New York City Book Award, New York Society Library 2009 (United States) and National Jewish Book Award for Women's Studies 2009 (United States). Commended for Clifford Geertz Prize in the Anthropology of Religion, Society for the Anthropology of Religion 2010.
- Author(s)Ayala Fader
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication20/07/2009
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note8 halftones. 1 table.
- Weight397 g
- Width152 mm
- Height235 mm
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