Decentering the Study of Jewish Identity: Opening the Dialogue with Other Religious Groups
Publication Date: January 2006
Publisher(s): Association for the Sociology of Religion
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: World Jews; Identity formation; Academic research
In: Sociology of Religion 67/4, 365-385. This article focuses on Jewish identity as a way of raising questions about the relationship between religiosity and ethnicity; the dialectical nature of assimilation; and the methodological implications raised by defining identity subjectively or objectively for both qualitative and quantitative research.