Day School Parents and their Children's Schools

Publication Date: January 2004

Publisher: Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry

Author(s): Alex D.M. Pomson

Research Area: Education; Social conditions

Keywords: Canadian Jews; Jewish education; Identity formation

Type: Report

Coverage: Canada


In Contemporary Jewry 24, 104-123. In this paper the author seeks to examine whether schools not only serve as markers of parents' commitments when they choose a particular school for their children, but whether schools contribute at all to the construction of parents' identities in an ongoing fashion.