Publication Date: January 1983
Publisher: Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry
Author(s): Morton Weinfeld
Research Area: Economics
Keywords: Canadian Jews; Occupation; Socioeconomic status
In Contemporary Jewry 6/2, 6-25. Many analyses of the economic conditions of minorities contain fragmentary evidence, usually ethnographic, of the presence and use of economic networks operating within a given minority group. This study represents a beginning effort to systematically and quantitatively explicate the concept of the ethnic sub-economy, using the case of the Jews in Montreal.