Publication Date: January 1993
Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Alice Goldstein
Research Area: Social conditions
Keywords: Socioeconomic status; Jewish organizations; Gender
Coverage: Rhode Island
This paper seeks to examine the community involvement of Jewish women by assessing sociodemographic differentials in organizational membership and volunteer activity of Jewish women living in Rhode Island in 1987. Special attention will be given to those factors that have changed most dramatically for women in recent decades--labor force status and number of young children at home.
In Jewish Population Studies 25 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1989), 185-203.
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