A Changing Era in the U.S. Jewish Population Research: Multiple Research Strategies - Indexes and Heuristics


Publication Date: January 1981

Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry

Author(s): Fred Massarik

Research Area: Population and demographics; Social conditions

Keywords: Demography; Academic research

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Several factors force demographers to move away from study plans based essentially on a combination of multi-stage stratification by Jewish household geographic concentration and door-to-door interviewing. Among others, they must consider the drastic realignments - sociological and financial - that have occurred since completion of the 1970 National Jewish Population Survey.