Contentious Politics and the Jewish Community

By Eric Levine

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, December 2012

Social, political, religious and sectarian movements have changed the course of history and Jewish history specifically. Social science literature and social movement theory is deepening our understanding of Jewish collective action with important theoretical and methodological tools. This article discusses differing approaches to social movements and acknowledges that movements can have both positive or negative impacts.

Topic: Change, Activism, Social Issues

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.43/No.695

Page Number(s): 6-7

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Genre: Article

Identifier: issn:0049-0385

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Levine, Eric. Contentious Politics and the Jewish Community. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. December 2012: 6-7.


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