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Medding, Peter

Overview
Works: 49 works in 191 publications in 2 languages and 9,137 library holdings
Genres: History  Book reviews  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: JQ1825.P3, 320.95694
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Medding
The founding of Israeli democracy, 1948-1967 by Peter Medding( )

14 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intensive study into the origins and evolution of Israel's Democratic institutions. Israel is viewed as unique, in that its political institutions derived largely from the ethos of one party (Mapai); the norm has been for political institutions to forge parties, not vice versa. most importantly, medding shows how israel was able to remain a democratic state, despite the intense military and political pressure brought to bear on it by its neighbors
Jews and violence : images, ideologies, realities( )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sephardic Jewry and Mizrahi Jews( )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume looks at the major and rapid changes undergone by Sephardic Jewry in the last 50 years, drawing on essays from the fields of demography, history, political science, literature, sociology, gender studies, and anthropology. Themes include identity and the invigoration of Sephardic Judaism
A new Jewry? : America since the Second World War by Peter Medding( )

12 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eighth volume of the acclaimed annual publication of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, this volume focuses on the history and development of American Jewish life since World War II. Contributions include "A 'Golden Decade' for American Jews, 1945-1955" by Arthur A. Goren, "American Judaism: Changing Patterns in Denominational Self-Definition" by Arnold Eisen, "Value Added: Jews in Postwar American Culture" by Stephen J. Whitfield, "The Postwar Economy of American Jews" by Barry R. Chiswick, "Jewish Migrat
Coping with life and death : Jewish families in the twentieth century( )

12 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a variety of perspectives on Jewish families coping with life and death in the twentieth century. The book is comprised of symposium papers, essays, and review articles of works on subjects as the Holocaust, antisemitism, genocide, history, literature, the arts, religion, education, Zionism, Israel, and the Middle East
Mapai in Israel : political organisation and government in a new society by Peter Medding( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Contemporary Jewry : Volume XIV: Coping with Life and Death: Jewish Families in the Twentieth Century by Peter Medding( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How has the Jewish family changed over the course of the twentieth century? How has it remained the same? How do Jewish families see themselves--historically, socially, politically, and economically--and how would they like to be seen by others? This book, the fourteenth volume of Oxford's internationally acclaimed Studies in Contemporary Jewry series, presents a variety of perspectives on Jewish families coping with life and death in the twentieth century. The book is comprised of symposium papers, essays, and review articles of works published on such fundamental subjects as the Holocaust, a
Jewish communities in frontier societies--Argentina, Australia, and South Africa by Daniel Judah Elazar( Book )

7 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From assimilation to group survival; a political and sociological study of an Australian Jewish community by Peter Medding( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study based on a survey of the Melbourne Jewish community conducted by Medding in 1961-62 in part fulfilment of the requirements for an M.A. degree at Melbourne University. Ch. 3 (pp. 55-75), "The Politics of Representation, " discuss the actions of the Victorian Jewish Board of Deputies to combat antisemitism which, however, was a minor phenomenon. It was confined mainly to manifestations of verbal prejudice, social exclusion, and the dissemination of antisemitic literature. Pp. 220-234 deal with Soviet antisemitism and actions undertaken by the Board to combat it
Values, interests and identity : Jews and politics in a changing world by Peter Medding( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of original articles addresses the often conflicting roles of values, interests, and identity in contemporary Jewish politics. with its focus on Jews and contemporary politics - particularly the interplay of politics and jewish history - this new work makes an outstanding contribution to the scholarly literature
Israel : state and society, 1948-1988 by Peter Medding( Book )

13 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jews in Australian society( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The challenge of modernity and Jewish orthodoxy( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish identity in conversionary and mixed marriages( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This article includes the collective wisdom and sociological analysis of leading social scientists. Medding and his team confirm that when a non-Jewish spouse marries a Jew and does not convert, the level of involvement in the Jewish
Maʻamadah shel Medinat Yiśraʼel be-shalosh ḳehilot dovrot Anglit : Osṭralyah, Derom Afriḳah ṿe-Ḳanadah by Peter Medding( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in Hebrew and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in contemporary Jewry by Peter Medding( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The transformation of American Jewish politics by Peter Medding( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Contemporary Jewry : Volume XVIII: Jews and Violence: Images. Ideologies, Realities by Peter Medding( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume XVIII of 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' offers a view of Jews and violence. It construes violence broadly, including deviance and crime, verbal threat and incitement, coercion, force and the resort to arms in individual, collective and communal, and state contexts. The essays span events in Israel, Russia, Germany, and the United States
Studies in Contemporary Jewry : Volume V: Israel: State and Society, 1948-1988 by Peter Medding( )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume critically examines the State of Israel forty years after its establishment. It includes symposia, articles, and book reviews by major scholars of Jewish history from around the world
Studies in contemporary jewry. the Jews and the European Crisis, 1914-1921 by Jonathan Frankel( )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series is published yearly by the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. It is edited by Jonathan Frankel, Peter Medding, and Ezra Mendelsohn, all distinguished professors of history at The Hebrew University. The volumes include symposia, articles, book reviews, and lists of recent dissertations by major scholars of Jewish history from around the world. Among the topics examined in this volume are the transformation of Russian Jewish communal life; Habsburg Jewry and its disappearance; the Bolsheviks and British Jews; and the Palestinian labor movement. This diverse collection is one of the first attempts to examine the over-all impact of the First World War and the Russian revolution on the Jewish people
 
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Jews and violence : images, ideologies, realities
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Jews and violence : images, ideologies, realitiesSephardic Jewry and Mizrahi JewsA new Jewry? : America since the Second World WarCoping with life and death : Jewish families in the twentieth centuryMapai in Israel : political organisation and government in a new societyValues, interests and identity : Jews and politics in a changing worldIsrael : state and society, 1948-1988Studies in contemporary jewry. the Jews and the European Crisis, 1914-1921
Alternative Names
Medding, P. Y.

Medding, P. Y. (Peter Y.)

Medding Peter Y.

Medding, Peter Yehuda

Meding, Pinḥas

מדינג, פנחס

Languages
English (152)

Hebrew (2)