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Goldscheider, Calvin

Works: 84 works in 304 publications in 2 languages and 12,347 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  History  Cross-cultural studies  Forecasts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: F89.P9, 301.45192407452
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Most widely held works by Calvin Goldscheider
Israel's changing society : population, ethnicity, and development by Calvin Goldscheider( )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book reveals two unique sets of processes about Israel today. the first concerns important changes in marriage, family and intermarriage, educational attainment and occupational achivement, ethnic politics, religion, and the changing role of women. the second but related concern pertains to the social and economic contexts of community life
The changing transition to adulthood : leaving and returning home by Frances K Goldscheider( )

14 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using data from National Survey of Families and Households, Frances Goldscheider and Calvin Goldscheider investigate how gender, ethnicity, religion, economic class, and region influence the transition to adulthood. Their analysis also ties in the importance of the following social factors: major revolutions in gender patterns, changes in race relations, ethnic assimilation, regional redistribution patterns, the emergence of a middle class." "In addition to evaluating the process of residential independence, this book also examines the patterns of young adults who return to the parental home. Scholars in family studies, sociology of the family, human relations, social psychology, and gender studies will find this study empirically rich and useful."--Jacket
Jewish Americans: three generations in a Jewish community by Sidney Goldstein( Book )

18 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociological study of the Jewish community in the metropolitan area of Providence, Rhode Island
Studying the Jewish future by Calvin Goldscheider( )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Studying the Jewish Future explores the power of Jewish culture and assesses the perceived threats to the coherence and size of Jewish communities in the United States, Europe, and Israel." "Through the lens of individual biographies, Goldscheider shows how context shapes Jewish senses of the future and how conceptions of the future are shaped and altered by life experiences. Goldscheider's comparative approach includes a critical review of population issues, a consideration of biographies as a basis for understanding Jewish values, and an analysis of biblical texts for studying contemporary values. He combines demographic and sociological analyses in historical and comparative perspectives to dispel the notion that quantitative issues are at the heart of the challenge of Jewish continuity in the future." "Numbers are clearly the building blocks of community. But the interpretations of these demographic issues are often confusing and biased by ideological preconceptions. As a basis for studying the core themes of the Jewish future, "hard facts" are less "hard" and less "factual" than interpreters have made them out to be. Population projections are limited by the vision of those who prepare them." "Goldscheider concludes that the futures of Jewish communities - in America, Europe, and Israel - are much more secure than has been presented in most scholarly and popular publications, and discussions about the Jewish future should shift to other patterns of distinctiveness." "This book will appeal to the general Jewish reader as well as to social scientists and modern Jewish historians. It is appropriate for Jewish studies courses, particularly but not exclusively those focusing on Jews in the United States, the American Jewish community, and modern Jewish society, and courses on ethnicity, multiculturalism, cultural diversity, and ethnic relations."--BOOK JACKET
Israeli society in the twenty-first century : immigration, inequality, and religious conflict by Calvin Goldscheider( )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 Family Formation and Generational Continuities11 Emergent Israeli Society: Nation-Building, Inequalities, and Continuities; Appendix: Data Sources and Reliability; Bibliography; Index
Cultures in conflict : the Arab-Israeli conflict by Calvin Goldscheider( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conflict in cultures between the Arabs and the Israelis is brought to life in the first person accounts, letters, memoirs, and stories of ordinary people caught in the strife
The transformation of the Jews by Calvin Goldscheider( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving home before marriage : ethnicity, familism, and generational relationships by Frances K Goldscheider( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ethnic factor in family structure and mobility by Frances K Goldscheider( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Population, modernization, and social structure by Calvin Goldscheider( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The population of Israel by Dov Friedlander( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish continuity and change : emerging patterns in America by Calvin Goldscheider( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban migrants in developing nations : patterns and problems of adjustment( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rural migration in developing nations : comparative studies of Korea, Sri Lanka, and Mali( Book )

11 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnicity and the new family economy : living arrangements and intergenerational financial flows( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Population, ethnicity, and nation-building( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume focuses on the linkages between ethnicity and population processes in the context of nation-building. Using historical and contemporary illustrations in a variety of countries, parts of this complex puzzle are scrutinized through the prisms of sociology, history, political science, anthropology, and demography. Themes of ethnic group formation and transformation, persistence and assimilation, demographic transitions and convergences, and the processes of political mobilization and economic development are described and compared. Case studies from Southeast Asia, China, Africa, Brazil, Israel, the former Soviet Union, Canada, Europe, and the United States are presented by leading scholars. The examples illustrate the diversity of contexts that connect population, ethnicity, and nation-building, raising new questions and comparative problems
The American Jewish community : social science research and policy implications by Calvin Goldscheider( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents a sociological overview of the American Jewish community in the 1980's
Fertility transitions, family structure, and population policy by Calvin Goldscheider( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Migration, population structure, and redistribution policies( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Population and social change in Israel( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Gwldšayder, Qalwiyn 1941-...

Gwldšayyder, Qalwiyn 1941-...

גולדשידר קלוין 1941-....

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English (197)

German (1)

The changing transition to adulthood : leaving and returning homeStudying the Jewish futureCultures in conflict : the Arab-Israeli conflictThe transformation of the Jews