The Amish struggle with modernity

Introduction : the struggle to be separate ; The Amish encounter with modernity ; War against progress : coping with social change ; Plotting social change across four affiliations / Donald B. Kraybill -- Persistence and change in Amish education / Gertrude Enders Huntington -- Amish on the line : t...

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Contributors: Kraybill, Donald B. 1945- (Editor) ; Olshan, Marc Alan 1945- (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Hanover, NH [u.a.] Univ. Press of New England 1994
In:Year: 1994
Reviews:The Amish Struggle with Modernity, edited by Donald B. Kraybill and Marc A. Olshan. Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 1994, 304 pp. 17.95 (paper) (1995) (Beaman-Hall, Lori)
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Amish / Modernity
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Amish Doctrines
B Amish Social life and customs
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Summary:Introduction : the struggle to be separate ; The Amish encounter with modernity ; War against progress : coping with social change ; Plotting social change across four affiliations / Donald B. Kraybill -- Persistence and change in Amish education / Gertrude Enders Huntington -- Amish on the line : the telephone debates / Diane Zimmerman Umble -- The origin and growth of Amish tourism / David Luthy -- Amish cottage industries as Trojan horse / Marc A. Olshan -- The rise of microenterprises / Donald B. Kraybill and Steven M. Nolt -- Lunch pails and factories / Thomas J. Meyers -- Modernity, the folk society, and the old order Amish ; Homespun bureaucracy : a case study in organizational evolution / Marc A. Olshan -- Amish women and the feminist conundrum / Marc A. Olshan and Kimberly D. Schmidt -- Conclusion : what good are the Amish? / Marc A. Olshan
Item Description:Includes bibliograpical references (p. 279 - 298) and index
ISBN:0874516838