Patterns of Interaction and Adjustment Among Soviet Jewish Refugees: Findings from an Ethnography in the San Francisco Bay Area

By Steven James Gold

Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ), 1988

This paper explores some emergent patterns of social interaction, ideological orientation, and adjustment among Soviet Jewish population of the San Francisco Bay Area. Data were collected through in-depth interviews and participant observation with 47 Soviet Jews and 6 resettlement staff between 1982-1984.

Topic: Soviet Jewry, Immigration, Acculturation, Demography

Name of Publication: Contemporary Jewry

Volume/Issue: Vol.9:No.2

Page Number(s): 87-105

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Genre: Report

Coverage: California , San Francisco, California , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Gold, Steven James. Patterns of Interaction and Adjustment Among Soviet Jewish Refugees: Findings from an Ethnography in the San Francisco Bay Area. Contemporary Jewry. Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ). 1988: 87-105. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2728


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