A Methodology for Examining the Changing Size and Spatial Distribution of a Jewish Population: A Miami Case Study

By Ira M. Sheskin

Midwest Jewish Studies Association, Fall 1998

The major purpose of this article is to describe a procedure, termed the "Distinctive Jewish Name (DJN) Historical Mapping Technique," for estimating the Jewish population of an area historically and to demonstrate the value of this procedure using Miami (Dade County) as a case study.

Topic: Methodology, History, Geography, Demography, Study, Population Estimate

Name of Publication: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

Volume/Issue: Vol.17/No.1

Page Number(s): 97-116

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Genre: Scholarly Journal

Coverage: Miami, Florida , United States

Language: English

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Sheskin, Ira M. A Methodology for Examining the Changing Size and Spatial Distribution of a Jewish Population: A Miami Case Study. Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies. Midwest Jewish Studies Association. Fall 1998: 97-116. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5239


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