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Amish Struggle with Modernity

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ISBN-10: 0874516846

ISBN-13: 9780874516845

Edition: N/A

Authors: Donald B. Kraybill, Marc A. Olshan

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Book details

Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 9/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Editors' Preface
Introduction: The Struggle to Be Separate
The Amish Encounter with Modernity
War Against Progress: Coping with Social Change
Plotting Social Change Across Four Affiliations
Persistence and Change in Amish Education
Amish on the Line: The Telephone Debates
The Origin and Growth of Amish Tourism
Amish Cottage Industries as Trojan Horse
The Rise of Microenterprises
Lunch Pails and Factories
Modernity, the Folk Society, and the Old Order Amish
Homespun Bureaucracy: A Case Study in Organizational Evolution
Amish Women and the Feminist Conundrum
Conclusion: What Good Are the Amish?
Appendix: Amish Migration Patterns: 1972-1992