ERIC Number: EJ273817
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Group Membership and Place Meanings in an Urban Neighborhood.
Rivlin, Leanne G.
Journal of Social Issues, v38 n3 p75-93 1982
Using an environmental perspective that acknowledges the importance of places to an individual's sense of identity, this article examines the meaning of neighborhoods and their function for urban residents. Presents a brief case study of the Lubavitch Hasidim, a sect of orthodox Jews (Brooklyn, New York), to assess group affiliation and commitment to an area. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)