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Traditionelle Wertmuster Und Der Krieg In Ex-Jugoslawien, Joel Halpern, Hannes Grandits May 1994

Traditionelle Wertmuster Und Der Krieg In Ex-Jugoslawien, Joel Halpern, Hannes Grandits

Joel M. Halpern

The various national movements in the Southern Slavonic countries concerned themselves very thoroughly with their respective village cultures. In them, in a world of rapid modernization, they sought to find and detect their origins and to understand what characteristics their people and makes it special. This more often than not resulted in a romantic transfiguration and idealization of rural or village value patterns,as seen from an urban, intellectual perspective. These patterns,as it were, should be "characteristic"of the nation and serve as models. Furthermore, we seek to place some traditional value patterns into the context of the war ...


Traditiona Value Patterns And The War In Ex-Yugoslavia (English), Hannes Grandits, Joel Halpern Dec 1987

Traditiona Value Patterns And The War In Ex-Yugoslavia (English), Hannes Grandits, Joel Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

The various national movements in the Southern Slavonic countries concerned themselves very thoroughly with their respective village cultures. In them, in a world of rapid modernization, they sought to find and detect their origins and to understand what characteristics their people and makes it special. This more often than not resulted in a romantic transfiguration and idealization of rural or village value patterns,as seen from an urban, intellectual perspective. These patterns,as it were, should be "characteristic"of the nation and serve as models. Furthermore, we seek to place some traditional value patterns into the context of the war ...


Oral Genealogies And Official Records: A Comparative Approach Using Serbian Data, Joel Halpern, Barbara Halpern, John M. Foley Dec 1982

Oral Genealogies And Official Records: A Comparative Approach Using Serbian Data, Joel Halpern, Barbara Halpern, John M. Foley

Joel M. Halpern


How do individuals structure recall of their collective pasts? Is the transmitted information affected by the form of recall? How do the values of the narrator condition the data being presented? Does oral recall match archival and other written records? To what extent are the attempts of the field investigator limited by the communicative competence and reference frame of the informant? The following discussion, integrated from three academic perspectives, seeks to look at these questions and to suggest ways in which the relationships between.  How do individuals structure recall of their collective pasts? Is the transmitted information affected by the ...


The Pulley, The Memoir Of A Bronx Industry, Joel Halpern Dec 1982

The Pulley, The Memoir Of A Bronx Industry, Joel Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

Just as neighbourhoods provided a setting for the interaction of different religious and ethnic groups, so too did the place of employment. Successful neighborhodds have had a sense of community of shared spirit, about them. The same was true for successful industrial enterprises.


The Meaning Of Ethnicity In American Society: A Perspective From Two Case Studies Of The Jewish Community, Joel Halpern, Barbara Halpern, Ronnie Sardinas Feb 1981

The Meaning Of Ethnicity In American Society: A Perspective From Two Case Studies Of The Jewish Community, Joel Halpern, Barbara Halpern, Ronnie Sardinas

Joel M. Halpern

The situation within the American community cannot be isolated from broader world trends where national ethnic movements constantly raise political, ideological, and social policy questions .Sometimes questions concerning the meaning of ethnicity are at the very center of attention for all nationality groups within th estate . A case in point is Yugoslavia, with its major groups of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes. In addition to these nationalities there are minority groups of Albanians, Hungarians, Romanians ,and others. A similar situation exists in Belgium with regard to the Flemings and Walloons.  From an Asian perspective, the Chines in Southeast Asia are a ...


A Historical Perspective Of Eighteen Century Jewsih Family Households In Eastern Europe, Joel Halpern, Andrejs Plakans Dec 1980

A Historical Perspective Of Eighteen Century Jewsih Family Households In Eastern Europe, Joel Halpern, Andrejs Plakans

Joel M. Halpern


The historical position of Jewish populations in Eastern Europe, one of segregation and discrimination, has been reflected in their scholarly treatment; that is, Jewish populations tend always to be considered separately from the populations among which they lived. This is particularly true in the social histories of Eastern European peasantries and shtetl Jews, as exemplified in the composite but now classic Life Is with People (Zbrowski and Herzog, 1962).


Town And Countryside In Serbia In The Nineteenth Century, Social And Household Structure As Reflected In The Census Of 1863, Joel Halpern Mar 1972

Town And Countryside In Serbia In The Nineteenth Century, Social And Household Structure As Reflected In The Census Of 1863, Joel Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

In the post-war period an enorrnous industrial transformation has occurred in the economy and social str~ct~re of Yugoslavia . The Republic of Serbia has fully shared in this developmental growth accompanying these changes has been a mass migration from villages to towns. In addition, many of those who have continued to live in villages have obtained employment in industry and cornmerce l. Before the war the peasantry constituted the overwhelming majority of the population, while now, in the 1970's, the peasant past although not totally extinct is increasingly a subject for historical interest. Looking toward the 21st century ...


Use Of Minerals By The Copper Eskimo, Joel Halpern Dec 1951

Use Of Minerals By The Copper Eskimo, Joel Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

No abstract provided.


Frobisher's False El Dorado [Baffin Island - Arctic], Joel Halpern Apr 1951

Frobisher's False El Dorado [Baffin Island - Arctic], Joel Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

No abstract provided.