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Illustrative Events and Affairs

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Theocratic Democracy

Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780199734863
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199895090 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.003.0005
Illustrative Events and Affairs

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Data presenting Haredi nonconformity and deviance are divided between “events” and “affairs.” An event consists of a discrete occurrence. For example, burglary, rape, beating. An affair consists of a series of events (at least three) that may last for a few days, months, or even years, and may include a few discrete events. This chapter provides illustrations of events and affairs from 1948 to 1998 and continues with some discrete illustrations to 2009. The purpose of this chapter is to vivify the type of events and affairs recorded in this study.

Keywords: affairs; deviance; events; nonconformity

Chapter.  8712 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Religious Studies

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