Routledge Handbook to Contemporary Jewish Cultures
The Routledge Handbook to Contemporary Jewish Cultures explores the diversity of Jewish cultures and the various ways of investigating them, presenting the different methodologies, arguments, and challenges within the discipline. This handbook considers in turn:
- How the individual terms ‘Jewish’ and ‘Culture’ are defined looking at perspectives from Religious Studies, Sociology, Literary Studies, Musicology, Anthropology, Art and Geography
- How Jewish Cultures are theorised, considering key themes such as textuality, bodies, power
- Offers case studies in Jewish Cultures
With essays from leading scholars in Jewish Culture, this handbook offers a clear overview of the field and offers exciting new directions for the future.