Haddad, Safia F.. The woman's role in socialization of Syrian-American in Chicago

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The woman's role in socialization of Syrian-American in Chicago

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Arab Americans, studies in assimilation, edited by Elaine C. Hagopian and Ann Paden, with preface by Ibrahim Abu-Lughod

Published By: Original publisher The Arab Americans, studies in assimilation, edited by Elaine C. Hagopian and Ann Paden, with preface by Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Wilmette, Ill.: Medina University Press International. 1969. 84-101 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Safia F. Haddad

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Arab Americans (NK09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Retail marketing (443); Labor supply and employment (464); Gender status (562); Ethnic stratification (563); Household (592); Family relationships (593);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this study Safia Haddad examines the role of women in the assimilation.of Syrian-Americans in Chicago. According to Haddad, assimilation is dependent on a family's economic success and domestic prosperity, which is dependent in turn on the contributions of female family members towards this goal. By helping out in the family business, or earning additional income outside the family, in addition to carrying out domestic work, women ensured their family's success and prosperity. Furthermore they earned increased respect by husbands which improved their position in the community. Women played a public role in the community and formed their own clubs for charitable purposes.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 24

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nk09-024

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

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Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not specified

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data unknown

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 1998

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1893-1967

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Chicago, Ill., United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Arab Americans


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