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Shylock's Children: Economics and Jewish Identity in Modern Europe

Derek J. Penslar
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2001.
Language
English
Series
S. Mark Taper Foundation Imprint in Jewish Studies
ISBN
0520225902 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1. Jews, Paupers, and Other Savages: The Economic Image of the Jew in Western Europe, 1648-1848 11
  • Economic Antisemitism in Historical Perspective 13
  • Moralism, Mercantilism, and Cameralism 23
  • Jew as Pauper 35
  • Jew as Savage 38
  • Jew as Master 42
  • 2. Origins of Jewish Political Economy, 1648-1848 50
  • Judaism and Economics 52
  • Mercantilism and Jewish Modernity 59
  • Educating Shylock: Economics in the German Haskalah 68
  • Economics in the Eastern European Haskalah 81
  • From the Periphery to the Center: Political Economy in German Jewish Social Thought, 1815-1848 84
  • 3. Origins of Modern Jewish Philanthropy, 1789-1860 90
  • Rationality, Morality, and Philanthropy 92
  • Theory and Practice of Jewish Productivization 107
  • 4. Homo economicus judaicus and the Spirit of Capitalism, 1848-1914 124
  • Economic Mobility 126
  • Abnormality and Distinctiveness 134
  • Gentile Visions of Homo economicus judaicus 138
  • Burghers of the Mosaic Persuasion 144
  • Wirtschaft and Wissenschaft: Economics and Jewish Historiography 158
  • 5. Solving the "Jewish Problem": Jewish Social Policy, 1860-1933 174
  • Communal Arena: From Philanthropy to Social Welfare 176
  • Jewish Social Policy and Bourgeois Social Reform 185
  • National Arena: Jewish Immigration Policy 195
  • "Productivization": Apologetic, Romantic, or Realistic? 205
  • Social Policy and Jewish Social Science 216
  • Birth of Sociological Judaism 219
  • 6. From Social Policy to Social Engineering, 1870-1933 223
  • Zionism as a Form of International Jewish Politics 225
  • Jewish Social Policy in Palestine 232
  • Colonization as Social Engineering 238.
Description
xi, 374 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-358) and index.
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