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1 Introduction The wave of change that washed through the kibbutzim over the past two decades impacted on economic, social, occupational, cultural, legal and other aspects of life of the kibbutz community. It also affected the people living in kibbutz communities – gemeinshaft commune

In: The Metamorphosis of the Kibbutz

usually share an ideology, an economic union, and a lifestyle, and view living communally as essential to their endeavor. Moreover, developmental communalism is also seen as a means to an end in itself providing social security and quality of life. Spitzer emphasizes that to retain its vitality an

In: The Metamorphosis of the Kibbutz

1 Introduction The founders of the first kvutzot (small kibbutzim; singular: kvutzah ) migrated to Israel during the Second Aliyah (Jewish migration to the country) (1903–1917), motivated by Zionism, that aspired to the creation of a Jewish state on the Jewish ancestral territory. They

In: The Metamorphosis of the Kibbutz

conditions of life accounting for the little room left for private calculations of purely economic interests in areas like choosing a workplace, pattern of housing, clothing, or a diet regime. Moreover, according to Abramitzky, there is also room here for income equality as a means of life insurance and

In: The Metamorphosis of the Kibbutz
Authors: Yechezkel Dar and Shlomo Getz

( Zeuli 2016 ). Only very few cooperatives are multi-functional organizations, collectively maintaining housing, economic production, consumption services, children’s education, and social and cultural life. Among them are the communes ( Kanter 1972 ) which uphold a life of sharing and equality in a

In: The Metamorphosis of the Kibbutz

. Individualism has become a strong orientation, alongside aspirations for economic prosperity and quality of personal and family life. Members now earn salaries, own their homes, and are able to make a living by working, whether inside or outside the kibbutz. These patterns define a community – once an ideal

In: The Metamorphosis of the Kibbutz
Author: William Labov

January 25th: —we’d better have a title ready … I was trying with something like “Linguistic Change: Stimuli and Constraints from Structure and Society.” But it might be advisable to get “empirical” into the title, because our interest in living evidence is perhaps as distinctive as anything else in our

In: New Directions for Historical Linguistics

to be very careful to briefly recapitulate some background material as it becomes needed throughout the lecture. I want to start by motivating a little bit the problem of cognitive aging. This is a figure from the United Nations. They give these data nation by nation, and this is just showing

In: Ten Lectures on the Representation of Events in Language, Perception, Memory, and Action Control

related to ‘perceived characteristics’ of the Murui-Muina people, that motivated such a pejorative denotation. For instance, for the Carijona, one of the most representative features of the Murui is their ‘cunning’ (David Guerrero, p.c.). In the course of time, the term Murui-Muina was adopted by rubber

In: A Grammar of Murui (Bue)
Author: José L. Magro

linguistic resistance, and using a mixed-methodology, this study seeks to shed light on identity performance among urban music ( UM ) affiliated individuals from Hispanic immigrant backgrounds living in the Washington, DC ( DC ) metropolitan area (from now on Da  DMV , an emic term described further in

In: Spanish across Domains in the United States