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Chaim I. Waxman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Jewish Studies, Rutgers University.  He is a Senior Fellow at the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute, in Jerusalem.  In addition to numerous articles and review-essays, his books include The Stigma of Poverty: A Critique of Poverty Theories and Policies (Pergamon Press, 1977; Second Edition, 1983); America’s Jews in Transition (Temple University Press, 1983), American Aliya (Wayne State University Press, 1989), and Jewish Baby Boomers: A Communal Perspective (State University of New York Press, 2001).  He also co-authored (with Rafael Medoff) the Historical Dictionary of Zionism (Scarecrow Press, 2000), and has edited and co-edited more than a half-dozen works in such diverse areas as political sociology, ethnicity, and social thought, among others.  Most recently, he co-edited (with Uzi Rebhun), Jews in Israel: Contemporary Social and Cultural Patterns, (University Press of New England/Brandeis University Press, 2004).

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