Pennsylvania German in the American Midwest By Steven Keiser
Downing, Lara (2014-04)
Living on the Edge: Old Colony Mennonites and Digital Technology Usage
Turner, Kira (2014)
Mainstream society's perceptions of traditional Mennonites tend towards viewing them as technologically deficient. Yet, cell phones, computers, and tablets are increasingly prevalent within this population. Challenging ...
The Role of Social Capital for Amish Entrepreneurs in Pursuing Informal Economic Opportunities
Jeong, Seonhee (2013-04)
This study explores the specific types of social relationships that influence initiation into and involvement in informal businesses. In particular, it examines the social capital possessed by Amish entrepreneurs who ...
Amish Settlements across America: 2013
Donnermeyer, Joseph F.; Luthy, David (2013-10)
This short research report is based upon previous editions of “Amish Settlements across North America,” which was published periodically in Family Life. It accounts for new settlements founded since the last edition ...
What Do College Students Have to Learn from the Amish?
Brock, Caroline (2013-10)
This paper presents the results of a survey of college courses taught on the Amish. It is based on a series of interviews with instructors at other institutions of higher learning whose courses focus on the Amish, an ...
Explaining Anabaptist Persistence in the Market Economy: Past Paradigms and New Institutional Economics Theory
Lutz, Martin (2017)
Amish and plain Anabaptist economic research has focused either on the religious ethic in the tradition of Weber—religious convictions drive economic behavior—or the ethnic resources model—resources are mobilized to ...
Of Shoulders and Shadows: Selected Amish Scholarship before 1963
Donnermeyer, Joseph F. (2017)
John Hostetler's first edition of Amish Society in 1963 is a milestone in the advancement of scholarship about the Amish. It was revised and re-issued through three more editions. Even though the fourth and final edition ...
The Undistinguished Scholar of the Amish, Werner Enninger, -or- Has the Time Yet Come for Rigorous Theory in Amish Studies?
Anderson, Cory (2017)
Werner Enninger embodies the highest standards of methodological rigor and theoretical insight in Amish studies, and this article synthesizes his 30-some publications written in English. Enninger was a socio-linguist from ...
Paradigmatic Paradigm Problems: Theory Issues in Amish Studies
Reschly, Steven (2017)
Scholars of Amish history and culture, and scholars of Anabaptist and Anabaptist-descent groups more generally, have not engaged consistently or productively with mainstream theoretical developments in social and cultural ...
The Hoover Mennonites in Belize: A History of Expansion in the Shadow of Separation
Roessingh, Carel; Bovenberg, Daniëlle (2018)
We examine the migration history of the Old Order Hoover Mennonites located in the small, multi-ethnic country of Belize. The Hoover Mennonites live in the settlements of Upper Barton Creek, Springfield, Birdwalk, and ...