Re: kibbutz as case study
From: Anne Jackson (
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 14:58:01 -0600 (MDT)
Dear Fred,
Sorry, I goofed again. Norm has set it up so that replies go to my
rocketmail (yahoo) website. It uses HTML, but I didn't understand that when
I just replied. In the future, I will switch to Outlook Express if I get any
messages from you or others.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred H Olson" <fholson [at]>
To: "-cohousing-L mailing list" <cohousing-l [at]>
Cc: "Anne Jackson" <a.jackson [at]>
Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2002 12:08 PM
Subject: Re: [C-L]_kibbutz as case study

> Anne Jackson <a.jackson [at]>  Oak Creek Commons
> is the author of the message below.
> It was posted by Fred the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] 
> because the message included HTML ;      PLEASE do not post HTML, see
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> I remember Bettelheim from one of my first lectures at Cornell, and later
> hastened to read his books and his magazine articles, "Dialogues With
> Mothers," when my daughter was an infant.
> Children of the Dream was fascinating and frightening. Equality may have
> overcome individuality, as jobs were rotated and children had only
> rigidly structured time with their parents. It seems to me,  not yet
> living in co-housing, that it offers an excellent blend of nuclear
> families with communal ties.
> Anne, Oak Creek Commons
> ----
> Original Message -----
> From: "Hans Tilstra" <tilstra [at]>
> To: <cohousing-l [at]>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 2:13 AM
> Subject: [C-L]_Re: kibbutz as case study
> > > Bettleheim's book was published at least 30 years ago and was widely
> > criticized at the time from various perspectives, many of them charging
> > with gross overgeneralization.
> >
> > Current studies of a kibbutz are studying a different phenomenon, as
many of
> > the original approaches have been diluted substantially. However, there
> > many a kibbutz so it would be more likely that valid sampling could take
> > place.
> >
> > Like any "good" study, it served to trigger new questions.
> >
> > Hans
> >
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