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Binzen, Peter – 1970
Lower middle-class whites who support their police, who paste flags in their car windows, and who comprise a most volatile political constituency are the subject of this book. In particular, Kensington, a blue-collar neighborhood in Philadelphia, is examined: Irish, Italians, and Poles are found to be as angry and disaffected as their neighboring…
Descriptors: Italian Americans, Low Achievement, Lower Middle Class, Middle Class
D'Amico, Joseph J.; Newcombe, Ellen – 1981
This guide for elementary students will help them learn about five of South and Southwest Philadelphia's ethnic groups and examine their own ethnic heritage. These groups are: Afro Americans, Irish Americans, Italian Americans, Jewish Americans, and Polish Americans. The guide has different sections. "Hearsay" sections contain short…
Descriptors: Blacks, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies
Casey, Tommye W.; D'Amico, Joseph J. – 1981
This teaching guide suggests ways to help elementary pupils use an accompanying student instructional guide to learn about five of South and Southwest Philadelphia's ethnic groups. The title of the student guide is "History, Heritage, and Hearsay: A Children's Guide to Ethnic South and Southwest Philadelphia" (SO 013 690). Students,…
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational Trends, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups