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Ciampa, Bartholomew J. – 1974
Many credible sources refer to the various immigrant groups in a derogatory manner. Negative citations can be categorized in numerous ways. They might arise as a result of the geographic origin of the ethnic group; attraction to a particular occupation class; peculiarity of custom; religious or political affiliation; rate of delinquency, crime, or…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Cultural Images, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Stereotypes
Fotia, Elizabeth R.; Rasmussen, Karen – 1975
Developed as part of an ethnic heritage studies program, this historical narrative of Italian Americans can enhance cultural awareness. This document presents the story of Italians beginning with cultural roots in Italy and their subsequent emigration to the United States, including to South Bend, Indiana. Four major areas are explored. An account…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Groups
Nelli, Humbert S. – 1983
A sociological, political, and cultural history of Italians in America, this book's chapters discuss (1) Italian explorers, intellectuals, and artisans who participated in the settlement and establishment of the United States; (2) socioeconomic conditions in nineteenth century Italy that led to mass emigration; (3) the distribution of Italian…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Cultural Background, Economic Status, Ethnic Distribution
Ciampa, Bartholomew J. – 1978
It is pointed out that establishing classroom environments enabling students to actively engage in cross-cultural interaction and communication is essential to the success of a culturally pluralistic society. In this examination of an effective multicultural teacher education program it is implied that each institution has the responsibility for…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Traits, Ethnic Stereotypes
Tomasi, Lydio F. – 1972
The author discusses the acculturation process of first, second, and third generation Italian families in the United States in terms of the interrelationships among cultural, social, and psychological events. As background to the discussion, the role of the family is described. In southern Italy, the nuclear family is the essential feature of the…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Background, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies
Brockman, Terra Castiglia – 1996
This book is designed to help the novice in understanding how to conduct genealogical research for Italian ancestors. A brief introduction to each chapter offers ideas on topics for research and resources to consult. Chapters include: (1) "Why Trace Your Roots?"; (2) "The History of Italian Immigration"; (3) "Beginning Your Genealogical Search";…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Origins
Ryan, Joseph, Ed. – 1973
The contents of this book are organized in four parts. Part 1, "Defining White Ethnicity," consists of three essays: "What is an Ethnic?" Andrew Greeley; "Components of the White Ethnic Movement," Perry Weed; and "Confessions of a White Ethnic," Michael Novak. Part 2, "The Family, Parish, and Neighborhood," consists of six essays: "La Famiglia:…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational Problems, Ethnic Groups, Family Characteristics
Krug, Mark – 1976
This book, one in a five-volume series dealing with perspectives in American education, discusses the education of ethnic groups in the United States. The purpose of the series is to create a better understanding of the education process and the relation of education to human welfare. Chapter one discusses multicultural education, examining the…
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Culture, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
Gold, Milton J., Ed.; And Others – 1977
The resource book contains essays and ethnic vignettes to help teachers and teacher educators understand the diverse lifestyles, backgrounds, and attitudes of students and families in American society. The book provides background information for elementary and junior high activity units contained in SO 010 213. Part one contains four chapters…
Descriptors: American Indians, Anthologies, Blacks, Chinese Americans
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1896
This is Volume 2 of the Report of the Commissioner of Education for the Year 1894-95, containing Parts II and III. Part II contains the chapters: (1) The Bell and Lancaster System; (2) At What Age do Pupils Withdraw from the Public Schools; (3) Admission to College by Certificate; (4) Technological Instruction in the Land-Grant Colleges; (5)…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Age Differences, Withdrawal (Education), College Admission