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Lieberson, Stanley; Carter, Donna K. – American Sociological Review, 1979
This study compares the representation in "Who's Who in America" of six groups: Blacks, Slavs, Jews, the English, and Scandinavians. Changes in the representation level of each group during the period 1924-1974 are examined. (Author/MC)
Descriptors: Achievement, Anglo Americans, Blacks, Career Ladders
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Ianni, Francis A. J. – Society, 1974
To research the nature of organized crime in America a major study using anthropological field work techniques was undertaken: although we focused on the patterns of blacks and Hispanic crime activists, previous research on Italian-American patterns was utilized for comparison. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Blacks, Crime, Criminals
Driggs, Gerald E. – 1975
This study was undertaken to determine the ethnic and racial composition of corporations in Detroit, Michigan. The extent to which members of the Polish, Italian, Black, and Latino communities have penetrated the centers of power and influence in Detroit-based corporations was investigated. These groups comprise 33.8% of the Metropolitan Detroit…
Descriptors: Blacks, Business, Community Involvement, Ethnic Groups
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Aversa, Alfred, Jr. – Journal of Ethnic Studies, 1978
After a review of how Blacks went about constructing a new self-identity, an analysis of the Italian-American case reveals three motifs to be introduced as a potential frame of reference for identity building: the grandeur of Renaissance Italy; pastoralism; and the immigrant experience (family and work). (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Blacks, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Ethnic Groups
Shipler, David K – Harper's Magazine, 1972
Discusses the problems and perspectives of the white minority in America's first black city. (DM)
Descriptors: Blacks, Culture Conflict, Italian Americans, Political Power
Schoenberg, Sandra P. – Ethnicity, 1980
Presents data about two St. Louis neighborhoods, one Italian and one Black, to support the theory that forces in the larger society (such as social discrimination and the availability of housing and jobs) are critical determinants of ethnic solidarity or dispersion over time. (MK)
Descriptors: Blacks, Demography, Employment Opportunities, Ethnic Groups
Novak, Michael – Center Magazine, 1974
Defines the new ethnicity as an effort to attain an accurate self-knowledge on the part of members of the 3rd and 4th generation of southern and eastern European immigrants in the United States. Discusses opposing trends and argues for a new multicultural pluralism to replace the single recipe of the melting pot. (EH)
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
Carliner, Geoffrey – 1973
Data for this study comes from the 1971 Current Population survey made in March 1972 by the Bureau of the Census. Findings indicate that there has been little change in the relative educational achievement of the major European ethnic groups during the last fifty years. Russians continue to maintain the large lead they has after one generation in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Blacks, Census Figures, Cubans
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
Rabkin, Judith G.; Struening, Elmer L. – 1976
This report is an analysis of five ethnic groups in New York City (Jews, blacks, Puerto Ricans, Italians, and Irish), and makes correlations between ethnicity, social class and mental illness. It estimates the extent to which five indicators of health in area populations account for variation in rates of mental hospitalization for men and women…
Descriptors: Blacks, Comparative Analysis, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Status
King's Coll., Wilkes-Barre, PA. – 1975
The document consists of 25 papers on various topics in ethnic studies presented at an institute at King's College, Pennsylvania. General topics include two essays on teaching approaches to ethnic studies; a bibliography of relevant reference materials, fiction, poetry, drama, biography, audiovisual materials, research centers, and Pennsylvania…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development
Hayden, Robert C., Ed. – 1979
The document presents ten interviews with ethnically diverse Bostonian immigrants who have been long-time residents of their communities. It is part of the 1978-79 Ethnic Heritage Project for Boston Youth, designed for secondary students. Oral history is used to help students gain an understanding of the development of urban-ethnic neighborhoods…
Descriptors: Blacks, Chinese Americans, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
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
Washburn, David E. – 1981
Strategies for schooling which reflect the cultural diversity of the United States were examined. To discern the role of teacher education in this process, a survey was conducted of 3,038 postsecondary institutions. The initial query sought to identify multicultural teacher education programs. Statistical data is provided on the groups studied,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Arabs, Asian Americans, Blacks
Skjervold, Christian K.; And Others – 1975
The student booklet presents short chapters illustrating the power unit of the Minneapolis Multi-Ethnic Curriculum Project for secondary schools. Nine brief chapters describe individuals, organizations, and labor unions and their relationship to power in the United States. Chapter I describes the early history of the International Ladies Garment…
Descriptors: American Indians, Blacks, Community Action, Community Influence
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