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Cordasco, Francesco – Intellect, 1974
Recent works on the experience of Italians in the U.S. point up the new ethnic consciousness which derives from a convergence of forces and influences in the 1960's. (Editor)
Descriptors: Books, Cultural Influences, Ethnic Studies, Italian Americans
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Inglehart, Babette F.; Mangione, Anthony R. – Social Education, 1976
This excerpted bibliography presents literature entries which deal with the Irish-, Italian-, and Polish-American experience. Entries are annotated and include fiction and drama, biography and history, poetry, history, and criticism. Entries are alphabetized by author, and include date, publisher, and annotation. (JR)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies, Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Groups
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Garcia, Jesus – Social Studies, 1986
Reports the results of a longitudinal textbook study designed to assess the level of treatment given Irish, Italian, Jewish, and Polish Americans in selected United States history textbooks. Results show that coverage briefly increased in the "multicultural period" (from 1977 to 1978) but has significantly decreased in recent years. (JDH)
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies, High Schools, Italian Americans
Glazer, Nathan – J Negro Educ, 1969
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Ethnic Groups
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
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Tomaskovic-Devey, Barbara; Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald – American Sociological Review, 1988
Proposes a model of ethnic behavior that describes group behavior as constrained by the following aspects of social structure: demographic opportunity, economic opportunity, and cultural heritage. Tests the model by comparing the single ancestry rates of the following ethnic groups: Italian, Polish, Slovak, and Hungarian. (Author/BJV)
Descriptors: Behavioral Science Research, Cultural Background, Demography, Economic Opportunities
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Goering, John M. – Social Forces, 1971
Reports the findings of a study of the emergence of ethnic interests among a sample of one hundred Irish and Italians, accompanied by significant questioning about the reality of the American dream", and opposition to the demands of Negroes for equal rights. (DM)
Descriptors: Cultural Isolation, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Relations, Ethnic Studies
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
Vecoli, Rudolph – Center Magazine, 1974
Traces the history of the Italian migration to the United States and their transition to American life. Describes changing trends in housing patterns, social mobility, educational attainment, social organizations and political and cultural orientations. (EH)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Traits
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
Paquette, Dan
This annotated bibliography contains evaluations of selected source materials in ethnic studies for teachers and students. It is divided into Multi-Ethnic Resources, Italian-American Resources, Polish-American and Slavic-American Resources, German-American Resources, and Norwegian- and Swedish-American Resources. At the end of every annotated…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Origins, Ethnic Relations
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
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Greenglass, Esther R. – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1972
Relationship between maternal communication with child and ethnicity of the mother was examined in a study of 89 mother-child pairs. Italian immigrant mothers tended to rely on direct imperatives and requests, Canadian mothers relied on more indirect forms of control, and second-generation Italian mothers employed justifications. (Author)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Comparative Analysis, Cultural Influences, Ethnic Groups
Skjervold, Christian K.; And Others – 1975
The student booklet presents short case studies illustrating the acculturation unit of the Minneapolis Multi-Ethnic Curriculum Project for secondary schools. It is presented in nine chapters. Chapter I provides background information on immigration and points out ways acculturation takes place. Chapter II, "Barrio Boy," tells of life in…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Arabs, Case Studies, Dialects
Toft, Carolyn Hewes, Ed. – 1975
This booklet, designed for both students and community members, provides a history and current description of The Hill, an Italian American community in St. Louis, Missouri. The history of Italian immigration is reviewed, with a focus on agricultural and economic conditions in Italy from 1850-1900. The social life, housing, and occupational…
Descriptors: Church Role, Community Development, Cultural Background, Economic Factors
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