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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
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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
Peratta, Ralph – Civil Rights Digest, 1978
White ethnic Americans have not achieved status commensurate with their economic and educational achievements because of bigotry. Bias against these ethnic groups permeates all levels and places in American society. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Stereotypes, Immigrants, Italian Americans
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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
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
Johnson, Charles E., Jr. – 1971
A study of educational attainment of adults (25 years old and over) in the United States (by ethnic origin) shows a wide range among the ethnic groups. The following is a breakdown of the main national lineage of the 106.3 million respondents: German, 12.8 million; English, 12.0 million; Irish, 8.6 million; Italian, 4.7 million; Polish, 2.8…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Differences, Anglo Americans, Demography
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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
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
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Carlisi, John A. – 1979
An exploratory research study was undertaken to determine the extent of drug abuse in three ethnic neighborhoods. The nature and scope of drug use among Italian and Polish Americans in three working class neighborhoods were examined in the light of the role class and cultural identity plays in the development and treatment of drug abuse. Results…
Descriptors: Community Role, Cultural Influences, Drug Abuse, Drug Use
Chapin, Helen Geracimos – 1977
The literature of Polish, Greek and Italian American women has been largely neglected in the American literary tradition. Through an analysis of female characters in a number of white ethnic autobiographical novels, this paper stresses the importance of an awareness of women's struggles which coincide with immigration history. It also points out…
Descriptors: Authors, Autobiographies, Characterization, Females
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
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
Krug, Mark M. – 1972
This student book, one in a series of civic education materials, focuses on white ethnic groups and how they influence the operation of the American political system. The ethnic groups which are investigated include Poles, Irish, Italians, and Jews. An ethnic person is defined as anyone who decides to identify with and live among those who share…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Ethnic Grouping, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies
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
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