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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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FISHMAN, J.J. – 1967
ACTION FOR PROGRESS, AN OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ANTIPOVERTY PROGRAM, CONDUCTED A DEMOGRAPHIC SURVEY OF A 6-BLOCK SLUM AREA IN NEW YORK CITY'S LOWER EAST SIDE. DATA WERE GATHERED ON HOUSING, INCOME, EMPLOYMENT, SCHOOLING, HEALTH, RECREATION, CONSUMER PRACTICES, AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS. THE AIMS OF THE SURVEY WERE TO DELINEATE THE…
Descriptors: Community Services, Community Surveys, Educational Background, Employment Patterns
Nadel, Max, Ed. – 1977
This teaching manual presents a model course for eighth graders involving the study of the ethnic groups that make up an American urban community. The course considers cultural, historical and sociological elements of immigrant groups in New York City, especially the Irish, Italian, Jewish, Chinese, Black and Puerto Rican populations. The manual…
Descriptors: Blacks, Chinese Americans, Citations (References), Cross Cultural Studies
National Education Association, Washington, DC. – 1975
This guide is divided into three parts. Part 1 provides the purpose and goals of ethnic studies and explains how to use the guide. Part 2 contains eight units for the study of ethnic experiences. These include (1) Native American, (2) Mexican American, (3) Black American, (4) Jewish American, (5) Italian American, (6) Polish American, (7) Japanese…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Ethnic Groups
Balch Inst., Philadelphia, PA. – 1985
Italian-Americans such as industrialist Lee Iacocca, architect Robert Venturi, film-maker Brian De Palma, and writer Gay Talese have contributed to the emergence of ethnic groups as a major force in the cultural and business life of the United States. What is not widely appreciated, however, is the cultural, religious, craft, and family base which…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Community, Cultural Activities, Cultural Background
Shore, Rima, Ed.; And Others – 1981
The Trilingual Education Learning Environment (TELE) is a basic bilingual instruction program designed to enhance academic and linguistic skills of students with limited English proficiency, and provide supportive services for program participants. This report describes the program as it was implemented during the 1980-81 school year, for third to…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education Programs, Career Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
Cohen, David K. – 1969
This study compares various measures of school performance for immigrant and native white children, in approaching the question of schooling and social mobility. Research on the following is evaluated: (1) surveys of school retardation carried out at the turn of the century, (2) differences in retardation rates between children from English and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Data, Disadvantaged Schools, Educational Research
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Educational Assessment. – 1985
This document evaluates Project CAUSA (Career Advancement Utilizing Student Abilities), which provides instruction in English as a Second Language (ESL), native language development, and content-area courses, in addition to a career and vocational training program, to 115 students of limited English proficiency (LEP) from Italy and Spanish…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attendance, Bilingual Education Programs, Career Education
Brande, Ralph T.; Argoff, Allen S. – 1979
This ethnic studies resource guide contains background readings and lesson outlines on various ethnic groups which elementary and secondary teachers can use to prepare classroom lessons. The guide was developed by teachers who attended a workshop sponsored by a federally funded ethnic studies project of the New York City Board of Education. The…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Blacks, Chinese Americans, Class Activities
Simon, Paul L.; Simon, Regina A. – 1978
This selective bibliography lists books and some dissertations and theses relating to ethnicity. It is intended for junior and senior high school students, undergraduate college students, and the general public. The objective is to help ethnic groups, community agencies, and individuals in Cincinnati locate relevant source material concerning…
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indians, Anglo Americans, Arabs
Davidson, Ann Locke; And Others – 1991
This paper considers whether ethnicity is a social construction that is constantly being recreated in a nexus of shifting social relations rather than a set of perceptions and behaviors that remain constant and stem from a youth's membership in an ethnic group. Student responses about ethnicity from a larger study of student role and engagement in…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Black Students, Case Studies, Educational Environment
Sowell, Thomas, Ed.; Collins, Lynn D., Ed. – 1978
The essays in this volume focus on the historical and social evolution of six American ethnic groups. Thomas Sowell discusses similarities and differences in the experiences of antebellum "free persons of color," emancipated slaves and their descendants, and West Indian immigrants, and examines trends in the socioeconomic status of black…
Descriptors: American History, Blacks, Chinese Americans, Cultural Influences
Skjervold, Christian K.; And Others – 1975
The student booklet presents short case studies illustrating the family unit of the Minneapolis Multi-Ethnic Curriculum Project for secondary schools. Thirteen brief chapters describe family life and patterns of different ethnic groups in the United States. They present stories of individuals in groups such as Puerto Ricans, Swedish Americans,…
Descriptors: Adoption, American Indians, Blacks, Case Studies
Goodman, Jerry D. – 1977
Data are analyzed on native whites, second generation Italian-Americans, and second generation urban blacks to ascertain the effects of race and ethnicity upon income and occupational status attainment. Data about these groups were drawn from a 1 in 100 random sampling of the 1960 and 1970 census data for Chicago. Nine hypotheses relating to the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Employment, Blacks, Educational Economics
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
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