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Greenberg, Joel – Science News, 1978
Describes the traditional life style of a small Italian community in Roseto, Pennsylvania. Americanization crept in during the sixties resulting in a breakdown of old values coupled with a decline in health and a jump in the heart attack death rate. (GA)
Descriptors: Cultural Exchange, Cultural Influences, Culture, Ethnic Groups
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DeGregoria, Barbara – Community Review, 1987
Draws from interviews with five female Italian-American community college students who were over 30 when they began or resumed their education to assess the special educational and counseling needs of these non-traditional students. Cites lack of family support, restrictive sex-role stereotyping, and negative images of Italian-Americans as…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Counseling, Ethnic Groups, Females
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
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1980
This is the evaluation report for the fifth and final year of Project CAPISCO (Comprehensive Academic Program for Italian Students' Citizenship Orientation). The Title VII bilingual (Italian/English) program was carried out at New Utrecht High School, located in the Bay Ridge-Bensonhurst area of Brooklyn, New York, and served 140 students. The…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Budgets, High Schools
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
Nuttall, Ena Vazquez; Nuttall, Ronald L. – 1980
Knowledge gained from the theoretical and empirical literature on social support theory, family systems theory, and social ecology provide the foundation for a model which studies stress, support systems, and coping patterns within the family. Puerto Rican (N=87) and Italian (N=49) families were interviewed to identify stress factors and coping…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Coping, Ethnic Groups, Family Relationship
Berrol, Selma Cantor – 1967
The objectives of the investigation were to find out what changes were made in the educational structure of the city under the pressure of Jewish and Italian immigrants, and to determine if there were any clues sixty years ago to the viability of the New York City schools of today. The period selected was 1898-1914 and the major sources used were…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Change Agents, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Innovation
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
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
COVELLO, LEONARD
HIGHLIGHTED IN THESE REMARKS ARE THE EXPERIENCES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL, A COMMUNITY-CENTERED SCHOOL IN EAST HARLEM, FROM ITS BEGINNINGS IN 1934 TO THE PRESENT. AT THE OUTSET, A COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL WAS FORMED TO DEAL WITH PROBLEMS OF CITIZENSHIP, PARENT EDUCATION, RACE, AND JUVENILE AID, AND, AT ONE POINT IN THE SCHOOL'S HISTORY,…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Problems, Community Programs, Ethnic Groups
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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
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Lassonde, Stephen A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Discusses the attitudes toward education of Italian immigrants, both parents and children, providing pre- and post-World War II views. Addresses the high school, which had not yet attained its status as a minimal credential for most occupations. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Attendance, Educational Attitudes
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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Gabaccia, Donna – OAH Magazine of History, 1999
Discusses the migration of Italians who left Italy to search for work and migrated in multiple directions around the world forming a global network of social connections to their homeland. Explains that Italian men migrated much more often than women to work in construction, mining, industry, and on plantations or do other forms of agriculture.…
Descriptors: Employment, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Italian Americans
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