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  • Author: Werden, Douglas

Date: 2009

Book Title: The Geographical Imagination of Annie Proulx : Rethinking Regionalism

Language: en

Find in a Library: 233030405, 857083254

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Essay analyzing Annie Proulx's novel, "Accordion Crimes," according to the ethnic groups, working-classes, and cultural identities its characters simultaneously challenge and represent. A mid-1990s United States commentary on assimilation,…

  • Author: Hareven, Tamara K.

Date: 1992

Book Title: Public History Readings

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20852879

Essay describing the popularity of American search efforts for "generational memory" - or the shape of one's personal and social origins - through genealogy, oral history, and the new social history movement of the middle twentieth century. Uses the…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1973-12

Publication: The Modern Language Journal

Volume: 57

Language: en

Find in a Library: 479286556

Brief article on the integration of linguistic theory, language teaching, and sociolinguistics. Thoughts on some of the political and social implications of dialects, and questions about applying certain linguistic theories to the teaching of…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1995 Fall

Publication: Thought & Action : The NEA Higher Education Journal

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 11018391, 46310703

A brief history behind ethnic slurs directed toward Franco Americans in the US Northeast. A historical contextualization of this type of discrimination in government, business, and scholarship. Some historical foundations of the "dumb Frenchman"…

  • Author: Pao, Angelo Chia-yi

Date: 2004

Publication: Theatre Topics

Volume: 14

Language: en

Find in a Library: 33895791

Exploration of how the dramatic use of accents and dialects in English speech informs and complicates discourse on race and ethnicity. How the function of identity in drama and performance distinguishes between the concepts of race and ethnicity.…

  • Author: Schryer, Stephen

Date: 2011 Spring

Publication: Modern Fiction Studies (MFS)

Volume: 57

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1645443, 31871426

Essay considering the relationship of middle twentieth-century delinquency and poverty with the explorations of class and culture that take place in the literature of Jack Kerouac. How actors in the Beat Movement, especially Kerouac, interrogated…

  • Author: Kleinberg, S. J.

Date: 2005 spring

Publication: Social Science History

Volume: 29

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42413348, 2761258

Article on the dynamics of class and ethnicity as related to the labor of women and children in the northeastern United States around the turn of the century. Statistical relationship between family and economy in urban, industrialized America during…

  • Author: Gordon, Milton M.

Date: 1964

Language: en

Find in a Library: 217632, 133168206

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1960s study of social life in the United States with regard to ethnic and religious characteristics and their significance to processes of assimilation. Social group observation as a means of understanding cultural conflicts based on incommensurate…

  • Author: Magner, Thomas F.

Date: 1974 January

Publication: The Journal of General Education

Volume: 25

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1754601

1974 article claiming the impending disappearance of ethnic enclaves in the United States. An attempt to distinguish between "race" and "ethnicity," and to mark assimilation's varying attachment to either. The Americanization of linguistically and…

  • Author: Polenberg, Richard

Date: 1980

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5448039

Find Online: OL4101285M

A history of the United States between 1938 and 1978 that explores the categories and convergences of class, race, and ethnicity. Measures how these three categories factored into World War II, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War. Begins with the…

  • Author: Levasseur, Raymond Luc

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Essay on political activist and Vietnam veteran Ray Luc Levasseur's working-class Franco background from around the mills of Sanford, Maine. The pride he has built out of the integrity of his family and his experiences of discrimination. The…

  • Author: Green, Nancy L. (editor)
  • Author: Weil, François (editor)

Date: 2007

Language: en (translation)

Find in a Library: 69734523

English translation of "Citoyenneté et émigration: Les politiques du départ" (Éditions de l'École des hautes études en Sciences sociales, 2006). Collection of essays on migration, expatriation, and the perpetuation of national identities…

  • Author: Bystydzienski, Jill M.

Date: 1985

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 15

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621291, 3364885, 31186541

A comparison of the historical situations and social positions of French Canadian and African American women. An examination of their family and community roles, cultural stereotypes, and social and politicals achievement levels. Situates the origins…

  • Author: Archdeacon, Thomas J.

Date: 1983

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9131872

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A history of immigration in the United States, its national impact, and the effects of American naturalization upon immigrant ethnic identity. From the cover: "From the English settlers who founded the Jamestown colony to the recent refugees from…

  • Author: Levasseur, Raymond Luc

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 55030481

Ray Luc Levasseur's statements from the 1989 criminal trial where he represented himself against accusations of racketeering. He places himself and a working-class Franco (Sanford, Maine) upbringing in the course of an American class struggle,…

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: 77139371

Novel about WWII and its effects on soldiers and civilians alike. Explores the similar experiences of one boy from New England and one from Berlin. An attempt to remember the War's "forgotten undesirables:" Gypsy, gay, African American, Japanese…

  • Author: Spinner, Jeffrey Alan

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Political Science

Institution: University of Michigan

Language: en

Find in a Library: 30073134

From the author: "Liberals usually argue that cultural identity can flourish in the private sphere but should not matter in public. This argument is blind to the way liberal institutions affect cultural identity, the prejudices that members of some…