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  • Author: Bouvier, Léon F.

Date: 1964

Publication: Recherches sociographiques

Volume: 5

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60688713, 1763510

Analyse démographique du groupe ethnique canadien-français aux États-Unis ou dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre entre 1830 et 1950, utlisant des chiffres de la Bureau of the Census. Déscriptions historiques de l'immigration canadienne du Québec aux…

  • Author: Collin, Marc
  • Author: Létourneau, Jocelyn
  • Author: Buck, Paul

Date: 2006 spring/summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 41

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing several ways to integrate resources in Québec history into American university curricula on the history of the United States and North America. Historiographical summaries of historical periods and subject areas in Québec…

  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1991

Book Title: Culture and Communication

Language: en

Find in a Library: 25826165

Essay exploring the 1989 controversy surrounding the Maine State Legislature's protest over the University of Maine Franco-American Centre's use of the word "frog" in advertising its telephone number: 581-FROG. A case-study in communication research…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Caroline A.

Date: 2011-00-00

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

Find in a Library: 23238088

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Historical trends, social dynamics, family systems, and psychological traits characteristic of Franco Americans and their communities. Examples from the author's life and family history; relevant psychological research; scholarship in Franco American…

  • Author: Cohen, Bruce

Date: 2004 summer

Publication: Historical Journal of Massachusetts

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6420039

Article detailing the varying relationships between labor organizing, ethnic communities, members of the Catholic Church, and local journalism in Worcester, Masachusetts at the turn of the century. How ethnic and religious community identification…

  • Author: Rodrigue, Barry

Date: 1994 Summer

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35278700

Using the example of Bath, Maine's Thomas Plant, a successful nineteenth-century French Canadian immigrant entrepreneur, Rodrigue argues for a new interpretation of the Franco-American ethnic experience. The life and work of Plant in New England…

  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1994-07

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35278700

Article on theories of assimilation and group identity politics in the United States. Franco Americans in Maine as a cultural case study. Outline of ways in which rethinking cultural identity and cultural difference might give new insight into…

  • Author: Lanoue, Margaret A.

Date: 1984

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579887

Master's thesis proposing a restaurant whose design and theme aim toward public education about Franco American culture. How this project is situated in a larger, national discussion about "the value of ethnic identity" (1). A demographic background…

  • 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: Gordon, Milton M.

Date: 1964

Language: en

Find in a Library: 217632, 133168206

Find Online: OL22184809M

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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: Iutcovich, Mark

Date: 1970

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Sociology

Institution: Case Western Reserve University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 53732110, 612908973, 77321099

Dissertation analyzing the social dynamics of an Ontario "pulp and paper town" with significant French- and English-heritage populations. A comparative sociological study in how ethnicity impacts community structures and interrelations in Canada. How…

  • 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: McClymer, John

Date: 1992

Book Title: Immigration and Ethnicity : American Society--"Melting Pot" or "Salad Bowl"?

Language: English

Find in a Library: 23016079

Brief essay that examines the focus terms "ethnicity" and "assimilation" through a case study of the Franco American population of Worcester, Massachusetts, before 1914. McClymer tells how the French Canadian immigrant ethnic group negotiated the…

  • Author: Trépanier, Cécyle

Date: 1991 July

Publication: The Geographical Journal

Volume: 157

Language: English

Find in a Library: 481914879

Historical transformation of the term "Cajun" in Louisiana - its meaning, scope, and usage, as well as its blurring of the state's diversity of French lineages. Influence of the term "Cajun" on the cultural awareness of the Louisiana French, and the…

  • Author: Henry, Jacques

Date: 1998 July

Publication: Journal of American Ethnic History

Volume: 17

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 478200962, 209676066

An essay on the origins and historical transformation of the term "Cajun" in the context of French Louisiana. An historical etymology of "Cajun" and an analysis of its usage from its 17th century iterations to those of the present day. An attempt at…

  • Author: Bernard, Shane

Date: 2003

Language: English

Find in a Library: 49618900

Find Online: OL2988647W

A history of twentieth-century Southern Louisiana by way of an exploration of the processes of assimilation experienced its people of French and Acadian heritage. Descripions of the transformations of Louisiana Cajuns and Cajun culture, as well as…

  • Author: Santos, Luis Claudio Villafane G.

Date: 2005

Publication: AmeriQuests

Volume: 2

Language: en

Find in a Library: 56906981

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One of two articles in the "From the Culture of Borders to Border Cultures" issue of AmeriQuests journal. From AmeriQuests: "The text discusses the use of the word 'American' when referring to people from, or citizens of, the United States of…

  • Author: Rollins, Joan H.

Date: 1981

Language: English

Find in a Library: 7945064

Collection of essays on acculturation, assimilation, and minority ethnic groups otherwise generally overlooked. A majority emphasis on ethnicity in Rhode Island and New England.

Contains the following essays by their respective authors:…

  • 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: Langellier, Kristin M.

Date: 1996

Book Title: Logon Didonai: Gespräch und Verantwortung

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35227497

Essay discussing the particular engagements - with theory, academia, community - of Franco-American Studies initiatives at the University of Maine. How community/classroom collaborative programming and discussion-based research participate in what…

  • Author: Jaffee, Susan E.

Date: 1974

Thesis Type: Ph. D., American Civilization

Institution: Brown University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 549720898

Dissertation on ethnicity and working-class life in early-twentieth-century Rhode Island. Particular emphasis on the causes and effects of a violent 1922 strike at B.B. and R. Knight Mills on the banks of the Pawtuxet River in Natick, Rhode Island.…

  • Author: Greeley, Andrew M.

Date: 1974

Language: English

Find in a Library: 960173

A Chicago, Illinois Catholic priest's view of ethnicity in the United States, with a particular emphasis on religious and political characteristics. From the author of "Why Can't They Be Like Us? : America's White Ethnic Groups" (Dutton, 1971).

  • Author: Greeley, Andrew M.

Date: 1971

Language: English

Find in a Library: 135350

Andrew M. Greeley, an American Catholic priest and writer, offers in "Why Can't They Be Like Us?" a preliminary investigation of white minorities in the United States. His observations are considerate of both social formations and religious movements…

  • Author: Greeley, Andrew M. (editor)
  • Author: Baum, Gregory (editor)

Date: 1977

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3358854

A selection of essays on religion and ethnicity in international contexts. Emphasis on Catholicism. Includes pieces situated in Western Europe, North America, and French Canada, on topics ranging from church attendance, to nationalism, to biblical…

  • Author: Banks, James A.

Date: 1991

Language: English

Find in a Library: 22389342

Find Online: OL1861367W

From publisher's website: "Divided into five parts, 'Teaching Strategies for Ethnic Studies' emphasizes that the main goal of the multicultural curriculum should be to help students develop the ability to make reflective decisions so that they can,…

  • Author: Mindel, Charles H.

Date: 1998

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1975976

Find Online: OL8814596W

Collection of essays on the sociology of the family in the United States, with a particular reliance upon the cultural diversity of ethnic immigrant groups. The 1976 edition of the text - the edition available in most libraries - contains an essay…

  • Author: Parker, James Hill

Date: 1983

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9082399

Sociological essay highlighting Franco American assimilation in a case-study of Lewiston, Maine. Includes a brief history of French Canadian immigration to Lewiston coinciding with the city's birth as an industrial center. Part of the preface reads,…

  • Author: Marche, Guillame

Date: 1990

Language: en

Find in a Library: 368157878

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Book-length study based on demographic research and personal observations on Franco Americans in Maine. Begins with a brief exploration of the diversity of Franco American history in New England and moves into the theoretical particularities often…

  • Author: Senécal, Joseph-André

Date: 2003 Winter/Spring

Publication: Vermont History: The Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society

Volume: 71

Language:

Find in a Library: 1773222

Essay on the topic of ethnicity, ethnic whiteness, and the ethnic heritages of Vermont. An exploration in historiography that asks the question, "who are the 'real' Vermonters?" and considers how we could ever know the answer.

  • Author: Heylen, Romy

Date: 1994 February

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 67

Language:

Find in a Library: 1238339

Article exploring the development of Cajun ethnic identity through its iterations in modern theatrical performance in Louisiana, in a period of apparent ethnic revival. How Cajun theatre and its use of the French language function in terms of shaping…