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  • Passages in piety: Generational transitions and the social and religious incorporation of Italian Americans.
    Orsi, Robert Anthony, and Richard Alba (2009)
    In Richard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau and Joseh DeWind (eds.) Immigration and Religion in America: Comparative and Historical Perspectives. New York: New York University Press, pp. 32-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Italian Americans; Generations; Migrant; Assimilation
  • Passages in Piety: Generational Transitions and the Social and Religious Incorporation of Italian Americans.
    Alba, Richard, and Robert Orsi (2009)
    In Richard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau, and Josh DeWind (eds.) Immigration and Religion in America. Comparative and Historical Perspectives. New York: New York University Press, pp. 32-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Catholic, U.S.A.; Assimilation; Generations; Italian Americans
  • Religious Festive Practices in Boston's North End. Ephemeral Identities in an Italian American Community.
    Ferraiuolo, Augusto (2009)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Historical background of the Italian American enclave, North End, Boston, & ethnography of a series of feasts & processions.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Feast; Procession; Italian Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Community study; Saints; Participant observation
  • American Catholics in the Protestant Imagination: Rethinking the Academic Study of Religion.
    Carroll, Michael P. (2007)
    Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Cajuns; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Sociology of knowledge; Latino Americans; Italian Americans; Irish Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Priest, Parish, and People: Saving the Faith in Philadelphia's 'Little Italy.'
    Juliani, Richard N. (2007)
    Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press.

    Focuses on the immigrant parish, St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi under the pastor Antonio Isoleri (1845-1932).

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Migrant; Italian Americans; Parish; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Historical; Urban
  • Immigrants on the Hill. Italian-Americans in St. Louis, 1882-1982.
    Mormino, Gary Ross (2002)
    Columbia: University of Missouri Press.

    Ch. 6 recounts the establishment & in some cases persistence of ethnic Italian churches in St. Louis, Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; United States, Missouri, St. Louis; Italian Americans; Community study
  • The Significance of Exoteric and Esoteric Imagination in Psychological Development.
    Chirico, Donna M. (2001)
    Social Compass 48:4: 525-539.

    Sees educational attainment as a break from conventionality for Italian Americans. Analyzes questionnaire data from 2 Italian American parishes & 2 Italian-American professional class organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Transcendence; Occupation; Italian Americans; Belief
  • Italian Protestants: Religion, Ethnicity, and Assimilation.
    Form, William (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:3: 307-320.

    Waldensians & converts among Italian Americans in Rochester assimilated in one generation; their churches did not survive.

    Associated Search Terms: Italian Americans; Minority; Assimilation; United States, New York, Rochester; Historical
  • The Sacred and Profane among Italian American Catholics: The Giglio Feast.
    Varacalli, Joseph A., and Salvatore Primeggia (1996)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 9:3.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacred/profane; Feast; Italian Americans
  • The sacred and profane among Italian American Catholics: The Giglio Feast.
    Primeggia, Salvatore, and Joseph A. Varacalli (1996)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 9:3:423-429.

    Associated Search Terms: Italian Americans; Feast; United States, New York, Brooklyn; United States, New York, New York; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Italian Catholicism: Making Direct Contact with the Sacred.
    Carroll, Michael P. (1989)
    In Roger O'Toole (ed.), Sociological Studies in Roman Catholicism. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 27-44.

    Argues that a "creative instability" of Italian Catholicism in Europe & American inspires an innovative impulse inexorably resisting routinization.

    Associated Search Terms: Italian Americans; Popular religion; Italy
  • Marriage to non-Catholics: German, Italian, Lithuanian, Slovak, Polish and English-speaking Catholics, Schuykill County, Pennsylvania, 1964-1979.
    Gudelunas, William, and Patrick D. Nolan (1987)
    Sociology and Social Research 71:2: 95-98.

    Associated Search Terms: German Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Marriage; United States, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County; Italian Americans; Lithuanian Americans; Slovak Americans; Polish Americans
  • The Changing Nature of the 'Italian Problem' in the Catholic Church of the United States.
    Varacalli, Joseph A. (1986)
    Faith and Reason 12:1: 38-73.

    Historical sociological inquiry into the relationship between the southern Italian immigrant & American Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Catholic, U.S.A.; Migrant; Italian Americans
  • The Madonna of 115th Street. Faith and Community in Italian Harlem.
    Orsi, Robert Anthony (1985)
    New Haven: Yale University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Italian Americans; United States, New York, New York; Historical; Migrant; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Social Factors Affecting Cultural, National and Religious Ethnicity: A Study of Suburban Italian-Americans.
    Roche, John Patrick (1984)
    Ethnic Groups 6: 27-45.

    Analyzes interview data from Italian Americans in 2 Providence, Rhode Island, suburbs; shows assimilation.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Italian Americans; United States, Rhode Island, Providence; Generations; Stratification; Assimilation
  • Yes, Virginia, There Are Italian Protestants: A Comparative Assessment of the Aggregate Socio-economic Status of a "Rare" Religio-ethnic Population.
    Welch, Michael R. (1980)
    Sociological Forum 3: 99-109.

    Analyzes 12 pooled Gallup surveys (1971-72); no socio-economic differences appear between Italian Protestants & Italian Catholics, or between Italian Protestants & non-Italian Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Stratification; Italian Americans
  • An Empirical Test of Gordon's Ethclass Hypothesis among Three Ethnoreligious Groups.
    Kourvetaris, George A., and Betty A. Dobratz (1976)
    Sociology and Social Research 61:1: 39-53.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Greek Orthodox, Italian Catholic, & Swedish Lutheran couples in a Midwest U.S. city; the couples tended to confine primary relations to their own ethnicity & class.

    Associated Search Terms: Italian Americans; Greek Orthodox, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Swedish Americans; Ethnic; Greek Americans
  • Piety and Power: The Role of the Italian Parishes in the New York Metropolitan Area, 1880-1930.
    Tomasi, Silvano M. (1975)
    Staten Island, New York: Center for Migration Studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish; United States, New York, New York; Italian Americans
  • Religious Preference and Migration.
    Toney, Michael B. (1973)
    International Migration Review 7:3/23: 281-288.

    In discussing the drop in fertility from immigrant Italian American women in 1940 to their U.S.-born daughters, notes a 1960 national survey that found Catholic women preferred larger families than did Protestant women.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Family size; Catholic, U.S.A.; Italian Americans; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Attitudes of Suburban Italian-Americans toward the Roman Catholic Church, Formal Education and the Parochial School.
    O'Brien, Thaddeus John (1972)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Italian Americans
  • The Social Order of the Slum.
    Suttles, Gerald D. (1968)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 41-46.

    Based on participant observation in a neighborhood in the near west side of Chicago; discusses religious institutions of 3 ethnic groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Puerto Rican Americans; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Participant observation; Urban; Italian Americans; Mexican Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Community study
  • The Structure and Processes of Ethnicity: Catholic Family Size in Providence, Rhode Island.
    Goering, John M. (1965)
    Sociological Analysis 26:3: 129-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Fertility; United States, Rhode Island, Providence; Irish Americans; Italian Americans
  • The Pentecostal Immigrants.
    Parsons, Anne (1965)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 4:2: 183-197.

    Studies the Chiesa Evangelica Italiana, in New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: Italian Americans; Chiesa Evangelica Italiana, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Migrant; United States, New York, New York
  • The Impact of Italian Migration and American Catholicism.
    Femminella, Francis X. (1961)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 22:3: 233-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Migrant; Italian Americans
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