An Italian/American State of Mind
In launching i-Italy, we shall inevitably re-consider our own individual positions within the Italian/American community. Namely, what are the duties and/or responsibilities of...
Guido: An Italian-American Youth Style
If you believe that the “Jersey Shore” show of MTV is really gangsters without guns, then you should do something about it. But since when have we become afraid of our youth?...
Italian Americans are generally not highly educated, and they are especially lacking in education about their history and culture. Can there be Culture without Education?
Current discussions of the Italian-American educational record reflect outdated ideas about the limited educational and occupational horizons of Italian Americans.
Does a poor Italian/American woman whose last name happens to be somehow Italian have more in common with Rudy Giuliani or with a poor African American share-cropper? I don't know...
Does a poor woman whose last name happens to be somehow Italian have
something in common with Rudy Giuliani? Is it a blood thing? Why should they have the same "state of mind?"
To understand the "Italian American state of mind" necessitates a major social scientific study. It is still an enigma - ironically to Italian Americans themselves
Earlier today I posted a response to Tom Verso’s thoughts that he posted November 4 on H-Itam. I share them below, albeit slightly modified for our readers of i-Italy.
Here at i-Italy, Anthony Tamburi has a fascinating article posted: "An
Italian/American State of Mind." I hope many will read it. I am posting this comment with a mind towards...