White ethnic New York

Jews, Catholics, and the shaping of postwar politics
  • 278 Pages
  • 2.81 MB
  • English
University of North Carolina Press , Chapel Hill, NC
StatementJoshua M. Zeitz.
LC ClassificationsF
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 278 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22765242M
ISBN 139780807857984

White Ethnic New York is an exciting, provocative book. Zeitz draws on Jewish traditions of dissent and Catholic traditions of authority to explain why the politics of New York's ethnic groups diverged in the postwar era.

The book is a powerfully written analysis of the breakdown of the New Deal Democratic coalition in the s and s, with 2/5(1). "New York's liberal coalition was arguably the strongest in the country, but as Joshua Zeitz shows in White Ethnic New York, his fine new book on Catholic and Jewish politics in New York City, that coalition was fragile, even in its postwar heyday."--The Nation "Provocative Zeitz provokes and challenges assumptions, thus contributing to our understanding of a changing.

Praise for White Ethnic New York "An ambitious book This book joins the growing literature on whiteness studies, but emphasizes, unlike so many others, the primacy of religious difference in shaping ethnicity. That is a significant contribution."—The Journal of Religion.

Historians of postwar American politics often identify race as a driving force in the dynamically shifting political culture. Joshua Zeitz instead places religion and ethnicity at the fore, arguing that ethnic conflict among Irish Catholics, Italian Catholics, and Jews in New York City had a decisive impact on the shape of liberal politics long before black-white racial identity politics Cited by: Inventing the Ethnics.

Why Can’t they be Like Us. America’s white Ethnic Groups. by Andrew Greeley.

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Dutton. $ Andrew Greeley is one of the few sociologists who, for several years, has emphasized the continuing importance of white ethnicity in American society. An Irishman, an Italian and a Jew walked into the grand auditorium of the New York Academy of Medicine on Wednesday evening – not to tell jokes (or be part of one), but to engage an audience of some people in a discussion about white ethnic groups and their evolving roles in the politics and culture of New York City.

But there is a shortfall between ethnic minority patients who need blood, and ethnic minority donors. In New York, Caucasians are 35. New York City did not witness a unified white political culture in the postwar period precisely because of the subcultures created by the city’s diverse white ethnic communities.

Events in New York City help explain why Roosevelt’s coalition of Democrats and liberals unraveled in the city beginning with the s and later. Ruth Fremson/The New York Times. In her forthcoming book, “White is the contention that some whites “identify with their racial group without feeling prejudice toward racial and.

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History of immigration to and ethnic enclaves in New York City. New York City was founded inby Dutch traders as New Amsterdam. The settlement was a slow growing village, but was r, the Netherlands never had a large emigrant population, and the colony attracted few Dutch and more people from different ethnic groups.

As early as18 languages were. White ethnic is a term used to refer to White Americans who are not Old Stock or White Anglo-Saxon Protestant. They consist of a number of distinct groups and make up approximately % of the white population in the United States.

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The book begins with an obituary: “After a long life spanning nearly two hundred forty years, White Christian America—a prominent cultural force in the nation’s history—has by:   "A sociological study based on survey data from Albany, New York, Ethnic Identity asks what has happened to ethnicity as a viable and authentic experience among white Americans Alba's book seeks to make sense of the weakening of objective categories of ethnic behavior and the continuing significance attributed to it by Americans of immigrant.

The new book list comes months after a report found that 83% of books commonly used in New York City public school curriculum are written by white. The term “white” can refer to an ethnic majority group like white American, or it can refer to a racial category, which is a piece of the color spectrum or.

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Ethnic and Racial Segregation in the New York Metropolis: Residential Patterns Among White Ethnic Groups, Blacks, and Puerto Ricians. Praeger Special Studies in U.S. Economic, Social and Political Issues Series.

Kantrowitz, Nathan. This book originated with a concern for a crucial issue in planning; namely, what is the possibility of creating. In a new book, “White Fragility,” DiAngelo attempts to explicate the phenomenon of white people’s paper-thin argues that our largely segregated society is.

Although Table “Selected Indicators of Racial and Ethnic Inequality in the United States” shows that African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans fare much worse than whites, it presents a more complex pattern for Asian Americans.

Compared to whites, Asian Americans have higher family incomes and are more likely to hold college degrees, but they also have a. New York's liberal coalition was arguably the strongest in the country, but as Joshua Zeitz shows in White Ethnic New York, his fine new book on Catholic and Jewish politics in New York City, that coalition was fragile, even in its postwar heyday.- Book Edition: New Edition.

Get this from a library. Ethnic and racial segregation in the New York metropolis; residential patterns among white ethnic groups, Blacks, and Puerto Ricans. [Nathan Kantrowitz]. The enrolled student population at New York University is % White, % Asian, % Hispanic or Latino, % Black or African American, % Two or More Races, % Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and % American Indian or Alaska Native.

It is imperative to ask why and how this obscure Canadian academic, who insists that gender and class hierarchies are ordained by nature and validated by science, has suddenly come to be hailed as the West’s most influential public intellectual.

Peterson rails against “softness,” arguing that men have been “pushed too hard to feminize,” like other hyper. The book The Ethnic Imperative, by Howard F. Stein and Robert F. Hill, "viewed Southerners as a special kind of white ethnicity".

Dillman notes that these authors, and earlier work by John Shelton Reed, all refer to the earlier work of Lewis Killian, whose White Southerners, first published inintroduced "the idea that Southerners. The New York Draft Riots occurred in Julywhen the anger of working-class New Yorkers over a new federal draft law during the Civil War sparked five days of some of the bloodiest and most.

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White identity politics isn’t just about white supremacy Few white Americans identify with those groups, but a much larger percentage feels a Author: Ashley Jardina.

"Between the s and the late s, New York's three largest white ethnic groups, Jews, Italian Catholics, and Irish Catholics, numbered as many as Author: TOM DEIGNAN.Writer E.B.

White was a contributor to 'The New Yorker,' co-author of 'The Elements of Style' and author of 'Charlotte's Web.' E.B. White was born in New Born: White Backlash provides an authoritative assessment of how immigration is reshaping the politics of the nation. Using an array of data and analysis, Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan Hajnal show that fears about immigration fundamentally influence white Americans’ core political identities, policy preferences, and electoral choices, and that these concerns are at the heart of a large-scale.