Polish Americans / Edition 2

Polish Americans / Edition 2

by Helena Znaniecki Lopata, Mary Erdmans
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560001003

ISBN-13: 9781560001003

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

Polish Americans examines the impact of post-communist changes in Poland and the presence of the third wave of immigrants on Polish communities abroad. It studies this community as a living entity, with internal divisions and conflicts, and explores relations with the home nation and the country of settlement.

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Polish Americans examines the impact of post-communist changes in Poland and the presence of the third wave of immigrants on Polish communities abroad. It studies this community as a living entity, with internal divisions and conflicts, and explores relations with the home nation and the country of settlement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560001003
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Edition description:
2nd, rev. ed
Pages:
294

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures
Preface
Preface to the First Edition
1Background to the Study of Polonia1
2Home and Host Countries17
3Creating and Maintaining an Ethnic Community53
4Relations between Polonia and Poland95
5Polonia's Relations with the Rest of American Society113
6The Polish Americans: Patterns of Change143
7Life in Polonia179
8Recent Political Action on Behalf of Poland: The Interrelationships among Polonia's Cohorts 1978-1990213
9The Long View243
Appendix A: Polish American Fraternal Organizations, Selected Years
Appendix B: Nonfraternal Polish American Voluntary Associations (sections a and b)
Appendix C: Major Occupation Groups of the Male Population, 16 Years Old and Over in 1969 and 25 Years and Over in 1980, by Ethnic Origin (in thousands)
Appendix D: Major Occupation Groups of the Female Population, 16 Years Old and Over in 1969 and 25 Years Old and Over in 1980, by Ethnic Origin (in thousands)
Appendix E: Highest Grade of School Completed by Persons 25 Years Old and Over by Ethnic Origin
Appendix F: Educational Attainment of Men and Women Born in the United States, Aged 25 and Over, 1980, by Ancestry
Bibliography261
Index289

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