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The Portuguese in the Americas Series aims to contribute to the growing field of Portuguese-American Studies. The Series documents the variety and complexity of the Portuguese-American experience by publishing works in the social sciences, history and literature.
Community, Culture and The Makings of Identity
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Community, Culture and The Makings of Identity
Portuguese-Americans along the Eastern Seaboard
Kimberly DaCosta Holton, ed.; Andrea Klimt, ed.

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

2009 . 652 pp. 6 x 9"
Immigration / Sociology / Anthropology

$29.95 Paperback, 978-1-933227-27-6

Table of Contents of Community, Culture and The Makings of Identity

INTRODUCTION

  • Lusophone Studies in the U.S. — Andrea Klimt & Kimberly DaCosta Holton

CITIZENSHIP, BELONGING AND COMMUNITY

  • Citizenship, Naturalization and Electoral Success: Putting the Portuguese-American Experience in Comparative Context — Irene Bloemraad
  • Multiple Layers of Time and Space: The Construction of Class, Ethnicity, and Nationalism among Portuguese Immigrants — Bela Feldman Bianco
  • Divergent Trajectories: Identity and Community among Portuguese in Germany and New England — Andrea Klimt

EXPRESSIVE CULTURE, MEDIA REPRESENTATIONS AND IDENTITY

  • Traveling Rituals: Azorean Holy Ghost Festivals in Southeastern New England — João Leal
  • Dancing Along the In-Between: Folklore Performance and Transmigration in Portuguese Newark — Kimberly DaCosta Holton
  • Images of the Virgin in Portuguese Art at the Newark Museum — Lori Barcliff Baptista
  • Viva Rhode Island, Viva Portugal! Performance and Tourism in Portuguese-American Band — Katherine Brucher
  • Salazar in New Bedford: History of the Diário de Notícias, New Bedford’s Portuguese Newspaper — Rui Correia
  • Media-Made Events: Revisiting the Case of Big Dan’s — Onésimo Teotónio Almeida

EDUCATION, SOCIAL MOBILITY, AND POLITICAL CULTURE

  • Context or Culture: Portuguese-Americans and Social Mobility — M. Glória de Sá and David Borges
  • The Political Culture of Portuguese-Americans in Southeastern Massachusetts — Clyde W. Barrow
  • The Role of the School in the Maintenance and Change of Ethnic Group Affiliation — Adeline Becker

WORK, GENDER, AND FAMILY

  • Portuguese Labor Activism in Southeastern Massachusetts — Penn Reeve
  • Kin Networks and Family Strategies: Working-Class Portuguese Families in New England — Louise Lamphere, Filomena Silva and John Sousa
  • Unionization in an Electronics Factory: The Interplay of Gender, Ethnicity, and Class — Ann Bookman

RACE, POST-COLONIALISM, AND DIASPORIC CONTEXTS

  • The Shadow Minority: An Ethnohistory of Portuguese and Lusophone Racial and Ethnic Identity in New England — Miguel Moniz
  • Stereotypes of the Tropics in ‘Portuguese Newark’: Brazilian Women, Urban Erotics, and the Phantom of Blackness — Ana Yolanda Ramos-Zayas
  • Contested Identities: Narratives of Race and Ethnicity in the Cape Verdean Diaspora — Gina Sánchez Gibau
  • Angola Dreaming: Memories of Africa among Portuguese Retornados in Newark, NJ — Kimberly DaCosta Holton
  • Diasporic Generations: Distinctions of Race, Nationality, and Identity in the Cape Verdean Community, Past and Present — Marilyn Halter

REFLECTIONS

  • Current Trends and Future Directions in Portuguese-American Studies — Caroline Brettell

WORKS CITED

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHIES

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