The Cultures of Italian Migration: Diverse Trajectories and Discrete Perspectives

The Cultures of Italian Migration: Diverse Trajectories and Discrete Perspectives

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Overview

The Cultures of Italian Migration allows the adjective 'Italian' to qualify people's movements along diverse trajectories and temporal dimensions. Discussions on migrations to and from Italy meet in that discursive space where critical concepts like 'home,' 'identity,' 'subjectivity,' and 'otherness' eschew stereotyping. This volume demonstrates that interpretations of old migrations are necessary in order to talk about contemporary Italy. New migrations trace new non linear paths in the definition of a multicultural Italy whose roots are unmistakably present throughout the centuries. Some of these essays concentrate on topics that are historically long-term, such as emigration from Italy to the Americas and southern Pacific Ocean. Others focus on the more contemporary phenomena of immigration to Italy from other parts of the world, including Africa. This collection ultimately offers an invitation to seek out new and different modes of analyzing the migratory act.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611470390
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date: 12/28/2011
Series: The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Italian Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 557 KB

About the Author

Graziella Parati is professor of Italian, comparative literature and women's and gender studies at Dartmouth College Anthony Julian Tamburri is dean of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY and professor of Italian&Italian/American Studies

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Performance of Fifty Male Veterans of World War II on Occupational Aptitude Tests 5 and 6, and the Minnesota Spatial Relations Test Chapter 2 Some Problems in the Selection, Administration, and Interpretation of Psychological Tests for Vocational and Educational Guidance Chapter 3 A Functional Vocational Guidance Library: The Chicago Plan Chapter 4 A Study of Academic and Professional Requirements and Personal Characteristics for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors in State Agencies Chapter 5 Rehabilitation Counseling Chapter 6 Proposed Cerebral Palsy Research Design Chapter 7 Rehabilitation Comes of Age Chapter 8 A Study of Rehabilitation Counselor Employment in State Agencies Chapter 9 Some Problems in the Rehabilitation of the Tubercular Alcoholic Chapter 10 Attitudes of Delinquents as Measured By the Semantic Differential Scales Chapter 11 The Testing Program in Vocational and Educational Guidance Chapter 12 Semantic Differential and Delinquent Behavior Chapter 13 Vocational Counseling and Planning Chapter 14 Successful Work-Study Program for Mentally Retarded Chapter 15 Vocational Rehabilitation Conseling and Adjustment of the Mentally Retarded Chapter 16 Vocational Rehabilitation in Western Europe, Yugoslavia, and the United States 1971-1972 Chapter 17 Habilitation: A Cradle to the Grave Concept Chapter 18 How Rehabilitation Programs Deal with Stigma Toward the Mentally Ill

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