Ital-lachians : Narrative Identity of Italian Americans in Appalachia

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dc.contributor Helsingin yliopisto, Valtiotieteellinen tiedekunta, Sosiaalitieteiden laitos fi
dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Research (2010-2017) en
dc.contributor Helsingfors universitet, Statsvetenskapliga fakulteten, Institutionen för socialvetenskap sv
dc.contributor.author Chiapputo, Lisa
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.uri URN:NBN:fi:hulib-202012285647
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/323835
dc.description.abstract Narrative Analysis is a method which enables individual, storied lives to be examined as study participants reveal themselves through personal recollections and insight. The social world in which these identities are situated is also revealed through the analysis process. In this study, the Narrative Approach is used to understand the values placed on ethnic identity building in relation to the Italian American community in Appalachia, as well as how these identities are performed in a social context. Appalachia is a distinct region running along the Appalachian Mountain chain from Northern Georgia to Southern New York, encompassing over 200,000 square miles. Typically understood as a homogenous, insular community, the Appalachian Region has seen significant influence by the Italian American community within the region, testing these assertions. This study hopes to discover how Italian American ethnic and Appalachian Regional identities here intersect, overlap, and diverge. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Helsingin yliopisto fi
dc.publisher University of Helsinki en
dc.publisher Helsingfors universitet sv
dc.subject Ethnic identity
dc.subject narrative analysis
dc.subject Italian Americans
dc.subject Appalachia
dc.subject Appalachian Region
dc.title Ital-lachians : Narrative Identity of Italian Americans in Appalachia en
dc.type.ontasot pro gradu -tutkielmat fi
dc.type.ontasot master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot pro gradu-avhandlingar sv
dc.subject.discipline Sosiologia fi
dc.subject.discipline Sociology en
dc.subject.discipline Sociologi sv
dct.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:hulib-202012285647

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