WorldCat Identities

Thernstrom, Stephan

Overview
Works: 74 works in 310 publications in 1 language and 13,025 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Other, Commentator
Classifications: E184.A1, 305.800973
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Stephan Thernstrom
 
Most widely held works by Stephan Thernstrom
Harvard encyclopedia of American ethnic groups( Book )

28 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 2,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Informative and entertaining, this volume is an indispensable reference work for home, library, and office. It establishes a foundation for the burgeoning field of ethnic studies; it will satisfy and stimulate the popular interest in ancestry and heritage. It is a guide to the history, culture, and distinctive characteristics of the more than 100 ethnic groups who live in the United States. This is a comprehensive guide to more than 100 American groups with ethnic, religious, cultural, or regional identities. In addition there are almost 30 essays on related issues. For each signed group entry, the entire range of experience is discussed from the group's origins, migration, arrival and settlement, to its economic, social, cultural, religious life, and its experiences with education and politics. Maps and tables are included. This is a standard source, though now somewhat limited, especially for Asian peoples. Recommended for high school collections. This is a comprehensive guide to more than 100 American groups with ethnic, religious, cultural, or regional identities. In addition there are almost 30 essays on related issues. For each signed group entry, the entire range of experience is discussed from the group's origins, migration, arrival and settlement, to its economic, social, cultural, religious life, and its experiences with education and politics. Maps and tables are included. This is a standard source, though now somewhat limited, especially for Asian peoples. Recommended for high school collections
America in black and white : one nation, indivisible by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racial progress ultimately depends on our common understanding that we are one nation, indivisible - that we sink or swim together, that black poverty impoverishes us all, and that black alienation eats at the nation's soul
Poverty and progress : social mobility in a nineteenth century city by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

63 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in English and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No excuses : closing the racial gap in learning by Abigail M Thernstrom( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concerned appraisal of the racial gap in education today cites educational inequalities as a central civil rights issue, highlighting inner-city schools that demonstrate models of educational excellence while suggesting ways that educational problems can be overcome
The other Bostonians; poverty and progress in the American metropolis, 1880-1970 by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

36 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation The Other Bostonians challenges many myths and assumptions about the development of America. Newspapers and other familiar sources record the lives of only the prominent five percent of the population. Beyond these privileged few lie the millions who are born, live, and die unnoted by the chroniclers of their era. Now, with the assistance of computers and a team of researchers, Stephan Thernstrom has gone to the available records of these people, to the raw and uninterpreted data in old city directories, fading marriage license applications, and abandoned local tax records. He has assembled and analyzed this neglected body of evidence to provide one of the most thorough series of observations ever made on the patterns of migration and social mobility in a changing American community. "Thernstrom has written a superb book. It is the best and most ambitious analysis of social mobility yet to appear and will undoubtedly serves as a model for future studies."--American Historical Review "The best piece of quantitative history yet published. It is destined to be a highly influential book." -New York Times Book Review "This is an important book-indispensably important-for students of American social mobility." -American Journal of Sociology
Nineteenth-century cities; essays in the new urban history by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

36 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poverty, planning, and politics in the new Boston: the origins of ABCD by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the color line : new perspectives on race and ethnicity in America by Abigail M Thernstrom( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-five essays covering a range of areas from religion and immigration to family structure and crime examine America's changing racial and ethnic scene. They clearly show that old civil rights strategies will not solve today's problems and offer a bold new civil rights agenda based on today's realities
A history of the American people by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the United States by Neil Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American history: source readings, 1600 to the present by Neil Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our changing population by Richard T Gill( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men in motion: some data and speculation about urban population mobility in nineteenth-century America by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To 1877 by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

11 editions published between 1877 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The growth of Los Angeles in historical perspective: myth and reality by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston Mobility Study, 1880 by Stephan Thernstrom( )

3 editions published in 1984 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study was conducted to examine patterns of social mobility in Boston, Massachusetts. It contains individual-level demographic information such as amount of property, occupation, location of residence, and income at ten year intervals. It also contains a derived measure of intergenerational prestige mobility
A history of the American people by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston mobility study, 1880 by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study was conducted to examine patterns of social mobility in Boston, Massachusetts. It contains individual-level demographic information such as amount of property, occupation, location of residence, and income at ten year intervals. It also contains a derived measure of intergenerational prestige mobility
Other Bostonians by Stephan Thernstrom( )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once charitable enterprise by David Rosner( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.12 for Poverty an ... to 0.90 for To 1877 ...)

Harvard encyclopedia of American ethnic groups
Alternative Names
Stephan Thernstrom American academic

Thernatrom, Stephan 1934-

Thernstrom, Stephan A.

Languages
English (245)

Covers
America in black and white : one nation, indivisiblePoverty and progress : social mobility in a nineteenth century cityNo excuses : closing the racial gap in learningThe other Bostonians; poverty and progress in the American metropolis, 1880-1970Beyond the color line : new perspectives on race and ethnicity in AmericaA history of the American peopleOur changing populationTo 1877