New Ulm wa Germania, USA was first published in 1967. An unusual community in southern Minnesota, New Ulm, a town of about 12,000 inhabitants, is the subject of this sociological study. New Ulm was founded in 1856 by a group of German immigrants who came to the United States as refugees from the revolution of 1848 in Germany. Professor Iverson analyzes four aspects of sociological change in the community-class, status, power, and assimilation. Each aspect is viewed according to the differences found between two generations of the upper status group, the Turners, and two corresponding generations of non-Turners.
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An unusual community in southern Minnesota, New Ulm, a town of about 12,000 inhabitants, is the subject of this sociological study. Professor Iverson analyzes four aspects of sociological change in the community - class, status, power, and assimilation. The book is of interest not only to sociologists, especially those concerned with the study of community change, but also to political scientists interested in the study of community power structures. Also, the methodology will be instructive to those interested in the design of community studies. eISBN: 978-0-8166-6310-1.
Social Change in New Ulm, Minnesota. Author: Noel Iverson. Minnesota and the Upper Midwest, History, Sociology. 1. Germania as an Ethnic Community. A historical and descriptive analysis. 2. Old World Roots 3. The Founding of the Town. Class, status, and power. 4. Class and Challenge 5. Status Distinction and Ethnic Amalgamation 6. The Kaleidoscope of Power in Germania. IV. Summary and conclusion. 7. The Turners' Retreat from Monopoly. Tables and Analyses of Rejected Cases 2. Structural and Generational Problems of Germania: Method of Study 3. Questionnaire Used in the Study.
New Ulm is a city in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 13,522 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Brown County. Located in the triangle of land formed by the confluence of the Minnesota River and the Cottonwood River, the city is home to the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, the Hermann Heights Monument, Martin Luther College, Flandrau State Park, and the August Schell Brewing Company. New Ulm is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of New Ulm.
A: social change in New Ulm, Minnesota. Social conditions, Community development, German Americans, Germans, Internal Migration, Land settlement, Rural development, Rural-urban migration.
Germania, USA: Social Change in New Ulm, Minnesota. February 10th 1967 by Univ Of Minnesota Press (first January 1st 1966).
Noel Iverson (b. 1933), P. University of Minnesota, is now Professor of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (Canada). He has written articles on theory, comparative social-economics and social change. Author of Germania, . he is presently co-authoring a monograph on native-white relations in Canadian society.