IAR 6.1

Italian American Review
Winter 2016 Volume 6 Number 1

ARTICLES
Introduction to the Special Issue on Organized Crime, by IAR Editor Joseph Sciorra

Mafia Emergence: What Kind of State?, by Jane Schneider

"No Mafia Here": Crime, Race, and the Narrative of San Francisco's Italian American "Model Colony," by Tommaso Caiazza

Early Representations of Organized Crime and Issues of Identity in the Italian American Press (1890 to 1910), by Marina Cacioppo

An Examination of Mafia Spectatorship Phenomena from a Psychological Perspective, by Anthony Tasso

Revisiting the Link Between Italian Americans and Organized Crime: The Italian Americans in the Community Context, by Louis Corsino

Havana, Cuba: Contraband Capitalism and Criminal Organization, by Peter Schneider

BOOK REVIEWS
America nuova terra promessa: Storie di ebrei italiani in fuga dal fascismo (Gianna Pontecorboli)
by Alessandra Gissi

Farms, Factories, and Familie: Italian American Women of Connecticut (Anthony Riccio)
by John R. Mitrano

Trilingual Talk in Sicilian-Australian Migrant Families: Playing Out Identities Through Language Alternation (Nina Rubino)
by Gaetano Rando

A Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early Twentieth Century (Peter G. Vellon)
by Michael Rosenow


FILM REVIEWS
Passione (John Turturro)
by Alessandro Buffa

Devoti (Pete Soby)
by Peter Harle

Fighting Paisanos (Marco Curti)
by Fraser Ottanelli

Terra Sogna Terra (Lucia Grillo)
My Backyard, Your Backyard (Sandra Pires)
The Italian Garden Project website (Mary Menniti)
by Ilaria Vanni


EXHIBITION REVIEWS
Sinatra: An American Icon
by Stanislao Pugliese

Tutta La Famiglia: A Portrait of a Sicilian Café in America
by Blaise Tobia