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What does it mean to be un-Australian? views of Australian Muslim students in 2006

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dc.contributor.author Kabir, Nahid Afrose
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-06T08:16:25Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-06T08:16:25Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Kabir, N. (2007). What does it mean to be un-australian? views of australian muslim students in 2006. People and Place, 15(1), 62-79. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 10394788
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/11509
dc.description This article was published in People and Place [© 2007 People and Place.] en_US
dc.description.abstract Recent political and media debates have focused on Australian values, Australianness and being un-Australian. The current war on terror and the Cronulla riots in December 2005 have raised the question of whether Muslim Australians are willing to adopt Australian values. This paper reports on sixty in-depth face-to-face interviews with Muslim students in Sydney and Perth. The main topic of the interviews was: what it means to be 'Australian'and 'un-Australian'. The study focuses on the students' outlook. It concludes that these youthful participants hold very positive views about Australian values, but most of them were very distressed by the Cronulla riots. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher © 2007 People and Place. en_US
dc.subject Australia en_US
dc.subject Acculturation en_US
dc.subject Cultural tradition en_US
dc.subject Cultural identity en_US
dc.title What does it mean to be un-Australian? views of Australian Muslim students in 2006 en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published
dc.contributor.department Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University


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