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Muslims in Australia: Immigration, Race Relations and Cultural History
(© 2004 Kegan Paul, 2004)
In Muslims in Australia, Nahid Kabir seeks to understand the basis of mainstream Australians fear by tracing Muslim history since the Afghan settlement in 1860. In social, economic and political contexts, the author compares ...
Young Somalis in Australia, the UK and the USA: an understanding of their identity and their sense of belonging
(© 2014 Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs., 2014-07-17)
The civil war in Somalia forced many Somalis to migrate to other countries where they had to adapt to new cultures and learn new languages. At the same time, they retained the identity and culture that were important to ...
The road to a transcultural America: the case of American Muslim girls
(BRAC University, 2016-05-03)
Fernando Ortiz acknowledged the pain of colonisation and the uprooting of slaves from Africa from the sixteenth century onwards. Later, people from diverse backgrounds such as Jews, Anglo-Saxons and Chinese migrated to the ...
A study of Australian Muslim youth identity: the Melbourne case
(© 2011 Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs., 2011-06)
Australia is the home of 340,393 Muslims and they constitute about 1.7% of the total national population of 19,855,287 million people. 1 Muslims have migrated to Australia from several Muslim countries on their own will ...
Not friend, not foe: the rocky road of enfranchisement of Muslims into multicultural nationhood in Australia and New Zealand
(© 2008 Immigrants and Minorities., 2008)
This paper compares the images of citizenship available through multicultural policy provisions to the Muslim minority in Australia and New Zealand. Its enfranchisement is fraught with difficulties in both countries. A ...
Muslims in a 'White Australia': colour or religion?
(© 2006 Immigrants and Minorities., 2006-07)
Muslim migration to Australia took place over three distinct periods - the Colonial, the 'White Australia' and the Multicultural periods. This article discusses the settlement issues of Muslims during the 'White Australia' ...
Review article (Continuum (2012) 26:2 (315-323))
(© 2012 Routledge, 2012-01-01)
The culture of mobile lifestyle: reflection on the past - the Afghan camel drivers, 1860-1930
(© 2009 Taylor & Francis., 2009-12)
In modern times when we speak of a mobile lifestyle we think of backpackers, fruit pickers, tourists, bikies or people living in caravans. Some people, of course, deliberately choose such a lifestyle. In the context of the ...
The cronulla riots: Muslims’ place in the white imaginary spatiality
(© 2015, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht, 2015-09)
On 11 December 2005 at Sydney’s Cronulla Beach about 5000 Australians, mostly young men from Sutherland Shire, wrapped themselves in Australian flags and asserted that Cronulla Beach belonged to them through abusive language ...
Muslims in Australia: the double edge of terrorism
(© 2007 Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies., 2007-11)
Self-improvement is often seen as the driving force behind international migration. In other cases, people are forced to depart because of social or political upheaval, oppression or national disaster. Finally, people may ...