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Browsing Faculty Publications by Subject "Australia"

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  • Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 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 ...
  • Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 2007 Scalabrini Migration Center., 2007)
    The development of Queensland's sugar industry in the nineteenth century led to an influx of non-European laborers, such as Melanesians, Cingalese and Javanese. Years later, under the Immigration Restriction Act, 1901, ...
  • Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 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' ...
  • Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 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 ...
  • Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 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 ...
  • Kolig, Erich; Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 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 ...
  • Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 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 ...
  • Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 2011 National Identities., 2008)
    In 2001, 67% of Australians identified themselves as Christians and only 1.5% as Muslims, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Other Australians are Jews, Buddhists and Hindus - to name just a few of the ...
  • Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 2007 People and Place., 2007)
    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 ...
  • Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 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 ...

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