Recent Submissions

  • Muslims in Australia: the double edge of terrorism 

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

    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 ...
  • Muslims in a 'White Australia': colour or religion? 

    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' ...
  • Mackay revisited: the case of Javanese-Australian Muslims, 1880-1999 

    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, ...
  • Muslims and the Australian labour market, 1980-2001 

    Kabir, Nahid Afrose; Evans, Raymond (© 2002 Frank Cass Publishers., 2002-11)
    The unemployment of Muslims in Australia was 28 and 25 per cent compared to the national total of around nine per cent in 1986 and 1996 respectively (Australian Bureau of Statistics). This article conceptually analyses the ...
  • Are young Muslims adopting Australian values? 

    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 2008 Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)., 2008-11)
    Recently politicians in Australia have raised concerns that some Muslims are not adopting Australian values to a sufficient extent In this paper I explore the notion of Australian values with respect to immigrant youth. ...
  • Not friend, not foe: the rocky road of enfranchisement of Muslims into multicultural nationhood in Australia and New Zealand 

    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 ...
  • To be or not to be an Australian: focus on muslim youth 

    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 ...
  • A study of Australian Muslim youth identity: the Melbourne case 

    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 ...
  • Young Somalis in Australia, the UK and the USA: an understanding of their identity and their sense of belonging 

    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 ...
  • The cronulla riots: Muslims’ place in the white imaginary spatiality 

    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 ...
  • The road to a transcultural America: the case of American Muslim girls 

    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (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 ...
  • Review article (Continuum (2012) 26:2 (315-323)) 

    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 2012 Routledge, 2012-01-01)
  • Australian migrant children: ICT use and the construction of future lives 

    Green, Lelia; Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 2012 Routledge, 2012)
    Migrants and diaspora communities are shaped by their use of information and communication technologies. This book explores the multifaceted role played by new media in the re-location of these groups of people, assisting ...
  • Free speech: creating the ‘Us and Them’ debate 

    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 2014 Ashgate Publishing, 2014)
    Developed countries such as Australia, the United Kingdom and America take pride in their democratic institutions, personal freedoms and secular ethos. However, these conditions and their eects can become highly contested ...
  • Muslims in Australia: Immigration, Race Relations and Cultural History 

    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 ...
  • Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media 

    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 2010 Edinburgh University Press, 2010)
    Based on 216 in-depth interviews of Muslims in Britain, the book examines how British Muslim youths and young adults, 15-30 years old, define their identities, their values and their culture and whether these conflict ...
  • Young American Muslims: Dynamics of identity 

    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 2013 Edinburgh University Press, 2013)
    This book presents a journey into the ideas, outlooks and identity of young Muslims in America today. Based on around 400 in-depth interviews with young Muslims from Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York and ...
  • Muslim Americans: Debating the Notions of American and Un-American 

    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (© 2016 Taylor and Francis Inc., 2016)
    With Islamophobia on the rise in the US since 9/11, Muslims remain the most misunderstood people in American society. Taking as its point of departure the question of the compatibility of Islam and democracy, this book ...
  • Editorial introduction: Islam, culture and women 

    Firdous, Azim (© 2011 Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 2011-06-02)

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