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Immigration and multiculturalism in Australia

Laksiri Jayasuriya

Immigration and multiculturalism in Australia

selected essays

by Laksiri Jayasuriya

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Published by School of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Western Australia in Nedlands, WA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Multiculturalism -- Australia,
    • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- Australia,
    • Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy,
    • Australia -- Race relations -- Government policy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-129).

      Statementby Laksiri Jayasuriya.
      SeriesOccasional paper series, Occasional paper series (University of Western Australia. School of Social Work and Social Administration)
      ContributionsUniversity of Western Australia. School of Social Work and Social Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU120 .J39 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 129 p. ;
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL412398M
      ISBN 10086422561X
      LC Control Number98114601
      OCLC/WorldCa37969668

      > What are the benefits of multiculturalism in Australia? The benefits are going to be similar everywhere, but with Australia in particular you have an isolated continental nation with a partially subsumed indigenous culture overlaid with an impo.   Multiculturalism can take place on a nationwide scale or within a nation’s communities. It may occur either naturally through immigration, or artificially when jurisdictions of different cultures are combined through legislative decree, as Author: Robert Longley.

      This multiculturalism has also affected immigration, as Australia now has a skills-based immigration policy, which does not discriminate based on nationality or ethnicity (ABS, ). The country also accepts o international refugees every year.   Multiculturalism has been a success in Australia precisely because it is conducted in Australia, with the bedrock Australian cultural virtues of giving a fair go and egalitarianism allowing for immigrants to settle and integrate into Australia with relative ease.

        In summary, liberal states have multiculturalism, because they have given up the idea of assimilating their members beyond basic procedural commitments. Such empirical multiculturalism, while heavily reinforced by immigration, is in principle independent of the latter, and applies equally to non-migrant minorities, such as sexual or religious by: The History of Multiculturalism and Immigration in the United Kingdom and Right-Wing Reactions - Julian Göhren - Term Paper - English Language and Literature Studies - Culture and Applied Geography - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.


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