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Racism in Australia / editor: Justin Healey
Bib ID 717581
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Description Rozelle, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2003 
44 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 1876811897
Series

Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 180.

Summary

Although Australians generally pride themselves on living in a tolerant, multicultural country, racial tensions are often never far from the surface. This book explores racial discrimination and the law in Australia; ways of moving beyond racial tolerance to understanding; community attitudes to immigrants and asylum seekers; the media's representation of particular ethnic groups; and recognising and eradicating racism in schools.

Full contents
  • Chapter 1: Racial Discrimination and the Law: Racial discrimination: Commonwealth of Australia laws and policies; The Racial Discrimination Act; Racial Hatred Act; State and territory legislation; The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
  • Chapter 2: Racism: Beyond Tolerance A fair go; Racism in Australia: a potted history; Racial discrimination in Australia: a UN report; Moving beyond tolerance towards the elimination of racial discrimination in Australia; Unity in diversity?; Tolerance isn't always a virtue; Let Australia aim higher than tolerance; Why racism is part of the Australian way; What happened to the country than once welcomed me?; You will be assimilated; Home of intolerance; Migrants say we're not racist; From anti-racism to interracial trust: a cultural perspective; Racism: how can white Australians respond?; Countering racism in schools; Recognising racism in schools; Cancelling out racism.
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 43.

For senior secondary and tertiary students

Subjects Race discrimination - Australia.  |  Racism - Law and legislation - Australia.  |  Australia - Race relations.
Other authors/contributors Healey, Justin

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