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The Community Safety of International Students in Melbourne: a Scoping Study

Babacan, Hurriyet and Pyke, Joanne and Bhathal, Alexandra and Gil, Gurjeet K and Grossman, Michele and Bertone, Santina (2010) The Community Safety of International Students in Melbourne: a Scoping Study. Project Report. Victoria University, Melbourne.

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Abstract

This report details the findings of study undertaken to investigate the community safety of international students in Melbourne. The study arose out of increasing incidence of violence against international students and the polarised and heated debate about whether or not the violence was racially or opportunistically motivated. Key findings are drawn from the results of a media analysis, a survey of more than 1,000 students, 29 interviews with stakeholders and 35 indepth interviews with international students. The report canvasses the range of risk factors that impact on international student safety, the complexity of the factors that contribute to international student safety risks and the priorities necessary to enhance international student safety.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID17283, ResPubID20715, international students, community safety
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 220000 Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts-General
SEO Classification > 9305 Education and Training Systems
FOR Classification > 1399 Other Education
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute for Community, Ethnicity and Policy Alternatives (ICEPA)
Depositing User: Ms Joanne Pyke
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2010 04:09
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2014 03:18
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15491
DOI: ISBN 9781862726871
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