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New Racism and Fear: The Cronulla Riots and Racial Violence in Australia

Babacan, Alperhan and Babacan, Hurriyet (2007) New Racism and Fear: The Cronulla Riots and Racial Violence in Australia. Review of International Law and Politics, 3 (10). pp. 115-128. ISSN 1305-5208

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Abstract

The article focuses on the violent riots made by Australians in Cronulla, New South Wales. On December 11, 2005, Australians wave flags, in which they sing Australia's national anthem and chanting anti Muslim/immigration slogans. Moreover, it mentions that the riots focused national and international attention on identity and race issue in Australia. However, Australian Prime Minister and New South Wales Premier argue that race and racism were not the causes of the riots.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID13536, riots, demonstrations, slogans, prime ministers, racism
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
SEO Classification > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute for Community, Ethnicity and Policy Alternatives (ICEPA)
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 04 May 2012 01:19
Last Modified: 04 May 2012 01:19
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/3164
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