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

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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


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
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
Historical > SEO Classification > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute for Community, Ethnicity and Policy Alternatives (ICEPA)
Keywords ResPubID13536, riots, demonstrations, slogans, prime ministers, racism
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