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The Other Australia
Experiences of Migration

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  • Date Published: March 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521102247

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  • Dr Murphy traces the patterns and impact of immigration to Australia since 1945, focusing on immigrants from non-English speaking backgrounds who came to New South Wales. Australia has been diversified by the range of immigrants who have come to its shores, a diversification that has been welcomed by some and vehemently opposed by others. He describes the personal experience of many newcomers to Australia, who came as displaced persons, refugees, on business migration programmes or independently. Their testaments show that while some were invited and encouraged to share in the Australian experiment, others have been treated as intruders. The book contains incisive analysis of government policy on immigration and looks at the important role played by the Ethnic Affairs Commission of New South Wales, which was established in 1976.

    • Accessible book based on personal experiences
    • A unique look at government policy and Australia's experience of immigration
    • Copies of the book to be sold direct to the Ethnic Affairs Commission
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    • Date Published: March 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521102247
    • length: 288 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.41kg
    • contains: 26 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Illustrations
    Preface
    Introduction
    Part I:
    1. Immigration in colonial Australia
    2. Immigration from non-English-speaking countries, 1901–1945
    3. Migration in European history
    4. Australia plans new directions in migration
    Part II:
    5. Displaced persons: pioneers in a new immigration, 1947–1952
    6. Assimilation for new arrivals, 1952–1965
    7. Integration in Australian society, 1966–1980
    8. Multiculturalism for all Australians
    9. The New South Wales Ethnic Affairs Commission
    Notes
    Select bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Brian Murphy

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