The Other Australia: Experiences of Migrationby Brian Murphy, Murphy Brian
Pub. Date: 09/28/1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book 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. The book describes the personal experience of many newcomers to Australia, who came as displaced persons, refugees, on business migration programs or independently. Their testaments show that while some were invited and encouraged to share in the Australian experiment, others have been treated as intruders.
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Table of ContentsIllustrations; 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.
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