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Visibly different face, place and race in Australia

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Published by Peter Lang in Bern, Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human skin color -- Social aspects -- Australia,
  • Identity (Psychology) -- Australia.,
  • Racism -- Australia.,
  • Human skin color -- Social aspects -- Australia.,
  • Australia -- Ethnic relations.

Book details:

About the Edition

Despite a century of major migration trends, the dominant "white" cultures of many countries still assume that culture and colour are inextricably linked. The life narratives in this book will help readers to understand how it feels to be judged racially, even when your language and culture are the same as the "mainstream".

Edition Notes

StatementMaureen Perkins (ed.).
SeriesStudies in Asia-Pacific "mixed race" -- v. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU120
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. :
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22259743M
ISBN 103039113232
ISBN 109783039113231

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