The Relation between Ethnic and Civic Views on Citizenship, Attitudes towards Immigrants and Sympathy for Welfare Recipients – Social Policy & Administration

ABSTRACT In this study we investigate the relationship between different definitions of national citizenship, sympathy for welfare recipients, and how this relation is mediated by attitudes towards immigrants. We make use of the 2008 wave of the Belgian Political Panel Survey 2006–11, in which over 4,800 18-year-old adolescents were questioned. The results demonstrate that an … [Read More] The Relation between Ethnic and Civic Views on Citizenship, Attitudes towards Immigrants and Sympathy for Welfare Recipients – Social Policy & Administration

How Temporary Migration is Changing Australia … and the world – The Conversation

Extract from text by Peter Mares More than 1 million temporary migrants are now living in Australia at any time. They include international students, skilled migrants on 457 visas, working holidaymakers, New Zealanders and refugees on temporary protection visas. This is a marked change from the permanent settler model that characterised Australian migration in the … [Read More] How Temporary Migration is Changing Australia … and the world – The Conversation

Concern Over Proposed Changes to Humanitarian Resettlement Program, increased monitoring of migrants – FECCA

The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) is concerned by the proposals outlined in the leaked cabinet document signalling changes to the humanitarian resettlement program and the increased monitoring of migrants. The changes also include: The enforceable integration framework to assess aspiring migrants’ suitability for life in Australia Enhanced access, use and protection … [Read More] Concern Over Proposed Changes to Humanitarian Resettlement Program, increased monitoring of migrants – FECCA

Multiculturalism at play: Young people and citizenship in Australia – Journal of Youth Studies

ABSTRACT This article analyzes an Australian theatre program that engaged diverse youth in (re)visioning citizenship and multiculturalism by creating new notions of belonging and altering perceptions of Aboriginal culture and its value in Australia. This kind of work – where young people’s understandings of inclusion and diversity can be unsettled, critiqued, and developed – is … [Read More] Multiculturalism at play: Young people and citizenship in Australia – Journal of Youth Studies

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