Arab-Australians Today: Citizenship and Belonging

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Ghassan Hage
Melbourne University Publish, 2002 - Social Science - 290 pages
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The Lebanese and, more generally, the Arab community in Australia is one of the oldest ethnic communities. The essays and works in this volume cover the most important aspects of Arab-Australian's lives: settlement history, attitudes to citizenship, women's activism and identity, among others.
 

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Contents

the Lebanese in Queensland 18801947
16
citizenship
37
immigration history and
63
Arab Entrepreneurs in Australia
92
hybridity essentialism
128
racism class relations
145
ArabAustralian Womens Activism
161
antiracist activism
173
authorising Arab diasporic
206
on longing and belonging
225
September 11
241
Bibliography
268
Index
282
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Ghassan Hage is senior lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Sydney and is a leading scholar in the areas of nationalism, whiteness, multiculturalism, and the immigrant experience. He is the author of White Nation and the coauthor of Homeworld.

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