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Perceiving multicultural Australia: Policy changes and curriculum directions

Aveling, N. (2018) Perceiving multicultural Australia: Policy changes and curriculum directions. In: Cha, Y.K., Ham, S-H and Lee, M., (eds.) Routledge International Handbook of Multicultural Education Research in Asia Pacific. Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis group, pp. 201-211.

Abstract

As a people, Australians tend to take pride in being a multicultural nation. Given that "almost a quarter (24.6 per cent) of Australia's population was born overseas and 43.1 percent of people have at least one overseas-born parent (with) the United Kingdom the leading country of birth for the overseas-born population" (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2011, para. 2 & 3) this is not surprising...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
Publisher: Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis group
Copyright: © 2018 – Routledge
Publishers Website: https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-International-...
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/41297
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