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Sri Lankans in Melbourne : factors influencing patterns of ethnicity

Pinnawala, Sisira Kumara


This study examines ethnic relations among Sri Lankan immigrants in Melbourne. It argues that though ethnicity is an ideology, the relationship between ethnic phenomena and social structural relations is not a deterministic one. There is an interdependency between the two so ethnic phenomena must be explained by examining the interaction between ideology and social structure . This interactive relationship is explained by examining patterns of ethnicity among Sri Lankans...[Show more]

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Date published: 1984-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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