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Migrant concentrations as zones of transition : ethnic assimilation and pluralism scenarios in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia

Edgar, Barbara


This thesis study is an intergenerational analysis of ethnic residential concentration, dispersion and socio-economic mobility in Australia's two main immigrant receiving cities, Sydney and Melbourne. The arrival of seven million immigrants from almost 200 countries since the end of World War 2 has transformed many urban local areas, that were once culturally homogeneous, into multi-ethnic neighbourhoods. Such areas are a spatial reflection of complex interactions between social and economic...[Show more]

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