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Witnessing Anti-White 'Racism': White Victimhood and 'Reverse Racism' in Australia

Nelson, Jacqueline; Hynes, Maria; Sharpe, Scott; Paradies, Yin; Dunn, Kevin


In a national survey of witnessing racism, ten per cent of respondents reported an event where they perceived a white Australian had been the target of racism. We discuss the social and political context in which claims of anti-white ‘racism’ have come to the fore. The paper introduces three analytical entry points from which to approach the problem of anti-white ‘racism’: an individual analysis, an analysis of power and its effects, and a historical and structural analysis. These entry points...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Intercultural Studies
DOI: 10.1080/07256868.2018.1459516


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