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Explaining high rates of political participation among Chinese migrants to Australia

Sheppard, Jill; Taflaga, Marija; Jiang, Liang


Studies of political participation regularly observe the underrepresentation of immigrant citizens and ethnic minorities. In contrast, evidence from Australia suggests that immigrant Australians are overrepresented in certain forms of participation, including donating money and working for a party or candidate. Drawing on major theories of ethnic political participation (including socialisation, recruitment and clientelism), this study uses 2013 Australian Election Study data to show that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-05-22
Type: Journal article
Source: International Political Science Review
DOI: 10.1177/0192512119834623


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