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The resistible rise of Islamophobia: Anti-Muslim racism in the UK and Australia before 11 September 2001

Mason, Victoria; Poynting, Scott

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This article compares the rise of anti-Muslim racism in Britain and Australia, from 1989 to 2001, as a foundation for assessing the extent to which the upsurge of Islamophobia after 11 September was a development of existing patterns of racism in these two countries. The respective histories of immigration and settlement by Muslim populations are outlined, along with the relevant immigration and 'ethnic affairs' policies and the resulting demographics. The article traces the ideologies of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/24798
Source: Journal of Sociology
DOI: 10.1177/1440783307073935

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