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Blocked opportunity and threatened identity: Understanding experiences of disrespect in South Sudanese Australians

Losoncz, Ibolya


Lack of respect is a recurring theme in the literature exploring the settlement of South Sudanese Australians with refugee experiences. Qualitative interviews with nine South Sudanese Australians confirmed the strong sense of disrespect in the community brought about by blocked employment opportunities and a sense of threat to their cultural identity and traditions impelled by the intervention of regulating authorities. Self identity and motivational posturing theories were used to unpack and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Review of African Studies
Access Rights: Open Access


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