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"We are thinking they are helping us, but they are destroying us." - Repairing the legitimacy of Australian government authorities among South Sudanese families

Losoncz, Ibolya


Dealing with a range of government authorities is a reality of daily life for many newly arrived humanitarian immigrants to Australia. In recent years a range of projects to improve relationships with members of the South Sudanese community in Australia have been initiated by the community and governments. Despite these activities, indepth interviews of more than 35 South Sudanese community members and community development workers find these relationships to be fractured. Government...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific 2012
Access Rights: Open Access


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