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An intergenerational model of spatial assimilation in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia

Edgar, Barbara


This study uses data from the 2011 Australian census to test a spatial assimilation model of intergenerational concentration and dispersion involving 40 ethnic groups in Sydney and Melbourne. Multivariate statistical techniques are used to examine how acculturation and socio-economic characteristics predict ethnic residential concentration, measured by the index of dissimilarity. Findings support the thesis that ethnic clustering and dispersion reflect immigrant cultural and socio-economic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2013.830890


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