Publications

Dirty Dagoes Respond: A Transnational History of a Racial Slur

Author/editor: Piperglou, Andonis

Year published: 2022

Redirecting Ethnic Singularity: Italian Americans and Greek Americans in Conversation contributes to U.S. ethnic and immigration studies by bringing into conversation scholars working in the fields of Italian American and Greek American studies in the United States, Europe and Australia. The work...

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First Nations Regional and National Representation: Aligning Local Decision Making in NSW with Closing the Gap and the proposed Indigenous Voice

Author/editor: T. Dreise, F. Markham, M. Lovell, W. Fogarty and A. Wighton

Year published: 2021

Recent shifts in national policies have resulted in questions about how established regional forms of representation, such as those involved in NSW’s Local Decision Making initiative, will be aligned with new policy priorities and processes. This paper seeks to clarify the terrain of competing and...

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Migrant Labour and Their “Capitalist Compatriots”: Towards a History of Ethnic Capitalism

Author/editor: Piperglou, Andonis

Year published: 2021

The relationship between migration and Australian capitalism has long been a topic of robust scholarly debate in sociology and economics. Researchers in those fields have highlighted how migration has left an indelible imprint on Australian capitalism. By contrast, Australian migration histories...

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‘Dirty Dagoes’ Respond: a transnational history of a racial slur

Author/editor: Piperglou, Andonis

Year published: 2021

During the early twentieth century in the United States and Australia, Italian and Greek migrants, along with other people from the Mediterranean region, were often labelled as ‘dirty dagoes’. The term ‘dago’ was a derogatory and prejudicial racial slur that situated Italian and Greek migrants as...

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A systematic review of the relationship between religion and attitudes toward transgender and gender-variant people

Author/editor: Campbell, Marianne, Hinton, Jordan D. X. & Anderson, Joel R.

Year published: 2019

ABSTRACT Background: Prejudice against transgender people is widespread, yet in spite of the prevalence of this negativity relatively little is known about the antecedents and predictors of these attitudes. One factor that is commonly related to prejudice is religion, and this is especially true...

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Afropolitan Projects: Music, Representation, and the Politics of Belonging in Australia

Author/editor: Bonnie B. McConnell

Year published: 2019

ABSTRACT Drawing on ethnographic research in Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra (2016–2017), this article examines the way musicians articulate positive African-Australian identities in the face of political and media discourse that emphasizes African difference and criminality. I use the concept of “...

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Out of the Depths: Understanding Post-War Jewish refugee migration through the First Holocaust Songbook

Author/editor: Boucher, Anna & Toltz, Joseph

Year published: 2019

Abstract: In the concentration camps and ghettos of Nazi-occupied Europe, Jews wrote songs to maintain a sense of dignity in the face of relentless dehumanisation, pass the time, and satirise the enemy. Mostly written in Yiddish, these songs often drew upon extant Jewish folk tunes but added new...

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Religiosity, Integration and Sport: Muslim Women Playing Australian Rules Football

Author/editor: Cheng, Jennifer E.

Year published: 2019

ABSTRACT This article explores the phenomenon of practising Muslim women playing Australian Rules football (Aussie Rules). While Western liberal-democratic governments have considered Islamic religiosity to be contrary to Western liberal-democratic values and therefore detrimental to integration,...

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Respecting Toleration

Author/editor: Balint, Peter

Year published: 2019

The question of toleration matters more than ever. The politics of the twenty-first century is replete with both the successes and, all too often, the failures of toleration. Yet a growing number of thinkers and practitioners have argued against toleration. Some believe that liberal democracies are...

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