Fear and Loathing Down Under: Australian Refugee Policy and the National Imagination

Submitted by Webmaster on Sat, 19/05/2007 - 20:12

AbstractThis paper looks at Australia’s refugee policy in light of incidents that took place in the summer of 2001, with the refugees aboard the Tampa. Analyzing the discourse that resulted from these incidents, I show how Australia believes it is a nation under threat that prides itself as generously welcoming as many refugees as it [...]

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