Tag Archive: immigration

The dual citizenship saga and the challenges of democratic inclusion in the Australian Federal Parliament

The creation of citizenship registers in Parliament appeared to be the end of the dual citizenship saga. But, the last few weeks, with a new case of dual citizenship in the Federal Parliament,… Continue reading

Multicultural Integration Policy: The Case for a Citizenship Test

­Is cultural and linguistic diversity a ‘threat’ to national identity? Recent debates over the Commonwealth Government’s proposed citizenship overhaul have drawn political battlelines across the process for migrant integration and what it means… Continue reading

The more Australians feel threatened by terrorism, the more they support anti-immigration policies

The emergence of the Islamic State and the broadcasting of terrorist attacks and violence from Europe and the Middle East have provoked unprecedented concern of an imminent attack in Australia.   An increase… Continue reading

The strange case of migrant Australians, political parties, and participation

It happens regularly (to me, at least) that exploratory investigations of data pose more questions than they answer.  Of course, as grad students we are all taught the importance of having a clear… Continue reading