"With its generally clear exposition and a structure that is logical and even dramatic, this illuminating book deserves wide use in the classroom and beyond." --CANADIAN REVIEW OF STUDIES IN NATIONALISM, XXIX (2002) This book, written by one of the leading authorities on migration, traces the growth of global migration since 1945, showing how it has produced fundamental economic, social and cultural changes in most parts of the world.

Multicultural Citizenship: The Australian Experience

Multicultural citizenship: The australian experience

Globalization has profound effects on culture and society, partly due to the internationalization of communication and the mass media, but also because of the growing international mobility of population. The populations of many countries are becoming more diverse, leading to shifts in national cultures and identities. This is likely to have major impacts on political institutions. Such issues are of key importance for Australia, where large-scale immigration since 1945 has led to profound demographic and cultural changes. As a relatively new nation, made up of settlers from all over the world as well as indigenous people, Australia has special problems in defining its culture and identity, and in devising appropriate political institutions. Its polity is based on ...

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