A Contested Identity: Resisting the Category Muslim-Australian

@article{Hopkins2011ACI,
  title={A Contested Identity: Resisting the Category Muslim-Australian},
  author={Liza Hopkins},
  journal={Immigrants \& Minorities},
  year={2011},
  volume={29},
  pages={110 - 131}
}
  • L. Hopkins
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Political Science
  • Immigrants & Minorities
The role of the media in contributing to the construction of identity based groups is both overt and subtle. The term Muslim-Australians has come into prominence in recent media reports, yet an umbrella term which lumps all Australian followers of Islam into a single subset of all Australians ignores the complex diversity of Muslims in Australia. This article reports on a new research project which has recently been undertaken with Australians of Turkish background, in order to untangle some of… 

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