Being an Aussie Mossie: Muslim and Australian identity among Australian-born Muslims

  title={Being an Aussie Mossie: Muslim and Australian identity among Australian-born Muslims},
  author={Rachel Woodlock},
  journal={Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations},
  pages={391 - 407}
  • Rachel Woodlock
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • Political Science
  • Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations
The topic of Muslim integration in Western societies such as Australia has generated much interest and comment. Despite factors that might promote Muslim inclusion in Australia, there has been an unofficial policy swing back to promoting monoculturalism, which threatens to establish a two-tier Australian national identity. This article criticizes the notion of an inherent conflict between Australian and Muslim identities and examines how a group of 200 Australian-born practising Muslims living… 
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