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

@article{Woodlock2011BeingAA,
  title={Being an Aussie Mossie: Muslim and Australian identity among Australian-born Muslims},
  author={Rachel Woodlock},
  journal={Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations},
  year={2011},
  volume={22},
  pages={391 - 407}
}
  • Rachel Woodlock
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • Political Science
  • Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations
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