Longing to Belong and the Paradoxes of Multiculturalism

@inproceedings{Povey2007LongingTB,
  title={Longing to Belong and the Paradoxes of Multiculturalism},
  author={Elizabeth Povey},
  year={2007}
}
A qualitative study of Anglo-Indian settlement in Western Australia reveals an ambivalence that represents, at the same time, a sense of belonging and not belonging for many firstand second-generation informants. In this paper, I examine how experiences with racist behaviours impact on a sense of fully belonging among AngloIndians who, albeit rather hesitantly, still call Western Australia ‘home’. While drawing on the ideas of Stratton (1999); Ang and Stratton (2001); and Hage (2003), who… CONTINUE READING

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