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Andrew Markus

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Monash University

Andrew Markus holds the Pratt Foundation Chair of Jewish Civilisation. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and is a past Head of Monash University's School of Historical Studies . He has published extensively in the field of Australian race relations. He is the sole author of four books and the editor or co-editor of more than ten others. His publications include; Race: John Howard and the Remaking of Australia (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2001); Building a New Community. Immigration and the Victorian Economy (editor, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2001) and Australian Race Relations 1788 - 1993 (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1994).
Current Research 
Andrew is currently involved in two ARC funded projects: an attitudinal study of the Jewish communities of Australia and New Zealand and a three generational history of Yiddish Melbourne. He is also continuing his research on social cohesion in Australia, with the second Scanlon Foundation Survey released in November 2009.

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Research report

22 Nov 2016

This report presents the findings of the ninth Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion Survey conducted in 2016. It builds on the knowledge gained through the eight earlier Scanlon Foundation surveys conducted in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, providing for the first time...

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Research report

03 Nov 2016

Over the last seventy years, immigration has added seven million people to Australia’s population and will, if current policy settings continue, add a further thirteen million by 2060. The current focus of the migration program on skilled migration, while maintaining opportunities for family and...

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Survey

24 Aug 2016

The objective of reaching such a large number of respondents was to further understand sub-groups of the population that are not represented in sufficient number in general surveys. Australia@2015 (abbreviated as Au@2015 in this report) was available in English and 19 languages, with 1,521 (14...

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Research report

29 Oct 2015

Provides a series of detailed surveys on social cohesion, immigration and population issues.

This report presents the findings of the eighth Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion national survey, conducted in June-July 2015. The report builds on the knowledge gained through the seven...

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29 Oct 2014

Provides a series of detailed surveys on social cohesion, immigration and population issues.

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Key findings

Australia remains a highly cohesive society. The seven Scanlon Foundation surveys conducted since 2007 have found a consistent pattern...

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Research report

24 Mar 2014

Recently arrived migrants arrivals report relatively high levels of discrimination, finds this survey on social cohesion in Australia.

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The Recent Arrivals survey was conducted in 2013 as an extension to the Scanlon Foundation Social Cohesion Research...

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Research report

21 Oct 2013

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This report presents the findings of the sixth Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion national survey, conducted in July 2013. The report builds on the knowledge gained through the five earlier Scanlon Foundation national surveys (2007, 2009, 2010,...

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Research report

26 Oct 2012

This report presents the findings of the fifth Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion national survey conducted in June–July 2012.

A separate report covers the 2012 local surveys. The reports build on the...

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Research report

26 Oct 2012

This survey looks into the social cohesion in Melbourne neighbourhoods, illustrating that at a broad level, social cohesion remains stable, despite a growing population, increased diversity and recent...

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Article

23 Mar 2011

Reporting of research findings needs to take account of the fine print, argues Andrew Markus in the Australian

RACISM is a hot topic. Wave the R-word, add a survey showing that it is widespread, and you have media attention.

Last last month,...

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