Andrew Jakubowicz

Journal article

Minority youth and social transformation in Australia: identities, belonging and cultural capital

Abstract: Increasingly minority youth, especially from Muslim backgrounds, have been seen in Australian public policy and the media as potentially disruptive and transgressive. In some European societies similar young people have been portrayed as living in parallel and disconnected social spaces, self-segregated from interaction with...
Conference paper

Sex in the City: regulations, rights and responsibilities in Sydney

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research. This paper was presented at SOAC 4 held in Perth from 24 to 27 November 2009. SOAC 4 was hosted by the University of Western...

A stunned silence: the slow death of multiculturalism

THE year was 1967. The Harold Holt-led Australian government was introducing “integration” as the guiding principle for immigrant settlement. In the domestic sphere bipartisan agreement had led to the passing of a constitutional amendment to include Indigenous Australians in national government responsibilities. Two years previously...

Equal disappointment opportunity?

This controversial report from 1987 identified major problems with the Commonwealth Government's provision of services to immigrants. The report had been commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of Community Services, but was disowned by it. This is the first time a digitised version of this report...