Andrew Jakubowicz is Professor of Sociology at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is the co-editor, with Christina Ho, of ‘For those who’ve come across the seas…’: Australian Multicultural Theory, Policy and Practice (2013).
All essays by Andrew Jakubowicz
Across the Seas: Australia’s Response to Refugees: A History
by Klaus Neumann
Published June, 2015
The wall of race: Across the Seas by Klaus Neumann
The use of individual cases throughout Across the Seas throws the issues into relief. As Neumann comments, the strategy of rendering refugees anonymous has done much to distance these issues from everyday Australians. It has allowed governments to control the agenda.
Jul. 2015 • Australian literature • History • Non-fiction