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Girt By Sea: Australia, The Refugees and the Politics of Fear (Quarterly Essay #5)

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In the first Quarterly Essay of 2002 Mungo MacCallum provides a devastating account of the Howard government's treatment of the refugees as well as delineating the factors in Australian history which have worked towards prejudice and those which have worked against it; ranging from Calwell's postwar immigration policy to the recent revelations of beat-ups and distortions ...more
Paperback, 106 pages
Published March 2002 by Black Inc.
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