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Measuring and mapping the experience of racism in Australia [ 2003-06-01 - 2007-12-31 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP0345263]

Researchers: Dr Kevin Dunn (Chief Investigator) ,  Dr Rogelia Pe-Pua (Chief Investigator) ,  James Forrest (Chief Investigator)

Brief description Measuring and mapping the experience of racism in Australia. This is the first empirical assessment of the circumstances and frequency of the experience of racism in Australia. A telephone survey, 12000 respondents, and fieldwork in ten localities, are the major method. Spatial and social variations in the experience of racism will be analysed. Social construction theory will be tested as an explanation of such variations. Regional anti-racism packages will be developed and tested in the field. Decision-support tools for local authorities and communities to combat racism will be provided. A unique racism database will underpin a scholarly monograph, doctoral dissertation and a series of refereed articles.

Funding Amount $235,500

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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