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    DescriptionTim Soutphommasane boldly stakes a claim for the overwhelming success of multiculturalism in Australia. European governments are declaring multiculturalism a failure, with many conservatives in Australia hastening to agree. But is a multicultural approach to integration and diversity really as destructive as critics say? Have we been too quick to declare its demise? Offering an unflinching and informed defence of cultural diversity, Soutphommasane shows that multiculturalism is more than laksa, kebabs or souvlaki and that it doesn't automatically spell cultural relativism, ethnic ghettos or reverse racism. In fact, multicultural Australia has been a national success story.


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    Title
    Don't Go Back to Where You Came from
    Subtitle
    Why Multiculturalism Works
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tim Soutphommasane
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 259 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781742233369
    ISBN 10: 1742233368
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.7
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: JFSL
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 40
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    Abridged Dewey: 301
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 11
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27530
    LC classification: GN
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 74
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002010
    BIC subject category V2: 1MBF
    DC23: 305.800994
    Thema V1.0: JBSL
    Edition statement
    New.
    Publisher
    UNSW Press
    Imprint name
    UNSW Press
    Publication date
    01 January 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Sydney
    Author Information
    Tim Soutphommasane is a lecturer at Monash University's National Center for Australian Studies and a columnist at the "Age." He is a senior project leader at the Per Capita think tank and a member of the Australian Multicultural Council, which advises the Australian government on multicultural issues.