Document Type

Other

Publisher

Edith Cowan University

Place of Publication

Churchlands, Western Australia

Faculty

Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

School

Department of Justice Studies

Comments

Jayasuriya, L. [2005]. The law and racism: some reflections on the Australian experience. Churchlands, Australia: Edith Cowan University.

Abstract

Racism in Australian society is not something new and surprising. For a variety of historical and socio-political reasons it has existed from the earliest days ·of colonisation, and there have been a variety of strategies tried over the years to deal with racism as a social problem. One strategy most frequently resorted to, especially in recent years, has been to use the law as a means of combating racism. Before considering the questions of law and racism, we need first to clarify what we mean by the term racism...

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