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Asian migration to Australia

Migration A–Z

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  1. Pookong Kee

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm046

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Kee, P. 2013. Asian migration to Australia. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

Asian immigration has been an integral part of the Australian experience since the mid-19th century. The experience, however, has been colored by episodes of controversy which impacted significantly on the lives of Asian immigrants and their descendants as well as Australia's relations with Asia.

Keywords:

  • Asia;
  • racism;
  • assimilation and exclusion;
  • cultural diversity;
  • borders;
  • demography and population studies;
  • diaspora