The rhetoric of racism and multiculturalism

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The recent death of young Indian migrant Nitin Garg in Melbourne elicited the unsurprisingly familiar response from the Indian and Australian governments.

The Indian government raised the spectre of growing violence against Indian students as harming bilateral relations. Whereas Julia Gillard, the deputy PM, condemned the attacks and added significantly, 'we are a nation that overwhelmingly is a open tolerant multicultural welcoming society ...that is the image of Australia and that is the reality of Australia...'
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOn line article
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Race and ethnicity
  • media representation
  • racism

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