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The Geography of Racisms in NSW: a theoretical exploration and some preliminary findings from the mid-1990s

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Abstract:

The spatial variation of racisms is an under-researched field of inquiry, certainly in Australia. This paper explores the geographies of racism in New South Wales. Responses to three opinion polls conducted between 1994 and 1996 were used to construct patterns of racisms across NSW. Preliminary findings suggest a substantive degree of racism in NSW. There was little evidence of an urban-rural variation in terms of ethnocentrism. Examination of regional variations confounds this simple division. Social Constructionist theory is put forward as a spatially sensitive theory for understanding and responding to the geographies of racism. The identification of regional variations in racism is crucial to the development of regionally specific anti-racism campaigns. This paper highlights the need for more comprehensive analyses of the varying causes and remedies for racisms.

Keywords: ANTI-RACISM; ETHNOCENTRISM; INTOLERANCE; RACISM; SOUTH; SPATIAL; VARIATION; WALES

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049180020036231

Publication date: March 1, 2001

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