Centre for WA History

Being Australian Women: Belonging, Citizenship and Identity

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  • Cheryl Lange


  • 21, 2000

Out of print

This issue of Studies in WA History Journal looks at what being Australian means to women of diverse times and backgrounds.

  1. Articles
  2. Feature essay
  3. Book reviews


  • Gender, Ethnicity and Transnational Citizenship – Italian-Australian Experiences
    Loretta Baldassar
  • First Generation Polish Women in Western Australia – Matka Polka and National Identity
    Kerry Evans
  • 'Just a piece of paper' – Dutch Women in Australia
    Nonja Peters
  • No Man’s Land – Re-orienting Citizenship for Chinese Malaysian Women in Australia
    Jan Ryan
  • 'I myself think I’m Australian' – Belonging and Identity among Vietnamese-Australian Women
    Cheryl Lange and Diana Nisbet
  • 'Parted from my origins' – Iranian Women Re-constructing Identity
    Nezhat Toolo and Siavash Shakibaee
  • Croatian and Bosnian Migration to Australia in the 1990s
    Val Colic-Peisker

Feature essay

  • 'The Good Australians' – Multiculturalism and the Anglo-Indian Diaspora
    Glenn D’Cruz

Book reviews

  • Jenny Mills, I Buried My Dolls in the Garden: The Life and Work of Elizabeth Blair Barber
    Janda Gooding
  • David Day, John Curtin: A Life
    Bobbie Oliver
  • Ghassan Hage, White Nation
    Nikolaos Millios
  • Laksiri Jayasuriya, Racism, Immigration and the Law. The Australian Experience
    Raymond Evans
  • Betty E. Verolme, The Children’s House of Belson
    Judith Berman
  • National Archives of Australia. Guides and teachers kits. Celebrations in our History, Exploring Citizenship, and Voices for Democracy
    Graeme Lock
  • Australian History on the World Wide Web: Don’t just do something, sit there
    P J Martyr

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