The impact of multiculturalism on Australian religious traditions

Spuler, Michelle (1999) The impact of multiculturalism on Australian religious traditions. DISKUS: The On-Disk Journal of International Religious Studies , 5. pp. 1-8.

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Abstract

This paper examines the ambiguous role of religion in multicultural Australia. Despite theoretical commitment to religious pluralism, there are some notable examples that highlight significant flaws in the application of Australia's multicultural ideals. A case study of a contemporary issue relating to Australian Aboriginal religion is provided to demonstrate the difficulty multicultural policies have in recognising the values of non-Christian religions.

Item ID: 24738
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0967-8948
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Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2013 00:18
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1608 Sociology > 160805 Social Change @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society @ 100%
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