Public policy, immigrant experiences, and health outcomes in Australia

Babacan, Hurriyet, and Gopalkrishnan, Narayan (2016) Public policy, immigrant experiences, and health outcomes in Australia. In: Raphael, Dennis, (ed.) Immigration, Public Policy, and Health: newcomer experiences in developed nations. Canadian Scholars' Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 59-95.

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This chapter focuses on Australian immigration and multiculturalism as a case study. The specific objectives of this chapter are:

•to examine the role that immigration and multiculturalism play in the construction of the nation-state in Australia;

•to explore the role that policy plays in shaping the lived experiences of immigrants to Australia;

•to review the evidence concerning health outcomes among immigrants in Australia

•to analyse the interrelationship between public policy, integration and health outcomes of immigrants and reflect on the implications for policy and program development in Australia.

Item ID: 46710
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-55130-927-9
Keywords: immigrant health; health public policy; immigration
Date Deposited: 04 May 2017 03:25
FoR Codes: 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4204 Midwifery > 420403 Psychosocial aspects of childbirth and perinatal mental health @ 30%
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4409 Social work > 440999 Social work not elsewhere classified @ 70%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920503 Health Related to Specific Ethnic Groups @ 70%
94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9401 Community Service (excl. Work) > 940111 Ethnicity, Multiculturalism and Migrant Development and Welfare @ 30%
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