Text Refugee analysis from The Conversation

TLF ID M020383

This is a collection of 200+ articles about refugees. It includes articles about the Australian government’s refugee policy over time, policies and approaches internationally, articles on the western Europe migrant crisis of 2015, “explainers” on why refugee intake number vary across Europe, and a long-read essay by Julian Burnside on Australia’s approach to refugees and what it says about our national character. The articles are written in plain language and are authored by experts from universities in Australia and around the world.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This collection provides valuable sources of content on contemporary social issues in civics and citzenship education as it relates to social justice and Australian society.
  • The range of persausive texts provided will also be highly valuable in secondary English classrooms for issues based studies. The authors draw on current research and academic study in the field and present the ideas in a mode appropriate for classroom use.
Year level

9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Civics and citizenship
  • English
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: The Conversation Media Group
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  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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  • Publisher
  • Name: The Conversation
  • Organization: The Conversation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
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  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Text
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