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Title Australia's national identity / editor: Justin Healey
Published Balmain, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, [2000]
©2000

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Description 44 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Series Issues in society ; v. 133
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 133
Contents Ch. 1 -- Defining the Nationhood -- The centenary of federation -- A century of Australia -- On being Australian -- New century beckons a can-do nation -- Confronting the challenge of the future -- Let's enjoy our national identity -- An occasion to make a day of it -- No simple plot of the patriot games -- A culture obsessed by winning, haunted by loss -- Yankees(don't) go home -- Stop waltzing and advance our nation fairly -- National Identity -- Australia is more than a melting pot -- Ch. 2 -- Beyond the Referendum -- One queen two nations -- Referendum options -- No vote a victory for democracy -- Scare campaign spoils our shot at victory -- Preamble defeat blow to Howard -- Getting back to business -- Back to drawing board -- No on will salute it if you don't run it up the flagpole -- National anthem and colours of Australia -- Key date to recent Indigenous history -- Reconciliation speech -- Draft Declaration for reconciliation -- No reconciliation by centenary -- Nation divides over reconciliation issue -- The people will have their say -- Index -- Glossary -- Exploring the Issues -- Recommended reading -- Further Resources -- Acknowledgements
Summary Discusses the question of Australian identity. Through various social commentaries the state of the Australian psyche is examined. White settlement has been succeeded by a multicultural population mix and a reluctance towards reconciliation and republicanism. The meaning of being Australian in the new millennium is discussed
Analysis Aboriginal reconciliation
Centenary of Federation (2001)
Federal issue
Multiculturalism
National identity
Nationalism
Republicanism
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Secondary and tertiary students and teachers
Subject Centenary of Federation, Australia, 1901-2001
Multiculturalism -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Multiculturalism -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Australia.
Multiculturalism -- Australia.
Multiculturalism.
National characteristics, Australian -- Juvenile literature.
National characteristics, Australian.
National characteristics, Australian -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Nationalism -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Nationalism -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Australia.
Nationalism -- Australia.
Nationalism.
Social integration -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Social integration -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Australia.
Social integration -- Australia.
Social integration.
Australia -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature.
Australia.
Author Healey, Justin.
ISBN 1876811420