The way to a cohesive society: cultural assimilation or structural inclusion?

15th April 2016

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As a Research Officer at RegNet, Ibi’s research focuses on the tension between essential characteristic of Australian government and non-government organisations, developed to ensure consistency, and the ability of these organisations to respond appropriately to the resettlement needs of the humanitarian and the broader migrant communities of Australia.

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In this Regarding Rights blog post, Ibolya Losoncz from RegNet, ANU, finds that cultural difference, or a failure to assimilate, have become a basis for denying economic participation and inclusion and that blaming individuals or minority communities for failing to participate and assimilate into mainstream society obscures systemic problems.

Read the entire blog post on the Regarding Rights blog.

About Regarding Rights:

Regarding Rights is an initiative of the Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ). Under the auspices of Professor Hilary Charlesworth’s ARC Laureate Fellowship Project ‘Strengthening the international human rights system: rights, regulation and ritualism’, Regarding Rights provides a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights.

Interested contributors should contact the editor Emma Larking.

Tags: Human rights

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