Ethnic minority youth in Australia

Table of contents  

The making of ethnic minority youth
Carmel Guerra & Rob White

Part A: Social contexts

Ethnic minority young people
Sue Zelinka

Youth policy & ethnic youth: A history
Geoff Sherington

Robert de Niro's waiting: Media images of ethnicity
Lex Marinos

Should young Australians keep crossing their fingers? Intercultural action for a multicultural world
Des Cahill

Youth & ethnicity: The second generation
Ellie Vasta

Part B: General issues

Cultural difference & Australian feminism
Georgina Tsolidis

Migration, culture & mental health in children & adolescents
Steven Klimidis & I. Harry Minas

Young asylum seekers: Haven or hell?
Robert Ludbrook

Ethnic minority youth & juvenile justice: Beyond the stereotype of ethnic gangs 
Chris Cunneen

Soccer subcultures in Australia
Ian Warren

‘A rainbow in my heart’: Negotiating sexuality & ethnicity
Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

Part C: Case studies

Islam & education: Muslim youth issues in a remote north-western town
Rebecca Hicks & Alimah Moh'd

Indo-Chinese youth: Issues of culture & justice
Vincent Doan

New clients, old problems: Vietnamese young people's experiences with police 
Eleanor Lyons

Pacific Islander young people: Issues of juvenile justice & cultural dislocation 
Stephen Francis

Ethnicity & gender: The two worlds of Australian Turkish youth
Joy Elley & Christine Inglis

Taking a chance: From overseas to underground: Ethnic young people in a remote mining town
Jim Harvey

Part D: Programs & campaigns

Racism & one response
Sue Zelinka

Collectively reshaping lives: The experience of growing up ‘ethnic’ in Melbourne's west
Helen Rodd

Not pretending, acting: Young people of non-English-speaking background using drama to create change
Francine Seeto

Young refugees & schooling issues
Aline Burgess & Kalliope Christadoulou

Evaluation report of the Youth Justice Liaison and Diversion Pilot Scheme

This report from the UK looks at the provision of healthcare within the youth justice system, and the results of a pilot program to identify and meet a range of health and developmental issues. Original article

22 Mar 2012

Telstra will stop billing young people up to $100 to use Kids Helpline

A spokesman from Telstra told The Sunday Telegraph the company would stop the charges to the 1800 number from mobile phones. The cost would be covered by Telstra's $250 million support fund for underprivileged customers. Original article

22 Mar 2012

LIFE newsletter

The recent issue of the LIFE (Living Is For Everyone) newsletter features commentary from Chris Tanti, CEO of headspace, on 'Young people, the internet and suicide risk'.  Original article

22 Mar 2012

Youth Week 2012 calendar of events

The Youth Week website has an events calendar listing events that have been planned so far for this year's Youth Week. Events can be added and the calendar sorted by location.  Original article

22 Mar 2012

Young leaders pave the way for constitutional change

You Me Unity reports on a forum organised by the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) in Redfern and supported by Reconciliation Australia that brought together 76 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for four days, representing all Australian states and territories. Original article

21 Mar 2012

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