If you live in a diverse neighbourhood, you're more likely to identify with a whole range of different people – and to lend a helping hand.
Point Cook is an example of the ‘super-diverse ethnoburbs’ that are home to new migrants of relatively high socioeconomic status from a mix of many countries.
Australia has had a large influx of skilled migrants in recent decades. Better educated and more highly paid than past generations of migrants, they are also creating a different sort of community.
Countries - including many in Africa - have moved towards democracy incrementally. They have zig-zagged and sometimes regressed. Events in Zimbabwe should be seen in this light.
A row about whether Roman Britain was ethnically diverse has turned nasty.
Culturally biased psychology research and the advice based on it ends up in textbooks. But it’s not appropriate for everyone.
Most psychology research that forms the basis of parenting advice might not apply to you. So, how do you know whether to trust it?
Interculturalism emphasises interaction between members of diverse communities, rather than ‘groupism’.
A relatively new approach to diversity prioritises active and equitable interaction between various groups within local communities.
How is apartment living changing the way we get to know our increasingly diverse neighbourhoods?
As increasing diversity and density come to characterise our cities, how can we build harmonious communities within apartment complexes?
For organisations, racism, whether overt or subtle, creates unhealthy workplace conditions.
Workplace cultural diversity and productivity are closely related. But the potential benefits can only be realised if organisations foster a conducive atmosphere for their diverse workforce.
Ethnic voters will be important players in at least ten very close seats in NSW and Victoria.
What’s 'the ethnic vote' going to do in the top-ten ethnic federal election marginal seats? What are the issues? And will specific groups vote as a bloc?
Turns out, the way we see ethnic diversity may have more to do with prejudice than facts.
Jackson Heights possesses an abundance of diverse cuisine.
Frederick Wiseman's documentary 'In Jackson Heights' explores the joys, struggles, victories and defeats of one of the most diverse communities in the country.
2016’s ‘lily-white’ Oscar-nominated actors.
Critiques of the Academy Awards’ lack of diversity have become a well-rehearsed response to the revelation of nominees. But this year, something might give.
Whether it's ethnicity, gender or publishing firm, the Man Booker must do more to correct its poor track record.
Phillips trailed a programme about race but didn’t deliver.
Hard hitting questions were promised but Channel 4 show ended up missing the mark.
Who’s missing from the STEM picture?
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Even when women and minorities earn STEM degrees, they don't take the next step into gainful employment at the same rates as white men.
Colman Domingo, director Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo at the Berlin film festival.
The 2015 Golden Globe nominations for Selma (Best Actor, Best Picture and Best Director) seemed to signal that the film’s chances were high for being on all the nomination lists for the rest of the awards…
Making everyone feel welcome.
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As Western societies have become more diverse due to immigration and cross-border mobility, the question of how welcoming their native populations are to newcomers has become ever more relevant. Exclusionary…
Alex Salmond on the campaign trail at the Grand Central Mosque in Glasgow.
With all eyes fixed on the independence referendum, some important questions remain in the shade. Chief among these: where do Scotland’s ethnic and racial minorities, sometimes dubbed the “new Scots…
Ahok may be the first Chinese Indonesian politician to break the shackles of identity politics in Indonesia.
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Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, better known as Ahok, will be the first ethnic Chinese to govern Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta. Ahok is not the first ethnic Chinese to gain political prominence in Indonesia, where…
Target voters for the modern Conservative Party.
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Following her resignation from the coalition the former Foreign Office minister, Sayeeda Warsi, has warned the Conservative Party it faces defeat in the 2015 general election unless it does more to attract…