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Andrew Markus

One in two favour Muslim immigration ban? Beware the survey panel given an all-or-nothing choice

An Essential Report poll finding that 49% of Australians want to ban Muslim immigration received extensive media coverage last week.

Arts & culture
Andrew Markus

Migrants from Africa bear brunt of discrimination but remain positive, survey finds

The broad finding of the Scanlon Foundation’s latest survey of Australian attitudes remains that Australia is seen as a good country for immigrants. New arrivals are optimistic, with just 6% indicating they are “strongly dissatisfied” or

Arts & culture
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Social cohesion stable despite changing landscape

The 2012 ‘Mapping Social Cohesion Report’ - Australia’s largest survey of social cohesion, immigration and population issues, authored by Monash University's Professor Andrew Markus and produced by the Scanlon Foundation,...

street scene stock

Social cohesion stable despite changing landscape

The 2012 ‘Mapping Social Cohesion Report’ - Australia’s largest survey of social cohesion, immigration and population issues, authored by Monash University's Professor Andrew Markus and produced by the Scanlon Foundation,...

Professor Andrew Markus

What does the Australian public think about asylum issues?

by Professor Andrew Markus We live in a culture in which the media frequently and prominently uses opinion polls, with findings presented as factual and unambiguous. In reality, interpretation is...

Professor Andrew Markus

What does the Australian public think about asylum issues?

by Professor Andrew Markus We live in a culture in which the media frequently and prominently uses opinion polls, with findings presented as factual and unambiguous. In reality, interpretation is...

Professor Andrew Markus

What does the Australian public think about asylum issues?

by Professor Andrew Markus We live in a culture in which the media frequently and prominently uses opinion polls, with findings presented as factual and unambiguous. In reality, interpretation is...

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Report maps Australia's social attitudes

With the Federal Government facing increasing pressure over asylum seekers, a timely report on Australian's attitudes towards immigration and racial tolerance has been published. Professor Andrew Markus, Pratt Foundation Chair...