Alfred Deakin Institute
The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation (ADI) is a leading humanities and social sciences research institute based at Deakin University, Australia. Our researchers aim to understand the complex meanings of citizenship, social inclusion and globalisation, and investigate the imp

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Enhancing our understanding of, and capacity to address, racism in Australia

Despite the well-recognised need to understand and address racism, it remains a globally significant issue. Encompassing a range of internationally novel research, this project aims to enhance conceptual understandings of racism and anti-racism and investigate empirical data on the health and social effects of racism.


This research project will design, implement, evaluate and analyse findings from anti-racism interventions, examine the interplay between racism and the impact of organisational diversity and shape policy and practice relating to racism, anti-racism and diversity across various sectors.

This multi-faceted approach will considerably enhance our understanding of, and capacity to address, racism both in Australia and internationally.

With a particular focus on Australia, this Fellowship aims to:

  1. enhance our conceptual understanding of racism and anti-racism;

  2. investigate empirical data on the health and social effects of racism;

  3. design, implement, evaluate and analyse findings from anti-racism interventions;

  4. examine the interplay between racism and the impact of organisational diversity; and

  5. shape policy and practice relating to racism, anti-racism and diversity across various sectors.

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Chief Investigator

Professor Yin Paradies


Publications

  1. Paradies Y. Whither anti-racism? Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2016 39(1): 1-15

  2. Bastos JL, Harnois C, Paradies Y. Healthcare barriers, racism, and intersectionality in Australia, Social Science & Medicine, in press, May 2017

  3. Ferdinand A, Paradies Y, Kelaher M. Enhancing the use of research in health-promoting, anti-racism policy. Health Research Policy and Systems, accepted June 2017

  4. Elias A, Paradies Y. The regional impact of cultural diversity on wages: Evidence from Australia, IZA Journal of Migration, 2016 5(12)


Project funding

This is an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (2014 – 2017) (FT130101148)