Chinese transnational investment in Australia: a case study of insider/outsider relations - MacEwan Users Only

Forbes-Mewett, H., Nyland, C., & Thomson, S. B. (2013). Chinese transnational investment in Australia: a case study of insider/outsider relations.
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TitleChinese transnational investment in Australia: a case study of insider/outsider relations
Author(s)Forbes-Mewett, Helen; Nyland, Chris; Thomson, S. Bruce
Date2013
Keyword(s)insider/outsider, new racism, transnational investment, TNC
DescriptionAgainst the backdrop of a nation where more than a third of the population is concerned about cultural differences threatening societal harmony, we explore community responses to a proposed development by a Chinese transnational company. An alumina refinery was to be built in Utopia, a small coastal town in North Queensland, Australia. Framed within the dimensions of Elias and Scotson’s notion of established and outsider relations, we reveal the complexities of a community that consisted largely of a group of long-term residents (the Established) and a newer group who have lived in the town for periods up to three years (the Entrepreneurs). Together they faced the prospect of another group moving into the community-the Chinese. The concerns of the community related to assimilation, employment and the natural environment revealing cultural issues that are the hallmark of new racism.
Peer ReviewedYes
Type of ItemJournal Articles
DOI10.1080/07256868.2013.751902
Publication InformationForbes-Mewett, Helen, Chris Nyland, & Bruce Thomson. "Chinese Transnational Investment in Australia: A Case Study of Insider/Outsider Relations." Journal of Intercultural Studies 34, no. 1 (2013), 73-88. doi:10.1080/07256868.2013.751902.
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