How is globalisation affecting how Australianness is framed in the public sphere? This question is considered through different empirical lenses in the five articles constituting the core of this 'thesis by publication'. Thematic and frame analysis are used to explore political parties' Facebook pages, political cartoons challenging the notion of 'Team Australia', blogs about the 'unAustralian', and submissions to an expert panel on asylum seekers. Conclusions include that Australian identity remains prominent in public discourse, that it is framed in largely exclusionary and traditional terms. and that civic and ethno-nationalist versions remain, but are imbricated, and joined by cosmopolitan nationalism.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||26 Aug 2016|
|Publication status||Unpublished - 2016|