1:Why do migrants maintain persistent ties with their homeland and how are nation-states and migrant identities shaped by such processes? Draw on relevant readings in your discussion
2:The problem of unauthorised boat arrivals and asylum seekers is a divisive and bitterly debated issue in Australia. For this research essay, you are asked to conduct an informal interview with 2 or 3 people (eg a friend or family member) to gain their perspectives on this issue. Using the interview material and relevant readings discuss the concerns of Australians on this matter.
3:It is now 10 years since the Cronulla Riots. In the aftermath of the Riots in 2005, then Prime Minister John Howard condemned the attacks but insisted that there is no underlying racism in Australia. Is racism still an important issue to talk about today? Draw on relevant readings in your discussion.