A selection of writings about Australia

A Place in the Sun

Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis, A Place in the Sun: Recreating the Australian Way of Life, HarperCollins, Sydney, 2000 | link

"Multiculturalism" is a word much bandied around in the media and by politicians. But do we really understand what this word means and where it's taking Ausralia? This book places the cultural make-up of our society into an historical context, stripping away myth and superstition and responding forcefully to debates about national identity and destiny.

Productive Diversity

Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis, Productive Diversity: a New, Australian Model for Work and Management, Pluto Press, Sydney, 1996.

Beyond "corporate culture"—living and working in diverse organizations, connecting with diverse communities, customers and stakeholders.

Mistaken Identity

Stephen Castles, Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, and Michael Morrissey, Mistaken Identity: Multiculturalism and the Demise of Nationalism in Australia, Pluto Press, Sydney, 3d edition, 1992.

The classic introduction to Australian multicultural policy and practice. "A masterpiece of academic popularisation"—Donald Horne.