The Institute’s essay series sheds light on the dynamics of social cohesion within certain segments of the Australian community
About the essays
The Scanlon Foundation Research Institute undertakes research to help Australia advance as a welcoming, prosperous and cohesive nation.
The Institute’s essay series focuses on current issues impacting social cohesion in Australia. Bringing together theoretical insights and stories from within the community, they shed light on the dynamics of social cohesion within certain segments of the Australian community and pose questions for further reflection, discussion and research.
'Why call me that?' Reflections on labels in a diverse nation
Through the voices of six individuals, Senior Research Trish Prentice explores the issue of labelling in relation to cultural identity and considers whether it’s time for change.