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Labor's shrinking constituency

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posted on 2017-05-05, 04:18 authored by Birrell, Bob, Healy, Ernest, Allen, Lyle
This article explores the extent to which Labor at the national level is becoming dependent on an ethnic constituency. It shows that in Melbourne and Sydney, the great majority of the seats which Labor held on to after the 2004 election were seats with significant concentrations of blue and lower white collar voters of Non-English-Speaking Background origin. Copyright. Monash University and the author/s


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People and place, vol. 13, no. 2 (2005), p. 50-67. ISSN 1039-4788

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