Contemporary Australia As A Multi-Cultural Identity In The Contemporary Australian Identity

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The contemporary Australian identity has been created as a multicultural nation through our community’s cultural diversity. This multi-cultural identity of contemporary Australia has been created in our society and consists of many different views towards social values, roles and expectations. To greater understand how this exists in our society, stimulus 1’s concepts of culture and patriarchy will be explored and examined using the socialisation theory of dramaturgy.
Contemporary Australia has been shaped by the cultural diversity of the community, cultures and lifestyles. It is one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse populations in the world with a population of approximately 23.4 million. Of 23.4 million more than 75% of contemporary Australians are identified with ancestry other than Australian. (NSW education, 2016). This assists to create contemporary Australia as a multi-cultural community as each culture views towards socialisation differ. Socialisation is the norms & ideologies representation of society. It represents the process of learning throughout one’s life and their central influences on behaviour, beliefs and actions that contribute to their values, roles and expectations. Cultural values, norms, roles and expectations change drastically as different cultures judgement of what is desirable and undesirable differentiate. (Schneider, 2010). Individuals that partake in ‘normal’ behaviours are considered to be unproblematic as the individual/s have

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