Veiled Diversity? Workplace Experiences of Muslim Women in Australia

Syed, Jawad and Pio, Edwina (2010) Veiled Diversity? Workplace Experiences of Muslim Women in Australia. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 27 (1). pp. 115-137. ISSN 0217-4561. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This study sheds light on the mobilisation of Islamic discourses in the lives of working Muslim migrant women and its interaction with Australian society in the context of diversity management as a workplace practice. Informed by a multilevel perspective on diversity management, this paper suggests that focusing exclusively on organisations and holding them solely accountable for diversity policies may be intensely inadequate as diversity management is impacted by both macro-societal and micro-individual issues. Through qualitative research by drawing on interviews with Muslim migrant women employed in the formal economic sector, the findings underscore the need for sophistication in dealing with the complexities presented by migration, ethnicity, religion and gender.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Australia; Managing diversity; Migrants; Multilevel perspective; Muslim women
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Industrial Relations/HRM
Depositing User: Jennifer Knapp
Date Deposited: 19 May 2010 14:52
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2014 09:01
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24359 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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