Heather Neilsen

Heather Neilson is an academic.

Heather Neilson reviews 'Who Do You Think You Are? Second generation immigrant women in Australia' edited by Karen Herne, Joanne Travaglia, and Elizabeth Weiss

September 1992, no. 144 01 September 1992
Heather Neilson reviews 'Who Do You Think You Are? Second generation immigrant women in Australia' edited by Karen Herne, Joanne Travaglia, and Elizabeth Weiss
The editors of Who Do You Think You Are? cheerfully point out the imprecision and contradictoriness of the second part of their title. ‘How can you be born in Australia and also be an immigrant? If you were not born in Australia but came here at an early age, how can you be second generation?’ Nevertheless, they have chosen to regard the linguistic slipperiness and confusion inherent in the te ... (read more)