Laura Moran on Symbolic Ethnic Capital in Australia

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In this episode, Dr. Laura Moran, a recent graduate from the School of Social Sciences at the University of Queensland talks about how Sudanese young people with refugee backgrounds use hip hop music and style in Brisbane, Australia.  

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Laura Moran

Dr. Moran presented her paper "Constructions of Race: Symbolic Ethnic Capital and the Performance of Youth Identity in Multicultural Australia" at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association.  

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Music: Sweeter Vermouth by Kevin MacLeod and Born in Africa by B Unit.