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How is hate shaping our society?
With the troubling rise of nationalist populism and the return of race politics, it's time to question the powers at play. On Hate is an urgent call for citizens to defend democracy against extremism.
About the Author
Tim Soutphommasane is a political theorist and human rights advocate. From 2013 to 2018 he was Race Discrimination Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission. His previous books include Reclaiming Patriotism, The Virtuous Citizen, Don’t Go Back To Where You Came From and I’m Not Racist But... He has been a columnist for The Age and The Weekend Australian .
ISBN: 9780522875348 ISBN-10: 0522875343 Audience:
Published: 5th February 2019 Publisher: Melbourne University Press Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 14.8 x 11.0
Weight (kg): 0.08
Dr Tim Soutphommasane was Race Discrimination Commissioner from 2013 to 2018. Prior to joining the Australian Human Rights Commission, Tim was a political philosopher and held posts at The University of Sydney and Monash University. His thinking on multiculturalism, patriotism and national identity has been influential in shaping debates in Australia and Britain.
He has been an opinion columnist with The Age and The Weekend Australian newspapers, and presented the documentary series Mongrel Nation on ABC Radio National (2013). Tim is an adjunct professor at the School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University and chairs the Leadership Council on Cultural Diversity.
Born in France and raised in southwest Sydney, Tim holds a Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy (with Distinction) from the University of Oxford, and is a first-class honours graduate of The University of Sydney.
For those interested in the correct pronunciation of Tim’s surname, the phonetic spelling of it is Soot-pom-ma-sarn.