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Attitude changes through art and sport

Chan, Frances L. (2004) Attitude changes through art and sport. In Bailey, C., Cabrera, D., & Buys, L. (Eds.) Social Change in the 21st Century Conference; Centre for Social Change Research.

Abstract

The question investigated by surveying mainstream Australians in Brisbane was whether studying Japanese floral art or a Chinese martial art changed their attitudes towards Asians or Asian culture. This was tested by an anonymous questionnaire with 44 questions. None of them began a course because of a special interest in Asia, yet eventually they learned about Asian culture and became interested in learning more. Several visited Asia after taking up their studies and the rest stated they now want to. While an attitude change could not be strongly demonstrated, a significant increase in knowledge about Asia, as well as an interest in Asian culture, was seen. Most were aware of anti-Asian attitudes in Australia’s past but few admitted such attitudes themselves, which may reflect the current view that such prejudice is not acceptable.

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ID Code: 654
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: Visiting Academic, Centre for Social Change Research, QUT
ISBN: 1741070813
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Social Change (160805)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Social Change Research
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Frances L. Chan
Deposited On: 21 Dec 2004
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2012 19:41

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