African Youth Gangs: The Marginalization of South Sudanese Young People in Melbourne, Australia

Authors: Troy Pittaway & Jaya A.R. Dantas

Young South Sudanese individuals, particularly males, encounter racism and discrimination in Australia, notably in Melbourne. This study, conducted with South Sudanese youth and community stakeholders in Melbourne, Australia, delved into how these young individuals respond to media narratives about ‘African Gangs’ and how such portrayals influence their encounters with racism.

Published in Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies