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Author Bolger, Audrey.

Title Aboriginal women and violence : a report for the Criminology Research Council and the Northern Territory Commissioner of Police / by Audrey Bolger
Published Darwin : Australian National University. North Australia Research Unit, 1991

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Description vi, 104 pages ; 25 cm
Series [CRC] ; 22/88
Contents 1. women and violence -- 2. Facts and figures -- 3. Violent experiences -- 4. Causes of violence against women -- 5. Dealing with violent situations -- 6. Public sector response -- 7. Future action
Summary Study of violence against Aboriginal women in selected towns, town camps, communities and outstations in Northern Territory; examines incidence, causes of violence, particularly role of alcohol, methods of dealing with violent situations, and responses of police , courts, health and welfare workers, Aboriginal legal services, womens refuges and alcohol agencies; sees positive aspects in Aboriginal womens use of refuges, new domestic violence laws and campaigns against alcohol; confusion over role of violence in traditional societies
Notes Bibliography; p. 101-104; Includes tables
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 101-104
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Women -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Wife abuse
Abused women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Abused women -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Family violence -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Violence -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Wife abuse -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Crimes against -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Social conditions.
Women, Aboriginal Australian.
Author Australian National University. North Australia Research Unit.
Criminology Research Council.
Northern Territory. Commissioner of Police
LC no. 91051471
ISBN 0731511727