Women bashing: An urban Aboriginal perspective

Lucashenko, Melissa & Best, Odette (1995) Women bashing: An urban Aboriginal perspective. Social Alternatives, 14(1), pp. 19-22.

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Abstract

ABORIGINAL people in urbanised Australia experience violence on a daily basis. This violence ranges from the psychological (the covert hostility of the corner shop, the denial of the Aboriginality of fair-skinned or urban Blacks) through to the physical brutality of the criminal justice system. For Aboriginal women and children this daily violence is not only public but also has a private, B1ack-on-B1ack dimension. The Aboriginal home may be some refuge from the slights of white Australia but this is cold comfort to women for whom being 'flogged up' by their partners is so ordinary an event as to be unremarkable.

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ID Code: 94870
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Aboriginal women, Domestic violence, Feminism, Colonialism
ISSN: 0155-0306
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Deposited On: 15 Apr 2016 01:49
Last Modified: 10 May 2016 03:22

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