A number of writers have commented on the level of violence in Aboriginal
communities and on the use of physical force, both for punishing wrongdoers and as
a means of resolving disputes. For instance Hiatt (1965) and Williams (1987) have
both analysed conflict resolution in communities in the Northern Territory and
although physical force was certainly not the only means of settling disputes, it was
prominent in each analysis.
Other writers (Burbank 1980, Bell 1983, McKnight 1986) have...[Show more]
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