02. Violence against women in Australian indigenous communities and contexts

Key and recent overviews

Blagg, Harry, Nicole Bluett-Boyd, and Emma Williams. (2015). Innovative models in addressing violence against Indigenous women: State of knowledge paper. Sydney: ANROWS.

Closing the Gap Clearinghouse (AIHW & AIFS) 2016. Family violence prevention programs in Indigenous communities. Resource sheet no. 37. Produced by the Closing the Gap Clearinghouse. Canberra: AIHW & Melbourne: AIFS.

Olsen, A., & Lovett, R. (2016). Existing knowledge, practice and responses to violence against women in Australian Indigenous communities: State of knowledge paper. ANROWS Landscapes, 02/2016.

Tayton, S., Kaspiew, R., Moore, S., and Campo, M. (2014) Groups and communities at risk of domestic violence and family violence: a review and evaluation of domestic and family prevention and early intervention services focusing on at-risk groups and communities. Australian Institute of Family Studies.

 

Further works

Al-Yaman, F, Van Doeland, M. & Wallis, M. (2006) Family violence among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Atkinson, J. (2002). Trauma trails, recreating song lines: The transgenerational effects of trauma in Indigenous Australia North Melbourne: Spinifex Press.

Behrendt, L. (1993). Aboriginal women and the white lies of the feminist movement: Implications for Aboriginal women in rights discourse. Australian Feminist Law Journal, 1, 27-44.

Behrendt, L., Porter, A., & Vivian, A. (2016). Factors affecting crime rates in six rural Indigenous communities. In J.F. Donnermeyer (Ed.). The Routledge international handbook of rural criminology. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Blagg, H. (2008). Crime, Aboriginality and the decolonisation of justice. Sydney: Hawkins Press.

Blagg, H. (2008b). Crime, Aboriginality and the decolonisation of justice. Sydney: Federation Press.

Bluett-Boyd, N. (2005). In search of justice in family violence: Exploring alternative responses in the Victorian Indigenous Australian community. Melbourne: Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Pty Ltd.

Bolger, A. (1991). Aboriginal women and violence: A report for the Criminology Research Council and the Northern Territory Commissioner of Police. Darwin: Australian National University, North Australia Research Unit.

Bolger, A. (1991). Aboriginal women and violence: a report for the Criminology Research Council and the Northern Territory Commissioner of Police. Casuarina: Australian National University North Australia Research Unit.

Burbank, V. K. (1994). Fighting women: Anger and aggression in Aboriginal Australia. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Carter, Edie. (1987). Aboriginal Women Speak Out… About Rape Child Sexual Abuse. (Report of an Adelaide Survey, 1985-86), Adelaide: Adelaide Rape Crisis Centre.

Cheers, B., M. Binell, H. Coleman, I. Gentle, G. Miller, J. Taylor, and C. Weetra. (2006). Family Violence: An Australian indigenous community tells its story. International Social Work, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 51-63.

Cowlishaw, Gillian. (2014). Governing sex: removing the right to take responsibility. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 2 April.

Cox, D., M. Young, and A. Bairnsfather-Scott. (2009). No justice without healing: Australian Aboriginal people and family violence. Australian Feminist Law Journal, Vol 30, 151-161.

Cripps, K. (2007). Indigenous Family Violence: From Emergency Measures to Committed Long Term Action, Australian Indigenous Law Review, 11(2), 7-18.

Cripps, K. (2008). Indigenous family violence: A statistical challenge. INJURY: International Journal of the Care of the Injured, 39(5), S25-S35.

Day, A., Nakata, M., & Howells, K. (Eds.). (2008). Anger and Indigenous men. Sydney: The Federation Press.

Hunter, E. (1990). Images of Violence in Aboriginal Australia. Aboriginal Law Bulletin, 2(46), October.

Indigenous Law Centre. (2010). Sexual violence and Indigenous victims: women, children and the criminal justice system. Research Brief No 1.

Langton, M. (1988). Medicine square. In I. Keen (Ed.), Being Black: Aboriginal Cultures in ‘Settled’ Australia (pp. 201-226). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press

Lawrence, Carmen. (2006). A national disgrace: violence against women and children in Indigenous communities. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, v.30 no. 5, Sept - Oct: 29, 32-33.

McDonald, G. (1988). A Wiradjuri fight story. In I. Keen (Ed.), Being Black: Aboriginal Cultures in ‘Settled’ Australia (pp. 179-200). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press

Memmott, P., Stacy, R., Chambers, C., & Keys, C. (2001). Violence in Indigenous communities. Canberra: Crime Prevention Branch, Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department.

Memmott, Paul, Rachael Stacy, Catherine Chambers, and Catherine Keys. (2001). Violence in Indigenous Communities. Canberra: Crime Prevention Branch, Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department.

Nicoll, F. (2007). “Are you calling me racist?” Teaching critical whiteness studies in Indigenous sovereignty. In D. W.Riggs (Ed.), Taking up the challenge: Critical race and whiteness studies in a postcolonising nation (pp. 17-33). Belair: Crawford House Publishing.

O’Dowd, M. (2009). Place, identity and nationhood: The Northern Territory intervention as the final act of a dying nation. Continuum: Journal of Medical and Cultural Studies, 23(6), 803-825.

Robertson, B. (1999) The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Taskforce on Violence Report. Brisbane: Queensland Government.

Smallacombe, Sonia. (2004). Speaking positions on Indigenous violence. Hecate, v.30, no.1: 47-55.

Watson, I. (2007). Aboriginal sovereignties: Past, present and future (im)possibilities. In S. Perera (Ed.), Our Patch. Perth: Network.

Watson, I. (2009). In the Northern Territory intervention what is saved or rescued and what is at cost? Cultural Studies Review, 15(2), 45-60.

Watson, N. (2009). The New Protection: Indigenous Women and the Contemporary Australian State. In T Dreher and C Ho (eds.), Beyond the hijab debates: new conversations on gender, race and religion, (pp. 105-117). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Watson, N. (2011). The Northern Territory Emergency Response: Has it Really Improved the Lives of Aboriginal Women and Children? Australian Feminist Law Journal, 35(1), 147-163.

Watson, N. (2011). The Northern Territory Emergency Response: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same. Alberta Law Review, 48(4), 905-918.

Watson, N. (2015). From the Northern Territory Emergency Response to Stronger Futures: Where is the Evidence that Aboriginal Women are Leading Self-Determining Lives? In Rosie Scott, Anita Heiss (eds.), The Intervention : An anthology, (pp. 88-102). Australia: Concerned Australians. (Also: Watson, N. (2014). From the Northern Territory Emergency Response to Stronger Futures - Where is the Evidence that Australian Aboriginal Women are Leading Self-Determining Lives? In Suvendrini Perera, Sherene H. Razack (eds.), At the Limits of Justice: Women of Colour on Terror, (pp. 335-355). Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Weatherburn, D., and L. Snowball. (2012). Is there a cultural explanation for Indigenous violence? A second look at the NATSISS. In Hunter B & Biddle N [eds] 2012, Survey Analysis for Indigenous Policy in Australia: Social Science Perspectives, Australian National University, Canberra.

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