Wirltu Yarlu Research Seminar Series

Lateral violence in the Aboriginal community in Adelaide, South Australia: From dilemmas to strategies.

by Yvonne Clark

Lateral violence describes how members of oppressed groups direct their dissatisfaction inward toward themselves and others within their community. I was inspired to take action to further understand lateral violence and assist to prevent it within the Aboriginal community in Adelaide. Consequently myself and colleagues developed awareness workshops for community called ‘preventing lateral violence’ which had been received well. Further exploration of its understanding has been via research in the form of my recent PhD. This research critically examines the concept of lateral violence in the Aboriginal community and is comprised of two separate studies utilising an Indigenous methodology as a guiding framework with a combination of both quantitative and qualitative approaches.

Please RSVP by the 18th May 2017 via Eventbrite.

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Date: Thursday 25th May, 2017
Location: Ira Raymond Room, North Terrace Campus
RSVP by 5.00pm Thursday 18 May to Wirltu Yarlu

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