Nor can they easily avoid either the police or the gangs and their standover
thugs collecting 'taxes' to pay for protection (Dovey and Polakit, 2010; King, 2011).
Tension is expertly sustained throughout, reaching palpable levels whenever the volatile leaders of the rival militia (Chris Chalk, Kevin Mambo) are oustage, using their standover
tactics to spread fear like a virus among the women.
The Howard government and its political standover
men like Tony Abbott will not bully nurses out of fighting for their rights at work,' she said.
There is no evidence from the European literature that there are standover
tactics or drug dealing on premises.