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Further, they have the option of moving away from a conflict situation rather than settling it by compromise. This is probably a frequent pattern in American society (Felstiner, 1974), although it may carry a high cost (Danzig and Lowy, 1975). My own study of an urban neighborhood suggests that avoidance, or moving away, is common but is usually chosen reluctantly after a long period of conflict and the exhaustion of other alternatives (Merry, 1979). Most of the disputes in this low-income, polyethnic housing project passed through a long phase of endurance, in which the disputants simply put up with barking dogs, dirty stairwells, minor thefts, and jealous, violent lovers while appealing to a variety of formal third parties—the management office, the police, and the courts.
Harries-Jones, P. (1964) "Marital Disputes and the Process of Conciliation in a Copperbelt Town," 35 Human Problems in British Central Africa 29. Hoebel, E. A. (1954) The Law of Primitive Man: A Study in Comparative Legal Dynamics. : Harvard University Press. Hofrichter, Richard (1977) "Justice Centers Raise Basic Questions,"  New Directions in Legal Services 168. 44 Sally Engle Merry (1982) "Neighborhood Justice and the Social Control Problems of American Capitalism: A Perspective," in R.
Comparative Studies. Volume 2 by Richard L. Abel (Auth.)