An investigation into whether the relationship between employment status and the severity of intimate partner violence can be advanced through an intersectional lens

  • Date: 4 May 2022
  • Time: 16:30 pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Venue: Online
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Join the Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER) for a public research seminar from Priya Devendran on investigating the relationship between employment status and intimate partner violence.

It is well established that race and gender are associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration, and a myriad of factors make both these social categories two of the strongest correlates for IPV perpetration. Although informative, extant research has not yet demonstrated empirically how unemployment can help us understand intersectional differences in the severity of IPV perpetration.

This seminar will outline findings from a study examining whether certain groups characterised by the intersection of race and gender are more likely to engage in severe intimate partner violence and, if so, the extent to which unemployment explains (i. e. mediates) why certain demographic groups are more likely to do so.

Priya joined PIER as a Research Fellow in 2017, and has over five years of experience conducting police and crime related research. Her research interests lie in community policing and she is in her third year of a PhD at the University of Oxford.

If you have any questions, email PIER@aru.ac.uk

  • Date: 4 May 2022
  • Time: 16:30 pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Venue: Online
Book via Eventbrite