This presentation explores the relationship between gender and the expression of coercive control in the context of domestic and family violence in Australia. It highlights how gender dynamics contribute to patterns of abusive behaviour which shape men’s control over women in intimate relationships.
When: 10:00am to 11:00am (QLD), Tuesday 27th February 2018
Dr Jamilla Rosdahl is an interdisciplinary sociologist, researcher and lecturer specialising in gendered forms of violence, the body and social theory. Dr Rosdahl’s work focuses on how new cultural practices, generated from larger social, economic and political transformations and processes, operate to configure possibilities of violence, fear and relations of power at local and global levels. Her role in the center includes generating sociological research, education and publications that support policy and practice in order to combat domestic and family violence in Australia.