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Dr Nadia Aghtaie
Dr Nadia Aghtaie
Lecturer in Gender Based Violence
Nadia has just finished a research project on young people’s experiences of violence and abuse(online & offline) in their intimate relationships within the European context. Her current research is on domestic violence and the notion/s of justice for non-heterogenous communities of Muslim women who use Sharia Councils in the UK.
Research interests include:
Gender based violence within national and international contexts
Cultural and structural violence within Muslim context
Violence and abuse within teenage intimate relationships
Nadia Aghtaie is a lecturer in gender based violence at the Centre for Gender and Violence Research. She has a longstanding association with the School, having completed her BSc, MSc and PhD research here looking at perspectives of Iranian students to violence against women in Iran and the UK. During and since completing her PhD, Nadia has worked with other members of the School on various projects such as, forced marriage within the UK's South Asian community, investigating violence against women in rural and urban areas in the UK, Civil and Criminal Codes of Iran in relation to domestic violence and rape. Her most recent research project was on intimate partner violence and abuse amongst teenagers in five European countries: 'Safeguarding Teenage Intimate Relationships (STIR): Connecting online and offline contexts and risks' led by Dr Christine Barter. To find out more about this project see: http://stiritup.eu/. Her current research is on domestic violence and the notion/s of justice for non-heterogenous communities of Muslim women who use Sharia Councils in the UK.
Nadia has lectured on various undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as Violence against Women, Comparative Social Policy, International Perspectives on Violence against Women, Global Child Poverty, Gender and Education and Childhood Studies.
- Comparative gendered violence; domestic
- structural and sexual violence; forced marriage
- civil and criminal law within Islamic states
- children’s rights and family support.
- Barter, C, Wood, M, Lanau, A, Aghtaie, N, Larkins, C & Overlien, C, 2017, Young people's online and face-to-face experiences of Interpersonal violence and abuse and its subjective impact across five European countries. Psychology of Violence.
- Stanley, N, Barter, CA, Wood, MJE, Aghtaie, N, Larkins, C, Lanau, A & Överlien, C, 2016, Pornography, Sexual Coercion and Abuse and Sexting in Young People’s Intimate Relationships: A European Study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
- Watson, DL, Cameron, AM & Aghtaie, N, 2015, Embedded Service delivery with children and families: a model of innovative collaboration in children’s services?. in: Innovation in the public sector. Fagbokforlaget, Molde, Norway
- Wood, M, Barter, C, Stanley, N, Aghtaie, N & Larkins, C, 2015, Images across Europe: The sending and receiving of sexual images and associations with interpersonal violence in young people's relationships. Children and Youth Services Review.
- Hellevik, P, Overlien, C, Barter, C, Wood, M, Aghtaie, N, Larkins, C & Stanley, N, 2015, Traversing the Generational Gap: Young People's views on Intervention and Prevention of Teenage Intimate Partner Violence. in: Nicky Stanley, Cathy Humphrey (eds) Domestic Violence and Protecting Children. . Jessica Kingsley Press
- Aghtaie, N & Gangoli, G, 2015, Key Issues: Researching Gender Based Violence. in: Nadia Aghtaie, Geetanjali Gangoli (eds) Understanding Gender Based Violence: National and International Contexts . Routledge, pp. 3-17
- Aghtaie, N, 2015, Men as Women's Guardian: Domestic Violence in Iran. in: Nadia Aghtaie, Geetanjali Gangoli (eds) Understanding Gender Based Violence: National and International Contexts. Routledge, pp. 165-183
- Aghtaie, N, 2015, Iranian Women's Perspectives on Violence against Women in Iran and the UK. Iranian Studies .
- Aghtaie, N & Gangoli, G, 2015, National and International Perspectives to Gender Based Violence. Abingdon: Routledge
- Watson, DL, Cameron, AM & Aghtaie, N, 2014, The role of ‘embeddedness’ in the delivery of integrated children's services. Children and Youth Services Review, vol 47 Part 3., pp. 370-377
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