Research on Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

There is a range of leading academics, publications and research on male victims of domestic abuse (remember to go to the statistics page for the latest). These are highlighted below and if you know of any more please email chairman@mankind.org.uk

Key Publications

Media coverage, publicised research, court rulings and examples of male victims of domestic abuse (2007 to March 2020)

Intimate Partner Violence: New Perspectives in Research and Practice (Elizabeth A. Bates, Julie C. Taylor)

Break the Silence: a support guide for male victims of domestic abuse (Lee Marks)

Springer Hub: Partner Abuse Summary of 70+ Studies (male victims)

Help-seeking by male victims of domestic violence and abuse (DVA): a systematic review and qualitative evidence synthesis.

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Key UK Academics

(1) Dr Elizabeth Bates, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Cumbria.

(see website for more information and publications)

(2) Professor Nicola Graham-Kevan, Professor of Criminal Justice Psychology, University of Central Lancashire

(3) Dr Ben Hine, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of West London

  • Invisible Men
  • Hine, Ben , Noku, Ledja, Bates, Elizabeth and Jayes, Kealey (2020) But, who is the victim here? Exploring judgments towards hypothetical bidirectional domestic violence scenarios. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. ISSN 0886-2605 (In Press): https://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/6816/

(see website for more information and publications)

(4) Dr Siobhan Weare, Lecturer, Lancaster University

(5) Dr Mohammad Mazher  “Maz” Idriss

(5) Natalie Quinn-Walker

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Other UK Research

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Key International Research

(1) Dr Denise Hines, Research Associate Professor, Clark University

(see website for more information and publications)

Other (you may need an EBSCO account to access)

Australia

Male Victims of Domestic Violence (Donald G. Dutton, Katherine R. White)

Canada

Help seeking experiences of survivors of intimate partner violence in Canada: The role of gender, violence severity, and social belonging. (Barrett, B. J., Peirone, A., & Cheung, C. H)

USA

Associations Between Intimate Partner Violence Victimization and Employment Outcomes Among Male and Female Post-9/11 Veterans (Rachel M. Maskin, VA Boston Healthcare System, Katherine M. Iverson, Dawne Vogt, and Brian N. Smith

I’m Strong for Her’ versus ‘I Rely on Him’: male and female victims’ reasons for staying reflect sex-gender conflations  (Jessica J. Eckstein)

Perceptions of harm, criminality, and law enforcement response: Comparing violence by men against women and violence by women against men. (Allen, E., & Bradley, M. S)

Women as active agents: Female perpetrators of sexual harassment and domestic abuse (Douglass, M. D., D’Aguanno, S., & Jones, S)

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Dissertations and Posters

Toni Holt: A Critical Exploration of Why Men Are Failing to Report Domestic Abuse

Natasha Summers: Poster 1

Abby James: Examining Issues Surrounding Public Attitudes and Awareness in Relation to Domestic Violence Against Males

Michelle Wells: It’s deemed unmanly’: men’s experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV)

Marie Hunter: Female Perpetrated Domestic Abuse

Laura Geall: The Underepresentation of male victims

Khawaja Akbar: Law and the Male Victim of Domestic Violence (Khawaja Akbar)

Lydia Stoneman: The Current Social Issue of Stigmatisation towards Male Victims of Intimate Partner

Zoe Garratt: Domestic Violence Against Men – Is it a Forgotten Crime?

Dr Simon Josolyne: Men’s experiences of violence and abuse from a female intimate partner:

Katie Lambert: Broken Men Break The Silence

Christopher Stephenson: Fathers’ Experiences of Domestic Violence

Suzanne Baines: Criminal Justice Response to Male Victims

Mark Brooks: The Seven Challenges Male Victims Face