Intimate Violence and Sexual Violence in Chinese Societies

Date: 

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 11:40am to 1:00pm

Location: 

WAPPP Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102

Jia Xue, WAPPP Fellow; PhD Candidate in Social Welfare, University of Pennsylvania

In this seminar, Jia Xue discusses the current state of domestic violence law in China. In particular, she focuses on how this social issue transfers into a policy agenda. Jia draws on findings from her current project, which examines the use of social media in the context of intimate partner violence in China. Additionally, she introduces another project investigating the impact of intimate partner violence on mental health through the examination of Weibo messages (Chinese version of Twitter).