Intimate Partner Violence, Employment,and The Workplace: Consequences and Future Directions

Jennifer E. Swanberg, tk Logan, Caroline Macke

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The purpose of this article is to examine the literature on violence against women and employment. After a brief discussion of the definition and consequences of intimate partner violence, the article reviews the research and related literatures to describe the (a) types of job interference tactics used by abusers, (b) employee-level consequences of partner violence, (c) victimized employee responses to intimate partner violence, (d) organizational-level consequences of partner violence, and (e) employer responses to intimate partner violence. Future research directions and workplace implications are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)286-312
Number of pages27
JournalTrauma, Violence, and Abuse
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2005


  • intimate partner violence
  • women's employment
  • workplace policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Applied Psychology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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