Researching Sexual Violence against Women
Methodological and Personal Perspectives
- Martin D. Schwartz - Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Ohio University, Ohio University, Athens, USA
Rape & Sex Crimes
Well-known researchers in the field describe their own work and that of others to illustrate both large-scale and local studies. Topics discussed include: researchers' own emotional experiences of working with rape research; experiences of harassment by subjects; feminist participatory research into lesbian battering; reflexivity in studying prostitutes; the gendered nature of research interviews; and white women studying battered black women.