Purpose – This chapter presents some innovative ways in which researchers can collect survey data on various types of violence against women.
Methodology/approach – The suggestions made here are drawn from over 30 years of national, international, and local survey research.
Findings – The methods described in this chapter minimize underreporting, produce theoretically relevant data, and have meaningful policy consequences.
Originality/value – The research techniques reviewed here have made many important contributions to the field and the data they uncovered have helped raise public awareness about one of the world’s most compelling social problems.
DeKeseredy, W.S. (2019), "Innovative Methods of Gathering Survey Data on Violence Against Women", Deflem, M. and Silva, D.M.D. (Ed.) Methods of Criminology and Criminal Justice Research (Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance, Vol. 24), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 69-84. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1521-613620190000024008
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