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Introduction

Birch, Maxine; Miller, Tina; Mauthner, Melanie and Jessop, Julie (2002). Introduction. In: Mauthner, Melanie; Birch, Maxine; Jessop, Julie and Miller, Tina eds. Ethics on Qualitative Research. London: Sage Publications Limited, pp. 1–11.

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Abstract

About the book: This book examines the theoretical and practical aspects of ethical dilemmas in qualitative research. To many researchers, 'ethics' has been associated with following ethical guidelines and gaining ethics approval from academic bodies. However, the complexities of researching private lives and placing accounts in the public arena increasingly raise ethical issues which are not easily solved by rules and guidelines. This book addresses the gap between research practice and ethical principles that inform it, focusing on responsibility and accountability in applied feminist research practice.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2002 Sage Publications Limited
ISBN: 0-7619-7308-7, 978-0-7619-7308-9
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care
Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
Item ID: 19874
Depositing User: Katy Gagg
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2010 17:03
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2012 17:00
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/19874
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