Research Ethics and Integrity for Social Scientists: Beyond Regulatory Compliance (2nd Revised edition)

Research Ethics and Integrity for Social Scientists: Beyond Regulatory Compliance (2nd Revised edition)

By: Mark Israel (author)Paperback

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Ethics and integrity in research are increasingly important for social scientists around the world. We are tackling more complex problems in the face of expanding and not always sympathetic regulation. This book surveys the recent developments and debates around researching ethically and with integrity and complying with ethical requirements. The new edition pushes beyond the work of the first edition through updated and extended coverage of issues relating to international, indigenous, interdisciplinary and internet research. Through case studies and examples drawn from all continents and from across the social science disciplines, the book: demonstrates the practical value of thinking seriously and systematically about ethical conduct in social science research identifies how and why current regulatory regimes have emerged reveals those practices that have contributed to the adversarial relationships between researchers and regulators encourages all parties to develop shared solutions to ethical and regulatory problems.

About Author

Mark Israel is Winthrop Professor of Law and Criminology in the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Australia. He has a degree in law and postgraduate qualifications in sociology, criminology and education. He has published on research ethics and integrity, higher education and research policy, political exile and migration, criminology and socio-legal studies. His books include South African Political Exile in the United Kingdom (Palgrave Macmillan, 1999), Crime and Justice (Thomson Reuters, 2006 eds with Goldsmith and Daly), and Research Ethics for Social Scientists: Between Ethical Conduct and Regulatory Compliance (Sage, 2006 with Hay). He has won teaching and research prizes in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, including the Prime Minister's Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year in 2004. Mark has undertaken consultancy for, among others, the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Federal and State governments in Australia, as well as the European Research Council, and a range of higher education institutions and professional associations in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Contents

Why care about ethics? Ethical approaches Codes and principles Regulating ethics Informed consent Confidentiality Avoiding harm, doing good and seeking justice Integrity and misconduct Relationships Beyond regulatory compliance

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446207499
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781446207499
  • weight: 450
  • ISBN10: 1446207498
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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