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The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research Ethics



February 2018 | 552 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This handbook is a much-needed and in-depth review of the distinctive set of ethical considerations which accompanies qualitative research. This is particularly crucial given the emergent, dynamic and interactional nature of most qualitative research, which too often allows little time for reflection on the important ethical responsibilities and obligations

Contributions from leading international researchers have been carefully organised into six key thematic sections:

Part One: Thick Descriptions Of Qualitative Research Ethics
Part Two: Qualitative Research Ethics By Technique
Part Three: Ethics As Politics
Part Four: Qualitative Research Ethics With Vulnerable Groups
Part Five: Relational Research Ethics
Part Six: Researching Digitally

This Handbook is a one-stop resource on qualitative research ethics across the social sciences that draws on the lessons learned and the successful methods for surmounting problems – the tried and true, and the new.
Ron Iphofen and Martin Tolich
Editors' Introduction: Principles and values in qualitative research
 
PART ONE: THICK DESCRIPTIONS OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ETHICS
Ron Iphofen and Martin Tolich
Part One Introduction
Martyn Hammersley
Chapter 1: Values in Social Research
David Carpenter
Chapter 2: Ethics, Reflexivity and Virtue
Natasha Mauthner
Chapter 3: A Posthumanist Ethics of Mattering: New Materialisms and the Ethical Practice of Inquiry
Andrea Doucet
Chapter 4: Feminist Epistemologies And Ethics: Ecological Thinking, Situated Knowledges, Epistemic Responsibilities
Mark Israel
Chapter 5: Ethical Imperialism? Exporting Research Ethics to the Global South
Helen Kara
Chapter 6: Ethical Aspects of Emancipatory Approaches to Research In Practice
 
PART TWO: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ETHICS BY TECHNIQUE
Ron Iphofen and Martin Tolich
Part Two Introduction
Paul Atkinson and Sara Delamont
Chapter 7: The Ethics of Ethnography
Karen Lowton
Chapter 8: He Said, She Said, We Said: Ethical Issues In Conducting Dyadic Interviews
Anita Gibbs
Chapter 9: Ethical Issues when Undertaking Autoethnographic Research with Families
Mark Edward
Chapter 10: Between Dance and Detention: Ethical Considerations of Mesearch in Performance
Penelope Kinney
Chapter 11: Walking Interview Ethics
Anne Harley & Jonathon Langdon
Chapter 12: Ethics and Power in Visual Research Methods
Shir Lerman and Olivia Marcus
Chapter 13: Ethics Working In An Ever-Changing Environment
 
PART THREE: ETHICS AS POLITICS
Ron Iphofen and Martin Tolich
Part Three Introduction
Jon Shefner and Zachary McKenney
Chapter 14: Confronting Political Dilemmas in Ethnographic Field Work: Consent, Personal Safety and Triangulation
Igor Gontcharov
Chapter 15: ualitative Ethics in a Positivist frame: The Canadian Experience 1998-2010
Lisa Wynn
Chapter 16: When Ethics Review Boards Get Ethnographic Research Wrong
Marilys Guillemin and Lynn Gillam
Chapter 17: Reflexivity: overcoming distrust between Research Ethics Committees and Researchers
Gary Allen and Mark Israel
Chapter 18: Moving beyond Regulatory Compliance: Building Institutional Support for Ethical Reflection in Research
David Hunter
Chapter 19: Research Ethics Committees - What are they good for?
 
PART FOUR: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ETHICS WITH VULNERABLE GROUPS
Ron Iphofen and Martin Tolich
Part Four Introduction
Will Van den Hoonaard
Chapter 20: The Vulnerability of Vulnerability: Why Social Science Researchers Should Abandon the Doctrine of Vulnerability
Chih Hoong Sin
Chapter 21: Researching hate crime against disabled people – working through ethical considerations when the ‘personal is political’
Linda Liebenberg, Michele Wood, and Darlene Wall
Chapter 22: Participatory Action Research With Indigenous Youth And Their Communities
Julie Mooney-Somers and Anna Olsen
Chapter 23: . Role Conflict and Questions of Rigour: Working with Community Researchers in Sexual Health
Angel Garcia and Gary Alan Fine
Chapter 24: Fair Warnings: The Ethics of Ethnography with Children
Fiona Poland and Linda Birt
Chapter 25: Protecting And Empowering Research With The Vulnerable Older Person
Emma Tumilty, Catherine M. Smith, Peter Walker and Gareth Treharne
Chapter 26: Ethics Unleashed: Developing Responsive Ethical Practice And Review For The Inclusion Of Non-Human Animal Participants In Qualitative Research
Lucy Pickering
Chapter 27: Paternalism and the Ethics of Researching with People who use Drugs
 
PART FIVE: RELATIONAL RESEARCH ETHICS
Ron Iphofen and Martin Tolich
Part Five Introduction
Donald Matheson
Chapter 28: An Exception To The Rule: Journalism And Research Ethics
Dónal O’Mathúna
Chapter 29: The Dual Imperative in Disaster Research Ethics
Bridgette Toy-Cronin
Chapter 30: Ethical Issues in Insider-Outsider Research
David Calvey
Chapter 31: Covert: The Fear And Fascination Of A Methodological Pariah
Karin Olson
Chapter 32: Ethical issues in Grounded Theory
 
PART SIX: RESEARCHING DIGITALLY
Elizabeth Buchanan
Part Six Introduction
Camilla P. Granholm and Eva Smedmark
Chapter 33: Research That Hurts Them And Me: Ethical Considerations When Studying Vulnerable Populations Online
Natasha E. Whiteman
Chapter 34: . ‘What if they’re bastards?’: Ethics and the Imagining of the Other in the Study of Online Fan Cultures
Tom McDonald, Karen Joe-Laidler and Marissa Dean
Chapter 35: Negotiating the ethics of gendered online spaces in Mainland China and Hong Kong
Ron Iphofen and Martin Tolich
Concluding Thoughts: The virtues of qualitative research

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