Research Ethics for Human Geography
A Handbook for Students
- Helen F. Wilson - University of Durham, UK
- Jonathan Darling - Durham University, UK
Research Ethics for Human Geography is a lively and engaging introduction to key ethical issues in geographical research by leading figures in the discipline. It addresses the wide range of ethical issues involved in collecting, analysing and writing up research across the social sciences, and explores and explains the more specific ethical issues associated with different forms of geographical inquiry.
Each chapter comprises detailed summaries and definitions, real-life case studies, student check-lists and annotated recommendations for reading, making the book a valuable toolkit for students undertaking all forms of geographical research, from local and overseas fieldwork, through to dissertation research, methods-training, and further research.
This is an important and timely book that will prove an essential resource for teaching about research ethics. It provides students with invaluable advice, information and reading as well as helpful examples of ethical practice in geographical research.
Finally we have a book that both expertly and accessibly outlines the myriad of ethical decisions that need to be worked through when embarking on research. This excellent text will be an invaluable resource for students undertaking research.
This engaging textbook on preparing, and working through encountering challenging ethical consideration, processes and decisions to make (and live with) in human geography research will be of major interest to advanced under-graduate, masters and Doctoral students, as well as new academics. The chapters here are conceptual and systematic drawing on personal research experiences as well as case studies from the public literature, and come with recommendations for readers to consider and think through.
A comprehensive, clear, accessible and useful survey of ethical issues involved in human geography research.
This is an accessible and engaging text which provides a comprehensive guide to ethical considerations in human geography research. Through excellent contributions, conceptual discussion and practical research guidelines it forms an invaluable toolkit for undergraduate and postgraduate geographers.
An easy to understand resource which is useful for postgraduate students and other people interested in research.
This richly illustrated and incisive book brings together leading scholars to provide the most comprehensive and critical consideration of research ethics for human geography - and will now be the ‘go to’ text for students, teachers and researchers.
This is a book I suggest for guiding students as they start their research fieldwork.
It is very helpful for postgrad and PhD students working on their research fieldwork and thesis.
This is a great book which is useful not only for undergraduates but also for postgraduates as they navigate research ethics.