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Research Ethics in Context

Research Ethics in Context

Three Volume Set
Edited by:

December 2015 | 1 156 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The focus of this Major Work is unequivocally cross-disciplinary: the three-volume collection contains landmark papers which explore ethics issues in context across all research that involves human subjects, taking a look at aspects such as consent, sensitivity, protection from harm, and data protection.

Crucially, a cross-disciplinary approach enables scholars to learn from the best (and worst) practice of others, and helps to cultivate understanding of how many of today’s ethical codes of practice emerged in response to the unethical practice of individuals within a range of disciplines.

The literature is arranged thematically by volume, introduced by the editor’s introduction which provides the context and rationale behind the selection of papers.

Volume One: Historical Context

Volume Two: Classic Cases Redux

Volume Three: Core concepts  


Medical Ethics: Principles, Persons, and Perspectives: From Controversy to Conversation

K. Boyd
Human Experimentation in Historical and Ethical Perspectives

Norman Howard-Jones
Ethics and Clinical Research

Henry Beecher
Exploitation and Enrichment: The Paradox of Medical Experimentation

M. Brazier
Ethical Aspects of Experimentation with Human Subjects

Henry Beecher
Human Experimentation: Historical Perspective of Breaches of Ethics in US Health Care

Elizabeth Laymans
Protection of Human Subjects of Research: Recent Developments and Future Prospects for the Social Sciences

Eleanor Singer and Felice Levine
Learning from Tuskegee: From Moral Outrage to Integrative Ethics

Ann Gallagher
The Nuremberg Code

The Belmont Report

The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights

WMA International Code of Medical Ethics

World Medical Association
WMA Declaration of Helsinki – Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects

World Medical Association
Ethics and Standards in Medicine – Much More Than Abortion and Euthanasia

Bryan Vernon
Laying Ethical Foundations for Clinical Research

Jon Harkness, Susan Lederer and Daniel Wikler
On Ethical Principles for Social Research

Martyn Hammersley
Between the Accountable and the Auditable: Ethics and Ethical Governance in the Social Sciences

Nathan Emmerich
Creeping Ethical Regulation and the Strangling of Research

Martyn Hammersley
The Ethical Case against Ethical Regulation in Humanities and Social Science Research

Robert Dingwall
Adjudicating Entitlements: The Emerging Discourses of Research Ethics Boards

Elvi Whittaker
IRB Reformation: Is Unfettered Access the Answer?

Kristine Florczak and Nancy Lockie
Protecting Vulnerable Research Participants: A Foucault-Inspired Analysis of Ethics Committees

Truls Juritzen, Harald Grimen and Kristin Heggen
An Alternative Ethics? Justice and Care as Guiding Principles for Qualitative Research

Martyn Hammersley and Anna Traianou
A Historical Interpretation of Deceptive Experiments in American Psychology

C. Herrera
Behavioral Study of Obedience

Stanley Milgram
Some Thoughts on Ethics of Research: After Reading Milgram’s “Behavioral Study of Obedience”

Diana Baumrind
Issues in the Study of Obedience: A Reply to Baumrind

Stanley Milgram
On the Ethics of Intervention in Human Psychological Research: With Special Reference to the Stanford Prison Experiment

Philip Zimbardo
Controversial Psychological Research Methods and Their Influence on the Development of Formal Ethical Guidelines

Katie Youngpeter
“Torture at Yale”: Experimental Subjects, Laboratory Torment and the “Rehabilitation” of Milgram’s “Obedience to Authority”

Ian Nicholson
What Can Milgram and Zimbardo Teach Ethics Committees and Qualitative Researchers about Minimizing Harm?

Martin Tolich
Ethical Issues and Guidelines for Conducting Data Analysis in Psychological Research

Rachel Wasserman
On Being Sane in Insane Places

D. Rosenhan
Laud Humphreys and Research Ethics

Earl Babbie
Controversies Surrounding Laud Humphreys’ Tearoom Trade: An Unsettling Example of Politics and Power in Methodological Critiques

Michael Lenza
Whose Side Are We On?

Howard Becker
Protecting Research Subjects and Unintended Consequences: The Effect of Guarantees of Confidentiality

F.G. Reamer
The Myth of Informed Consent: In Daily Practice and in Clinical Trials

William Silverman
The Ethics of Open Methods

Roger Homan
Subject, Project or Self – Thoughts in Ethical Dilemmas for Social and Medical Researchers

Jane Batchelor and Catherine Briggs
The Ethics of Ethnography

Elizabeth Murphy and Robert Dingwall
Researching Researchers: Lessons for Research Ethics

Rose Wiles, Vikki Charles, Graham Crow and Sue Heath
Ethics and the Practice of Qualitative Research

Ian Shaw
Empty Ethics: The Problem with Informed Consent

Oonagh Corrigan
Informed Consent in International Research

Patricia Marshall
Exploring the Meaning of Consent: Participation in Research and Beliefs about Risks and Benefits

Eleanor Singer
What Do Prospective Research Participants Want to Know? What Do They Assume They Know Already?

James Walkup and Elinor Bock
Ethics at Home: Informed Consent in Your Own Backyard

Susan Malone
Improving Consent with Minority Participant from Researcher and Community Surveys

Sandra Crouse Quinn et al.
Research Ethics and Data Quality: The Implications of Informed Consent

Graham Crow, Rose Wiles, Sue Heath and Vikki Charles
Informed Consent, Gatekeepers and Go-Betweens: Negotiating Consent in Child- and Youth-Centred Institutions

Sue Heath, Vikki Charles, Graham Crow and Rose Wiles
An Experiment with a Confidentiality Reminder in a Telephone Survey

J. Frey
Confidentiality for Whom?

Ian Robinson
Confidentiality and Autonomy: The Challenge(s) of Offering Research Participants a Choice of Disclosing Their Identity

James Giordano et al.
Against Confidentiality? Privacy, Safety and the Public Good in Professional Communications

Chris Clark
Talking about Suicide: Confidentiality and Anonymity in Qualitative Research

Susanne Gibson, Outi Benson and Sarah Brand
Dilemmas in Doing Insider Research in Professional Education

Caroline Humphrey
Whose Data Are They Anyway? Practical, Legal and Ethical Issues in Archiving Qualitative Research Data

Odette Parry and Natasha Mauthner
Some Ethical and Methodological Issues in Research with People with Learning Difficulties

Kirsten Stalker
Research with Children: The Same or Different from Research with Adults?

Samantha Punch
The Ethical and Methodological Complexities of Doing Research with ‘Vulnerable’ Young People

Gill Valentine, Ruth Butler and Tracey Skelton
The Ethical Maze: Finding an Inclusive Path towards Gaining Children’s Agreement to Research Participation

Alison Cocks
Old Methods and New Technologies: Social Media and Shifts in Power in Qualitative Research

Jennifer Reich
Anonymisation and Visual Images: Issues of Respect, ‘Voice’ and ‘Protection’

Rose Wiles et al.

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