Critical Social Research Ethics, 4v

Critical Social Research Ethics, 4v

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Critical Social Research Ethics, 4v by Barry Smart

This Major Work focuses on critical social research, shedding a light on the wider philosophical and methodological issues and disputes associated with the topic of research ethics as they have arisen primarily in the social sciences but also in a number of other disciplinary fields. The four volumes contain an impressive range of contributions, both historical and contemporary in scope, arranged into eight thematic sections covering: Philosophy, ethics and social inquiry: themes and issues Alternative perspectives on ethics, science and social research Universities, ethical principles and the practice of social research Ethics committees and ethical review: analysis and critique (Un)ethical research, contested knowledge and critical social inquiry Questions of ethics, consent, and confidentiality Divisions, differences, and diversity: critical ethical dilemmas in social research Elites and social research: critical engagements Providing a thorough critical overview of key debates and developments over the decades, as well as considering emerging concerns and possible future directions for research, this Major Work is essential reading for scholars engaged in all areas of social research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473907577
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 04/28/2018
Edition description: Four-Volume Set
Pages: 1376
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

About the Author

Barry Smart is Professor of Sociology at the University of Portsmouth and has longstanding research interests in the fields of social theory, political economy, and philosophy. His research interests include critical social research ethics; higher education; and collaborative work on veganism, ethics, lifestyle and environment.

Kay Peggs is Professor of Sociology at Kingston University (UK), Fellow of the Oxford University Centre for Animal Ethics, and Visiting Fellow in Sociology at the University of Portsmouth (UK). Previously she has worked at the universities of Warwick, Surrey, Portsmouth and Winchester. Her publications include: Identity and Repartnering after Separation (Palgrave, 2007) with Richard Lampard, Animals and Sociology (Palgrave, 2012) and numerous essays and articles in journals such as Sociology, The British Journal of Sociology, and The Sociological Review. She is co-editor of Observation Methods (Sage, 2013) and is assistant editor of the Palgrave Handbook of Practical Animal Ethics. Forthcoming publications include Experiments, Animal Bodies and Human Values (Routledge) and the co-authored book (Not) Consuming Animals: Ethics, Environment and Lifestyle Choices (Routledge), which is based on the research project she led on veganism, ethics and lifestyle.

Joseph Burridge is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Portsmouth. Joseph has considerable editorial experience having co-edited a special issue of the journal Social Semiotics (Vol 18, Issue 3, 2008), which was re-published as an edited book Analysing Media Discourse (Routledge, 2011). He also organised and edited a special issue of the journal Food and Foodways (Vol 20, Issue 1, 2012). Joseph teaches research methods across the Portsmouth curriculum, as well as offering a final year module in his area of specialist interest: the sociology of food. While Joseph’s main research interests lie in the areas of food and culture, he is also interested in the sociology of culture more generally, along with rhetoric, argumentation, discursive methods, and media representations.

Table of Contents

Critical Reflections on Ethics in Social Research - Barry Smart and Kay Peggs
Part One: Philosophy, ethics and social inquiry: themes and issues
Aristotle on the Objectivity of Ethics - Robert Bolton
Professional Ethics - Emile Durkheim
The Ethics of Intellectual Life and Work - T. Fowler
The Philosophical Basis of Ethics - George H. Mead
The Sociological Basis of Ethics - Charles A. Ellwood
Sociology as Ethics - Edward Cary Hayes
Science and Ethics - Bertrand Russell
Metaethics and Normative Ethics - Alan Gewirth
The Position of Women as Influencing Ethics - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Social Science Research Ethics: Historical and Philosophical Issues - Karen Strohm Kitchener and Richard Kitchener
Part Two: Alternative perspectives on ethics, science and social research
Ethics as a Measure of Scientific Truth - P.K. Feyerabend
Postmodern Ethical Conditions and a Critical Response - Neta C. Crawford
Constrained Constructivism: Locating Scientific Inquiry in the Theater of Representation - N. Katherine Hayles
Feminist Research Ethics - Judith Preissle and Yuri Han
Posthuman Ethics with Cary Wolfe and Karen Barad: Animal Compassion as Trans-Species Entanglement - Florence Chiew
Assembling Ethics in an Ecology of Ignorance - Paul Rabinow
Part One: Universities, ethical principles and the practice of social research
Professional Ethics - Andrew Abbott
Ethical Influences in University Life - Crawford Howell Toy
Research Policy and Funding – Academic Treadmills and the Squeeze on Intellectual Spaces - Katherine Smith
Audit Culture and Illiberal Governance: Universities and the Politics of Accountability - Cris Shore
The Ethics of Multiple Authorship: Power, Performativity and the Gift Economy - Bruce Macfarlane
An Analysis of the Ethics of Peer Review and Other Traditional Academic Publishing Practices - Valentine Cawley
The Academic Ethics of Open Access to Research and Scholarship - John Willinsky and Juan Pablo Alperin
Researching Researchers: Lessons for Research Ethics - Rose Wiles, Vikki Charles, Graham Crow and Sue Heath
Measuring Scientific Misconduct—Lessons from Criminology - Felicitas Hesselmann, Verena Wienefoet and Martin Reinhart
Part Two: Ethics committees and ethical review: analysis and critique
Research Ethics Committees: Values and Power in Higher Education - Ruth McAreavey and Jenny Muir
Research Participants’ Views on Ethics in Social Research: Issues for Research Ethics Committees - Jane Lewis and Jenny Graham
Ethics Creep: Governing Social Science Research in the Name of Ethics - Kevin Haggert
Comment on Kevin D. Haggerty, “Ethics Creep: Governing Social Science Research in the Name of Ethics” - Howard S. Becker
The Ethical Dilemma of Ethical Committees - Stuart Derbyshire
Confronting the Anti-Democrats: The Unethical Nature of Ethical Regulation in Social Science - Robert Dingwall
Conducting Research with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations: Navigating Research Ethics Board Reviews - Lea Tufford et al.
Against the Ethicists: On the Evils of Ethical Regulation - Martin Hammersley
Extending the Olive Branch: Enhancing Communication and Trust between Research Ethics Committees and Qualitative Researchers - Suzanne McMurphy,Jacqueline Lewis andPierre Boulos
Seeking University Research Ethics Committee Approval: The Emotional Vicissitudes of a ‘Rationalised’ Process - Lee F. Monaghan, Maria O’Dwyer and Jonathan Gabe
Are Research Ethics Committees Behaving Unethically? Some Suggestions for Improving Performance and Accountability - Julian Savulescu, Iain Chalmers and Jennifer Blunt
The Case against Ethics Review in the Social Sciences - Zachary Schrag
Reputational Risk, Academic Freedom and Research Ethics Review - Adam Hedgecoe
Part One: (Un)ethical Research, Contested Knowledge and Critical Social Inquiry
Tracking the Truth or Selling One's Soul? Reflections on the Ethics of a Piece of Commissioned Research - Vince Ham
Ten Lies of Ethnography: Moral Dilemmas of Field Research - Gary Alan Fine
Clinical Research Fraud - Jane Barrett
The Ethics of Using Medical Data from Nazi Experiments - Baruch Cohen
The Ethics of Social Research: The Tuskegee Syphilis Study - Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Patricia Leavy
African Americans’ Views on Research and the Tuskegee Syphilis Study - Vicki Freimuth et al.
Some Conditions of Obedience and Disobedience to Authority - Stanley Milgram
“Torture at Yale”: Experimental Subjects Laboratory Torment and the “Rehabilitation” of Milgram’s “Obedience to Authority” - Ian Nicholson
Promises, Promises: Lessons in Research Ethics from the Belfast Project and the “Rape Tape” Case - Kay Inkle
Philosophical Reflections on Experimenting with Human Subjects - Hans Jonas
An Unfortunate Experiment at National Women’s - Sandra Coney and Phillida Bunkle
Part Two: Questions of Ethics, Consent, and Confidentiality
Ethics in Action: Consent–Gaining Interactions and Implications for Research Practice - Susan Speer and Elizabeth Stokoe
Removing the ‘Gag’: Involving People with Dementia in Research as Advisers and Participants - Jenni Brooks, Nada Savitch and Kate Gridley
Consent and Informed Consent: Their Ongoing Evolutions in Clinical Care and Research on Humans - Dennis J. Mazur
Research without Consent - Paul Spicker
“You Still Takin’ Notes?” Fieldwork and Problems of Informed Consent - Barrie Thorne
The Betrayal of Research Confidentiality in British Sociology - John Lowmans and Ted Palys
Four Pillars of Internet Research Ethics with Web 2.0 - Barry Rooke
Informed Consent and the Facebook Emotional Manipulation Study - Catherine Flick
Part One: Divisions, Differences, and Diversity: Critical Ethical Dilemmas in Social Research
Reflections and Recommendations on Research Ethics in Developing Countries - S.R. Benatar
Ethnic Diversity and Inequality: Ethical and Scientific Rigour in Social Research - Sarah Salway et al.
Ethical Challenges in Mental Health Research among Internally Displaced People: Ethical Theory and Research Implementation - Chesmal Siriwardhana et al.
Women, Genocide and Memory: The Ethics of Feminist Ethnography in Holocaust Research - Janet Liebman Jacobs
Philsophy, Ethics and the Disability Community - Martin Sullivan
The Problem of Speaking for Others - Linda Alcoff
Speaking about Others and Speaking Personally: Reflections after Elspeth Probyn's Sexing the Self - Nick Couldry
Where Are Human Subjects in Big Data Research? The Emerging Ethics Divide - Jacob Metcalf andKate Crawford
Part Two: Elites and Social Research: Critical Engagements
Elites: Remembered in Capitalism and Forgotten in Social Sciences - Mike Savage and Karel Williams
Methodological Dilemmas and Opportunities in Interviewing Organizational Elites - Kevin Delaney
Culture, Power, and Social Disparity: Researching Russia’s Upper Class - Elisabeth Schimpfossl
On Studying the Powerful (or Fearing to Do So): A Vital Role for IRBs - Joan Sieber
Ethics and Politics of Studying Up in Technoscience - Diana Forsythe
“Surely You’re Not in This Just to Be Helpful” Access, Rapport and Interviews in Three Studies of Elites - Susan A. Ostrander
Today’s Intellectuals: Too Obedient? - Fred Inglis

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