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Description - Research Ethics in Practice by Julie Scott Jones

This three-volume Major Work explores the subject of ethics as an aspect of research practice.

As many researchers have noted, research design and implementation are two different things; in the 'field', ethical issues can change and new issues can emerge. What are and are not ethical issues, and the contested and evolving nature of ethics, are a couple of key aspects considered in this collection's collated literature, and particularly in relation to the different ethical strategies utilised by researchers.

The selected papers in this Major Work are contextualised by introductory passages written by the editor, which explore the rationale, key themes and issues.

Volume One: Power, politics and reflexivity

Volume Two: Covert research

Volume Three: Contemporary issues and challenges

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781446287576
ISBN-10: 1446287572
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 1120
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Julie Scott Jones

Dr Julie Scott Jones is the Associate Head of the Department of Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University and the Director of the MMU Q-Step Centre, which received GBP1.15 million in funding from the Nuffield Foundation-ESRC-HEFCE. She joined Manchester Metropolitan University in 2003 and since 2009 has been the Head of Ethics for the Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science. Julie is the author of 'Being the Chosen; exploring a Christian Fundamentalist Worldview' (2010) and co-author of 'Ethnography in Social Science Practice' (2010). More recently, she has co-authored a number of journal articles on the pedagogy of quantitative methods teaching, based on her current research based in this field. She is currently teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate research methods modules, with a particular interest in ethics, reflexivity, and quantitative data analysis.

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