Investigating the dilemmas of ethical social research

Johnson, Helen (2004) Investigating the dilemmas of ethical social research. Journal of International Women's Studies, 6 1: 41-53.

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Author Johnson, Helen
Title Investigating the dilemmas of ethical social research
Journal name Journal of International Women's Studies   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1539-8706
Publication date 2004
Sub-type Article (original research)
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Volume 6
Issue 1
Start page 41
End page 53
Total pages 13
Editor D. Fox
Place of publication USA
Publisher Bridgewater State College
Collection year 2004
Language eng
Subject C1
370106 Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
780107 Studies in human society
Abstract The author’s work with a university ethics committee and field research in Pacific New Caledonia is used as a basis to problematise the biomedical research models used by universities in Australia for assessing social research as ethical. The article explores how culturally specific Western emotional bases for ethical decisions are often unexamined. It expresses concerns about gaps in biomedical models by linking the author’s description of field interactions with research participants to debates about the creation of knowledge.
Keyword New Caledonia
Ethics of social research
Biomedical research
Q-Index Code C1

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