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ERIC Number: EJ1194224
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1747-0161
(De)Constructing Ethical Research Narratives in Criminological Research
Mahoney, Ian; Kearon, Tony
Research Ethics, v14 n2 Apr 2018
This case study article draws upon experiences of a doctoral student (Mahoney) and supervisor (Kearon) to reflect on the way in which we construct ethical narratives around our research. We seek to draw attention to the manner in which strict adherence to ERB guidelines can be problematic and risks causing more harm than it seeks to mitigate. We aim to show that we as researchers should focus on the potential harm caused to particularly vulnerable participants and draw attention to the need to refocus conceptions of ethics away from a narrow, bureaucratic framework and towards moral concerns so as to avoid causing undue harm.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom
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