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ERIC Number: EJ845588
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 71
ISSN: ISSN-1077-8004
Ethics, Problem Framing, and Training in Qualitative Inquiry
Nespor, Jan; Groenke, Susan L.
Qualitative Inquiry, v15 n6 p996-1012 2009
This article examines the ethical issues bound up in the ways research problems are initially framed: the questions asked, the temporal and spatial frames of the study, the ways participants are defined. It explores the consequences of thinking through ethical issues using recent reconceptualizations of "agency" and suggests extensions of the ways researchers define "participants" for ethical purposes. The article concludes by examining some of the reasons for the relative neglect of such issues in graduate research preparation. (Contains 1 table and 5 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A