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Research ethics: Useful books and articles

Useful resources on research ethics

Useful books and articles

Useful Books

Alderson P (2005) Designing ethical research with children. In: Farrell A (ed) Ethical research with children. Buckingham: Open University Press, pages 27-36 http://libcat.stir.ac.uk/record=b3013345~S5

Danchev, D (2013) Research ethics for counsellors, nurses and social workers. London, Sage http://libcat.stir.ac.uk/record=b2984081~S5

ESRC Framework for research ethics (2015 )http://www.esrc.ac.uk/files/funding/guidance-for-applicants/esrc-framework-for-research-ethics-2015/

Harcourt, D, Perry, B, & Waller, T. (eds) (2011) Researching Young Children’s Perspectives. Debating the ethics and dilemmas of educational research with children. Oxon: Routledge http://libcat.stir.ac.uk/record=b2213130~S5 

Hill, M. (2005) Ethical considerations in researching children’s experiences. In S. Greene & D Hogan (eds.) Researching children’s experience. London: Sage. http://libcat.stir.ac.uk/record=b2153170~S5 

Israel, M (2015) Research Ethics and Integrity for Social Scientists. Sage http://libcat.stir.ac.uk/record=b3825583~S5 

Tisdall, E.K.M, Davis, J.M. and Gallagher, M. (2009) Researching with Children and Young People: Research design, methods and analysis, London: Sage.   http://libcat.stir.ac.uk/record=b1384335~S5

Ginnis, S; Evans,H & Bartlett,J (2015) #SocialEthics a guide to embedding ethics in social media research. Ipsos MORI.https://www.ipsos-mori.com/Assets/Docs/Publications/im-demos-social-ethics-in-social-media-research-summary.pdf

 


Journal articles

International Journal of Early Years Education, 20:3, September 2012 – Special Issue: Children’s participatory research in action: challenges and dilemmas. http://www.tandfonline.com.ezproxy.stir.ac.uk/toc/ciey20/20/3

 

Conroy, H & Harcourt D. (2009) Informed agreement to participate: Beginning the partnership with children in research. Early Child Development and Care, 179: 2, 157-165. http://www.tandfonline.com.ezproxy.stir.ac.uk/doi/full/10.1080/03004430802666973

 

Darian-Smith, K & Hennington, N. (2012) Social Research and the Privacy and Participation of Children: Reflections on Researching Australian Children’s Playlore. Children and Society, published online September 2012  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1099-0860.2012.00475.x/pdf

 

Flewitt, R. (2005) Conducting research with young children: some ethical considerations. Early Child Development and Care, 175:6, 553-565. http://www.tandfonline.com.ezproxy.stir.ac.uk/doi/full/10.1080/03004430500131338

 

Harcourt, D. & Conroy, H. (2005) Informed assent: ethics and processes when researching with young children. Early Child Development and Care, 175:6, 567-577. http://www.tandfonline.com.ezproxy.stir.ac.uk/doi/full/10.1080/03004430500131353

 

Tracey, F. & Carmichael, P. (2010) Research ethics and participatory research in an interdisciplinary technology-enhanced learning project. International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 33:3, 245-257. http://www.tandfonline.com.ezproxy.stir.ac.uk/doi/full/10.1080/1743727X.2010.511716

 

Widding, G. (2012) Keep a-knocking (but you can’t come in): The issue of passing by the gatekeeper and gaining linguistic access to qualitative research fields. Educational Inquiry, 3:3, 421-435. http://www.use.umu.se/digitalAssets/103/103295_inquiry_vol3_nr3.pdf

 

This list was compiled by Valerie Wells, Christine Stephen and Valerie Drew. We are happy to receive suggestions for additions to this list, let us know