Ethics in Social Science Research: Becoming Culturally Responsive provides a thorough grounding in research ethics, along with examples of real-world ethical dilemmas in working with vulnerable populations. Author Maria K. E. Lahman aims to help qualitative research students design ethically and culturally responsive research with communities that may be very different from their own. Throughout, compelling first person accounts of ethics in human research–both historical and contemporary–are highlighted and each chapter includes vignettes written by the author and her collaborators about real qualitative research projects.

Ethical Research With Children : Always Othered?1

Ethical Research With Children : Always Othered?1

You run like a girl, cry baby, don’t be a baby, stop acting like a child, still wet behind the ears, snotty-nosed kid, what a big baby, he is in his second childhood, babified, infantile, puerile, juvenile, grow up, act your age and not your shoe size, be a man.

In a powerful treatise, Beverley (2000) conceived of the relationship between researcher and the researched as “constructed out of the opposing terms of a master slave dialectic: metropolis/periphery, nation/region, European/indigenous, creole/mestizos, elite/popular, urban/rural, intellectual/manual, male/female, lettered/illiterate . . .” (p. 562). In this chapter, I am extending Beverley’s conceptualization specifically to children where the tension is more striking since, typically, children do not have the same rights as ...

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