Ethics and Values in Social Research by Paul RansomeEthics and Values in Social Research by Paul Ransome

Ethics and Values in Social Research

byPaul Ransome

Paperback | April 23, 2013

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Ethical responsibility has intellectual and practical implications for social researchers. This book explores a range of issues, theories and questions, enabling readers to reflect upon, understand and critique these with confidence. With helpful examples and a glossary of terms, it is essential reading for new and experienced researchers alike.
PAUL RANSOME was Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Wales, Swansea. He wrote and contributed to a number of successful titles, including: Work, Consumption and Culture (2005) and Social Theory: A Basic Tool Kit (2003).
Title:Ethics and Values in Social ResearchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pagesPublished:April 23, 2013Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230202217

ISBN - 13:9780230202214


Table of Contents

Introduction: Themes and Debates.- Social Values and Social Research: The Collective Good, Life and Liberty, and Reason.- Social Research and Professional Codes of Ethics.- The Intellectual and Philosophical Underpinnings of Social Research.- The values of the Researcher and Evaluation Research.- Critical Approaches in Social Research: Critical Realism and Value Standpoint Social Research.- Making it Personal: Action Research, Practitioner Research and Self-reflexive Practice.- Social Research and Social Policy.- Concluding Remarks.