The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research Ethics

With all the handbooks being published these days, it’s hard to keep up. Since I teach a course on research ethics, I’ve recently taken delivery of The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research Ethics (Iphofen & Tolich, 2018). I have yet to read this text in full, but in this blogpost, I’ll provide an overview of … Continue reading The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research Ethics

Ethics for Qualitative Research on Violence Against Women

Violence against women, defined as "any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women,” is a pervasive public health and human rights issue (World Health Organization, 2017). Research around violence against women, and violence research in general, seeks to understand the … Continue reading Ethics for Qualitative Research on Violence Against Women

Research integrity and the qualitative researcher

Kathryn Roulston Trust is a crucial component of the enterprise of scientific research. That is because scholars trust others to conduct research ethically with human subjects, accurately report the methods that they used in research project, fairly review manuscripts for publication, and represent findings honestly. Nevertheless, researchers do not always behave in honest and trustworthy … Continue reading Research integrity and the qualitative researcher