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The Ethics of Research with Children and Young People A Practical Handbook

by Priscilla Alderson, Virginia Morrow

The Ethics of Research with Children and Young People A Practical Handbook Synopsis

Ethical questions are at the centre of research with children and young people. This clear and practical text informs students and researchers about the relevant laws and guidelines and current debates in research ethics. Priscilla Alderson and Virginia Morrow cover ethics at every stage of research, and with all kinds of young research participants, particularly those who are vulnerable or neglected. They break down the process of research into ten stages, each with its own set of related questions and problems, and they show how these need to be addressed. This practical book is essential reading for anyone who conducts or reviews research with children or young people. Priscilla Alderson is Emerita Professor of Childhood Studies at the Institute of Education University of London. Virginia Morrow is Senior Research Officer in the Department of International Development, University of Oxford.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857021366
Publication date: 18th January 2011
Author: Priscilla Alderson, Virginia Morrow
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 176 pages
Categories: Research methods: general, Ethical issues & debates,

About Priscilla Alderson, Virginia Morrow

Priscilla Alderson is Professor Emerita of Childhood Studies, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London. She teaches on the Sociology of Childhood and Children's Rights international MA course, and has been doing research with children since 1977. Her main research interests include: methods and ethics of social research with children; sociology of childhood and children's and babies' rights; long term illness and disability; children's competence and consent and how growing economic and ecological crises affect them. Details of other work and publications are on Virginia Morrow is Reader in Childhood Studies at the ...

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