skip to content
The seduction of ethics : transforming the social sciences Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The seduction of ethics : transforming the social sciences

Author: Will C Van den Hoonaard
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Formal research-ethics committees in Canada now function as an industry, costing over thirty-five million dollars annually. The Seduction of Ethics argues that while ethics codes are alluring to the public, they fuel moral panic and increase demands for institutional accountability. Will C. van den Hoonaard explores the research-ethics review process itself by analysing the moral cosmology and practices of ethics
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Will C Van den Hoonaard
ISBN: 9781442642683 1442642688 9781442611504 1442611502
OCLC Number: 704032965
Awards: Commended for Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Charles Horton Cooley Award 2012 (United States)
Description: xv, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; Premise of The Seduction of Ethics ; Ignorance and Scholarship ; The Scholarship on the Metabolism of Research-Ethics Review ; Conceptual Scheme ; Research Methods ; Outline of The Seduction of Ethics --
An archeology of Research-Ethics Review ; Outside the Ethics Regime: What Drives the System of Ethics Review? ; Inside the System: Institutionalization of Research-Ethics Review --
The Criticisms of Research-Ethics Review ; Does the Ethics Regime Offer an Inappropriate Model for Social Science Research? ; Is Research Ethics Strangling Legitimate Research? ; Does Ethics Review Curtail Academic Freedom? ; Are Ethics Committees Bureaucracies? ; Does Ethics Review Develop and Maintain the Hegemony of Ethics Committees? ; Attempts to Negotiate the Two Worlds and Transcend the Criticisms: The Perspectives of Ethics Committees --
What is the Normative Ethics Framework for Social Researchers? ; The 'Subject' in International and National Research-Ethics Codes ; Bursting the Contemporary Ethics Bubble: Three Case Studies --
Structure and Composition of Research-Ethics Committees ; Ethics Committees as Part of the University ; Membership ; Jurisdictional Power and Independence ; Workload --
The Moral Cosmology of the Ethics-Review World ; About Themselves ; About Researchers ; About Research Participants --
Procedural Routines: The Application form and the Consent Form ; The Application Form ; The Consent Form --
The Meeting: Making Agendas and Decisions ; Attendance and Membership ; The Career of the Agenda ; Paradigms and Perspectives that Shape the Conversation about Ethics ; Making Decisions without Principles. An Idiosyncratic and Inconsistent World: Communications Between Rebs and Researchers ; Interpretation as the Basis of Idiosyncrasies and Inconsistencies ; Communications to Researchers/Language of (Dis)approval ; Content ; Language ; REB Communications inside the Larger Context of the Ethics Regime --
The Underlife of Research-Ethics Review: Preparing an Application ; The 'Hurt Perspective' ; The Researcher's Moral Career ; Warming up (or Not) to Submitting the Proposal ; Preparing for the 'News' --
Secondary Adjustments by Researchers ; Reactions by Researchers to Ethics Reviews ; Applying Secondary Adjustments ; The Social Situation of Students in the Ethics-Review Process --
The Beleaguered Methods ; General Considerations about Redirecting Research ; The Declining Use of Particular Methods --
On Theory, Topics, and Favoured Methods.
Responsibility: Will C. van den Hoonaard.

Abstract:

Van den Hoonaard reveals an idiosyncratic and inconsistent world in which researchers employ particular strategies of avoidance or partial or full compliance as they seek approval from ethics  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'The Seduction of Ethics is a powerful, combined-arms assault on the system of ethics review of the social sciences.' -- Zachary M. Schrag Contemporary Sociology; vol 41:05:2012 'The Seduction of Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/704032965> # The seduction of ethics : transforming the social sciences
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "704032965" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Place/toronto> ; # Toronto
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/onc> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Place/buffalo_n_y> ; # Buffalo N.Y.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/sozialwissenschaften> ; # Sozialwissenschaften
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010113691> ; # Social sciences--Research--Moral and ethical aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/empirische_sozialforschung> ; # Empirische Sozialforschung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/chercheurs> ; # Chercheurs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/ethik> ; # Ethik
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/ethique> ; # Ethique
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/174.93/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/sciences_sociales_et_morale> ; # Sciences sociales et morale
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/social_sciences_and_ethics> ; # Social sciences and ethics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/methodes_de_recherche> ; # Méthodes de recherche
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/recherche_sociale> ; # Recherche sociale
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/sciences_sociales_recherche_aspect_moral> ; # Sciences sociales--Recherche--Aspect moral
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/ethik_kommission> ; # Ethik-Kommission
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/sciences_sociales> ; # Sciences sociales
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/social_sciences_research_moral_and_ethical_aspects> ; # Social sciences--Research--Moral and ethical aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/analyse_sociologique> ; # Analyse sociologique
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2011" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/47817771> ; # Willy Carl Van den Hoonaard
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "Introduction ; Premise of The Seduction of Ethics ; Ignorance and Scholarship ; The Scholarship on the Metabolism of Research-Ethics Review ; Conceptual Scheme ; Research Methods ; Outline of The Seduction of Ethics -- An archeology of Research-Ethics Review ; Outside the Ethics Regime: What Drives the System of Ethics Review? ; Inside the System: Institutionalization of Research-Ethics Review -- The Criticisms of Research-Ethics Review ; Does the Ethics Regime Offer an Inappropriate Model for Social Science Research? ; Is Research Ethics Strangling Legitimate Research? ; Does Ethics Review Curtail Academic Freedom? ; Are Ethics Committees Bureaucracies? ; Does Ethics Review Develop and Maintain the Hegemony of Ethics Committees? ; Attempts to Negotiate the Two Worlds and Transcend the Criticisms: The Perspectives of Ethics Committees -- What is the Normative Ethics Framework for Social Researchers? ; The 'Subject' in International and National Research-Ethics Codes ; Bursting the Contemporary Ethics Bubble: Three Case Studies -- Structure and Composition of Research-Ethics Committees ; Ethics Committees as Part of the University ; Membership ; Jurisdictional Power and Independence ; Workload -- The Moral Cosmology of the Ethics-Review World ; About Themselves ; About Researchers ; About Research Participants -- Procedural Routines: The Application form and the Consent Form ; The Application Form ; The Consent Form -- The Meeting: Making Agendas and Decisions ; Attendance and Membership ; The Career of the Agenda ; Paradigms and Perspectives that Shape the Conversation about Ethics ; Making Decisions without Principles."@en ;
    schema:description ""Formal research-ethics committees in Canada now function as an industry, costing over thirty-five million dollars annually. The Seduction of Ethics argues that while ethics codes are alluring to the public, they fuel moral panic and increase demands for institutional accountability. Will C. van den Hoonaard explores the research-ethics review process itself by analysing the moral cosmology and practices of ethics committees regarding research and researchers."@en ;
    schema:description "The Seduction of Ethics also investigates how researchers have tailored their approaches in response to technical demands - leading social science disciplines to resemble each other more closely and lose the richness of their research. Van den Hoonaard reveals an idiosyncratic and inconsistent world in which researchers employ particular strategies of avoidance or partial or full compliance as they seek approval from ethics committees."@en ;
    schema:description "An Idiosyncratic and Inconsistent World: Communications Between Rebs and Researchers ; Interpretation as the Basis of Idiosyncrasies and Inconsistencies ; Communications to Researchers/Language of (Dis)approval ; Content ; Language ; REB Communications inside the Larger Context of the Ethics Regime -- The Underlife of Research-Ethics Review: Preparing an Application ; The 'Hurt Perspective' ; The Researcher's Moral Career ; Warming up (or Not) to Submitting the Proposal ; Preparing for the 'News' -- Secondary Adjustments by Researchers ; Reactions by Researchers to Ethics Reviews ; Applying Secondary Adjustments ; The Social Situation of Students in the Ethics-Review Process -- The Beleaguered Methods ; General Considerations about Redirecting Research ; The Declining Use of Particular Methods -- On Theory, Topics, and Favoured Methods."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793002379> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The seduction of ethics : transforming the social sciences"@en ;
    schema:productID "704032965" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/704032965#PublicationEvent/toronto_buffalo_n_y_university_of_toronto_press_2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Agent/university_of_toronto_press> ; # University of Toronto Press
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=024413838&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=024413838&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781442642683> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781442611504> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/704032965> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Agent/university_of_toronto_press> # University of Toronto Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Toronto Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/analyse_sociologique> # Analyse sociologique
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Analyse sociologique"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/empirische_sozialforschung> # Empirische Sozialforschung
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Empirische Sozialforschung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/methodes_de_recherche> # Méthodes de recherche
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Méthodes de recherche"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/recherche_sociale> # Recherche sociale
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Recherche sociale"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/sciences_sociales> # Sciences sociales
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sciences sociales"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/sciences_sociales_et_morale> # Sciences sociales et morale
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sciences sociales et morale"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/sciences_sociales_recherche_aspect_moral> # Sciences sociales--Recherche--Aspect moral
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sciences sociales--Recherche--Aspect moral"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/social_sciences_and_ethics> # Social sciences and ethics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social sciences and ethics"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/social_sciences_research_moral_and_ethical_aspects> # Social sciences--Research--Moral and ethical aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social sciences--Research--Moral and ethical aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793002379#Topic/sozialwissenschaften> # Sozialwissenschaften
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sozialwissenschaften"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010113691> # Social sciences--Research--Moral and ethical aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social sciences--Research--Moral and ethical aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/47817771> # Willy Carl Van den Hoonaard
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1942" ;
    schema:familyName "Van den Hoonaard" ;
    schema:givenName "Willy Carl" ;
    schema:givenName "Will. C." ;
    schema:name "Willy Carl Van den Hoonaard" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781442611504>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1442611502" ;
    schema:isbn "9781442611504" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781442642683>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1442642688" ;
    schema:isbn "9781442642683" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.