The ethics of conducting social-science research on the Internet

TitleThe ethics of conducting social-science research on the Internet
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsHamilton, JC
JournalChronicle of Higher Education
Date Published12/1999
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00095982
Accession Number2608170
Keywords& , -- , aspects , ethical , Moral , PSYCHOLOGY , Research; , sciences , SOCIAL
AbstractProbes ethical considerations in the use of the Internet for social science research. Lack of guidelines for responsible use of the Internet; Inconsistent use of safeguards for protecting participants in traditional research; Requirement of informed-consent from participants of studies; Inadequate measures for ensuring the emotional well-being of participants.
NotesHamilton, James C.; Source Info: 12/3/99, Vol. 46 Issue 15, pB6; Subject Term: SOCIAL sciences -- Research; Subject Term: PSYCHOLOGY -- Research; Subject Term: MORAL & ethical aspects; Number of Pages: 2p; Illustrations: 3 cartoons; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 2000
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