Research Ethics for Students in the Social Sciences

by Jaap Bos

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Book Description

This open access book offers a practical guide into research ethics for undergraduate students in the social sciences. A step-by-step approach of the most viable issues, in-depth discussions of case histories and a variety of didactical tools will aid the student to grasp the issues at hand and help him or her develop strategies to deal with them.This book addresses problems and questions that any bachelor student in the social sciences should be aware of, including plagiarism, data fabrication and other types of fraud, data augmentation, various forms of research bias, but also peer pressure, issues with confidentiality and questions regarding conflicts of interest. Cheating, 'free riding', and broader issues that relate to the place of the social sciences in society are also included. The book concludes with a step-by-step approach designed to coach a student through a research application process.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Research Ethics for Students in the Social Sciences ebook for free in PDF format (7.9 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Philosophy
Publisher
Springer
Published
2020
Pages
294
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030484149
ISBN10
3030484149
ISBN13 Digital
9783030484156
ISBN10 Digital
3030484157
PDF Size
7.9 MB
License
CC BY

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