n Journal of Public Administration - Ethical issues in social research

Volume 41, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0036-0767



The aim of this article is to address three broad areas of ethical concern in terms of the design and execution of research: the ethics of data collection and analysis; the ethics of the treatment of participants; and the ethics of responsibility to the society. Attention is also paid to some of the common ethical issues faced by Social Science researchers and suggestions made concerning approaches that researchers can use to address some of the ethical issues in terms of the context of research.

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