Large scale surveys for policy formation and research–a study in inconsistency

Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 28 (3):205-220 (2007)
Abstract
In this paper we analyse the degree to which a distinction between social science and public health research and other non-research activities can account for differences between a number of large scale social surveys performed at the national and European level. The differences we will focus on are differences in how participation is elicited and how data are used for government, research and other purposes. We will argue that the research / non-research distinction does not account for the identified differences in recruitment or use and that there are no other convincing justifications. We argue that this entails that eliciting participation by coercion or manipulation becomes very difficult to justify.
Keywords research ethics
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
 
Download options
PhilPapers Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 10,747
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Citations of this work BETA
James Wilson & David Hunter (2010). Research Exceptionalism. American Journal of Bioethics 10 (8):45-54.
Similar books and articles
Pauliina Rautio (2010). Beauty in the Context of Particular Lives. Journal of Aesthetic Education 44 (4):38-59.
Richard Andrews (2005). The Place of Systematic Reviews in Education Research. British Journal of Educational Studies 53 (4):399 - 416.
Sven Ove Hansson (2011). Do We Need a Special Ethics for Research? Science and Engineering Ethics 17 (1):21-29.
Analytics

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2009-01-28

Total downloads

7 ( #183,783 of 1,098,836 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

5 ( #57,750 of 1,098,836 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Start a new thread
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.