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In defence of governance: Ethics review and social research

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There is a growing body of literature that has sought to undermine systems of ethical regulation, and governance more generally, within the social sciences. In this paper, we argue that any general claim for a system of research ethics governance in social research depends on clarifying the nature of the stake that society has in research. We show that certain accounts of this stake-protecting researchers' freedoms; ensuring accountability for resources; safeguarding welfare; and supporting d...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/medethics-2017-104443

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7191-901X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Population Health
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5603-6200
Publisher:
BMJ Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Medical Ethics
Volume:
44
Issue:
10
Pages:
710-716
Publication date:
2017-10-10
Acceptance date:
2017-09-24
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-4257
ISSN:
0306-6800
Pubs id:
pubs:735429
URN:
uri:47217e88-0a23-43cd-a111-108501adaaa0
UUID:
uuid:47217e88-0a23-43cd-a111-108501adaaa0
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pubs:735429
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English
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