Machin, HE and Shardlow, SM (2017) Overcoming ethical barriers to research with hidden social groups. Research Ethics. ISSN 1747-0161

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Researchers engaged in studies about “hidden social groups” are likely to face several ethical challenges. Using a study with undocumented Chinese migrants in the UK, challenges involved in obtaining approval by a University Research Ethics Committee (REC) are explored. General guidance about how to resolve potential research ethics issues, with particular reference to “hidden research groups”, prior to submission to a REC is presented.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) will be available online via Sage Publications at - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords: research ethics, hidden social groups, qualitative research, undocumented migrants, Chinese migrants
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Science and Public Policy
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2017 10:30
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2019 16:14

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