Review: Melanie Mauthner, Maxine Birch, Julie Jessop & Tina Miller (Eds.) (2002). Ethics in Qualitative Research

  • Mechthild Kiegelmann Karlsruhe University of Education
Keywords: research ethics, research relationships, feminism, ethics of care


This book is a collection of theoretical thoughts about ethics in qualitative research. A coherent group of feminists propose issues to consider in research from a perspective of an ethics of care. The authors illustrate their argu­ments with examples from their own research ex­peri­ences. Examples from actual research, e.g. in the area of health studies are provided. This book is well suited for graduate students to learn about ethics in qualitative research. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0401276


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Author Biography

Mechthild Kiegelmann, Karlsruhe University of Education
Mechthild KIEGELMANN, Ed.D (Harvard University), Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftliche Assistentin) in Educational Psychology at the University of Tübingen, Germany. Initiator and organizer of the Center for Qualitative Research in Psychology ( and editor of "The role of the researcher in qualitative psychology" (2003) and of "Qualitative research in psychology" (second edition 2004).
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