Synopsis: Ethical research 1n geography is characterized by practitioners who behave with integrity and who act m ways that are just, beneficent and respectful. Ethical geographers are sensitive to the diversity of moral communities within which they work and are ultimately responsible for the moral significance of their deeds. This chapter explains the importance of behaving ethically provides some key advice on the conduct of ethical research and provides some examples of ethical dilemmas.
This chapter is organised into the following sections
Why behave ethically
Principles of ethical behaviour and common ethical issues
Truth or consequences? Telelological and deontological approaches to dealing with ethical dilemmas 1n your research
Hay, I. (2016). 3 On Being Ethical in Geographical Research. Key Methods in Geography, 30-43. London. Sage
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