In the 1990s, I worked with many community groups and Native American/African-American communities on the difficult challenges of understanding environmental
In Australia or another country outside of Africa, would institution link to material about Ubuntu ethics? Especially if the institution isn’t doing a great deal of research in Africa.
In this post, Gary reflects on the argument that material should be included in an institution’s Human Research Ethics resource library, even if doing so, won’t be necessary to archive compliance with the national ethics guidelines/standards/regulations. In fact, he argues that precisely because it is not required, they should be included.
Gary refers to a podcast and a journal article that have recently been included in the AHRECS resource library, as examples of material that should be included in institutional resource libraries.
The point here is that material should be included if it would support excellent ethical conduct, irrespective of whether it would help demonstrate that the institution complies with the national standards – such as the National Statement in Australia.
Pieper, I J and Thomson CJH The value of respect in human research ethics:
Last year, I was invited by Tracey Bretag to contribute a chapter to the
Mike Adorjan and Rose Ricciardelli’s edited collection, Engaging with Ethics in International Criminological Research,