Table of Contents

Foreword by Professor Coryce O. Haavik

Editors' Preface

Section 1: Theoretical Debates

1 .    Toward a Predicament-Oriented Approach to Social Research Ethics by Francis B. Nyamnjoh

2.    Revelations by Deborah Durham

3.    Codes And Dignity: Ethics And Research On Violence by Fiona C. Ross

4.    How Ethical can Social Researchers be? The Challenges of Patient-Centred Hiv/Aids Research by Elizabeth R Mukamaambo

5.    Ethical Challenges and Responsibilities: The Case of Freedom Park by Ainsley Moos

6.    Issues Of Accountability In Survey, Ethnographic And Action Research by Norma Romm

Section 2: Discipline related issues

7.    Uses And Abuses Of Social Science Research by Apollo Rwomire

8.    Improving The Ethical Dimension Of Social Research: The Case Of Economics Research by Stephen M. Kapunda

9.    Statistical Components Of Social Research Ethics by Ntonghwanah Forcheh

10.     Some Ethical Considerations In Selecting Research Methods by Jay O'Brien

11.    Information Ethics In The Twenty-First Century: Issues And Contexts In Libraries by Buhle Mbambo

Section 3: Contextual Issues

12.    Political Science and Ethical Research in Botswana by Zibani Maundeni

13.    Community Involvement in Social Research in Botswana by Benjamin K. Acquah

14.    Challenges Of Doing Qualitative Research With Children: Insights from a Study of Children's Experiences of Divorce in Botswana by Tapologo Maundeni

15.    Ethical Issues in A Study Of How Urban Women Deal With Impoverishment by Victor Ngonidzashe Muzvidziwa

16.    White On Black: Some Ethical Issues Raised By A White Englishman Interviewing Black Students In Botswana by Rob Pattman

17.    Ethical Responsibilities of an African-Centred Researcher by Gillian Ramsey

Section 4: Policy Related issues

18.    Policy Research: The Dilemma of Transforming Theory into Action by Kwaku Osei-Hwedie

19.    Social Science Research Ethics: Too Much Of A Good Thing? by Cliff Studman

20.    Research Coordination and Ethical Considerations in Botswana by Isaac N. Mazonde and Sithandazile Hope Msimanga-Ramatebele

21. Decolonising Ethics in Social Research: Towards a Framework for Research Ethics in African Contexts by Bagele Chilisa

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