How did we ever get into this Mess? The Rise of Ethical Regulation in the Social Sciences

@inproceedings{Dingwall2012HowDW,
  title={How did we ever get into this Mess? The Rise of Ethical Regulation in the Social Sciences},
  author={Robert Dingwall},
  year={2012}
}
Purpose – To outline the history of ethical regulation in the social sciences and to question the proportionality of its costs and benefits. Methodology/approach – Secondary analysis of primary literature. Findings – Ethical regulation in the social sciences has been driven more by institutional reputation management than human subject protection. It has a range of social and economic costs that have not received adequate critical appraisal. Social implications – Ethical regulation in… Expand
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