Paradoxes of “Consent” to the Practice of Fieldwork

@article{Wax1980ParadoxesO,
  title={Paradoxes of “Consent” to the Practice of Fieldwork},
  author={M. Wax},
  journal={Social Problems},
  year={1980},
  volume={27},
  pages={272-283}
}
  • M. Wax
  • Published 1980
  • Sociology
  • Social Problems
In this essay I will deal with a few of the ethical issues generated in the conduct of that variety of social reseach termed variously as fieldwork, participant observation or ethnography (R.H. Wax, 1971). After some general review of what occurs during fieldwork, I will turn to the notion of consent, since this notion has become a central requirement of the systems which regulate research that involves "human subjects." My discussion is intended to challenge and therefore add depth to the… Expand
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