Making Ethics More Legal, or Law More Ethical?
The creatiion of a new ethics policy at SFU, disciplinary standards regarding ethics and law, the granting agencies clarify their position on ethics and law, three legal opinions on research-ethics or research-law policy, protecting the univeristy from participants, managing risk in researcher-participant relationship
Ted Palys is a professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University. His areas of research and teaching include research methods and the sociology of knowledge; relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada and internationally; and the ethics and law of research confidentiality. He lives in Vancouver.
John Lowman is a professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University. He studies prostitution, prostitution law, and prostitution law enforcement in Canada. Since 1997 he has written with Ted Palys extensively about the ethics and law of research confidentiality. He lives in Vancouver.