How we use cookies

We use Google Analytics cookies to help give you the best experience on our website. By continuing without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to this. Please read the Law faculty's cookie statement to find out more.

Skip down to main content
Four stacks of folders with memo slips sticking out.

Ethics in Socio-Legal Research

Four stacks of folders with memo slips sticking out.

Episode Description

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to Dr Anna Tsalapatanis (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford) about ethics in Socio-Legal research and the danger of assuming that ethical issues have been addressed just because an application to your local ethics committee has been approved.

Readings on Ethics Recommended by Dr Anna Tsalapatanis

Israel, M. (2017). ‘Research Ethics and Integrity in Socio-Legal Studies and Legal Research’, in McConville, M. and Chui, W. H. (eds.), Research Methods for Law (2nd edn., Edinburgh University Press), pp. 180-204.

Wynn, L.L. and Israel, M. (2018). ‘The Fetishes of Consent: Signatures, Paper, and Writing in Research Ethics Review’. 120 American Anthropologist 795-806.

Lareau, A. (2011). ‘Reflections on Longitudinal Ethnography and the Families Reactions to Unequal Childhoods’, in Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life (University of California Press), pp. 312–332 (Chapter 14).

Lareau, A. (2011). ‘Methodology: Enduring Dilemmas in Fieldwork’, in Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life, (University of California Press), pp. 345–360.

About the Speaker

A photo of Dr Anna Tsalapatanis

Dr Anna Tsalapatanis

Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford

Dr Anna Tsalapatanis is a Research Fellow working with Professor Linda Mulcahy and Dr Emma Rowden on the Supporting Online Justice Project, which is funded by the ESRC. Anna received her PhD in Sociology from the Australian National University. Her research interests include migration studies, citizenship as status, procedural justice, bureaucracy, and identity.

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap