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Considering the monstrous in digital methods can inform researchers’ ethical decision making

Barnes, Naomi (2016) Considering the monstrous in digital methods can inform researchers’ ethical decision making. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (31 Oct 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Monsters stop people in their tracks, make us (re)consider the route we are taking. Consideration of imagined horror is a useful ethical tool for those who use digital methods. In this Halloween-themed post, Naomi Barnes provides historical and literary examples of the association between horror and information technology, challenging users of digital methods to consider whether their practices are rendering the informants of their research subhuman.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY 3.0
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 16:53
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2017 09:43
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/70314

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