In the book, Responsible Research Practice, the author, Norma Romm, makes the case for actively incorporating social justice initiatives within social research of any kind. Through numerous examples from around the world, using various research traditions, practices, and disciplines, she demonstrates how ethical practices can be implemented in research projects so participants are better off for having participated in the studies. This richly referenced book of research examples and supportive theoretical perspectives pushes the notion of ethical practice into a new gear. Readers of this book will be inspired and energized to see the realistic potential of active social research to change the world, particularly for those most marginalized.


responsible research, transformative research, Indigenous research, ethics, participatory, future-forming

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Dr. Dan Wulff is a Co-Editor of The Qualitative Report and The Weekly Qualitative Report at Nova Southeastern University. Dan and Dr. Sally St. George have developed “Research As Daily Practice,” an approach that considers research and practice as the same process (just languaged differently), thereby acknowledging and underscoring the value of practitioner experience and wisdom. Dan is a Board Member of the Taos Institute and a Professor in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary. He can be contacted at 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4; E-mail: dwulff@ucalgary.ca

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