Vessuri, Hebe. 2002. “Ethical Challenges for the Social Sciences on the Threshold of the 21st Century.” Current Sociology 50 (1): 135–50.

Angela Okune: This 2002 article by Hebe Vessuri decries the faith increasingly granted to the instrumental rationality of technoscience even within social sciences. Vessuri notes the greater development of interrogations about what research is for and for whom (relevance).Read more

Reardon, Jenny. 2013. “On the Emergence of Science and Justice.” Science, Technology, & Human Values 38 (2): 176–200.

Abstract: " In the last few years, justice has emerged as a matter of concern for the contemporary constitution of technoscience. Increasingly, both practicing scientists and engineers and scholars of science and technology cite justice as an organizing theme of their work. In...Read more

Giordano, Sara. 2018. “New Democratic Sciences, Ethics, and Proper Publics.” Science, Technology, & Human Values 43 (3): 401–30.

Abstract: " In this article, I examine the rhetoric of democratic science within the field of synthetic biology. The still emerging field of synthetic biology claims to be a new kind of science based on the promises of affordable medicines, environmental bioremediation, and...Read more

Igo, Sarah E. 2018. “We Are All Research Subjects Now.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 7, 2018.

This 2018 article by Sarah Igo describes how the recent SSRN - Facebook partnership is an important turning point for research and data ethics today.Read more

Aviles, Natalie B. 2018. “Situated Practice and the Emergence of Ethical Research: HPV Vaccine Development and Organizational Cultures of Translation at the National Cancer Institute.” Science, Technology, & Human Values, January.

Abstract: " This article explores the role scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a US federal science agency, played in researching and testing vaccines against the human papillomavirus (HPV). Drawing upon archival sources and oral history interview data, I challenge...Read more

Aellah, G., T. Chantler, and P. W. Geissler, eds. 2016. Global Health Research in an Unequal World: Ethics Case Studies from Africa. Wallingford: CABI.

AO: This book is a collection of fictionalized case studies highlighting everyday ethical dilemmas and challenges often encountered in the process of conducting global health research in Africa. The authors intend for this to be a training tool to fill the gap between research ethics guidelines...Read more

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