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Ethical encounters in HCI: Implications for research in sensitive settings

J Waycott, C Munteanu, H Davis, A Thieme, S Branham, W Moncur, R McNaney, J Vines

Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '17 | ACM New York | Published : 2017

Abstract

Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. (ACM). This workshop builds on the success of prior workshops that brought together HCI researchers to share stories about ethical challenges faced when conducting research in sensitive settings. There is growing recognition that reflective and empathetic approaches are needed to conduct ethical research in settings involving people who might be considered vulnerable or marginalized. At our previous workshops, researchers discussed personal experiences and described the complex challenges they have faced in research as diverse as designing information systems for families of children in palliative care [6] to analyzing social ..

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