Journal article

No need to go! Workplace studies and the resources of the revised National Statement.

Christopher Cordner, Colin Thomson

Monash Bioeth Rev | Published : 2007

Abstract

In their article 'Unintended consequences of human research ethics committees: au revoir workplace studies?', Greg Bamber and Jennifer Sappey set out some real obstacles in the practices and attitudes of some Human Research Ethics Committees (HRECs), to research in the social sciences and particulalry in industrial sociology. They sheet home these attitudes and practices to the way in which various statements in the NHMRC's National Statement [1999] are implemented, which they say is often in 'conflict with an important stream of industrial sociological research' in Australia. They do not discuss the recently completed revision of the NS. We undertake to show that the revised National Statem..

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