Title: Researching care leavers in an ethical manner in Switzerland, Germany, Israel and China
Authors : Keller, Samuel
Strahl, Benjamin
Refaeli, Tehila
Zhao, Claire Ting
Published in : Young People Transitioning from Out-of-Home Care : International Research, Policy and Practice
Pages : 241
Pages to: 262
Editors of the parent work: Mendes, Philip
Snow, Pamela
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher / Ed. Institution: London
Issue Date: 2016
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Research ethics; Out-of-home-care; Transition; Leaving care; Expense; Stein
Subject (DDC) : 170: Ethics
362: Health and social services
Abstract: The aim of this chapter is to explore what constitutes an ethical approach to researching youths leaving care by identifying core ethical principles, and examining the challenges of maintaining an ethical culture in the fieldwork. The discussions are supported with case studies from four countries: China, Germany, Israel and Switzerland. The discussion of the basic procedures follows the research chronology of entering the field, completing the interview and leaving the field. In the following section, it draws attention to the importance of developing professional relationships, assessing and managing risks and empowering looked-after youth. These case studies, from different countries, illustrate that the ethical challenge is common in the international context, and that cultural differences can be an important factor in certain circumstances..
Departement: Soziale Arbeit
Organisational Unit: Institute of Childhood, Youth and Family (IKJF)
Publication type: Book Part
DOI : 10.1057/978-1-137-55639-4
ISBN: 978-1-137-55639-4
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/2718
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