Article "Ethics in Social Science Research on China" by Björn Alpermann published in the Made in China Journal
News from Jun 27, 2022
On June 27, 2022, the Made in China Journal published an article entitled “Ethics in Social Science Research on China” by Björn Alpermann.
Research ethics is an underdiscussed topic in Chinese studies that has only recently attracted more attention due to increasing geopolitical tensions and the concomitant anxieties about China’s shifting global role. This essay aims to reflect on often-overlooked aspects of research ethics in the study of contemporary China and consider the implications for the field going forward. The essay proceeds in three steps, discussing professional, personal, and political ethics.