Dealing with Ethical issues in Qualitative Research: Experience of a Ph.D. Student

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Siti Soraya Lin Abdullah Kamal


This paper highlights how a study was carried out by the researcher while preserving ethical elements. This paper entails the stages that the researcher undertook to get herself permitted to enter the place that homed her research and take her participants on board. This paper also illustrates ethical issues faced by the researcher in gaining information from the participants through interviews and observation, analyzing data, and reporting the research. This paper may benefit new researchers who are going to collect their data, predominantly with human participants in a research site.

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