In this response, we first tackle what we take to be the core disagreement between ourselves and Hammersley, namely the justification for our model of social research ethics governance. We then consider what follows from our defence of governance for ethics review and show how these claims attend to the specific concerns outlined by Hammersley.

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/medethics-2018-104975

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Med Ethics

Publication Date

26/06/2018

Keywords

ethics committees/consultation, regulation, research ethics, sociology