Transparency In Practice: Using Written Sources

Marc Trachtenberg
2015 Qualitative & Multi-Method Research  
Individual researchers, according to the revised set of guide-lines adopted by the American Political Science Association two years ago, "have an ethical obligation to facilitate the evaluation of their evidence-based knowledge claims" not just by providing access to their data, but also by explaining how they assembled that data and how they drew "analytic conclu-sions" from it.1 The assumption was that research transpar-ency is of fundamental importance for the discipline as a whole, and that
more » ... s a whole, and that by holding the bar higher in this area, the rigor and richness of scholarly work in political science could be sub-stantially improved.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.893088 fatcat:myt4bxdh65f2jns4uwbwwutpgy