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PP-2: Paper Panel: Research and Theory Through a Human Rights Lens
4:15pm - 5:10pm
Location:First Floor, Classroom 14
Human Rights & Research : How Does it Change the Equation
Merry Bullock1, Zakowski Sandra2
1Ahimsa Internatonal; 2Argosy, United States of America
This paper addresses how adopting a human rights perspective might impact the right and obligations of psychological researchers, moving from strictures to "do no harm" to encouragement to "do good." The implications for research practies are explored.
Increasing the Diversity and Efficiency of Cross-Cultural Research Through CROWD
Gabriela Francisca Heermans1, Kelly Cuccolo2, Mary Moussa Rogers3, Cliff McKinney3
1Koç University, Turkey; 2University of North Dakota, United States; 3Mississippi State University, United States
The Network for International Collaborative Exchange (NICE) aims to facilitate cross-cultural research. CROWD is a crowdsourcing initiative for NICE collaborators. The CROWD project, ‘Understanding Family Dynamics in a Cross-Cultural Sample’ provides a framework for understanding how crowdsourcing can be utilized to increase the diversity, and efficiency of cross-cultural research.
Psychology Without A Weltanschauung? A Carriage Without A Locomoting Horse
Howard H. Covitz
Private Practics and Institute for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (retired), United States of America
A Metapsychology without a Weltanschauung, without a theory of the well individual and of the well polity, is deficient. Whether we are speaking of the Psychoanalytic theories of pathogenesis, DSM/ICD nosologies or evaluating the health of our elected leaders, Psychologies have been shy in expressing underlying values that buttress our theories.
Psychological Perspectives on Reproductive Justice and Human Rights
Lynda M. Sagrestano1, Joan C. Chrisler2
1Lüdwig-Maximillians-Universität-München, Germany; 2Connecticut College
Reproductive justice refers to three primary principles: the right not to have a child; the right to have a child; and the right to parent children in safe environments. This paper will explore four themes related to psychology and reproductive justice: poverty, access to education, access to healthcare, and culture.