Research ethics : cases and materials

TitleResearch ethics : cases and materials
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsPenslar, RL
Paginationxvi, 278 p.
PublisherIndiana University Press
Place PublishedBloomington
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0253209064
Accession Number3876429
Keywordsand , aspects , aspects.; , Case , ethical , ethics , Ethics, , Methodology , Methodology.; , Methods.; , Moral , professional.; , research , Standards.; , studies. , studies.; , studies;
AbstractA casebook that includes a large number of cases on research ethics in the sciences and the humanities. Topics covered by the cases incude plagiarism, confidentiality, conflict of interest, fraud and misconduct, the reporting of data, and the participation of human and animal subjects in research. Includes annotated bibliography.
Notes(OCoLC)ocm29878059edited by Robin Levin Penslar.24 cm.Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-267) and indexes.General issues in teaching research ethics -- An introduction to ethical theory -- The professional scientist -- Scientific misconduct: what is it and how is it investigated? -- Authorship and the use of scientific data -- Data alteration in scientific research -- The ethics of genetic screening and testing -- Ethics and eugenics -- Ethical issues in animal experimentation -- Research involving human subjects -- Research involving human subjects: the administration of alcohol -- The ethics of deception in research -- Misconduct in science -- Science and coercion --Behavior control -- The historian's code of ethics -- The use and interpretation of historical documents -- Oral historians meet the media -- Limiting access to scholarly materials: the case of the Dead Sea scrolls -- Faculty-graduate student relations -- Intellectual property.
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