Research ethics across disciplines

TitleResearch ethics across disciplines
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsAagaard-Hansen, J, Johansen, MV
JournalAnthropology Today
Volume24
Issue3
Pagination15-19
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number0268540X
Accession Number32471244
KeywordsANTHROPOLOGY , BIOETHICS , INFORMED consent (Medical law) , MEDICAL care , MEDICAL ethics , MEDICAL sciences , PROFESSIONAL ethics , RESEARCH -- Moral & ethical aspects , SOCIAL sciences
AbstractThe article compares selected research ethical codes from medical science and anthropology, and discusses the similarities and differences that exist because of the history of the different professions. After detailing the common elements in the codes, such as informed consent and protecting humans from harm, and the different emphasis that the codes focus on, the article concludes by recommending that research ethical codes be compared between disciplines, and how the professions could benefit from these comparisons.
NotesAagaard-Hansen, Jens; Email Address: jah@life.ku.dk. Johansen, Maria Vang; Email Address: mvj@life.ku.dk; Source Info: Jun2008, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p15; Subject Term: RESEARCH -- Moral & ethical aspects; Subject Term: MEDICAL sciences; Subject Term: ANTHROPOLOGY; Subject Term: INFORMED consent (Medical law); Subject Term: MEDICAL ethics; Subject Term: MEDICAL care; Subject Term: SOCIAL sciences; Subject Term: BIOETHICS; Subject Term: PROFESSIONAL ethics; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541720 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities; Number of Pages: 5p; Illustrations: 2 color; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1111/j.1467-8322.2008.00585.x
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