Biological anthropology and ethics : from repatriation to genetic identity

TitleBiological anthropology and ethics : from repatriation to genetic identity
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsTurner, TR
Paginationx, 326 p.
PublisherState University of New York Press
Place PublishedAlbany
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0791462951
Accession Number54400144
Call NumberLC: GN62; Dewey: 599.9; NLM: 2005 D-211; GN 62
KeywordsAnthropological ethics. , Anthropologie physique. , Anthropologues -- Déontologie. , Anthropology -- ethics -- Congresses. , Anthropology, Physical -- ethics -- Congresses. , Genetics, Population -- ethics -- Congresses. , Génétique des populations humaines. , Génétique humaine -- Aspect moral. , Human genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects. , Human population genetics. , Human remains (Archaeology) -- Repatriation. , Physical anthropology. , Restes humains (Archéologie) -- Rapatriement.
AbstractBiological anthropologists face an array of ethical issues as they engage in fieldwork around the world. In this volume human biologists, geneticists, paleontologists, and primatologists confront their involvement with, and obligations to, their research subjects, their discipline, society, and the environment. Those working with human populations explore such issues as who speaks for a group, community consultation and group consent, the relationship between expatriate communities and the community of origin, and disclosing the identity of both individuals and communities. Those working with skeletal remains discuss issues that include access to and ownership of fossil material. Primatologists are concerned about the well-being of their subjects in laboratory and captive situations, and must address yet another set of issues regarding endangered animal populations and conservation in field situations.
Notesill. ; 23 cm.Introduction : Ethical concerns in biological anthropology / Trudy R. Turner -- Field primatologists : duties, rights, and obligations / Linda D. Wolfe -- Studies of primates in the field and in captivity : similarities and differences in ethical concerns / Leanne T. Nash -- Habituating primates for field study : ethical considerations for African great apes / Michele L. Goldsmith -- Biological samples in the modern zoological park : a case study from the Bronx Zoo / Cathi Lehn -- Commentary : Ethical issues surrounding the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research / Jay Kaplan -- Ethical issues in the molding and casting of fossil specimens / Janet M. Monge and Alan E. Mann -- The ethics of bioarchaeology / Clark Spencer Larsen and Phillip L. Walker -- Ethical concerns in forensic anthropology / Heather Walsh-Haney and Leslie S. Lieberman -- Commentary : A discussion of ethical issues in skeletal biology / Susan C. Antón -- Ethical issues in human biology behavioral research and research with children / Sara Stinson -- Institutional review boards : the structural and cultural obstacles encountered in human biological research / Stacy Zamudio -- Darkness in El Dorado : claims, counter-claims, and the obligations of researchers / Trudy R. Turner and Jeffrey D. Nelson -- A case study of ethical issues in genetic research : the Sally Hemings-Thomas Jefferson story / Sloan R. Williams -- Psychological and ethical issues related to identity and inferring ancestry of African Americans / Cynthia E. Winston and Rick A. Kittles -- The consent process and aDNA research : contrasting approaches in North America / Dennis H. O'Rourke, M. Geoffry Hayes and Shawn W. Carlyle -- Working with ancient DNA : NAGPRA, Kennewick Man, and other ancient peoples / Frederika A. Kaestle and David G. Smith -- Commentary : Changing standards of informed consent : raising the bar / Jonathan S. Friedlaender -- Commentary : An overview of human subjects research in biological anthropology / Jeffrey C. Long -- Commentary : Data sharing and access to information / Trudy R. Turner -- Appendix 1. Code of ethics of the American Anthropological Association -- Appendix 2. Code of ethics of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.Includes bibliographical references and index.edited by Trudy R. Turner. More Records: Show record informationBook
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