Scientific Research and the Autonomy of Indigenous Peoples- The Case of the Kennewick Man

TitleScientific Research and the Autonomy of Indigenous Peoples- The Case of the Kennewick Man
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsSchrag, B
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsARCHAEOLOGY , SOCIAL
AbstractThis case disucsses issues of research on human subjects, consent and value of scientific research, specifically the case of the Kennewick Man; the debate over the ethical and social-political issues surrounding the relation of archeology and archaeologist to indigenous peoples and the appropriateness of laws such as the NAGPRA to resolve these issues.
NotesBrian Schrag, ed., Research Ethics: Cases and Commentaries, Volume 2, Bloomington, Indiana: Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 1998
URLhttp://www.onlineethics.org/Resources/Cases/kennewick.aspx

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