Research Ethics

Research Ethics : Cases and Materials

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The book provides opportunities for unusually good discussions of ethical problems that can confront researchers in any field." -Religious Studies Review... this book provides a ready-made package for the teaching of ethics in research." -Journal of Third World Studies... Research Ethics is an extremely useful and stimulating book... recommended for wide classroom use on both the undergraduate and graduate level as well as for all academic library collections." -Journal of Information Ethics... an excellent introduction into research ethics." -Journal of College Science TeachingA useful supplement to faculty teaching courses on scientific ethics and a resource for instructors who give lectures on the topic in more general courses." -Robert L. Sprague, Director, Institute for Research on Human DevelopmentThis book is important because it defines and clarifies subtle ethical issues present but not necessarily easily recognizable as such in the everyday conduct of research."-Doody's Health Sciences Book Review JournalA very useful text for courses dealing with ethics in the research setting." -Science, Technology & Society... a welcome collection of materials that can be used in a variety of ways by those who are genuinely concerned that scientific research remain faithful to its ideals." -American Journal of Human GeneticsThis clearly written, reader-friendly book addresses the need for systematic education in research ethics and suggests that researchers themselves are the best teachers for their students.... The scenarios are realistic..., well presented, and organized around a series of topics that are both diverse and relevant to the practicing investigator."-American Journal of Psychiatry... a landmark teaching tool... " -Science Books & Films [an "Editor's Choice" book]I think this book is an excellent introduction into research ethics. The material is presented in an exceptionally thought-show more

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  • Book | 296 pages
  • 156 x 235.2 x 24.6mm | 521.64g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 0253209064
  • 9780253209061
  • 1,651,976

About Robin Levin Penslar

ROBIN LEVIN PENSLAR is Special Assistant to the Vice President for Research at Indiana University, following many years as a Research Associate for the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions. She is the principal author and editor of Protecting Human Research Subjects: Institutional Review Board Guidebook.show more

Table of contents

ContributorsPrefaceIntroductionPart I. Theory and Pedagogy1. General Issues in Teaching Research Ethics2. An Introduction to Ethical TheoryPart II. Cases in the Natural Sciences: Biology3. The Professional Scientist4. Scientific Misconduct: What Is It and How Is It Investigated?5. Authorship and the Use of Scientific Data6. Data Alteration in Scientifc Research7. The Ethics of Genetic Screening and Testing8. Ethics and EugenicsPart III. Cases in the Behavioral Sciences: Psychology9. Ethical Issues in Animal Experimentation10. Research Involving Human Subjects11. Research Involving Human Subjects: The Administration of Alcohol12. The Ethics of Deception in Research13. Misconduct in Science14. Science and Coercion15. Behavior ControlPart IV. Cases in the Humanities: History16. The Historian's Code of Ethics17. The Use and Interpretation of Historical Documents18. Oral Historians Meet the Media19. Limiting Access to Scholarly Materials: The Case of the Dead Sea Scrolls20. Faculty-Graduate Student Relations21. Intellectual PropertyInstructional NotesAnnotated BibliographyCase IndexGeneral Indexshow more

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