Ethical Issues in Archaeology

Ethical Issues in Archaeology

by Larry J. Zimmerman, Julie Hollowell-Zimmer, Zimmerman Larry J
     
 

A textbook for students entering the profession. After discussing the origins of archaeological ethics, it surveys responsibilities to the archaeological record; to diverse publics; and to colleagues, employees, and students. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR See more details below

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A textbook for students entering the profession. After discussing the origins of archaeological ethics, it surveys responsibilities to the archaeological record; to diverse publics; and to colleagues, employees, and students. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759102705
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
05/15/2003
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.52(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Pt. IWhere Archaeological Ethics Come From
1On Ethics3
2The Development of Ethics in Archaeology17
Pt. IIResponsibilities to the Archaeological Record
3Looting: An International View31
4Digging in the Dirt - Ethics and "Low-End Looting"45
5The Ethics of Shipwreck Archaeology57
6Archaeological Ethics: Museums and Collections71
7Cultural Resource Management and the Business of Archaeology85
8Archaeological Curation: An Ethical Imperative for the Twenty-First Century99
Pt. IIIResponsibilities to Diverse Publics
9Coffee Cans and Folsom Points: Why We Cannot Continue to Ignore the Artifact Collectors115
10Archaeological Ethics and American Indians129
11Descendant Communities: Linking People in the Present to the Past143
12Purveyors of the Past: Education and Outreach as Ethical Imperatives in Archaeology153
13Ethics and the Media163
14In the Spirit of the Code177
Pt. IVResponsibilities to Colleagues, Employees, and Students
15Safety and the Ethics of Archaeological Fieldwork201
16What Are We Really Teaching in Archaeological Field Schools?213
17Gender Matters - A Question of Ethics225
18The Ethics of Research Knowledge239
19Creating and Implementing a Code and Standards251
AppWebsites for Professional Codes of Ethics and Standards261
Bibliography263
Index285
About the Contributors295

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