Research Ethics: A Reader / Edition 1

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Original material, reprints, and cases on topics such as relationships with colleagues, institutional responsiblity, conflict of interest, experimentation with animals and humans, and methodologies for ethically conducting, reporting, and funding research clarify difficult questions for students and professionals alike. The collection supports efforts, in response to increasingly stringent federal mandates, to include ethics instruction in research training.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874517972
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Applied and Professional Ethics
  • Publication date: 2/1/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 333
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Deni Elliott is Director of the Practical Ethics Center and University Professor of Ethics at the University of Montana. Her books include The Ethics of Asking: Dilemmas in Higher Education Fund Raising (1995) and Responsible Journalism (1986). Judy E. Stern is Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. She is actively involved in biomedical research and is associated with the Dartmouth Ethics Institute.
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Table of Contents

1 Teaching and Learning Research Ethics 1
2 Morality and Scientific Research 20
3 Examples of Scientific Misconduct 31
A View of Misconduct in Science 34
The Science Mob: The David Baltimore Case - and Its Lessons 43
Verdict in Sight in the 'Baltimore Case' 52
Misconduct: Caltech's Trial by Fire 60
4 Relationships in Laboratories and Research Communities 69
Fight Over Data Disrupts Michigan State Project 93
5 Conducting, Reporting, and Funding Research 98
Science, Statistics, and Deception 113
More Squabbling Over Unbelievable Result 117
Pressure to Publish and Fraud in Science 141
Guidelines on Authorship 146
Rustom Roy: PR Is a Better System Than Peer Review 148
Peer Review: Treacherous Servant, Disastrous Master 151
6 Conflicts of Interest and Conflicts of Commitment 165
Scripps Backs Down on Controversial Sandoz Deal 193
7 Institutional Responsibility 197
Purpose and Scope of This Study 213
The Definition of Misconduct in Science: A View from NSF 226
What Is Misconduct in Science? 238
8 Animal Experimentation and Ethics 246
Regulations and Requirements 262
An Introduction to the Philosophical Presuppositions of the Animal Liberation/Rights Movement 272
9 Human Experimentation 286
The Nuremberg Code 300
World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki, 1989 Version 302
Radiation: Balancing the Record 307
Contributors 317
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