Scholarly Crimes and Misdemeanors: Violations of Fairness and Trust in the Academic World

Scholarly Crimes and Misdemeanors: Violations of Fairness and Trust in the Academic World

by Mark S. Davis, Bonnie Berry

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ISBN-13: 9781138504127
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/04/2018
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mark S. Davis is a social scientist whose scholarship has appeared in such journals as the Journal of Research on Adolescence, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Journal of Criminal Justice, and Science and Engineering Ethics. He is the author of The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice, 2nd Edition and The Role of State Agencies in Translational Criminology: Connecting Research to Policy. Mark holds a PhD in sociology from Ohio State University where he maintains an affiliation with the Criminal Justice Research Center.

Bonnie Berry is the Director of the Social Problems Research Group, USA and formerly university faculty. Her areas of research interest include appearance bias, animal rights, academic misconduct and ethical violations, and all measures of social inequality. She is the author of Social Rage: Emotion and Cultural Conflict, Beauty Bias: Discrimination and Social Power and The Power of Looks: Social Stratification of Physical Appearance and numerous research articles on a range of social problems topics. Her most recent work, Physical Appearance and Crime: How Appearance Affects Crime and the Crime Control Process, is forthcoming in 2018. She is the recipient of the Inconvenient Woman of the Year Award (Division of Women and Crime, American Society of Criminology), the Herbert Bloch Award, and the Mentor of Mentors Award (the latter two from the American Society of Criminology).

Table of Contents

List of Insets and Figures

Acknowledgements

Preface: Help! My Brainchild’s Been Kidnapped!

1. Intellectual Misconduct: Backwards, Forward, and Sideways

2. The World of Scholarship: Rituals and Rewards, Norms and Departures

3. Structural and Organizational Causes of Scholarly Misconduct

4. Cultural Causes of Scholarly Misconduct

5. Individual and Situational Causes of Scholarly Misconduct

6. Scholarly Misconduct as Crime

7. Criminological Theory and Scholarly Crime

8. Implications for Theory and Research

9. Preventing and Controlling Scholarly Crime

Afterword: Against All Odds, a Code Is Born

Appendix: Others’ Stories of Scholarly Misconduct

List of Abbreviations

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