Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John G D'Angelo

CRC Press
Published December 14, 2018
Reference - 144 Pages
ISBN 9781138035423 - CAT# K31714

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Summary

Providing the tools necessary for a robust debate, this fully revised and updated second edition of Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research explains various forms of scientific misconduct. The first part describes a variety of ethical violations, why they occur, how they are handled, and what can be done to prevent them along with a discussion of the peer-review process. The second presents real-life case studies that review the known facts, allowing readers to decide for themselves whether an ethical violation has occurred and if so, what should be done. With 4 new chapters and an updated selection of case studies, this text provides resources for guided discussion of topical controversies and how to prevent scientific misconduct.

Key Features:

  • Fully revised and updated text which explains the various forms of scientific misconduct.
  • New chapters include hot topics such as Ethics of the Pharmaceutical Industry, The Responsibility of Science to the Environment and Summary of Ethics Guidelines of STEM Professional Societies.
  • Provides the necessary tools to lead students in the discussion of topical controversies.
  • Includes descriptions of real ethical case studies, a number of which are new for the Second Edition.
  • This book is applicable to any science and any level of education.
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