More Than Just Bare Bones: Ethical Considerations for Forensic Anthropologists

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Abstract

Following a brief discussion of the nature of ethics, this chapter examines why ethics are important for the practice of forensic anthropology with particular reference to training, accreditation, the development of anthropological techniques, limitations of evidence, and research. Finally, the individual versus professional ethical questions are considered.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology
EditorsSoren Blau, Douglas H Ubelaker
Place of PublicationWalnut Creek, California, USA
PublisherLeft Coast Press, Inc
Pages457 - 467
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781598740745
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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