ERIC Number: EJ668576
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reductio ad absurdum. Editorial.
Buck, George H.
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v49 n1 p1-5 Spr 2003
Recently, universities and other research institutions have increased the number of regulations concerning research "ethics." Driven by fears of litigation or political unpopularity and acting in an authoritarian manner, many institutional ethics boards are exceeding their purpose and are threatening both the validity of their faculty's research and the fundamental principle of academic freedom. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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