The following post was submitted by Hugh Gusterson, a professor of Anthropology and International Affairs at George Washington University. A specialist on nuclear culture, the political economy of violence, and on ethics and the social sciences, Gusterson is the author of Nuclear Rites (University of California Press, 1996) and People of the Bomb (University of … Continue reading HTS and the Ethics of Anthropology
For the third time in three years, The New York Times has published an article by Nicholas Wade (12/20/10, 12/13/10, and again on February 18, 2013) that includes misrepresentations of the American Anthropological Association’s views on science, ethics, and the role of debate in the advancement of knowledge. Some have found their way into the … Continue reading Scientists Respond to The New York Times
By Leith Mullings, Monica Heller, Ed Liebow and Alan Goodman Do you remember the arcade game ‘Whack-a-Mole’? Plastic animals pop up at random from their holes in a table’s surface. The player bashes them back into their holes with a rubber mallet. As the pace picks up, initial delight is replaced by a growing sense … Continue reading Science, Advocacy and Anthropology
Today is the last day to review the posted Code of Ethics and submit your comments to the subcommittee charged to review the draft code. E-mail email@example.com to share your comments.
Just a reminder – you, the membership at large, are invited to review the posted draft Code of Ethics, and submit your comments by January 30, 2012 to firstname.lastname@example.org for the subcommittee to consider. Your input is crucial to this process, and we thank you for your dedication to our association. In the event you … Continue reading Please Review the Proposed Code of Ethics
The January 30th deadline to review the posted draft code of ethics and submit your comments is quickly approaching. At the 2011 AAA Annual Meeting recently held in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, the AAA Executive Board (EB) voted to receive a draft revision of the AAA’s Code of Ethics as revised by the Task Force for … Continue reading Review of the Proposed Code of Ethics – Deadline Approaching
At the 2011 AAA Annual Meeting recently held in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, the AAA Executive Board (EB) voted to receive a draft revision of the AAA’s Code of Ethics as revised by the Task Force for Comprehensive Ethics Review. The EB also passed a resolution thanking the task force and its chair, Dena Plemmons, for … Continue reading Review of the Proposed Code of Ethics