7. Resources in other fields.

Research on language often crosses into other fields of expertise. In such circumstances, linguists are urged to consider the statements on ethics issued by the relevant professional and political bodies. For example:

American Anthropological Association. 1998. Code of Ethics of the American Anthropological Association. http://www.aaanet.org/committees/ethics/ethcode.htm

American Folklore Society. 1988. Statement of Ethics for the American Folklore Society. http://www.afsnet.org/aboutAFS/ethics.cfm

American Psychological Association. 2002. Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct. American Psychologist. http://www.apa.org/ethics/homepage.html

Applied Linguistics Association of Australia. 1998. Statement of Good Practice. http://www.latrobe.edu.au/alaa/goodprac.htm

The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research Report of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research. 1979. http://ohsr.od.nih.gov/guidelines/belmont.html

British Association of Applied Linguistics. 1994. Recommendations on Good Practice in Applied Linguistics. http://www.baal.org.uk/about_goodpractice_full.pdf

National Academy of Sciences. 1995. On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research. 2nd edition. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press (2121 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20418). http://www.nap.edu/books/0309051967/html/

United Nations. 1993-2006. United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/documents/DRIPS_en.pdf


One Response to 7. Resources in other fields.

  1. David Nathan says:

    The AIATSIS (Australia) “Guidelines for Ethical Research in
    Indigenous Studies” have clear and strong ststements about community initiation and control of projects. See http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/2290/ethics_guidelines.pdf

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