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Publication ethics — moral principles and cultural dissonance

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The incidence of academic misconduct in publishing appears to be increasing and is creating a moral outrage. This papers looks at two contributing factors: the collision of different understandings of what is and what is not, acceptable, and the increasing pressure on students and faculty to publish. It concludes that detection and punishment are not the sole solution to the problem: we need better education in publication ethics and the responsibility for that must be shared between journal and research supervisors.

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N. J. Rushby
Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University
Russian Federation

Nicholas John Rushby, Visiting Professor, Institute of Psychology and Education at Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Editor-in-Chief of the journal Education & Self Development; Chantry Cottage, The Green, Otford, Kent TN14 5PD, United Kingdom. Editor-in-Chief Journal Education & Self Development


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Rushby N.J. Publication ethics — moral principles and cultural dissonance. Science Editor and Publisher. 2017;2(2-4):107-112. (In Russ.)

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