In this Book

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Carol Haviland, Joan Mullin, and their collaborators report on a three-year interdisciplinary interview project on the subject of plagiarism, authorship, and “property,” and how these are conceived across different fields. The study investigated seven different academic fields to discover disciplinary conceptions of what types of scholarly production count as “owned.”

Less a research report than a conversation, the book offers a wide range of ideas, and the chapters here will provoke discussion on scholarly practice relating to intellectual property, plagiarism, and authorship---and to how these matters are conveyed to students. Although these authors find a good deal of consensus in regard to the ethical issues of plagiarism, they document a surprising variety of practice on the subject of what ownership looks like from one discipline to another. And they discover that students are not often instructed in the conventions of their major field.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
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  1. Introduction: Connecting Plagiarism, Intellectual Property, and Disciplinary Habits
  2. pp. 1-19
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  1. 1. Open Sourcery: Computer Science and the Logic of Ownership
  2. pp. 20-48
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  1. 2. Collaborative Authorship in the Sciences: Anti-ownership and Citation Practices in Chemistry and Biology
  2. pp. 49-79
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  1. 3. Studying with Fieldworkers: Archaeology and Sociology
  2. pp. 80-104
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  1. 4. Appropriation, Homage, and Pastiche: Using Artistic Tradition to Reconsider and Redefine Plagiarism
  2. pp. 105-128
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  1. 5. Higher Education Administration Ownership, Collaboration, and Publication: Connecting or Separating the Writing of Administrators, Faculty, and Students?
  2. pp. 129-155
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  1. Conclusion: Rethinking our Use of “Plagiarism”
  2. pp. 156-177
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  1. Appendix A: Common Research Questions
  2. pp. 178-179
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  1. Appendix B: “Common Knowledge”
  2. pp. 180-184
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  1. References
  2. pp. 185-191
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 192-194
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 195-196
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780874217292
Related ISBN
9780874217285
MARC Record
OCLC
369224081
Pages
196
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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