3. Ethics in Ethnobiology: History, International Law and Policy, and Contemporary Issues

  1. E. N. Anderson3,
  2. D. Pearsall4,
  3. E. Hunn5 and
  4. N. Turner6
  1. Preston Hardison1 and
  2. Kelly Bannister2

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch3

Ethnobiology

Ethnobiology

How to Cite

Hardison, P. and Bannister, K. (2011) Ethics in Ethnobiology: History, International Law and Policy, and Contemporary Issues, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

  3. 5

    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA

  4. 6

    School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tulalip Tribes of Washington, Tulalip, WA, USA

  2. 2

    POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, and Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria, BC, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470547854

Online ISBN: 9781118015872

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Keywords:

  • ethics in ethnobiology, international law and policy - moral beliefs and customs;
  • International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE) and ethnobiological ethics - Posey's work' ethics of research related to biocultural diversity;
  • indigenous peoples and local communities - international law, political self-determination groups

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History of Research Ethics as Related to Ethnobiology

  • Ethnobiological Ethics and the International Society of Ethnobiology

  • International Lawand Policy Debates and Negotiations

  • Convention on Biological Diversity: International Regime on Access and Benefit Sharing

  • Wipo Intergovernmental Committee on Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC)

  • Contemporary Issues for Ethnobiologists

  • References