4. From Researcher to Partner: Ethical Challenges and Issues Facing the Ethnobiological Researcher

  1. E. N. Anderson3,
  2. D. Pearsall4,
  3. E. Hunn5 and
  4. N. Turner6
  1. Michael P. Gilmore1 and
  2. W. Hardy Eshbaugh2

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch4

Ethnobiology

Ethnobiology

How to Cite

Gilmore, M. P. and Eshbaugh, W. H. (2011) From Researcher to Partner: Ethical Challenges and Issues Facing the Ethnobiological Researcher, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch4

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

    New Century College, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Botany, Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA

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:

  • researcher to partner, ethical challenges and issues - facing the ethnobiological researcher;
  • ethnobiologists, obtaining PIC from indigenous and local communities - honest disclosure of project objectives;
  • “the researched” or “subject population” - full and equal partners, sharing information

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Key Questions for Ethnobiologists

  • Case Study 4.1

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References