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Ethical Approaches to Human Remains

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 The Dignity of the Dead: Ethical Reflections on the Archaeology of Human Remains
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    Chapter 3 What Remains? Human Rights After Death
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    Chapter 4 Research on Human Remains: An Ethics of Representativeness
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    Chapter 5 The Ethical Awakening of Human Anatomy: Reassessing the Past and Envisioning a More Ethical Future
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    Chapter 6 Serious Enquiries Only, Please: Ethical Issues Raised by the Online Human Remains Trade
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    Chapter 7 Ethical and Practical Challenges of Working with Archaeological Human Remains, with a Focus on the UK
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    Chapter 8 Ethical Considerations in the Excavation of Burials in England: A Perspective from Developer Led Archaeology
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    Chapter 9 ‘The Dead Teach the Living’: Ethical Considerations Concerning the Management of Collections of Human Remains in Universities
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    Chapter 10 Human Remains in Museum Collections in the United Kingdom
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    Chapter 11 Rethinking Purpose, Protocol, and Popularity in Displaying the Dead in Museums
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    Chapter 12 The Ethics of Sampling Human Skeletal Remains for Destructive Analyses
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    Chapter 13 Sharing Is Not Always Caring: Social Media and the Dead
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    Chapter 14 3D Data in Human Remains Disciplines: The Ethical Challenges
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    Chapter 15 Ethical Concerns in Forensic Anthropology
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    Chapter 16 The Ethical Considerations for Creating a Human Taphonomy Facility in the United Kingdom
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    Chapter 17 Ethical Perspectives in Forensic Anthropology and Museum Curation in the United States of America
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    Chapter 18 Culturally Sensitive and Scientifically Sound: Ethical Challenges of Human Osteology in Contemporary Archaeology in the United States of America
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    Chapter 19 Ethical Issues of Bioarchaeology in New Zealand-Aotearoa: Relationships, Research, and Repatriation
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    Chapter 20 Ethical Considerations in Human Remains Based Research in Argentina
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    Chapter 21 Ethical Issues of Bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia
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    Chapter 22 Ethical Considerations of the Management of the Dead in the Middle East
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    Chapter 23 “Not of One’s Body”: The Creation of Identified Skeletal Collections with Portuguese Human Remains
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    Chapter 24 Ethical Considerations in the Investigation and Commemoration of Mass Graves from the Spanish Civil War
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    Chapter 25 Killing Them Twice: Ethical Challenges in the Analysis of Human Remains from the Two World Wars
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    Chapter 26 Between the Archaeological and the Criminal Cases: Human Remains and Ethical Issues in Russia
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    Chapter 27 Human Remains from the Khmer Rouge Regime, Cambodia
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    Chapter 28 Ethical Issues of Working with Human Remains in Zimbabwe
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    Chapter 29 The Mummy Autopsy: Some Ethical Considerations
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    Chapter 30 Concluding Remarks
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Ethical Approaches to Human Remains
Published by
Springer International Publishing, January 2019
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-32926-6
978-3-03-032925-9, 978-3-03-032926-6

Kirsty Squires, David Errickson, Nicholas Márquez-Grant

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Unknown 35 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 5 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 11%
Student > Master 4 11%
Student > Bachelor 3 9%
Researcher 3 9%
Other 9 26%
Unknown 7 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 7 20%
Social Sciences 6 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 14%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 6%
Unspecified 1 3%
Other 4 11%
Unknown 10 29%