105#5a - Ethical Concerns and Issues What constitutes acceptable behavior for and archaeologist(in the field or elsewhere What standards exist that

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Unformatted text preview: Ethical Concerns and Issues What constitutes acceptable behavior for and archaeologist (in the field or elsewhere)? What standards exist that allow us to decide what are appropriate and inappropriate activities? What prompts are ethical concerns as archaeologists? 1. Archaeological resources are finite 2. The many “publics” of archaeology Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Principles of Archaeological Ethics http://www.saa.org/Public/resources/ethics.html 1. Stewardship 2. Accountability 3.Commercialization 4.Public Education and Outreach 5.Intellectual Property 6.Public Reporting and Publication 7.Records and Preservation 8.Training and Resources . http://www.nps.gov/history/archeology/PUBLIC/pu The Antiquities Act (1906) National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) (1966) National Register of Historic Places Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act (AHPA) (1974) Archaeological Resources Preservation Act (ARPA) (1979) NAGPRA (1990) Kennewick Man: first major challenge to NAGPRA...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2010 for the course SOCA 105 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at WVU.

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105#5a - Ethical Concerns and Issues What constitutes acceptable behavior for and archaeologist(in the field or elsewhere What standards exist that

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