Committee on Ethics Briefing Papers on
Common Dilemmas Faced by Anthropologists Conducting Research in Field Situations

The AAA Committee on Ethics has drafted the following Briefing Papers and is inviting and encouraging you to comment. Each Briefing paper contains an online form where you can provide your comments to the committee.

1) Briefing Paper on Determining What Constitutes a Health Emergency and How to Respond in the Course of Anthropological Research with Human Subjects
2) Briefing Paper on Remuneration to Subject Populations and Individuals
3) Briefing Paper on The Impact of Material Assistance to Study Population
4) Briefing Paper on Consideration of the Potentially Negative Impact of the Publication of Factual Data about a Study Population on Such Population
5) Briefing Paper on Informed Consent
6) Briefing Paper for Consideration of the Ethical Implications of Sexual Relationships between Anthropologists and Members of a Study Population

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