Cloak and Classroom

Many social scientists say a new government program will turn fieldwork abroad into spying. Can secrecy coexist with academic openness?

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In 1995, as the American Anthropological Association debated a revision to its code of ethics, Felix Moos made an argument that was unpopular among his peers. Anthropologists, he said, should be permitted — indeed, should feel a duty — to...

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