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Perspectives from Japan


Although “morality” has long been taught in the Japanese educational system, academic integrity is a concept that has only recently received much attention and one that is not altogether well understood. Of late, due to numerous public incidents of academic fraud occurring in Japanese academia, Japanese universities have shown a greater inclination to provide guidelines on how to conduct research in an ethical manner. There are questions, however, as to the long-term effectiveness of these guidelines.


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Wheeler, G. (2016). Perspectives from Japan. In: Bretag, T. (eds) Handbook of Academic Integrity. Springer, Singapore.

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