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Criminology of Science – Studying Deviations from the Values and Principles of Science

Science is one the most important institutions of modern society, and is capable of evaluating ideas quickly and efficiently. However, the progress of science is constantly accompanied by various problems. The criminology of science examines the deviant behavior of scientists when their actions do not follow the values and rules of the scientific community. The criminological approach to the study of research misconduct is becoming increasingly important, mainly due to the rapid increase in the number of scientists around the world. The article defines the fundamental values and principles of science and describes the most common deviations from these principles. The author also discusses the situation in Slovenia and outlines global initiatives that seek to create the conditions necessary for reducing the amount of deviant behavior in science.


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Issue No. 282 - Open Science in Slovenia and Worldwide
Časopis za kritiko znanosti
2021 , volume volume 49 , issue issue 282
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