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Sometimes referred to as macro ethics, these are broad ethical and social issues in engineering and science that call for the collective social responsibility of the science and engineering professions and societal decisions about research, practice, and technology.

Ethics and Society
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  • Added12/08/2015

    Updated11/16/2016

    A bibliography covering the ethics of human migration, including migration due to climate change or climate refugees, and the migration of skilled immigrants from developing nations to developed nations.

    Author(s) Kelly Laas
    Year 2015
  • Added12/16/2016

    Updated12/16/2016

    Movement of human beings from one location to another is a long-standing characteristic of the species. Today, voluntary migration often occurs when people have options and skills that they will be able to exercise better in a new place. Many countries, including the U.S., encourage and promote ...

    Author(s) Rachelle Hollander
    Authoring Institution Online Ethics Center
    Year 2016
  • ISBN978-0-309-08493-2
    Copyright2002

    Added02/10/2016

    Updated03/09/2016

    Situations involving conflict and forced migration have become increasingly commonplace in today's world. The need to understand the causes, consequences, and characteristics of these situations is creating a burgeoning field of research. But given the nature of complex emergency settings, ...
    Authoring Institution National Research Council The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
  • Added12/17/2015

    Updated12/17/2015

    Guidelines

    World Medical Association Statement on Ethical Guidelines for the International Migration of Health Workers (2014)
    Outlines guidelines for how to ethically develop a health care workforce in developed and developing nations and guidelines for the recruiting of health care ...

Cite this page: "Ethics and Society" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 9/18/2015 OEC Accessed: Monday, May 20, 2019 <www.onlineethics.org/Topics/29509.aspx>