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Plagiarism: Sharing or Stealing Information: Cultural Perspectives

An overview of the topic with suggested resources for further study. Plagiarism is considered mainly from the academic perspective. Provides a cross-cultural perspective with international examples.

Cultural Attitudes

We all know that plagiarism is discouraged here in the United States. But did you know that the concept is not universally viewed as immoral? Some countries are much more lenient when it comes to plagiarism, even in an academic context.

This page various articles, presentations, and downloadable PDFs on the cultural perspectives of plagiarism.

Intercultural Bibliography

Articles and Presentations

The following documents contain information on plagiarism from a cultural standpoint. Hover over each link to read a brief description of the article or PowerPoint.

Additional Examples

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