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Plagiarism

  • By: Beth A. Visser
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Plagiarism refers to taking someone's ideas or words without crediting that person as the original source. Plagiarism scandals have resulted in lawsuits and the revocation of academic titles. Although estimates of the incidence of plagiarism vary widely, there are indications that ...

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