Whithering commentary about misconduct

Whither, oh why, do some researchers misconduct themselves professionally, and what is to be done about it? This study wants you to wonder about that:

Whither research integrity? Plagiarism, self-plagiarism and coercive citation in an age of research assessment,” Ben R. MartinResearch Policy, Volume 42, Issue 5, June 2013, Pages 1005-1014. The author laments:

“This extended editorial asks whether peer-review is continuing to operate effectively in policing research misconduct in the academic world. It explores the mounting problems encountered by editors of journals such as Research Policy (RP) in dealing with research misconduct.”