101 student Cheating Ethics - Study Guide for The Influence of Situational Ethics on Cheating Summarize for yourself McCabes viewpoint re students use

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Study Guide for “The Influence of Situational Ethics on Cheating”Summarize for yourself McCabe’s viewpoint re: students’ use of rationalizations to legitimate their cheating activities.Before Sykes and Matza’s research, how did sociologists view the relationship between rationalization and deviance?People can also rationalize their rule breaking behavior before they do it -They give themselves permission to break the rules-Persuade any potential witnesses to the act that what they are about to do it legitimateSummarize for yourself Sykes’ and Matza’s viewpoint and what their term, “techniques of neutralization”, refers to. What, specifically, is being neutralized?1.Define themselves as the victims2.Define 1+ of the other parties involved as villain who are treating them unfairly-thus they ‘have to’ cheat in order to level the playing field
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  • Sociology, Sykes, McCabe, cheating behavior, cheating activities

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