assignment 2 Ethical Issue

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Assignment #2: Ethical Issue Suppose a researcher who is personally in favor of a small families -as a response to the problem of overpopulation- wants to conduct a survey to determine why some people want many children and others do not. What personal involvement problems would the researcher face, and how could she or he avoid them? What ethical issues should the researcher take into account in designing the survey? The study on the problem of overpopulation seems to be sensitive as it tends to have cultural and social context. Investigating the reasons behind having a big or small family also seems to be challenging for the researcher. As the investigator has to gather personal information to get around the study question, some families view this topic as something extremely personal that they do not feel comfortable with or might cause a sort of embarrassment to share personal information of having a big or small family. Data obtained throughout the study may involve certain personal, social, financial or religious facts about the participants. This may
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