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SOCU 301Social Research DesignExercise 6.2Name :Jessica McNamaraSocial Research EthicsFor each case, (a) identify what you believe to be the one or two ethical issues that are most apparent in the situation, drawing from the ethical issues discussed on Babbie, pp. 63-81, and (b) explain why you think this case represents a minor, moderate, or severe ethical violation.1. A political science instructor asks students in an introductory class to complete questionnaires that the instructor will analyze and use in preparing a journal article for publication.Not voluntary Lack of informed consentMinor as this can be corrected by asking students to volunteer to take the questioner and receive informedconsent. 2. After researchers do a field study of deviant behavior during a riot, law enforcement officials demand that the researchers identify the persons who were observed looting. Rather than risk arrest as accomplices after the fact, the researchers comply and turn over the names.

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