Student Cheating Ethics

Student Cheating Ethics - • Denial of responsibility –...

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Page 1 of 1 Outline for “The Influence of Situational Ethics on Cheating” Rationalizations = legitimations: justifications of cheating Previous view of the relationship between rationalization and deviance: Sykes’ and Matza’s view: Techniques of Neutralization: not just after the fact- they may offer justifications before the behavior- giving themselves permission to do the deviance. Types of neutralization techniques:
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Unformatted text preview: • Denial of responsibility – person is focusing on himself and saying it was due to circumstance- blaming the situatin • Condemnation of the condemners – the professor has performed poorly so I have to cheat. Greater evil is on others. • Appeal to higher loyalties – • Denial of injury – no one is injured- it doesn’t hurt anyone. • Denial of victim –...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Sullivan during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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