I based my ranking from my own code of ethics and as well as Babbie says in the

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I based my ranking from my own code of ethics and as well as Babbie says in the textbook. EXERCISE 3.2
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Listed below are some goals and techniques associated with "ethical" social science research. Describe briefly how each might conflict with one or more of the "scientific" norms of social research discussed in the first few chapters. Use real or hypothetical research examples to illustrate your answers. For each ethical norm be sure to describe a specific scientific norm that it would conflict with, and be sure to present a real or hypothetical example of how each conflict might occur and what the conflict would be about. Also, for each conflict, indicate which norm—the ethical or the scientific—you would decide to go along with and explain why you made the decision you did. 1. Voluntary participation. a. How it conflicts with a scientific norm: If someone tells you something private they expect you to keep it a secret b. Example of conflict: If you’re being tried in a court of law on a murder charge you’re going to voluntarily tell your lawyer if you killed a person or not and if you did the lawyer cant hold that against you for it. c. Which norm you would follow and why: informed consent being a lawyer you have to defend your client whether or not you think he or she is guilty or innocent . 2. Anonymity and confidentiality. a. How it conflicts with a scientific norm: The issue of confidentiality and anonymity is closely connected with the rights of beneficence, respect for the dignity and fidelity b. Example of conflict: If I witness a murder but I don’t want to be involved c. Which norm you would follow and why: No harm because I see it as long as I can help with out getting involved. 3. No harm to subjects.
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a. How it conflicts with a scientific norm: it’s hard to help people without hurting their feelings hints the truth hurts. b. Example of conflict: Dr Martin Luther King Jr. was a man that believed in no harm should be done to one another. c. Which norm you would follow and why: Debriefing sense theirs a problem lets address it 4. Identifying yourself as a researcher. a. How it conflicts with a scientific norm: b. Example of conflict: c. Which norm you would follow and why: 5. Identifying the sponsor of your research. a. How it conflicts with a scientific norm: b. Example of conflict: c. Which norm you would follow and why:
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EXERCISE 3.3 Visit the Web site of the American Sociological Association () or the site for the British Sociological Association (kennedy.soc.surrey.ac.uk/socresonline/ info/ethguide.html) and review the code of ethics (there is no www. for the second site). 1. Cite the language that addresses each of the issues Babbie addresses: voluntary participation, no harm to subjects, anonymity and confidentiality, the researcher's identity, and analysis and reporting. 2. Summarize the code’s content about the politics of social research.
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