The following materials will help you learn about ethical conduct of research:
The American Sociological Association (ASA) abides by a Code of Ethics that sets forth principles and ethical standards that underlie sociologist's professional responsibilities and conduct. They should be used as guidelines when examining everyday professional activities. The Code provides guidance on issues that sociologists may encounter in their professional work.
Ethical research involves professional competence, integrity, professional and scientific responsibility, respect, and social responsibility.
Taken from the American Sociological Association: Code of Ethics. To read the entire document, click the link below.
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