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SOC 101: Survey of Sociology (Duque): Ethical Research

This guide is intended for students of the course SOC 101.

Selected Books and eBooks

The following materials will help you learn about ethical conduct of research:

What is Ethical 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 competenceintegrity, professional and scientific responsibilityrespect, and social responsibility.

Taken from the American Sociological Association: Code of Ethics. To read the entire document, click the link below.

Recommended Online Resources for Ethical Research

Selected ethical research sites: