Ethics

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TEACHING ETHICS THROUGHOUT THE CURRICULUM

Topics

The links below contain ethics cases that are organized by topic, or category, of possible ethical question or concern. They reflect a wide array of professional duties and responsibilities found in the work environments of sociologists, both inside and outside of teaching.

Competence

Representation and Misuse of Expertise

Delegation and Supervision

Nondiscrimination

Non-exploitation

Harassment

Employment Decisions

Conflicts of Interest

Public Communication

Confidentiality

Informed Consent

Research Planning, Implementation, and Dissemination

Plagiarism

Authorship Credit

Publication Process

Responsibilities of Reviewers

Education, Teaching and Training

Contractual and Consulting Services

Adherence to the Code of Ethics