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American Anthropological Association Code of Ethics Review and Importance

Read the Code of Ethics of the American Anthropological Association in chapter two of the textbook. What are the ethical issues that anthropologists and other social scientists should consider when conducting research with people? Why would a code of ethics be important for social scientists?

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1. What are the ethical issues that anthropologists and other social scientists should consider when conducting research with people?

There are many ethical issues that anthropologists and other social scientists should consider when conducting research with people. According to the Code of Ethics of the American Anthropological Association, some of those issues include:

a) AVOIDING HARMFUL ACTIONS: To avoid harm or wrong, understanding that the development of knowledge can lead to change which may be positive or negative for the people or animals worked with or studied

b) NOT USING DANGEROUS METHODS: Anthropological researchers must do everything in their power to ensure that their research does not harm the safety, dignity, or privacy of the ...

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This solution analyzes the American Anthropological Association Code of Ethics. The solution examines the following issues: 1) the ethical issues that anthropologists should consider when conducting research with people; 2) and why a code of ethics is important for social scientists.

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