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Which of the following is not a purpose of the American Sociological Association’s code of ethics?

A. to guarantee the safety of their participants

B. to maintain value neutrality

C. to ensure the financial gain of the researcher(s)

D. to foster professionally responsible scholarship in sociology

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Answer: C. to ensure the financial gain of the researcher(s)

The American Sociological Association was built to provide the general principles as well as the rules to encompass professional situations sociologists encounter. In general, the five principles of the American Sociological Association are (1) professional competence, (2) integrity, (3) professional and scientific responsibility, (4) respect for people’s rights, dignity, and diversity, and (5) social responsibility. Financial gain of their researchers is therefore not a part of their ethics. The correct answer, therefore, is option C

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