The Consequences of Political Innumeracy
What is meant by “political innumeracy”? What is the conclusion of the authors about the link between innumeracy and political attitudes? Do you think a more accurate understanding or greater “numeracy” would significantly impact people’s attitudes towards an understanding of policy?
· Internet research ethics and the policy gap for ethical practice in online research settings
The use of the internet in social science research brings many new questions about how to maintain professional and ethical research. Describe the ethical gaps that are identified in this paper and discuss the efforts of stakeholders to bridge these gaps in new ethical policy.
· Reading 7 – If Hitler Asked you to Electrocute a Stranger, Would You? Probably
Milgram has been criticized for being unethical in his research. Why? How did he respond to these criticisms? Are you persuaded by his critics or by Milgram? Why?