Ethics Final Paper, psychology homework help

Humanities

Instructions

For your final paper, you have two topic choices.

You must include, at minimum, three separate pieces of support from the course material. The resources below will help you, and you may also draw from any of the course’s weekly material. Follow APA guidelines for paper format, citing and referencing.

CHOICE 1: View the Tuskegee Study resources below. Choose at least two ethical theories we have studied over the course of the previous nine weeks, and apply them to the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. A few questions you should address in your paper:

  1. To what specific actions and members do your chosen ethical concepts apply?
  2. What guidelines were violated and how are the guidelines similar to your chosen ethical concepts?
  3. How do the outcomes of the Tuskegee study affect understanding of the need for trust in the medical profession?

Tuskegee Study resources:

CHOICE 2: Social justice is a growing concern as it relates to health, quality of life, infant mortality, and life expectancy. There is growing concern that the wealthy are getting wealthier at the expense of the poor, who are getting poorer. Consider once again, the TED Talk from week 6 and the idea of inequality and application of the “Veil of Ignorance” 

Answer this question: “Is the growing wealth divide ethical?”

  1. Choose a side: pro or con. You may not choose a neutral stance.
  2. Review the videos below. You may use additional, credible sources of your own as well.
  3. Address why you have chosen your stance, using support for your view from the weekly material and the videos below.

From the UNNATURAL CAUSES series:  Episode 7 – Not Just a Paycheck: Growing Wealth Divide Is Bad for Health

From the UNNATURAL CAUSES series:  Episode 5 – Place Matters: Living in Disadvantaged neighborhoods is bad for your health

From the UNNATURAL CAUSES series:  Episode 1 – In Sickness and In Wealth: There’s No Such Thing as Small Stuff: Being Poor in Louisville

Your final paper should be three full pages, in 12 pt. Times New Roman font, include a cover page and reference page, and be formatted according to APA guidelines.

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