Read the following news story:
https://www-proquest-com.libproxy.howardcc.edu/news/docview/430779814/FBE3BF1EADBE462BPQ/2?accountid=35779 (Links to an external site.)
Read ASA Code of Ethics: (see below)
Review the concepts of Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativism from your text.
Instructions: After completing the reading, write an essay (300 to 500 words) in which you address the following questions:
Define the concepts of ethnocentrism and cultural relativism, and explain why cultural relativism is often used by sociologists.
In a paragraph in your essay, write an ethnocentric interpretation of the parents’ actions.
In a paragraph in your essay, write a culturally relative interpretation of the parents’ actions.
If you were a sociologist using the ASA Code of Conduct to advise the police on policing practice, explain which ethical principles might apply to this situation, and why.
In your view did the police officers behave ethically by removing the child and arresting the parents? Using what you have learned about ethics in sociology, explain why or why not?