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Review and provide a written summary of the paper completing the following requirements:

  1. What were the authors seeking to clarify in this article?
  2. Describe an “integrated approach” to ethical decisions.
  3. How did the authors attempt to build upon Kohlberg’s theory?
  4. What were the demographics of the sample?
  5. What was the conclusion of the study?
  6. What would be a possible follow-up study that could enhance the subject?
  7. After reading this study, how do the conclusions affect your ethical framework?


  • Your written paper should be 4-5 pages in length not counting the title and reference pages, which you must include.