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Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0495093435

Cover of Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice 5TH 07 (ISBN 978-0495093435)
ISBN13: 978-0495093435
ISBN10: 0495093432
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2007
International: No

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Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice - 5TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495093435

Joycelyn M. Pollock

ISBN13: 978-0495093435
ISBN10: 0495093432
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

This text is designed to introduce students to ethical decision-making in the criminal justice system. Its greatest strengths are its balanced coverage of 1) all three segments of the CJ system--police, courts, and corrections--and 2) both philosophical principles/theories and hands-on criminal justice issues and applications.

Table of Contents

1. Morality, Ethics, and Human Behavior.
2. Determining Moral Behavior.
3. Making Ethical Decisions.
4. The Origins and Concept of Justice.
5. Law and the Individual.
6. Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional.
7. The Police Role in society: Crime Fighter or Public Servant?
8. Corruption and the "Code."
9. Noble-Cause Corruption.
10. Ethics and Legal Professionals.
11. Justice and Judicial Ethics.
12. The Ethics of Punishment and Corrections.
13. Ethics and Institutional Corrections.
14. Ethics and Community Corrections.
15. Ethical Choices and the War on Terror.
Bibliography.
Index.