Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice / Edition 8

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice / Edition 8

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by Joycelyn M. Pollock
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1285062663

ISBN-13: 9781285062662

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Develop the ethical decision-making skills that are essential in the field of criminal justice with the help of ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 9th Edition. Packed with current, real-world examples, the text offers comprehensive coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections.

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Develop the ethical decision-making skills that are essential in the field of criminal justice with the help of ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 9th Edition. Packed with current, real-world examples, the text offers comprehensive coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. It combines coverage of the philosophical principles and theories that are the foundation of ethical decision-making with the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice -- militarization of the police, mass imprisonment, wrongful convictions, the misuse of power by public servants, and more. Hands-on exercises, real-life cases, and practical scenarios illustrate the significance of ethics in today's criminal justice arena. Whether you plan to work in the field of policing, courts, or corrections, this book delivers the information and tools you need to deal effectively with ethical challenges on the job.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285062662
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: ETHICS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 1. Morality, Ethics, and Human Behavior. 2. Determining Moral Behavior. 3. Justice and Law. 4. Becoming an Ethical Professional. Part II: POLICE. 5. The Police Role in Society: Crime Fighter or Public Servant? 6. Police Discretion and Dilemmas. 7. Police Corruption and Misconduct. Part III: LAW. 8. Law and Legal Professionals. 9. Zealous Advocates. 10. Justice and Judicial Ethics. Part IV: CORRECTIONS. 11. The Ethics of Punishment and Corrections. 12. Discretion and Dilemmas in Corrections. 13. Correctional Professionals: Misconduct and Responses. Part V: ETHICAL CHOICES IN TODAY'S WORLD. 14. Making Ethical Choices.

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