Ethics and College Student Life: A Case Study Approach / Edition 3

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Ethics and College Student Life: A Case Study Approach, Third edition

Kenneth A. Strike & Pamela A. Moss

Ethics and College Student Life: A Case Study Approach shows how five important ethical principles can help us think through morally complex situations and settle disputes. Engaging case studies of common ethical dilemmas provide students with hands-on opportunities to apply critical-thinking and problem-solving approaches.

The text presents reasoning and dialoguing skills that students can use in every area of their college experience, as well as tips on building personal character, healthy college communities, and a strong society.

Topics include:

  • Relationships
  • Cheating
  • Drinking
  • Privacy
  • Diversity
  • Computer issues
  • Sex
  • College sports
  • Abuse
  • Responsibility
  • Plagiarism

Features include:

  • Numerous well-organized CASE STUDIES cover every aspect of college student life
  • Samples of how diverse university and COLLEGE CODES relate to each topic
  • MAIN CASE and CASE DISCUSSION open each chapter
  • BACKGROUND READINGS listed in annotated format
  • NEW INDEX allows users to quickly find topics of interest
  • Flexibility of usage–this book can used in courses of various lengths , and for different types of courses and purposes

For instructors and students alike, we encourage you to visit our Student Success Supersite. This valuable resource is at

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"The case studies are effective, easy to read, and cover a wide range of topics with which college students grapple. Students get to practice theory with real life examples."

-- Kathryn Jarvis, Auburn University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132343312
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 6/15/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,127,901
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Academic Integrity, Grading, and Cheating

3. Tolerance, Diversity, and Hate Speech

4. Privacy and Dialogue

5. Loyalty, Friendship, and Community

6. Sex, Relationships, and Power

7. Drinking and Living the Good Life

8. On Getting a Life

9. Religion, Relativism, and Dialogue

10. For Further Reflection: Additional Cases


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