Ethics in Crime and Justice: Dilemmas and Decisions / Edition 4 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
This text provides readers with the information needed to solve ethical dilemmas within the complicated criminal justice system. It begins with a straightforward presentation of the major ethical systems followed by a discussion of moral development and the ideal of justice. The book includes not only philosophical information but practical applications as well, because of the issue-based approach, which allows each student to make individual decisions.
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About the Author
Dr. Joycelyn Pollock has taught criminal justice for the past twenty six years. A former Fulbright teaching fellow, she has also taught law and criminology at the University of Turku, Finland; conducted training in the areas of criminology, sexual harassment, and ethics; and worked as a probation and parole officer. Just a few of Dr. Pollock's many published works include: PRISONS: TODAY AND TOMORROW; WOMEN, LAW, AND SOCIAL CONTROL; PRISONS AND PRISON LIFE: COSTS AND CONSEQUENCES; and MORALITY TALES. Dr. Pollock received her J.D. from University of Houston and a Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Albany.
Table of Contents
1. Morality, Ethics, and Human Behavior. 2. Determining Moral Behavior. 3. Developing Moral and Ethical Behavior. 4. Justice and the Law. 5. Further Issues in Retributive Justice. 6. The Ethics of Social Control. 7. Corruption and the Code". 8. Ethics and Law Enforcement Practices. 9. Ethics and Legal Professionals. 10. Special Issues for Prosecutors and Judges. 11. The Ethics of Punishment and Corrections. 12. Ethics for Correctional Professionals. 13. Corrections in the Community. 14. Criminal Justice Policy.