Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice

Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice

Being Ethical When No One Is Looking

Book - 2012
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Every major issue, problem, scandal, and crime in the criminal justice field has ethics at its core. PROFESSIONAL ETHICS: BEING ETHICAL WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING, 3/e presents the three major ethical schools of thought (virtue, formalism, and utilitarianism) in a clear way that emphasizes how ethics impacts individual decision-making. Extensive critical-thinking exercises, Ethics in the Movies features and Ethics in Books features use popular events and media to raise ethical questions and help students develop ethical reasoning skills. Separate chapters are devoted to law, police, courts, corrections, and liability so students see the direct connection between ethics and specific aspects of the criminal justice system.

Publisher: Boston : Prentice Hall, c2012
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9780131375659
Characteristics: xix, 162 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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