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Justice, Crime, and Ethics. Edition No. 8

  • ID: 2784398
  • Book
  • June 2014
  • 496 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. This eighth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics through focus on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy, and philosophical issues. The book's robust coverage encompasses contentious issues such as capital punishment, prison corruption, the use of deception in police interrogation, and many more. New content includes new material on juvenile justice, corporate crime, and prosecutorial misconduct.

Students of criminal justice, as well as instructors and professionals in the field, will continue to rely on this thorough, dependable resource on ethical decision-making in the criminal justice system.

- Essays are enhanced with case studies and exercises designed to stimulate critical and creative thinking regarding ethical issues in crime and justice
- Discussion questions and lists of key concepts focus students and help them to understand ethics in the context of the criminal justice system
- New chapters cover ethical issues related to juvenile justice and corporate misconduct, and chapters on police and prosecutor ethics have been extensively updated
- A full suite of online ancillaries for instructors and students adds value to lectures and enriches the learning experience
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Section I: INTRODUCTION

1. Ethics, Crime, and Justice: An Introductory Note to Students 2. Utilitarian and Deontological Approaches to Criminal Justice Ethics 3. Peacemaking, Justice, and Ethics

Section II: ETHICAL ISSUES IN POLICING

4. Learning Police Ethics 5. Deception in Police Interrogation 6. Using Ethical Dilemmas in Training Police 7. Police Ethics, Legal Proselytism, and the Social Order: Paving the Path to Misconduct

Section III: ETHICS AND THE COURTS

8. Whatever Happened to Atticus Finch? Lawyers as Legal Advocates and Moral Agents 9. Ethical Challenges for Prosecutors 10. Criminal Sentencing: Goals, Practices, and Ethics 11. Crime and Punishment: Punishment Philosophies and Ethical Dilemmas 12. To Die or Not to Die: Morality, Ethics, and the Death Penalty

Section IV: ETHICAL ISSUES IN CORRECTIONS

13. Ethical Issues in Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections 14. Restorative Justice: Defining and Implementing the Peacemaking Paradigm 15. Keeping an Eye on the Keeper: Prison Corruption and Its Control 16. Ethics and Prison: Selected Issues

Section V: ETHICAL ISSUES IN CRIME CONTROL POLICY AND RESEARCH

17. Crime and Justice Myths 18. Juvenile Justice Ethical Issues: How Should We Treat Juveniles? 19. Corporate Misconduct and Ethics 20. Ethics and Criminal Justice Research 21. Terrorism and Ethics

Section VI: ETHICS AND THE FUTURE

22. Criminal Justice: An Ethic for the Future
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Braswell, Michael C.
Dr. Michael C. Braswell is Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice and Criminology at East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Braswell received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Mercer University in 1969, a Master of Arts in Psychology from West Georgia College in 1970, his Ed.S. in Rehabilitation/Correctional Counseling from the University of Georgia in 1973, and his Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. A former prison psychologist, he taught ethics and human relations courses for more than 30 years at East Tennessee State University. He has published books on ethics, peacemaking, and correctional counseling as well as two novels and a short story collection.
McCarthy, Belinda R.
Belinda R. McCarthy is Professor of Counseling, Leadership, and Special Education at Missouri State University. Her Ph.D is in Criminal Justice from SUNY Albany.
McCarthy, Bernard J.
Bernard J. McCarthy is Professor of Criminology at Missouri State University. He is also Director of the Center for Homeland Security, Program Coordinator MAAS (Criminal Justice and Homeland Security).
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