Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice


Author: Joycelyn M. Pollock
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305856589
Category: Education
Page: 512
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Packed with current, real-world examples, ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 9th Edition offers comprehensive, balanced, and practical coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. Readers find coverage of the philosophical principles and theories that are the foundation of ethical decision-making, as well as the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice -- the militarization of the police, mass imprisonment, wrongful convictions, the misuse of power by elected officials and/or other public servants, and more. The text provides a wealth of hands-on exercises as well as such insightful features as In the News boxes spotlighting recent examples of misconduct. For those studying or contemplating a career in criminal justice, real-life cases and situations demonstrate the significance of ethics in today's criminal justice arena. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice


Author: Joycelyn Pollock
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495600334
Category: Social Science
Page: 560
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Designed to introduce your students to ethical decision-making in the criminal justice system, ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE offers comprehensive coverage of the three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. Featuring philosophical principles and theories, as well as hands-on applications for student practice, the book places students in historical policy situations and asks them to evaluate the often controversial decisions made as well as the alternatives. To keep the book as fresh and relevant as ever, the author has incorporated into this new 6th Edition such recent controversies as the corruption scandals in the police departments of Boston and Chicago, the indictment of the governor of New York for wiring money to a call girl, the prosecution of the Duke LaCrosse team members, and the Justice Department’s memoranda concerning methods of torture in Guantanamo, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethics in Crime and Justice

Dilemmas and Decisions
Author: Joycelyn M. Pollock
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534507930
Category: Criminal justice, Administration of
Page: 370
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This text provides readers with the information needed to solve moral 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.

Die Idee der Gerechtigkeit


Author: Amartya Sen
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406606533
Category: Civil rights
Page: 493
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Drei Kinder streiten darüber, wem von ihnen eine Flöte gehören sollte. Das erste Kind hat Musikunterricht gehabt und kann als einziges Flöte spielen. Das zweite ist arm und besitzt keinerlei anderes Spielzeug. Das dritte Kind hat die Flöte mit viel Ausdauer selbst angefertigt. Mit diesem Gleichnis eröffnet Amartya Sen, einer der wichtigsten Denker unserer Zeit, sein Buch über die Idee der Gerechtigkeit. Es ist John Rawls gewidmet und grenzt sich doch von der wirkungsmächtigsten Gerechtigkeitstheorie des 20. Jahrhunderts ab. Wer eine weitere abstrakte Diskussion der institutionellen Grundlagen einer gerechten Gesellschaft erwartet, der wird enttäuscht sein. Wer sich hingegen darüber wundert, was diese Theorien eigentlich zur Bekämpfung real existierender Ungerechtigkeiten beitragen, der wird großen Gewinn daraus ziehen. Sen nämlich stellt die Plausibilität solcher Anstrengungen der reinen Vernunft in Frage. Seine Theorie der Gerechtigkeit ist weniger an der Ausformulierung einer ethisch perfekten Gesellschaft interessiert als an Argumenten, deren Maßstab die konkrete Überwindung von Ungerechtigkeit ist. Sen eröffnet Perspektiven, die dem westlichen Denken meist fehlen. Seine Kenntnis der hinduistischen, buddhistischen und islamischen Kultur ist wundervoll eingewoben in das Buch und prägt den ganzen Charakter seines Philosophierens. Die Vernunft sucht die Wahrheit, wo immer sie sich finden lässt - und wie der Autor dieses außergewöhnlichen Werkes entdeckt sie auf ihrer weiten Reise viele gangbare Wege zu einer gerechteren Welt.

Justice, Crime, and Ethics


Author: Michael C. Braswell,Belinda R. McCarthy,Bernard J. McCarthy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315455838
Category: Law
Page: 516
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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 ninth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, focusing 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, and the use of deception in police interrogation. The ninth edition includes new material on juvenile justice, corporate crime, and prosecutorial misconduct. The “Policy and Ethics” feature and new “Ethical Dilemma” feature added to most chapters illuminate the ethics of institutions as well as individuals. Students of criminal justice, as well as instructors and professionals in the field, continue to rely on this thorough, dependable resource on ethical decision making in the criminal justice system.

Crime and Criminal Justice in America


Author: Joycelyn Pollock
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351979868
Category: Social Science
Page: 546
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Crime and Criminal Justice in America, Third Edition, addresses the major controversial issues in U.S. policing, courts, and the correctional system. This book features unique graphics and contemporary data and research, developed by Joycelyn Pollock, criminologist, and University Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice, Texas State University. The text’s question-and-answer model promotes a critical thinking process for students new to criminal justice, encouraging student engagement and the application of learned skills through end-of-chapter exercises. Timely, comprehensive, and visually stimulating, Crime and Criminal Justice in America, Third Edition, is the go-to text for introductory criminal justice students and educators.

Ethics, Crime, and Criminal Justice


Author: Christopher R. Williams,Bruce A. Arrigo
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131710764
Category: Law
Page: 308
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Offers an introduction to the convergence of ethics and morality with issues of crime, law, and justice. Placing an emphasis on the concepts, principles and theories that comprise ethical thought, the book demonstrates how these concepts can be used to examine ethical issues within the field. Critical thinking and reasoning skills are central, as is its discussion of metaethics and moral psychology. Case studies and illustrations provide practical examples, while sound coverage of theory emphasizes how the ethics field can inform our understanding of moral issues in criminal justice. Discusses the concepts that represent ethical thought and how they can inform our understanding of moral issues in criminal justice and guide our thoughts, choices, conduct and decisions. Links issues in law, crime and justice to the broader study of ethics and morality and shows how sound reflection and reasoned decisions can resolve ethical dilemmas in the field. Equips readers with critical thinking tools that can be used repeatedly with moral and ethical concerns that arise within the field. Discusses how concepts such as free will and determinism, relativism, self-interest, moral motivation and development are critical to understanding issues and controversies in criminal justice such as lawmaking, criminal punishment, and unethical professional behavior. Case studies highlight people and events from the world of crime, law and justice and add realism to the prose. Law enforcement professionals.

Criminal Justice Ethics

Cultivating the moral imagination
Author: Sharon Hayes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317679792
Category: Social Science
Page: 198
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It is essential for those employed within the justice system to be able to competently and confidently work at the borders between ethics and the law. Criminal Justice Ethics offers a fresh new approach to considering ethical issues in a criminal justice context. Rather than simply offering a range of ethical dilemmas specific to various justice professionals, it provides extensive discussion of how individuals develop their 'moral imaginations' using ethical perspectives and practices, both as citizens of the world and as practitioners of justice. Starting from a consideration of the major ethical theories, this book sets the framework for an expansive discussion of ethics by moving from theory to consider the just society and the role of the justice professional within it. Each chapter provides detailed analysis of relevant ethical issues, and activities to engage students with the content, as well as review questions, which can be used for revision or examination. This book will help students to: understand the various theoretical approaches to ethics, apply these understandings to issues in society and the justice process, assist in developing the ability to investigate, discuss, and analyse current ethical issues in criminal justice, appreciate the diverse nature of ethical systems across cultures, outline strategies for detecting and resolving ethical dilemmas. Rich with examples and ethical dilemmas from a broad range of contexts, this book's multicultural approach will appeal not only to criminal justice educators, but also to academics, students and practitioners approaching criminal justice from sociological, psychological or philosophical perspectives.

Die Rothaarige

Die Suche nach dem Mörder meiner Mutter
Author: James Ellroy
Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage
ISBN: 3843717419
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 528
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Ein ungelöster Mord wird zum tragischen Beginn eines Schriftstellerlebens Geneva “Jean” Ellroy wurde 1958 in einem schäbigen Vorort von L.A. vergewaltigt und ermordet. Der Täter wurde nie gefasst, die Ermittlungen eingestellt und der Fall als tragischer Ausgang einer durchzechten Nacht ad acta gelegt. James Ellroy war damals zehn Jahre alt. Der Mord an seiner Mutter wurde seine Obsession. In den kommenden Jahrzehnten hat er die verstörenden Erinnerungen abwechselnd verdrängt und im Schreiben heraufbeschworen. Erst 1994 stellt er sich dem Trauma seines Lebens. Zusammen mit dem pensionierten Detective Bill Stoner begibt Ellroy sich auf die Suche: nach seiner Mutter, ihrem Mörder – und seiner Erlösung. „Ellroy ist der wichtigste zeitgenössische Kriminalautor.“ Der Spiegel „Eine erschütternde Autobiographie ... unverblümt, grausam und seltsam erregend.“ San Francisco Chronicle „Mit Sicherheit war das Verbrechen an meiner Mutter auch der Impuls, mich der Crime Fiction zu widmen.“ James Ellroy in Die Welt

Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice

Being Ethical When No One is Looking
Author: Jay S. Albanese
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133843599
Category: Law
Page: 192
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice: Being Ethical When No One is Looking is designed for the Ethics in Criminal Justice course. Every major issue, problem, scandal, and crime in the criminal justice field has ethics at its core. Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice: Being Ethical When No One is Looking 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 current events and media to raise ethical questions and help readers develop ethical-reasoning skills. Separate chapters are devoted to law, police, courts, corrections, and liability so learners see the direct connection between ethics and specific aspects of the criminal justice system. Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice helps readers recognize ethical decisions and provides the framework for analyzing ethical dilemmas.

Leben und Tod

der Zusammenbruch der traditionellen Ethik
Author: Peter Singer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783891311202
Category: Abortion
Page: 255
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Research Ethics in Criminology

Dilemmas, Issues and Solutions
Author: Malcolm Cowburn,Loraine Gelsthorpe,Azrini Wahidin
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317621468
Category: Social Science
Page: 242
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Ethical principles and concerns are at the heart of criminological research and can arise at the planning, implementation and reporting stages. It is vital that researchers are aware of the issues involved so that they can make informed decisions about the implications of certain choices. This cutting-edge book charts the changing topography of ethics, governance and accountability for social science research in criminology, contributes to the developing discourse on research ethics and demonstrates the importance as to why research ethics should be taken seriously. Bringing together a range of experts who consider both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. This book examines the key issues and challenges of ethical research. Topics covered include: the measures in place to ensure ethical research practice for social scientists; the relationship between state funding and research findings; the challenge of researching sensitive areas; the changing face of governance and accountability for academic criminology. Research Ethics in Criminology is a comprehensive and accessible text that is ideal for students studying criminological research methods. Supplementary material includes key points, chapter summaries, critical thinking questions, key definitions, case examples, and recommendations for further reading. This book will provide a thorough grounding in the ethical issues faced by researchers, as well as an understanding of the role and purpose of ethics committees.

Die Weisheit der Vielen

Warum Gruppen klüger sind als Einzelne und wie wir das kollektive Wissen für unser wirtschaftliches, soziales und politisches Handeln nutzen können.
Author: James Surowiecki
Publisher: Plassen Verlag
ISBN: 3864705142
Category: Political Science
Page: 384
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Publikumsjoker sticht Expertenmeinung. Mit unverstelltem Blick untersucht der amerikanische Autor das Phänomen der Gruppe und ihrer klugen Entscheidungen, wenn die richtigen Voraussetzungen gegeben sind. Eine aufschlussreiche, unterhaltsame Lektüre und zugleich ein kraftvoller Kontrapunkt zur gegenwärtigen Diskussion um Eliten und einzelne Meinungsführer. "Die Weisheit der Vielen" ist faszinierend, es ist eines jener Bücher, die die Welt auf den Kopf stellen.