Ethics in Public Service (Public Admin & Management)

Ethics in Public Service (Public Admin & Management)

By: Prof. Richard A. Chapman (author)Hardback

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This book, by a group of specially selected scholars, focuses on topics of current debate in the field of public service ethics. The subjects covered include codes of ethics, how ethics can be taught, the dilemma of tragic choices, administrative discretion and the protection of human rights, the interests of the state, secrecy and freedom of information, the democratic environment, and the relevance of the law and trade unions.

About Author

Richard A Chapman is Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Durham.


The duty of the professional, Brian Cubbon; promoting public service ethics - the codification option, Kenneth Kernaghan; how can ethics be taught?, M.W. Jackson; Tragic choices - administrative rulemaking and policy choice, B.Guy Peters; administrative discretion and the protection of human rights - public servants' duty to take rights sertiously, George J. Szablowski; freedom of information and the Swedish bureaucrat, Lennart Lundquist; reasons of state and the public interest - a British variation of the problem of dirty hands, Richard A. Chapman; public service and democratic accountability, Colin Campbell; the law and officials, Paul Finn; trade unions and ethics in public service, Barry O'Toole; ethics in public service, Richard A. Chapman.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780748603831
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780748603831
  • weight: 397
  • ISBN10: 0748603832

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