Justice, Crime, and Ethics (8th Revised edition)

Justice, Crime, and Ethics (8th Revised edition)

By: Bernard J. McCarthy (author), Belinda Rodgers McCarthy (author), Michael C. Braswell (author)Paperback

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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. Comprehensive coverage is achieved through focus on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy, and philosophical issues. The contributions in this book examine ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field.

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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. 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. 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).


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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  • publication date: 19/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780323262279
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9780323262279
  • weight: 839
  • ISBN10: 0323262279
  • edition: 8th Revised edition

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