Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice

Author: Joycelyn M. Pollock
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305856589
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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

Author: Joycelyn M. Pollock
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534507930
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Crime and Criminal Justice in America

Author: Joycelyn Pollock
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351979868
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Justice Crime and Ethics

Author: Michael C. Braswell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315455838
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Case Studies in Criminal Justice Ethics

Author: Michael Braswell
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478608129
Format: PDF, ePub
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Building on the success of the popular first edition, the authors provide hypothetical criminal justice scenarios for analysis, having found in their experience as teachers that the process adds depth and dimension to the study of justice and ethics. This expanded second edition offers ten new cases addressing the intricate process of moral and ethical decision making. Focusing on both personal and social context, the authors explore true-to-life situations and encourage readers to think about the possible consequences that could result from the choices they make. The case studies provide realistic portrayals of current dilemmas in policing, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice. Political and noble cause corruption, perjury and judicial/prosecutorial misconduct, ethnic and gender prejudice, and many other social and criminal justice themes are featured. Following each scenario are thought-provoking questions to facilitate personal reflection and class discussion. Each section contains a bibliography of topical books and articles for readers interested in a more in-depth treatment of the issues.

Die Rothaarige

Author: James Ellroy
Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage
ISBN: 3843717419
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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

Criminal Justice Ethics

Author: Sharon Hayes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317679792
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.