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Following on the success of its First Edition which was praised for its comprehensive coverage and flexible organization, Criminal Justice Ethics, Second Edition continues to explore ethical dilemmas faced by criminal justice professionals and discusses how they might be resolved, covering codes of ethics for various players and providing applied examples in the form of illustrative real-life case boxes. The Second Edition also retains the unique, praised organizational style of the previous edition-covering the interaction of ethics and the criminal justice system in Part I to lay a foundation for the ethical theories and perspectives introduced in Part II. New to this EditionIncludes a new chapter in the Second Edition: 'Ethics and the War on Terrorism' explores the very timely topic of terrorism, covering definitions of terrorism, restrictions of rights in the interests of national security, and the ethics of torture. Provides expanded treatment of important topics and offers global perspectives where appropriate: Readers will find more coverage of transparency and accountability in the criminal justice system and more comparative discussions showing how ethical challenges are addressed in other countries. Offers updated information throughout with a more accessible interior design and more robust pedagogy: Expanded coverage of timely topics and issues that impact the contemporary criminal justice system, including prostitution, drug abuse, abortion, homosexuality, human rights, terrorism, and the Patriot Act; a more appealing visual design; and helpful pedagogical features such as key terms, end-of-chapter cases and new feature boxes enhance student learning with this timely new edition. Ancillaries Instructor's Resources on CD-ROM, featuring test questions, PowerPoint slides, and guidance on using the cases to stimulate classroom discussion, are available to qualified instructors by contacting Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243) from 6 am ' 5 pm, PT. A Student Study Site at www.sagepub.com/banks offers SAGE journal articles that allow students to delve deeper into areas of interest. Intended Audience Instructors in departments of criminal justice and philosophy will find Criminal Justice Ethics, Second Edition to be an ideal textbook for courses such as Ethics in Criminal Justice. Chat with the author! Email Cyndi Banks at Cyndi.Banks@nau.edu .
Table of Contents
|The Interaction Between Ethics And The Criminal Justice System|
|The Importance of Ethics in Criminal Justice|
|The Meaning of Ethics|
|The Value of Ethics|
|Religion and Ethical Standards|
|Ethics and Natural Law|
|Ethics and Law|
|Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice|
|Ethics and the Police|
|Ethics and Policing|
|The Nature of Policing|
|Police as an Institution|
|Ethics and Codes of Ethics|
|Police Use of Force|
|Dirty Harry/Dirty Hands|
|Ethical Issues in Investigation, Interrogation, and Custody|
|Explanations for Police Corruption|
|Racial Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System|
|Is There Racial Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System?|
|Death Penalty Disparities|
|Explanations for Racial Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System|
|Lawyers and Ethics|
|Legal Ethics: Historical Context|
|The Nature of Professional Ethics|
|The Purpose of Criminal Punishment|
|What is Punishment?|
|Theoretical Approaches to Punishment|
|Why Punish? The Philosophical Approach|
|Why Punish? The Sociological Approach|
|Ethics in Corrections|
|The Prison Explosion|
|Maximum Security Conditions|
|Stateville Prison: The Changing State of Corrections|
|The Experience of Guarding|
|Power and Authority in Prison: Controlling the Inmates|
|Guarding with Discretion|
|The Gray Wall of Silence: Prison Guard Subculture|
|Use of Force|
|Whistle-Blowing in Corrections|
|Ethical Considerations in Probation and Parole|
|The Ethics of Criminal Justice Policy Making|
|The Ethics of Policy Making|
|Public Opinion About Punishment|
|Mandatory Minimum Sentencing|
|The "War on Drugs"|
|Truth in Sentencing|
|Predators and Superpredators|
|Ethics and the War on Terrorism|
|Warfare or Crime Control?|
|What are the Morally Justifiable Constraints and Restrictions that a Government Should be Permitted to Impose on its Citizens in a War on Terrorism?|
|What Moral Restrictions Apply to the Conduct of Counter Terrorist Operations?|
|Is Torture Morally Permissible as a Counter-Terrorist Strategy?|
|The Application Of Ethical Theories To The Criminal Justice System|
|Duty and Principle|
|Hypothetical and Categorical Imperatives|
|Applying Deontological Theory: A Case Study|
|Considering the Consequences|
|Pleasure and Happiness|
|Public Policy and Utilitarianism|
|Arguments Criticizing Utilitarianism|
|Applying Utilitarian Theory: A Case Study|
|The Importance of Character|
|Aristotle and Happiness|
|The Golden Mean|
|What's Wrong with Virtue|
|Applying Virtue Theory: A Case Study|
|Egoism, Pleasure, and Indifference|
|Applying the Theory of Ethical Egoism: A Case Study|
|A Sense of Justice|
|Application of Principals|
|Justice as Fairness|
|Applying Rawlsian Theory|
|Caring for Others|
|Kohlberg and Gilligan|
|A Theory of Moral Development|
|"In a Different Voice": Carol Gilligan|
|Gender and the Ethic of Care|
|The Ethic of Care and Justice|
|Applying the Ethic of Care: A Case Study|
|About the Author|
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