9780131375659

Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice : Being Ethical When No One Is Looking

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780131375659

  • ISBN10:

    0131375652

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/27/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • View Upgraded Edition

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • eCampus.com Device Compatibility Matrix

    Click the device icon to install or view instructions

    Apple iOS | iPad, iPhone, iPod
    Android Devices | Android Tables & Phones OS 2.2 or higher | *Kindle Fire
    Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
    Mac OS X | **iMac / Macbook
    Enjoy offline reading with these devices
    Apple Devices
    Android Devices
    Windows Devices
    Mac Devices
    iPad, iPhone, iPod
    Our reader is compatible
     
     
     
    Android 2.2 +
     
    Our reader is compatible
     
     
    Kindle Fire
     
    Our reader is compatible
     
     
    Windows
    8 / 7 / Vista / XP
     
     
    Our reader is compatible
     
    Mac
     
     
     
    Our reader is compatible

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Every major issue, problem, scandal, and crime in the criminal justice field has ethics at its core.PROFESSIONAL ETHICS: BEING ETHICAL WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING, 3/epresents 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 Moviesfeatures andEthics in Booksfeatures use popular events and media to raise ethical questions and help students develop ethical reasoning skills. Separate chapters are devoted to law, police, courts, corrections, and liability so students see the direct connection between ethics and specific aspects of the criminal justice system.

Author Biography

Jay S. Albanese is professor in the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. He served as chief of the International Center at the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the research arm of the U.S. Department of Justice. Dr. Albanese received his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from Rutgers University and his B.A. from Niagara University. 

He was the first Ph.D. recipient from the Rutgers School of Criminal Justice. Dr. Albanese is author or editor of 18 books that include Organized Crime: From the Mob to Transnational Organized Crime (7th ed., Routledge, 2015), Criminal Justice (5th ed., Prentice Hall, 2013), Transnational Crime and the 21st Century(Oxford University Press, 2011), Comparative Criminal Justice Systems (with H. Dammer, 5th ed., Wadsworth, 2014), and editor-in-chief of The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Wiley, 2014). 

Dr. Albanese is recipient of the Elske Smith Distinguished Lecturer Award from Virginia Commonwealth University and the Scholar Award in Criminal Justice from the Virginia Social Science Association. He is a Fulbright Specialist and has served as executive director of the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime, on the Executive Board of the American Society of Criminology, and is a past president and fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Table of Contents

1.      Recognizing Ethical Decisions: Ethics and Critical Thinking

2.      Virtue Ethics: Seeking the Good

3.      Formalism: Carrying Out Obligation and Duty

4.      Utilitarianism: Measuring Consequences

5.      Crime and Law: Which Behaviors Ought to Be Crimes?

6.      Police: How Should the Law Be Enforced?

7.      Courts: How Ought a Case Be Adjudicated?

8.      Punishment and Corrections: What Should Be Done with Offenders?

9.      Liability: What Should Be the Consequence of Unethical Conduct?

10.  The Future: Will We Be More or Less Ethical?

Rewards Program

Write a Review