Justice, Crime, and Ethics

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Routledge, Apr 7, 2010 - Law - 470 pages
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The contributions in this book examine 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.



  • Overviews tie the chapters together with a thematic structure.
  • Key concepts, discussion questions and case studies enhance the text.
 

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Contents

Section I INTRODUCTION
1
Section II ETHICAL ISSUES IN POLICING
49
Section III ETHICS AND THE COURTS
143
Section IV ETHICAL ISSUES IN CORRECTIONS
245
Section V ETHICAL ISSUES IN CRIME CONTROL POLICY AND RESEARCH
347
Index
453
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Michael C. Braswell is a former prison psychologist for the Georgia Department of Corrections. He is a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at East Tennessee State University and is a licensed marriage and family therapist. He has authored or coauthored twelve books on such topics as Criminal Justice ethics, Peacemaking, Correctional Counseling, and the Spiritual Journey.

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