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ISBN-13 9781437735109ISBN-10 143773510X
ISBN-10 1437734855ISBN-13 9781437734850
Author(s): Michael C. Braswell; Belinda R. McCarthy; Bernard J. McCarthy
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 432

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.

* The seventh edition includes three new chapters focusing on deception in police interrogation; using ethical dilemmas in training police; and terrorism and justice.

* Essays are enhanced with case studies and exercises designed to stimulate critical and creative thinking regarding ethical issues in crime and justice.

* Discussion questions and lists of key concepts focus students and help them to understand ethics in the context of the criminal justice system.