Criminal Justice Ethics
Theory and Practice
- Cyndi Banks - University Canada West
Criminology & Criminal Justice (General) | Ethics
Criminal Justice Ethics examines the criminal justice system through an ethical lens by identifying ethical issues in practice and theory, exploring ethical dilemmas, and offering suggestions for resolving ethical issues and dilemmas faced by criminal justice professionals. Bestselling author Cyndi Banks draws readers into a unique discussion of ethical issues by first exploring moral dilemmas faced by professionals in the criminal justice system and then examining the major theoretical foundations of ethics. This distinct and unique organization allows students to understand real-life ethical issues before grappling with philosophical approaches to the resolution of these issues. The Fifth Edition includes updated discussions around ethical issues in policing, corrections, the changing technological environment and its influence on courtrooms, mass imprisonment, and the ethical implications of current criminal justice policies.
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“Criminal Justice Ethics is a well-written and thorough book. I also think it is topical and up-to-date.”
“Criminal Justice Ethics is an excellent text that provides the necessary tools for effective learning to the next generation of leaders.”
“Criminal Justice Ethics is the cleanest, clearest text on ethics for undergraduates in criminal justice. It is possible to deliver a complete undergrad ethical course using the text alone; chapter-by-chapter progress works nicely for students. Well-written, logical, and thoughtful, with solid web support for students.”
“A thorough and easy read that provides an overview of ethical dilemmas in the criminal justice system.”
Met all of my desired needs
This book had current examples that my students could relate to. Also the practicality and application of ethical theories and principles were a selling point.
Ethics in law enforcement in this day and age is crucial. As a retired Police Chief, I found this text to be complete for my class. I would recommend this book to any ethics instructor.