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Criminal Justice Ethics: Theory and Practice

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Author: Banks, Cyndi L.

Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc

Edition: 5

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 448

Release Date: 06-02-2019

Details: Product Description 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 readers to understand real-life ethical issues before grappling with philosophical approaches to the resolution of these issues. Review " Criminal Justice Ethics is a well-written and thorough book. I also think it is topical and up-to-date." -- Ross Allen "Criminal Justice Ethics is an excellent text that provides the necessary tools for effective learning to the next generation of leaders." -- David Baker " 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." -- Nancy Dickinson "A thorough and easy read that provides an overview of ethical dilemmas in the criminal justice system." -- Mercedes Valadez About the Author Cyndi Banks is Associate Vice President of Student Success at Capilano University in Canada.  She spent 16 years as a professor of criminology and criminal justice and Dean of University College at Northern Arizona University. She has more than 24 years’ experience of research and project implementation in developing countries in the fields of juvenile justice, probation, justice policy, and child rights. She has worked as a criminologist in Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh, Iraq, Kurdistan, Timor Leste, Sudan, and Myanmar. She is the author of numerous articles and books, including Criminal Justice Ethics; Youth, Crime and Justice; Developing Cultural Criminology: Theory and Practice in Papua New Guinea; Alaska Native Juveniles in Detention; Comparative, International, and Global Justice: Perspectives From Criminology and Criminal Justice; and most recently, Prisons in the United States.

Package Dimensions: 9.9 x 7.9 x 1.1 inches

Languages: English