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Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics (Hardback)

Edité par SAGE Publications Inc, United States, 2014
ISBN 10: 1452274118 / ISBN 13: 9781452274119
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Titre : Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics (...

Éditeur : SAGE Publications Inc, United States

Date d'édition : 2014

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. Federal, state, county, and municipal police forces all have their own codes of conduct, yet the ethics of being a police officer remain perplexing and are often difficult to apply in dynamic situations. The police misconduct statistics are staggering and indicate that excessive use of force comprises almost a quarter of misconduct cases, with sexual harassment, fraud/theft, and false arrest being the next most prevalent factors. The ethical issues and dilemmas in criminal justice also reach deep into the legal professions, the structure and administration of justice in society, and the personal characteristics of those in the criminal justice professions. The Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics includes A to Z entries by experts in the field that explore the scope of ethical decision making and behaviors within the spheres of criminal justice systems, including policing, corrections, courts, forensic science, and policy analysis and research. This two-volume set is available in both print and electronic formats. Features: * Entries are authored and signed by experts in the field and conclude with references and further readings, as well as cross references to related entries that guide readers to the next steps in their research journeys. * A Reader s Guide groups related entries by broad topic areas and themes, making it easy for readers to quickly identify related entries. * A Chronology highlights the development of the field and places material into historical context; a Glossary defines key terms from the fields of law and ethics; and a Resource Guide provides lists of classic books, academic journals, websites and associations focused on criminal justice ethics. * Reports and statistics from such sources as the FBI, the United Nations, and the International Criminal Court are included in an appendix. * In the electronic version, the Reader s Guide, index, and cross references combine to provide effective search-and-browse capabilities. The Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics provides a general, non-technical yet comprehensive resource for students who wish to understand the complexities of criminal justice ethics. N° de réf. du libraire AAX9781452274119

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Federal, state, county, and municipal police forces all have their own codes of conduct, yet the ethics of being a police officer remain perplexing and are often difficult to apply in dynamic situations. The police misconduct statistics are staggering and indicate that excessive use of force comprises almost a quarter of misconduct cases, with sexual harassment, fraud/theft, and false arrest being the next most prevalent factors. The ethical issues and dilemmas in criminal justice also reach deep into the legal professions, the structure and administration of justice in society, and the personal characteristics of those in the criminal justice professions.

The Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics includes A to Z entries by experts in the field that explore the scope of ethical decision making and behaviors within the spheres of criminal justice systems, including policing, corrections, courts, forensic science, and policy analysis and research. This two-volume set is available in both print and electronic formats.

Features:

  • Entries are authored and signed by experts in the field and conclude with references and further readings, as well as cross references to related entries that guide readers to the next steps in their research journeys.
  • A Reader's Guide groups related entries by broad topic areas and themes, making it easy for readers to quickly identify related entries.
  • A Chronology highlights the development of the field and places material into historical context; a Glossary defines key terms from the fields of law and ethics; and a Resource Guide provides lists of classic books, academic journals, websites and associations focused on criminal justice ethics.
  • Reports and statistics from such sources as the FBI, the United Nations, and the International Criminal Court are included in an appendix.
  • In the electronic version, the Reader's Guide, index, and cross references combine to provide effective search-and-browse capabilities.

The Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics provides a general, non-technical yet comprehensive resource for students who wish to understand the complexities of criminal justice ethics.

A propos de l'auteur:

Bruce A. Arrigo, Ph.D., is professor of criminology, law, and society and professor of public policy within the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. In the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, he holds additional faculty appointments in the Psychology Department and in the Public Policy Program. In the College of Health and Human Services, he holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences. Professor Arrigo is also a faculty associate in the Center for Professional and Applied Ethics?a teaching, research, and service unit of the philosophy department, a senior member of the University Honors College, and a faculty affiliate of Wake Forest University?s Bioethics, Health, and Society Program.

 

Arrigo is an award-winning researcher and scholar, who has authored or coauthored, and edited or coedited more than 30 books and edited volumes as well as more than 175 scholarly papers. His scholarship examines human justice and social welfare issues at the intersection of law, mental health, and society; theory, culture, and society; and deviance, violence, and society. His recent collaborative works in these areas include The Terrorist Identity (2007), Revolution in Penology: Rethinking the Society of Captives (2009), and The Ethics of Total Confinement: A Critique of Madness, Citizenship, and Social Justice (2011). Recent textbooks and reference works include Ethics, Crime and Criminal Justice, second edition (2012), Introduction to Forensic Psychology, third edition (2012), and The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies (2014). Arrigo is also the founding and current editor-in-chief of the Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice.

 

Arrigo is an elected Fellow of both the American Psychological Association (Psychology and Law, Div. 41) and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He is also a past recipient of the Bruce Smith, Sr., Award (for distinguished contributions in crime and justice teaching and scholarship), sponsored by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences; the First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal; and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Division on Crime and Juvenile Delinquency of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Arrigo has served as a consultant to the Correctional Service of Canada, the National Institute of Justice, the National Science Foundation, and Savant Learning Systems. These consultancies have emphasized progressive social policy and practice, evidenced-based research and programming, and citizenship-oriented education and training.

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