Justice, Crime, and Ethics
By (author) Michael C. Braswell; By (author) Belinda R. McCarthy; By (author) Bernard J. McCarthy
Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. This ninth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, focusing on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy, and philosophical issues. The book’s robust coverage encompasses contentious issues such as capital punishment, prison corruption, and the use of deception in police interrogation. The ninth edition includes new material on juvenile justice, corporate crime, and prosecutorial misconduct. The “Policy and Ethics” feature and new “Ethical Dilemma” feature added to most chapters illuminate the ethics of institutions as well as individuals. Students of criminal justice, as well as instructors and professionals in the field, continue to rely on this thorough, dependable resource on ethical decision making in the criminal justice system.
Michael C. Braswell
Dr. Michael C. Braswell is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology of East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Braswell received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Mercer University in 1969, his Master of Arts in Psychology from the State University of West Georgia in 1970, his Ed.S. in Rehabilitation/Correctional Counseling from the University of Georgia in 1973, and his Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1975. He joined the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at ETSU in 1977, where he taught classes on Ethics and Justice, Human Relations and Criminal Justice, and Film Studies in Crime and Justice.Dr. Belinda L. McCarthy is Professor of Counseling, Leadership, and Special Education at Missouri State University. Her PhD is in Criminal Justice from SUNY Albany.Dr. Bernard J. McCarthy is Professor of Criminology at Missouri State University. He is also Director of the Center for Community and Social Issues, and Program Coordinator for the MSAS (Criminal Justice and Homeland Security).