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  • Ethics and Criminal Justiceby John Kleinig

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book shows students the main ethical questions that confront the criminal justice system, illustrated by a range of case studies. more...

  • Punishment and Desertby John Kleinig

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 92.53

    Superficial acquaintance with the literature on punishment leaves a fairly definite impression. There are two approaches to punishment - retributive and utilitarian - and while some attempts may be made to reconcile them, it is the former rather than the latter which requires the reconciliation. Taken by itself the retributive approach is primitive... more...

  • Valuing Lifeby John Kleinig

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.95 US$ 34.36

    Abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, war, genetic engineering and fetal experimentation, environmental and animal rights--these topics inspire some of today's most heated public controversies. And it is fashionable to pursue these debates in terms of the negative query "Under what conditions may life be disregarded or terminated?" John Kleinig... more...

  • On Loyalty and Loyaltiesby John Kleinig

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 35.99 US$ 30.95

    This volume explores at length the contours of an important and troubling virtue -- its cognates, contrasts, and perversions; its strengths and weaknesses; its awkward relations with universal morality; its oppositional form and limits; as well as the ways in which it functions invarious associative connections, such as friendship and familial relations,... more...

  • Philosophical Issues in Educationby John Kleinig

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    The philosophy of education is an important component of most education courses. The subject is often split into two traditions, one emphasising the use of analytic philosophy, the other engaging in radical social criticism. This book, first published in 1982, brings together the strengths of both traditions and takes stock of the debate. This study... more...

  • Professional Law Enforcement Codes: A Documentary Collectionby John Kleinig; Yurong Zhang

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 64.00

    Although law enforcement codes have a history that parallels most other recent occupational and professional codes, they have been almost completely ignored in the literature of occupational and professional ethics. This volume fills that gap and offers teachers in criminal justice ethics and law enforcement practitioners a rich selection of materials... more...

  • From Social Justice to Criminal Justiceby William C. Heffernan; John Kleinig

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    The economically deprived come into contact with the criminal court system in disproportionate number. This collection of original, interactive essays, written from a variety of ideological perspectives, explores some of the more troubling questions and ethical dilemmas inherent in this situation. The contributors, including well-known legal and political... more...

  • Discretion, Community, and Correctional Ethicsby John Kleinig; Margaret Leland Smith

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 37.99

    Is it possible to develop and instill a professional ethic for prison personnel that, in partnership with formal regulatory constraints, will mediate relations among officers, staff, and inmates, or are the failures of imprisonment as an ethically-constrained institution so deeply etched into its structure that no professional ethic is possible? The... more...

  • Professional Police Practiceby P A J Waddington; John Kleinig; Martin Wright

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 79.99 US$ 68.79

    Offers a practitioner-oriented overview of professional standards in all aspects of policing, aiming to capture some of the complexities and interpretations that form the basis of professional standards in policing today. The book takes a novel, scenario-based approach to developing professional awareness. more...

  • The Ethics of Patriotismby John Kleinig; Simon Keller; Igor Primoratz

    Wiley 2014; US$ 35.95 US$ 31.16

    The unique approach taken within The Ethics of Patriotism brings together the differing perspectives of three leading figures in the philosophical debate who deliver an up-to-date, accessible, and vigorous presentation of the major views and arguments.   Brings together the differing perspectives of three leading philosophers, who, together,... more...