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  • Ethics and Criminal Justiceby John Kleinig

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

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

  • Valuing Lifeby John Kleinig

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.08

    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

    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$ 46.50

    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...

  • Prisoners' Rightsby John Kleinig

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 325.00

    This volume brings together a selection of the most important published research articles from the ongoing debate about the moral rights of prisoners. The articles consider the moral underpinnings of the debate and include framework discussions for a theory of prisoners? rights as well as several international documents which detail the rights of prisoners,... more...

  • Correctional Ethicsby John Kleinig

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 400.00

    Correctional Ethics gathers the most prominent contributions to this burgeoning field, ranging from the philosophy of punishment through to ethical appraisals of incarceration, the professional responsibilities of prison personnel, and formative work in restorative justice. In addition, it provides an annotated research agenda to help shape the development... 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...

  • Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountabilityby George Andreopoulos; John Kleinig

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 160.00

    This book examines the growing role of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in conflict and post-conflict situations, as part of a broader trend towards the outsourcing of security functions. Particular emphasis is placed on key moral, legal, and political considerations involved in the privatization of such functions, on the impact of... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 114.99

    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$ 38.00

    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...