Administrative Ethics in the Twenty-first Century

Administrative Ethics in the Twenty-first Century

Author: James Michael Martinez

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 0820461202

Category: Law

Page: 285

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After years of languishing in the long shadow of «values», its 1960s-era substitute, public discussion and debate about virtues, vices, character, and ethics are occupying center stage once again. This book joins that debate in a way that is both practical and useful to undergraduate and graduate students who are being introduced to the full breadth of public administration in introductory courses, or specialized ones in administrative ethics. Intended as a supplement to major ethics texts, this book will help readers develop a thorough understanding of the principles of ethics so they will come away with a deeper appreciation of the challenges and complexities involved in negotiating the ethical dilemmas facing administrators in a twenty-first century democratic republic.
Administrative Ethics in the Twenty-first Century
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: James Michael Martinez, William D. Richardson
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Peter Lang

After years of languishing in the long shadow of «values», its 1960s-era substitute, public discussion and debate about virtues, vices, character, and ethics are occupying center stage once again. This book joins that debate in a way that is both practical and useful to undergraduate and graduate students who are
Carpetbaggers, Cavalry, and the Ku Klux Klan
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: James Michael Martinez
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

In some places, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) was a social fraternity whose members enjoyed sophomoric hijinks and homemade liquor. In other areas, the KKK was a paramilitary group intent on keeping former slaves away from white women and Republicans away from ballot boxes. South Carolina saw the worst Klan
The Leviathan's Choice
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: James Michael Martinez, William Donald Richardson, D. Brandon Hornsby
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

One of the broadest and most balanced accounts of the capital punishment debate, The Leviathan's Choice explores the death penalty from four distinct perspectives—philosophical, theological, social science, and legal—and includes scholarly essays on both sides of the debate. An ideal reader for students and policy makers, this book is essential
The Greatest Criminal Cases: Changing the Course of American Law
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: J. Michael Martinez
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-28 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This fascinating book recounts the compelling stories behind 14 of the most important criminal procedure cases in American legal history. • Includes 20 photographs of key participants and scenes • Explains legal principles through engaging, jargon-free prose • Connects the importance of the cases to constitutional criminal procedure • Explores
Public Administration Ethics for the 21st Century
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: J. Michael Martinez
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-10 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This volume establishes a foundation for a uniform code of professional ethics for public administrators in the United States. • Four cases of ethical and unethical decision making in context—Nathan Bedford Forrest, William Calley, Adolf Eichmann, and Mary Anne Wright—who resigned in protest over the 2003 invasion of Iraq •