Ethics for Bureaucrats: An Essay on Law and Values, Second Edition (Public Administration and Public Policy)

ISBN: 9780824780326
Publisher: CRC Press
Edition: 2
Publication Date: 1988-12-08
Number of pages: 354
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This important text integrates the study of ethics into public management training, highlighting Supreme Court opinions on three specific constitutional values-equality, freedom, and property-focusing on the pedagogical aspects of law and posing challenging questions to help readers apply theories to concrete situations. It includes a case index for further research. Topics of specific interest include abortion, affirmative action, bureaucratic bashing, civil disobedience, the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, the Iran-Contra scandal, moral absolutism, privileged communications, religious fundamentalism, and whistle blowing. The Midwest Review of Pubic Administration lauds it as "…a unique teaching tool."

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