Ethics for Bureaucrats: An Essay on Law and Values, Second Edition

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CRC Press, Dec 8, 1988 - Political Science - 354 pages
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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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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Chapter 3
21
STATING THE PROBLEM
23
Conclusion
47
Some Approaches to Ethics
60
Conclusion
84
EQUALITY
97
Sex
140
National Security
194
Equality
217
Chapter 5
225
New Property
245
Notes
274
CONCLUSION
281
Constitution of the United States of America
295
CASE INDEX
315

Notes
153
Religion
173

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