Ethics in the 21st Century

ISBN-10: 0321243331
ISBN-13: 9780321243331
Edition: 2005
Authors: Mary Alice Trent
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List price: $34.40
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858

“Longman Topics” are brief, attractive readers on a single, complex, but compelling topic. Featuring about 30 full-length selections, these volumes are generally half the size and half the cost of standard composition readers. Selections facilitate discussion of ethical issues by presenting readers with a variety of perspectives. Selections present a broad range of settings and scenarios where ethics might be called into question, including in the classroom, the media, the business world, law, medicine, and scientific research. Selections present a variety of writing styles, including academic, journalistic, and student samples. Anyone interested in studying the relationship between ethics and the workplace.

Dedication
Acknowledgments
Preface
Ethics and Education
Introduction
"The Streets of Life,"
"Archaeology, Ethics, and Character: Using Our Cultural Heritage to Teach Citizenship,"
"Religion and Education: The Pitfalls of Engaging a Complex Issue,"
"What Sidetracked Choice Advocacy?,"
"Changing the World, One Child at a Time,"
Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter
Ethics and Journalism
Introduction
"The Search for Objectivity in Journalism,"
"Totem and Taboo: The Culture of the News Media,"
"The Changing Face of News,"
"Politicians and Polls: Everything You Say Can and Will Be Used against You,"
"The Unyielding Juggernauts of Capitalism,"
Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter
Ethics and Law
Introduction
"Puff, the Magic Settlement,"
"Fundamental Rights and the Right to Bear Arms,"
"Laws and Civil Liberties in Cyberspace,"
"All the Court's a Stage, and All the Lawyers Players: Leading and Misleading the Jury,"
"A Profession of Love,"
Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter
Ethics and Business
Introduction
"Is Marketing to Kids Ethical?,"
"Scandal in Corporate America: An Ethical, Not a Legal Problem,"
"Just Because It's Legal, Is It Right?,"
"Ethics in International Business,"
"The Three Keys to Marketing Success,"
Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter
Ethics and Medicine
Introduction
"Changing Ethics in Life and Death Decision Making,"
"Cyber Snake Oil Lithers On,"
"Stem Cells: Shaping the Future in Public Policy,"
"Cloning Human Beings: An Assessment of the Ethical Issues Pros and Cons,"
"A Pretty Pill,"
Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter
Ethics, Plagiarism, and Computer Crimes
Introduction
"A Campus Fad That's Being Copied: Internet Plagiarism Seems on the Rise,"
"Brilliant or Plagiarized? Colleges Use Sites to Expose Cheaters,"
"Viruses, Worms and Other Sinister Programs,"
"Cybercrime Crackdown,"
"Integrity, Ethics, and Character Education,"
Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter
Questions for Making Connections across the Chapters
Questions for Further Application Across the Chapters
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