Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781447345596 Will Publish May 2020 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9781447345589 Will Publish May 2020 For sale in North and South America only

Towards Ethical Policing

Dominic Wood

Towards Ethical Policing

Dominic Wood

Distributed for Bristol University Press

110 pages | 6 1/4 x 9 1/4
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781447345596 Will Publish May 2020 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9781447345589 Will Publish May 2020 For sale in North and South America only
Providing an accessible and comprehensive introduction to ethical policing, this book contributes to policing as a field of study by emphasizing the important contribution philosophical inquiry makes to the evidence base. It does so through a critical examination of the literature on police ethics. It also highlights the limitations of descriptive ethics found, for example, within the procedural justice literature, and seeks to enrich our understanding of police legitimacy by providing a moral philosophical perspective to the debate. It provides a conceptual and theoretical basis to understand the fundamental role of police and relations with society in respect of philosophy.
Contents
Introduction: moral reasoning, police ethics and evidence based policing; A principled approach to policing: institutionalising rights, duties and obligations within policing; Human rights as the basis for good policing; Justice as fairness versus the nee
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