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“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.

Synopsis:

Part of the “Longman Topics” reader series, Ethics in the 21st Century Workplace: Voices Across the Professional Disciplines provides a comprehensive exploration of ethical issues in the workplace. This engaging collection contains a broad range of readings that raise questions of ethics pertaining to a variety of situations. Selections discuss issues of ethics in the classroom, the media, law and humanities, the business world, and medical and scientific research.

Table of Contents

Dedication.

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

1. Ethics and Education.

Introduction.

“The Streets of Life,” William J. Byron.

“Archaeology, Ethics, and Character: Using Our Cultural Heritage to Teach Citizenship,” Jeanne M. Moe et al.

“Religion and Education: The Pitfalls of Engaging a Complex Issue,” Martin E. Marty and Jonathan Moore.

“What Sidetracked Choice Advocacy?,” John Merrifield.

“Changing the World, One Child at a Time,” Sarah Hutchins (Student essay).

Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter.

2. Ethics and Journalism.

Introduction.

“The Search for Objectivity in Journalism,” Howard A. Myrick.

“Totem and Taboo: The Culture of the News Media,” Caryl Rivers.

“The Changing Face of News,” Benjamin Radford.

“Politicians and Polls: Everything You Say Can and Will Be Used against You,” Matthew Robinson.

“The Unyielding Juggernauts of Capitalism," Brendan Smith (student essay).

Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter.

3. Ethics and Law.

Introduction.

“Puff, the Magic Settlement,” Walter Olson.

“Fundamental Rights and the Right to Bear Arms,” Cynthia A. Stark.

“Laws and Civil Liberties in Cyberspace,” Karen Judson.

“All the Court’s a Stage, and All the Lawyers Players: Leading and Misleading the Jury,” Richard Zitrin and Carol M. Langford.

“A Profession of Love,” Christopher John Alexis (student essay).

Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter.

4. Ethics and Business.

Introduction.

“Is Marketing to Kids Ethical?,” Matthew Grimm.

“Scandal in Corporate America: An Ethical, Not a Legal Problem,” Bruce Frohnen and Leo Clarke.

“Just Because It’s Legal, Is It Right?,” Jeffrey L. Seglin.

“Ethics in International Business,” John R. Boatright.

“The Three Keys to Marketing Success,” Blair Masching (Student Essay).

Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter.

5. Ethics and Medicine.

Introduction.

“Changing Ethics in Life and Death Decision Making,” Peter Singer.

“Cyber Snake Oil Lithers On,” Randy Barrett.

“Stem Cells: Shaping the Future in Public Policy," Margaret R. McLean.

“Cloning Human Beings: An Assessment of the Ethical Issues Pros and Cons,” Dan W. Brock.

“A Pretty Pill,” Toni Sanchez (Student Essay).

Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter.

6. Ethics, Plagiarism, and Computer Crimes.

Introduction.

“A Campus Fad That’s Being Copied: Internet Plagiarism Seems on the Rise,” Sara Rimer.

“Brilliant or Plagiarized? Colleges Use Sites to Expose Cheaters,” Verne G. Kopytoff.

“Viruses, Worms and Other Sinister Programs,” Karen Judson.

“Cybercrime Crackdown,” John Knittel and Michael Soto.

“Integrity, Ethics, and Character Education,” Ann Lathrop and Kathleen Foss.

Questions for Making Connections within the Chapter.

Questions for Making Connections across the Chapters.

Questions for Further Application Across the Chapters.

Credits.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321243331
Author:
Trent, Mary
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Author:
Trent, Mary Alice
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Ethics
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Longman Topics Series
Publication Date:
November 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.1 x 5.4 x 0.6 in 308 gr

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