This subject will begin with a critical evaluation of a variety of ethical perspectives regarding the nature and role of correctional institutions. Students will then consider a number of specific ethical issues confronted by correctional managers.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
- Analysis and evaluation of a variety of ethical perspectives, regarding the nature and role of correctional institutions. - Philosophical background and introduction to United Nation protocols, United Nation Standard Minimum Rules, and the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights. - Specific ethical issues relating to the practice of correctional administration: for example, issues relating to over-crowding, solitary confinement, the sexual abuse or assault of inmates, racial discrimination, the treatment of mentally ill prisoners, the use of violence, aggression or degradation by correctional officers, management strategies to reduce stress amongst inmates and officers, and so on.
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.