Ethics and College Student Life: A Case Study Approach (3rd Edition)

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This unique hands-on guide uses a highly effective case approach to explore specific, reality-based examples of the complex, controversial, and difficult ethical issues that students face on college campuses today–e.g., plagiarism, racism and hate speech, date rape, alcohol abuse. Then, through thought-provoking questions and critical discussions, prods readers to explore their own positions, notions, and opinions, and to justify their stances. It shows them how five important ethical principles can be used to think through these problems and to solve them in ethical dialogues. Academic Integrity, Grading, and Cheating. Tolerance, Diversity, and Hate Speech. Privacy and Dialogue. Loyalty, Friendship, and Community. Sex, Relationships, and Power. Drinking and Living the Good Life. On Getting a Life. Religion, Relativism, and Dialogue. For college students and anyone interested in ethics.

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Ethics and College Student Life: A Case Study Approach, Third edition

Kenneth A. Strike & Pamela A. Moss

 

Ethics and College Student Life: A Case Study Approach shows how five important ethical principles can help us think through morally complex situations and settle disputes.  Engaging case studies of common ethical dilemmas provide students with hands-on opportunities to apply critical-thinking and problem-solving approaches.

 

The text presents reasoning and dialoguing skills that students can use in every area of their college experience, as well as tips on building personal character, healthy college communities, and a strong society.

 

Topics include:

  • Relationships
  • Cheating
  • Drinking
  • Privacy
  • Diversity
  • Computer issues
  • Sex
  • College sports
  • Abuse
  • Responsibility
  • Plagiarism  

Features include:

  • Numerous well-organized CASE STUDIES cover every aspect of college student life
  • Samples of how diverse university and COLLEGE CODES relate to each topic
  • MAIN CASE and CASE DISCUSSION open each chapter
  • BACKGROUND READINGS listed in annotated format
  • NEW INDEX allows users to quickly find topics of interest
  • Flexibility of usage–this book can used in courses of various lengths , and for different types of courses and purposes

For instructors and students alike, we encourage you to visit our Student Success Supersite.  This valuable resource is at www.prenhall.com/success

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"The case studies are effective, easy to read, and cover a wide range of topics with which college students grapple.  Students get to practice theory with real life examples."

-- Kathryn Jarvis, Auburn University

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