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PPPA 8362 Ethics in Preserving Public Safety: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

PPPA 8362 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Apostolou, B. and Thibadoux, G. M., (2003) Why Integrity Matters: Accounting for the accountants, Public Integrity 5(3), 223-237.

Baum, K., (2003) Austin's integrated homeland security approach, Public Management, 85(8), 28-32.

Emergency response: Considerations in a time of terrorism, Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy,31(8), 14.

Hall, T. & Sutton, A. (2003) Agency Discretion and Public Ethics, Public Integrity, 5(4), 291-303.

Hejka-Ekins, A. (1988) Teaching Ethics in Public Administration, Public Administration Review 48(5), 885-889.

Johnson, T.A. and Cox, R.W. III, (2004/05) Police Ethics-Organizational Implications, Public Integrity, 7(1), 67-79.

Jurkiewicz, C. L., Giacolone, R. A., and Bittick, Robin M., (2004) The Squeaky Wheel Approach to Teaching Ethics: Learning from Letters of Ethical Complaints, Public Integrity, 6(3), 249-262.

Maclagan, P. (2003) Varieties of Moral Issue and Dilemma: A Framework for the Analysis of Case Material in Business Ethics Education. Journal of Business Ethics, 48(1) 21.

Olick, R. S. (2005), Ethics in Public Health, Rationing the Flu Vaccine, Journal of Public Health Management Practice, 11(4), 373-374.

Rasmussen, K., Malloy, D., and Agarwal, J. (2003) The ethical climate of government and non-profit organizations: Implications for public-private partnerships, Public Management Review,5(1), 83-97

Schultz, D. (2004) Professional Ethics in a Postmodern Society, Public Integrity, 6(4), pp 279-297.

Torp, K. H. (1994). Ethics for public administrators. National Civic Review, 83(1), 70.

Worthley, J.A., (1981) Ethics and Public Management Education and Training, Public Personnel Management Journal, 10(1). 41-47.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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