Public Policy: Why ethics matters by Jonathan Boston
English | Oct. 5, 2011 | ISBN: 1921666730 | 326 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
Ethics is a vigorously contested field. There are many competing moral frameworks, and different views about how normative considerations should inform the art and craft of governmental policy making. What is not in dispute, however, is that ethics matters. The ethical framework adopted by policy analysts and decision makers not only shapes how policy problems are defined, framed and analysed, but also influences which ethical principles and values are taken into account and their weighting.