ADMINISTRATION Read: Terry Cooper, (whole book esp. all parts on his framework to determine if you want to use it in your paper. See on Webpage: Slide-Cooper Decision Model. Paper proposals are due!
PUAD 700 Dr. Brack Brown FALL 2004
Oct. 25th DISTINGUISHING VALUES, MORALS, & ETHICS FOR P.A.: In Reader A: Willbern, "Types & Levels of Morality"; Reader B: Thompson, “The Possibility of Administrative Ethics.”
Nov. 1st THE CENTRALITY OF JUSTICE to John Rawls: In Reader C: Rawls, "A Social Contract Perspective"; Gutman, "Central Role of Rawls'; The Difference Principle; Political Liberalism; and Glossary(This requires close attention; maybe reading twice). Webpage: “John Rawls- A Portrait”
Nov. 8th ETHICS OF POLICY & POLICY ANALYSIS: In Reader: Tong, "Ethics, Epistemology, & the Expert," and, "Dirty Hands, Many Hands, No Hands"; On Webpage: EPA Policy-Which Life is Worth More?”; and “In Defense of Slippery Slopes.”
Nov. 15th ETHICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, GENETIC ENGINEERING –REGULATION?
Reader C: Bioethics Reader “The Ethics of our Soma & Our Identities”-read all these articles. Webpage: Transplanted Heads; Ted Williams Tale; Raelian Clone Project; “NYT Kristoff-Oh Death Where is Thy Sting?”
Nov. 22nd ETHICS IN THE GENOMIC ERA: MIRACLES AND MENACES
Read on Webpage: Health, Hope, & Hype; The Case Against Perfection; Clone Countdown; Review: Beyond Therapy; Clinton’s Bioethics Commission.
Nov. 29th RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTATIONS & DISCUSSIONS[11-15min. each]
NOTE:Presentation must include an outline/summary for members of the class . The summary should give classmates a 1-2 paragraph statement of your research subject, the administrators involved, the ethical dilemma and the extent of its resolution. Cover +1-2pp. max. *ALL TERM PAPERS ARE DUE
Dec.6th RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTATIONS & DISCUSSIONS
REPEAT: Each presentation must have an outline/summary of 1-2 pages with name & course data on a separate page.