“Koven’s skillful use of case studies brings a fresh approach to the well-worn topic of responsibility and public officials. His positions are carefully researched and well-argued.”
—John A. Rohr
Center for Public Administration and Policy
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
This book is designed to :
show readers how ethics can constrain improper behavior.
demonstrate the relationship of ethics to good government through high profile case studies that were selected for their notoriety and their ability to connect the reader to fundamental ethical questions.
discusses concepts that help to define responsible behavior in terms of behavior in elections, honesty and competence, and international law.