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Ethical issues in aviation.


Ethical issues in aviation.

Ed. by Elizabeth A. Hoppe.

Ashgate Publishing Co.


282 pages




Edited by Hoppe (Lewis U.), this collection presents a broad view of current issues and trends relevant to applied ethics in aviation (primarily in the US context), as well as some historical topics. Twenty-six papers are presented in sections covering key concepts in ethics and capitalism as they impact the field of aviation; business issues such as the regulation of air space, outsourcing manufacturing, outsourcing maintenance, and ticket pricing; ethics and the responsibilities of inspectors, pilots, flight attendants, and airline companies; historical and contemporary issues of diversity and discrimination in the United States; airports, airport traffic control, and security issues, including the location of airports, the politics of airport expansion, the 1981 PATCO strike by air traffic controllers, and the Transportation Security Administration; and health and environmental ethical issues.

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Date:Oct 1, 2011
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