Ethics and Value Perspectives in Social Work [NOOK Book]

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This agenda setting text explores a broad range of value perspectives and their impact on and contribution to social work thinking on ethics. Including new perspectives, such as Islam, and drawing on international contributors, this is essential reading for all social work students studying ethics and values.
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Overview

This agenda setting text explores a broad range of value perspectives and their impact on and contribution to social work thinking on ethics. Including new perspectives, such as Islam, and drawing on international contributors, this is essential reading for all social work students studying ethics and values.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230365278
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 5/19/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 439 KB

Meet the Author

MEL GRAY is Professor of Social Work and Research Professor in the Research Institute of Advanced Study for Humanity at the University of Newcastle, Australia.  She is Joint Editor of Australian Social Work and is on the editorial boards for several international journals. Her interests range from creativity, morality, spirituality and theory and philosophy in social work to experiential social work education. 

STEPHEN A. WEBB is Professor of Human Sciences and Director of the Research Institute of Advanced Study for Humanity at the University of Newcastle, Australia. His previous publications include Thinking about Social Work, co-edited with Mel Gray, and Social Work in a Risk Society (Palgrave). 

Mel Gray is Professor of Social Work in the School of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales, the highest ranked social work research program in Australia. She has an extensive, highly acclaimed research and publication profile and is widely recognised for her contribution to international social work and social development.
Stephen A. Webb is Professor of Social Work at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland. Previous to this he was Director of the Institute for Social Inclusion and Well-being, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia And Professorial Research Fellow at University of Sussex. Stephen is author of several books including Evidence-based Social Work: A Critical Stance (with Gray & Plath, Routledge 2009). He is co-editor (with Gray) of Social Work Theories and Methods (Sage 2008), the four-volume international reference work International Social Work (Sage 2010), and the Sage Handbook of Social Work (for Sage, with Gray & Midgley, 2012). Webb’s critical analysis Considerations on the validity of evidence-based practice in social work (2001) is the world’s most cited article in the field and the most influential publication in social work over the last ten years (Hodge et al., 2011).
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Ethics and Value Perspectives in Social Work; M.Gray& S.A.Webb
PART I: PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Codes of Ethics; E.Congress
Codes of Conduct; P.Webster
Ethical Decision Making; D.McAuliffe
Ethical Dilemmas in Practice; S.Borrmann
Faith-based Practice; P.Gilligan
PART II: MORAL PERSPECTIVES
Ethic of Care; B.Featherstone
Ethic of Responsibility; S.Tascón
Discourse Ethics; S.Houston
Virtue Ethics; S.A.Webb
Postmodern Ethics; M.Gray
PART III: SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES
Anti-Racist Practice; H.Soydan
Human Rights and Social Justice; J.Ife
Anti-Oppressive Practice; L.Dominelli
Citizenship and Participation; A.Matthies
PART IV: SPIRITUAL PERSPECTIVES
Islam and Ethics; T.Lovat
Christianity and Ethics; R.Whiting
New Age Ethics; D.Houtman& S.Aupers
Conclusion: Practising Values in Social Work; M.Gray& S.A.Webb


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