Values and Ethics in Social Work / Edition 2

Values and Ethics in Social Work / Edition 2

by Chris Beckett, Andrew Maynard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1446203204

ISBN-13: 9781446203200

Pub. Date: 11/29/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Second Edition of this bestselling book is now split into two parts. Part I considers the foundations of every person's values and provides a background to moral philosophy. Part II examines key ethical issues and how they determine practice, such as using power, allocating resources, treating others with respect and celebrating diversity.

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Overview

The Second Edition of this bestselling book is now split into two parts. Part I considers the foundations of every person's values and provides a background to moral philosophy. Part II examines key ethical issues and how they determine practice, such as using power, allocating resources, treating others with respect and celebrating diversity.

For the Second Edition, two new chapters have been added to the book, on:

  • The political dimension in ethical decision making
  • Realism as a guiding ethical principle

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446203200
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/29/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,033,907
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF VALUES AND ETHICS
What are Values and Ethics?
Moral Philosophy
Values and Religion
Values and Politics
Realism as an Ethical Principle
PART TWO: VALUES AND ETHICS IN PRACTICE
Being Professional
Power and Control
Self-Determination and Privacy
Respect versus Oppression
Ethics and Resources
Difference and Diversity
Afterword

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