Ethics and Values in Social Work

Ethics and Values in Social Work

by Sarah Banks

Paperback(4th ed. 2012)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230300170
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 05/15/2012
Series: Practical Social Work Series
Edition description: 4th ed. 2012
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sarah Banks is Professor in the School of Applied Social Sciences and Co-Director of the Centre for Social Justice and Community Action at Durham University, UK. A qualified social worker, she is author of Ethics in Professional Life and Ethics, Accountability and the Social Professions and editor of Practising Social Work Ethics Around the World: Cases and Commentaries.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction.- Ethical Issues in Social Work.- Principle-based Approaches to Social Work Ethics.- Character and Relationship-based Approaches to Social Work Ethics.- Professionalism and Codes of Ethics.- Service Users' Rights: Clienthood, Citizenship, Consumerism and Activism.- Social Workers' Responsibilities: Policies, Procedures and Managerialism.- Ethical Problems and Dilemmas in Practice

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Reviews of the previous edition '...provides a comprehensive yet deep analysis on the ever changing context of social work practice... useful for academics teaching practical ethics, for social work students, and a real windfall for social work practitioners...' - British Journal of Social Work

'Excellent overview for social work students that comprehensively addresses key issues for consideration'

Kim Robinson, Lecturer in Social Work, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent, UK

'...combines an easy to read style with key information around the subject.' - Dave Mason, Lecturer, Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University, UK

'Essential reading for social work students'

- Tanya Moore, School of Social, Community and Health Studies, University of Hertfordshire, UK

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