Ethics and Values in Social Work successfully synthesises the complex ideas and concepts that characterise social work's value base. Written with Banks' trademark accessibility and theoretical rigour, this book will continue to be an invaluable resource for all students, educators and practitioners of social work.
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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
What People are Saying About This
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