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Ethics and Values

Ethics and Values

Exercising good judgement is not always straightforward. Learn about the dilemmas that can challenge even experienced professionals.

Ethics and Values

2004 | Ethics and Values | Book

Ethics, Accountability and the Social Professions

This book explores the far-reaching ethical implications of recent changes in the organization and practice of the social professions (social work, community and youth work), drawing on moral philosophy, professional ethics and new empirical …

Author:
Sarah Banks
Editor:
Jo Campling

2018 | Social Work Practice | Book

Promoting Equality

Working with Diversity and Difference

Practitioners working within the people professions have a legal and moral responsibility to promote equality978-1-352-00119-8978-1-137-40391-9 wherever possible. This insightful book from a leading author provides a lucid guide to the complexities of inequality, and offers a …

Author:
Neil Thompson

2016 | Ethics and Values | Book

Ecological Social Work

Towards Sustainability

The world is on the brink of ecological crisis. In the last decade we have seen a number of catastrophic events that illustrate this, including the 2004 tsunami across the Pacific, which killed over 150,000 people, and Hurricane Katrina in the …

Editors:
Professor Jennifer McKinnon, OAM Professor Margaret Alston

2017 | Ethics and Values | Book

Rethinking Values and Ethics in Social Work

Ethics and values, the cornerstone of good social work practice, are vital in upholding the dignity of service users. Written by a group of global experts, this book addresses questions such as, 'How can the ethical demands of the values of human …

Authors:
Richard Hugman, Jan Carter

2017 | Social Work Practice | Book

Working with Marginalised Groups

From Policy to Practice

This book highlights a range of individuals and groups in UK society who experience exclusion or marginalisation, including Roma, young carers and people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. It takes a unique practice-based focus, designed to encourage …

Authors:
Anya Ahmed, Michaela Rogers

2017 | Ethics and Values | Book

Values in Social Work

Reconnecting with Social Justice

Principles of social justice lie at the heart of the social work profession. This book examines the current climate of social work practice and the challenges presented by neoliberalism. It puts forward a model for reconnecting with more …

Author:
Jane Fenton

2017 | Ethics and Values | Book

Rights and Wrongs in Social Work

Ethical and Practice Dilemmas

In this hugely accessible new book, Mark Doel guides the reader through a proper consideration of these questions by examining the typical ethical dilemmas that challenge social workers on a daily basis. Inquisitive, probing and intellectually …

Author:
Mark Doel

2016 | Ethics and Values | Book

Values and Ethics in Mental Health

An Exploration for Practice

Mental health is the one area of health care where people are often treated against their will, with the justification that it is in their own interest. This raises significant ethical questions and value dilemmas; questions of autonomy, human …

Authors:
Alastair Morgan, Anne Felton, Bill K. W. M. Fulford, Jayasree Kalathil, Gemma Stacey

2011 | Social Work Practice | Book

Anti-Racist Practice in Social Work

A critical introduction to key debates about race and racism, this new addition to the Reshaping Social Work series examines race as a social construct. It addresses the origins of anti-racist practice and analyses practical issues to provide a …

Author:
Kish Bhatti-Sinclair

2010 | Ethics and Values | Book

Ethics and Value Perspectives in Social Work

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 …

Editors:
Mel Gray, Stephen A. Webb

2012 | Ethics and Values | Book

Ethics and Values in Social Work

This thoroughly revised edition of a modern social work classic textbook from a leading international author, offers a clear and systematic account of professional ethics in relation to social work practice, framed within a global context, and …

Author:
Sarah Banks

2016 | Social Work Practice | Book

Anti-Discriminatory Practice

Equality, Diversity and Social Justice

Addressing the common concepts and issues across the various forms of discrimination, this core text from one of Palgrave’s best-selling authors explores the reasons why the development of anti-discriminatory practice is so vital and examines the …

Author:
Neil Thompson

2014 | Social Work Theory and Methods | Book

Rethinking Anti-Discriminatory and Anti-Oppressive Theories for Social Work Practice

For years anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive practice have been embedded in the social work landscape. Thinking beyond the mainstream approaches, this book critically examines some of the core concepts and issues in social work, providing …

Editors:
Christine Cocker, Trish Hafford-Letchfield

2002 | Social Work Theory and Methods | Book

Anti-Oppressive Social Work Theory and Practice

This book, by one of the leading theorists of social work, tackles a subject of crucial importance to students and practitioners alike: how social workers can enable their clients to challenge and transcend the manifold oppressions that disempower …

Author:
Lena Dominelli
Editor:
Jo Campling

2017 | Ethics and Values | Book

Social Problems and Social Justice

Modern society is beset by a vast range of problems – such as poverty, homelessness and terrorism – that cause immense suffering for a significant number of people. These social problems both reflect and contribute to wider ...

Author:
Neil Thompson