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New Approaches in Ethics for the Caring Professions

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ISBN-10: 1403914710

ISBN-13: 9781403914712

Edition: 2005

Authors: Richard Hugman

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Richard Hugman focuses on what kind of ethical theory might be helpful for professional ethics & explores debates from the perspectives of liberalism, feminism, ecology, postmodernism & constructivism.
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Book details

List price: $50.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 4/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Richard Hugman has published extensively in the last 25 years across many aspects of social work and related topics, such as professional ethics, international social work and social development, mental health, late life and old age. He currently serves as the chair of the ethics committee for the International Federation of Social Workers. Over the last 10 years he also has worked as a consultant to UNICEF Vietnam concerning the development of professional social work.

Preface
Contemporary Professional Ethics
Key Debates About Ethics
Why Professional Ethics?
The Intelligence of Emotions and the Ethics of Compassion
Feminism and the Ethics of Care
Ecology and the Ethics of Life
Postmodernity and Ethics Beyond Liberalism
Discourse Ethics: Constructivism or Critical Realism?
Re-evaluating Professional Ethics
Discursive Professional Ethics
Glossary of Terms
Bibliography
Index