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Ethics and Value Perspectives in Social Work
Edited by Mel Gray and Stephen A. Webb
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
19 May 2010
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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 reading for all social work students studying ethics and values.
 


Description

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 reading for all social work students studying ethics and values.
 


Contents

Introduction: Ethics and Value Perspectives in Social Work; M.Gray& S.A.Webb
PART I: PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Codes of Ethics; E.Congress
Codes of Conduct; P.Webster
Ethical Decision Making; D.McAuliffe
Ethical Dilemmas in Practice; S.Borrmann
Faith-based Practice; P.Gilligan
PART II: MORAL PERSPECTIVES
Ethic of Care; B.Featherstone
Ethic of Responsibility; S.Tascón
Discourse Ethics; S.Houston
Virtue Ethics; S.A.Webb
Postmodern Ethics; M.Gray
PART III: SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES
Anti-Racist Practice; H.Soydan
Human Rights and Social Justice; J.Ife
Anti-Oppressive Practice; L.Dominelli
Citizenship and Participation; A.Matthies
PART IV: SPIRITUAL PERSPECTIVES
Islam and Ethics; T.Lovat
Christianity and Ethics; R.Whiting
New Age Ethics; D.Houtman& S.Aupers
Conclusion: Practising Values in Social Work; M.Gray& S.A.Webb



Authors

MEL GRAY is Professor of Social Work and Research Professor in the Research Institute of Advanced Study for Humanity at the University of Newcastle, Australia.  She is Joint Editor of Australian Social Work and is on the editorial boards for several international journals. Her interests range from creativity, morality, spirituality and theory and philosophy in social work to experiential social work education. 

STEPHEN A. WEBB is Professor of Human Sciences and Director of the Research Institute of Advanced Study for Humanity at the University of Newcastle, Australia. His previous publications include Thinking about Social Work, co-edited with Mel Gray, and Social Work in a Risk Society (Palgrave).