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Ethics of social groups, classes, etc. Professional ethics

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  • Crisis and Opportunity in the Professionsby Moses Pava; Patrick Primeaux

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 112.99

    In almost every profession, a conflict of interest exists between the push of the organization's goals on the one hand, and the pull of professional standards and values on the other hand. This book aims to identify, describe, and understand these conflicts of interests in a variety of professional fields. more...

  • Moral Development in the Professionsby James R. Rest; Darcia Narv ez

    Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 58.95

    Every year in this country, some 10,000 college and university courses are taught in applied ethics. And many professional organizations now have their own codes of ethics. Yet social science has had little impact upon applied ethics. This book promises to change that trend by illustrating how social science can make a contribution to applied ethics.... more...

  • Just a Job?by George Cheney; Daniel J. Lair; Dean Ritz; Brenden E. Kendall

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 30.99 US$ 26.65

    The concept of "professionalism" has gained everyday resonance in the twenty-first century, especially given recent corporate scandals. However, George Cheney argues, as much as it may be discussed, professionalism has lost much of its broader social and community-related implications, as the trends of careerism, consumerism, and contingent employment... more...

  • Verantwortung und Bewährungby Thomas Druyen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 21.03

    Im Mittelpunkt dieser vermögenspsychologischen Studie steht die Intention, die Vermögenden in ihrem Habitus und Verhalten besser kennenzulernen. Die zugrunde liegende Interviewserie wurde in der Schweiz durchgeführt. Sie bietet zahlreiche Erkenntnisse, die durchaus für den gesamten deutschsprachigen Raum von Interesse sind. Von der so genannten standardisierten... more...

  • The Body in Bioethicsby Alastair V. Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 65.95

    Recent debates about uses and abuses of the human body in medicine have highlighted the need for a thorough discussion of the ethics of the uses of bodies, both living and dead. Thorough and comprehensive, this volume explores different views of the significance of the human body and contrasting those which regard it as a commodity or personal possession... more...

  • Working Ethicsby Richard Rowson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 26.95

    Working Ethics sets out an ethical foundation for professionals and for the professions in a modern, culturally complex society. Rowson shows how this ethical framework can enable professionals to work more effectively, earn trust, mutual support and respect, and how it can foster democratic ideals in the workplace and community. more...

  • The Best Interests of the Child in Healthcareby Sarah Elliston

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    Topical and compelling, this volume provides an excellent re-evaluation of the ?best interests? test in the healthcare arena; the ways in which it has developed, the inherent difficulties in its use and its interpretation in legal cases concerning the medical care of children. Comprehensively covering both the English and Scottish position within... more...

  • Euthanasia, Ethics and the Lawby Richard Huxtable

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory. The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and conflicting. In mounting his case Richard Huxtable considers some familiar... more...

  • Intention and Causation in Medical Non-Killingby Glenys Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    Analyzing the concepts of intention and causation in euthanasia, this timely new book explores a broad selection of disciplines, including criminal and medical law, medical ethics, philosophy and social policy and suggests an alternative solution to the one currently used by the courts, based on grading different categories of killing into a formalized... more...

  • The Harm Paradoxby Nicolette Priaulx

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    Offering the first comprehensive theoretical engagement with actions for wrongful conception and birth, The Harm Paradox provides readers with an insightful critique into the concepts of choice, responsibility and personhood. Raising fundamental questions relating to birth, abortion, family planning and disability, Priaulx challenges the law?s... more...