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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 94.95
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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 27.99
From cartoons to boardrooms comes the statement, "It's not personal. It's just business." Just a Job? Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life offers a provocative perspective on ethics at work. The book questions the notions that doing ethics at work has to be work, and that work is somehow a sphere where a different set of rules... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95
Many professionals confront ethical issues concerning their proper roles and the manner in which they should carry out those roles. This book is aimed at those studying for entry into the various professions (such as teaching or social work) where ethical questions are commonly faced. It introduces readers to both the techniques and depth of ethical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 29.95
A just culture protects people's honest mistakes from being seen as culpable. But what is an honest mistake, or rather, when is a mistake no longer honest? It is too simple to assert that there should be consequences for those who 'cross the line'. Lines don't just exist out there, ready to be crossed or obeyed. We - people - construct... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95
This volume provides an excellent re-evaluation of the ?best interests? test in the health-care arena; the ways it has developed, the inherent difficulties in its use and its interpretation in legal cases concerning the medical care of children. more...
- 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. It shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying them are so diverse and conflicting. This book covers topics including the Diane Pretty litigation, Lord Joffe's Assisted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95
Analyzing the criminal concepts of intention and causation in euthanasia, this book explores a range of disciplines and offers an alternative legal framework based on grading different categories of killing into a formalized justificatory defence. more...