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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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... 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. 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...
- 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...
- 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...