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    Ethics and Values in Social Work (BASW Practical Social Work) (Paperback) By (author) Sarah Banks

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    DescriptionEthics and Values in Social Work offers a clear and systematic account of professional ethics in relation to social work practice, framed within a global context. Having sold over 38,000 copies across its lifetime, this is a thoroughly revised edition of a modern social work classic from a leading international author. Combining a sound grasp of theoretical issues with a sharp focus on the latest policy and practice, this edition features: * Detailed discussion of the participation of service users, including their role as activists and the importance of the service user movement; * Extended analysis of professional regulation and codes of practice, and their role in defining the nature of social work; * A vast array of practice examples, which bring current social issues to life; * Comparison of the latest codes of ethics from across the globe; * A wealth of supportive features, such as points for reflection, extended case studies and further resources. Ethics and Values in Social Work successfully synthesizes the complex ideas and concepts that characterize social work's value base. Written with Banks' trademark accessibility and theoretical rigour, this book will continue to be an invaluable resource for all students, educators and practitioners of social work.


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    Ethics and Values in Social Work
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sarah Banks
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 139 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 383 g
    ISBN 13: 9780230300170
    ISBN 10: 0230300170

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JKSN
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17460
    BISAC V2.8: SOC025000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC016000
    BIC subject category V2: LATC
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    DC22: 174.93613
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 174/.93613
    DC23: 174.93613
    LC classification: HV10.5 .B323 2012
    Thema V1.0: JKSN, LATC
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    4 black & white tables, 2 figures
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    15 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Sarah Banks is Professor in the School of Applied Social Sciences and Co-Director of the Centre for Social Justice and Community Action at Durham University, UK. A qualified social worker, she is author of Ethics in Professional Life and Ethics, Accountability and the Social Professions and editor of Practising Social Work Ethics Around the World: Cases and Commentaries.
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    Reviews of the Fourth Edition: 'The newest edition of Banks' enormously valuable Ethics and Values in Social Work provides readers with a richly nuanced examination of complex issues viewed through multiple conceptual lenses.' - Professor Frederic G. Reamer, School of Social Work, Rhode Island College, US 'This gem of a book will be of extraordinary help to social work practitioners, instructors and students who on a daily basis confront ethical challenges. Not only does Banks clarify the meaning of ethics and values but she also uses real-world case studies to demonstrate ethically guided practice. Readers will acquire new insight and understanding from this latest work by one of our foremost contemporary scholars on integrating values, ethics and practice.' - Professor Cynthia Bisman, Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr College, USA "Students and practitioners around the world will appreciate Banks' comprehensive discussions of practice cases and ethical theories. A great contribution.' - Lynne M. Healy, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, School of Social Work, University of Connecticut, USA Reviews of the previous edition: '... provides a comprehensive yet deep analysis on the ever changing context of social work practice... useful for academics teaching practical ethics, for social work students, and a real windfall for social work practitioners...' - British Journal of Social Work 'Excellent overview for social work students that comprehensively addresses key issues for consideration.' - Kim Robinson, Lecturer in Social Work, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent, UK '... combines an easy to read style with key information around the subject.' - Dave Mason, Lecturer, Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University, UK 'Essential reading for social work students.' - Tanya Moore, School of Social, Community and Health Studies, University of Hertfordshire, UK
    Table of contents
    Preface Introduction Ethical Issues in Social Work Principle-based Approaches to Social Work Ethics Character and Relationship-based Approaches to Social Work Ethics Professionalism and Codes of Ethics Service Users' Rights: Clienthood, Citizenship, Consumerism and Activism Social Workers' Responsibilities: Policies, Procedures and Managerialism Ethical Problems and Dilemmas in Practice