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Anti-oppressive ethics and values in social work

Author: Derek Clifford; Beverley Burke
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
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Clifford and Burke provide a stimulating basis for teaching ethics on social work degree courses. With the use of practical case scenarios, students and staff are challenged to use their moral imagination to integrate ethical thinking with the anti-oppressive and anti-discriminatory values of social work.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2008043229
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Clifford; Beverley Burke
ISBN: 9781137039965 1137039965
OCLC Number: 945767084
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)
Contents: Anti-oppressive ethics and ethical thinking --
Social work values, codes and the law --
Rational ethical principles and unequal powers --
Confidences and consequences : good outcomes and social histories --
Virtues, realities and reflexivity --
Politicising ethics : justice, fairness and interacting social systems --
Uncertainties, decisions and social divisions --
Feminist relational ethics and anti-oppressive concepts --
Anti-oppressive ethics and good practice --
Conclusion : ethics and organisations.
Responsibility: Derek Clifford and Beverley Burke.


This book explains the importance of using an anti-oppressive approach to understanding ethics and values in social work. recent feminist ethical theory Numerous case examples are used to illustrate  Read more...


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