Introduction.- Ethical Issues in Practice.- Social Workers and Values.- The Rules of Social Work Ethics.- Founding Social Work Ethics: the Critique of Theory.- Law, Legitimacy and Professional Accountability.- Welfare, Politics and Social Work.- Four Stocks of Ethical Practice.- Issues and Applications.- Appendix.- References.
Chris Clark's previous books include "Social Work and Social Philosophy" (with R. Asquith) and "Theory and Practice in Voluntary Social Action".
CHRIS CLARK is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Edinburgh, having previously worked in social development and community work. His previous books include Social Work and Social Philosophy (with R. Asquith) and Theory and Practice in Voluntary Social Action.
'...required reading for students of social work. It is a most timely addition to the lexicon of texts concerning social work ethics.' - Social Work Education 'Social Work Ethics is a book that marks the territory, and defines social work in ways that should cause the profession to think more carefully about the publicly defined and coercive aspects of its role.' - European Journal of Social Work '...a wise and provocative book.' - Martin Davies, Community Care