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Ethical codes of practice in the US and UK: one profession two standards

Reamer, FG and Shardlow, SM 2009, 'Ethical codes of practice in the US and UK: one profession two standards' , Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, 6 (2) .

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Abstract

Social work codes of professional ethics in the United States and the United Kingdom are juxtaposed to reveal differences in form, content, structure and historical development. The approach taken in the two countries to professional regulation, through codes of ethics, is strikingly different; tentative explanations are offered.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: social work; code of ethics; profession values; ethical standards; United States; United Kingdom
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Subjects / Themes > B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Justice Research
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics
Publisher: White Hat Communications
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1553-6947
Depositing User: Users 29196 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2010 09:50
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:03
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/3019

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