The second edition of this popular book introduces the subject of ethics for social care and social work by exploring ethical values and principles, and how they inform and guide best practice for care in Irish society today.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Well-being
Chapter 3: Equality and Respect
Chapter 4: Care
Chapter 5: Empathy
Chapter 6: Human Rights
Chapter 7: Greatest Happiness Principle
Chapter 8: Diversity
Chapter 9: Social Well-being
Chapter 10: Social Contract Ethics
Chapter 11: Social Justice
Chapter 12: Abortion, Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Chapter 12: Conclusion
Appendix: Guide to Writing an Ethics Essay
Manus Charleton has lectured in Ethics, Politics, and Morality and Social Policy within the Applied Social Care degree programme at the Institute of Technology, Sligo. He has been published in the Journal of Social Work Practice, the European Journal of Social Education and in Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review. His essays have also been published in the Dublin Review of Books and in Irish Pages: A Journal of Contemporary Writing.