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Contents.- List of figures.- Introduction.- 1. African/Black Ethics.- 2. Altruism.- 3. Autonomy.- 4. Beneficence.- 5. Benevolence.- 6. Care (Duty of).- 7. Care (Ethics of).- 8. Codes of Ethics.- 9. Community.- 10. Compassion.- 11. Competence.- 12. Confidentiality.- 13. Confucian Ethics (Includes Filial Piety).- 14. Consent.- 15. Consequentialism.- 16. Courage.- 17. Deontology (Ethics of Duty).- 18. Dignity.- 19. Discourse Ethics.- 20. Emotion and Moral Sentiment.- 21. Equality.- 22. Ethical Egoism.- 23. Evil.- 24. Existential Ethics.- 25. Fairness.- 26. Feminist Ethics.- 27. Fidelity.- 28. Freedom.- 29. Futility.- 30. Harmony.- 31. Honesty.- 32. Honour.- 33. Human Agency (Includes Self-Determination).- 34. Human Rights.- 35. Indigenous (First Nations) Ethics.- 36. Informed Consent.- 37. Integrity.- 38. Justice (Includes Distributive Justice, Retributive Justice, Restorative Justice).- 39. Liberalism.- 40. Loyalty.- 41. Ma'at.- 42. 'Moral Fluency'.- 43. Non-Maleficence (Non-Malfeasance).- 44. Oppression (Includes Anti-Oppressive Values and Action).- 45. Over Servicing.- 46. Partiality and Impartiality.- 47. Paternalism.- 48. Phronesis (Prudence, Practical Wisdom).- 49. Pluralism (Includes 'Common Morality').- 50. Politics.- 51. Postmodern Ethics.- 52. Power (Includes Empowerment).- 53. Principles (Including 'Principilism').- 54. Relativism (Cultural; Ethical).- 55. Religion and Spirituality.- 56. Respect.- 57. Responsibility.- 58. Service.- 59. Social Justice.- 60. Subjectivism.- 61. Supererogatory (Action).- 62. Sustainability.- 63. Trust.- 64. Truth.- 65. 'Ubuntu'.- 66. Universalism.- 67. Utilitarianism.- (Includes: Rule Utilitarianism, Act Utilitarianism, Ideal Utilitarianism, Preference Utilitarianism).- 68. Values.- 69. Virtue.- 70. Welfare.- 71. Whistle-Blowing.- 72. Wisdom.- Further Reading.- References.

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The structure of the book is a real strength. It offers the reader an introduction to the major themes in ethics, with references and signposts to further reading for the student to deepen their knowledge.' - Dr Janet Holt, Senior Lecturer, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds 'I am impressed with the book's comprehensiveness and clarity. Hugman provides readers with clear explications of core and essential ethics concepts.' - Professor Frederic Reamer, School of Social Work, Rhode Island College

About the Author

Richard Hugman is Professor of Social Work at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He has published extensively in the last 20 years and his recent work in this area includes New Approaches in Ethics for the Caring Professions (2005, Palgrave-Macmillan) as well as several journal articles. He also currently serves as the chair of the ethics committee for the International Federation of Social Workers.

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'The structure of the book is a real strength. It offers the reader an introduction to the major themes in ethics, with references and signposts to further reading for the student to deepen their knowledge.' - Dr Janet Holt, Senior Lecturer, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds 'I am impressed with the book's comprehensiveness and clarity. Hugman provides readers with clear explications of core and essential ethics concepts.' - Professor Frederic Reamer, School of Social Work, Rhode Island College

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