Being Mortal
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Being Mortal


  • Author: Atul Gawande
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Genre: Social Science
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#1 New York Times BestsellerIn Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. Nursing homes, preoccupied with safety, pin patients into railed beds and wheelchairs. Hospitals isolate the dying, checking for vital signs long after the goals of cure have become moot. Doctors, committed to extending life, continue to carry out devastating procedures that in the end extend ...

Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (Issues of Our Time)
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Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (Issues of Our Time)


  • Author: Kwame Anthony Appiah
  • Release Date : 2010-03-01
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • File Size: 784491 Bytes


“A brilliant and humane philosophy for our confused age.”—Samantha Power, author of A Problem from Hell Drawing on a broad range of disciplines, including history, literature, and philosophy—as well as the author's own experience of life on three continents—Cosmopolitanism is a moral manifesto for a planet we share with more than six billion strangers....

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions


  • Author : Gerald Corey
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780534614430


Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions Book Description :

This book provides practitioners with the basis for discovering their own guidelines within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. To help you make these wise, informed decisions, it provides you with coverage of the latest standards and research, a discussion of a range of diverse views on the central issues of the profession, and case vignettes and open questions that invite you to develop an internalized, personal perspective....

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions with 2014 ACA Codes

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions with 2014 ACA Codes


  • Author : Gerald Corey
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2014-07-18
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305479838


Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions with 2014 ACA Codes Book Description :

Up-to-date and comprehensive, *including the ACA 2014 Code of Ethics,* this practical best-selling text provides students with the basis for discovering their own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. Respected authors Gerald Corey, Marianne Corey, Cindy Corey, and Patrick Callanan raise what they consider to be central issues, present a range of diverse views on the issues, discuss their position, and provide opportunities for students to refine their thinking and actively develop their own position. ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, 9th Edition, explores such questions as: What role do the therapist’s personal values play in the counseling relationship? What...

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions


  • Author : Gerald Corey
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2019-01-31
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1337406295


Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions Book Description :

Up-to-date and comprehensive, this practical best seller provides students with the basis for discovering their own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. Respected authors Gerald Corey, Marianne Corey, and Cindy Corey raise what they consider to be central issues, present a range of diverse views on the issues, discuss their position, and provide opportunities for students to refine their thinking and develop an informed position. With updated discussions of positive ethics, values, legal concerns, legal and ethical challenges created by technology, ethical issues in supervision, and other timely topics, ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, 10th Edition, is useful ...

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions


  • Author : Gerald Corey
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2002-02-01
  • Genre: Counselors
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0534514405


Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions Book Description :

For over 20 years, Corey, Corey, and Callanan's practical, accessible text has helped readers like you gain the knowledge and skills they need to make important ethical decisions. By coupling a solid foundation in helping professions theories and codes of ethics with anecdotes and advice based on their professional experience, the authors teach central ethical issues from a number of diverse perspectives. With this comprehensive, timely coverage, you'll be able to develop an internalized, personal perspective that you can apply when dealing with the range of ethical dilemmas you are likely to encounter....

Legal and Ethical Issues in the Media

Legal and Ethical Issues in the Media


  • Author : Tim Dwyer
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2012-07-26
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230392632


Legal and Ethical Issues in the Media Book Description :

We live in a world of proliferating media devices, social media usage, media convergence and mobility. In a culturally diverse world, the globalisation of media calls for a comparative understanding of the legal and ethical issues that are confronting the user and the practitioner in his unique social context. 'Legal and Ethical Issues in the Media' offers a concise and much-needed discussion of the social issues and ramifications of media interaction around the world. Using different national examples, and an accessible style, Dwyer explores key frameworks and concepts that will engage and challenge the contemporary reader's ideas about media practice. Legal and Ethical Issues in the Media foregrounds the rapidly changing media and communications in...

Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing

Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing


  • Author : Margaret Burkhardt
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2013-06-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285953182


Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing Book Description :

Today’s nurses face a multitude of legal and ethical dilemmas that fall outside the scope of clinical and medical training. Practical and thought provoking, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition examines the latest trends, principles, theories, and models in patient care to help you make ethically sound decisions in complex and often controversial situations. Acknowledging an ever-expanding global society, compelling examples are presented from national and international headlines that invite readers to explore the cases in light of socio-cultural influences, personal values, and professional ethics. Historical examples demonstrate how to think critically through various problems while upholding moral and professional standards, as w...

Ethics  Theory and Contemporary Issues

Ethics Theory and Contemporary Issues


  • Author : Barbara MacKinnon
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305958678


Ethics Theory and Contemporary Issues Book Description :

Explore the major perspectives in ethical theory and contemporary moral debates using ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 9th Edition. Overviews and a selection of readings from traditional and contemporary sources make complex philosophical concepts reader-friendly. Comprehensive introductions to general and specific areas of ethical debate cover such influential ethical theories as religion and global ethics, utilitarianism and deontology, natural law ethics, and feminist and care ethics. Contemporary moral issues include euthanasia, sexual morality, economic justice, war, violence, globalization, structural racism, and same-sex marriage. MindTap® offers assessments along with animated ethics simulations that allow you to engage with the philo...

Dictionary of Ethical and Legal Terms and Issues

Dictionary of Ethical and Legal Terms and Issues


  • Author : Len Sperry
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-10-12
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135926397


Dictionary of Ethical and Legal Terms and Issues Book Description :

The professional practice of counseling and mental health can often be complex and litigious. While there are many professional ethics textbooks, there are few, if any, supporting resources to assist in mastering basic terminology, or to offer easy access to important legal opinions in everyday practice. The Dictionary of Ethical and Legal Terms and Issues is an invaluable resource for students and practitioners alike who need to navigate that complexity. The book blends ethical, legal, and professional issues along with a dictionary for the mental health professional in one handy volume. An essential resource in any professional library, this book will be of interest to anyone who needs a ready guide to the myriad ethical and legal terms and issues ...

Ethical Issues in Biotechnology

Ethical Issues in Biotechnology


  • Author : Richard Sherlock
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0742513777


Ethical Issues in Biotechnology Book Description :

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