This subject explores the relationship between ethical theory, ethical principles, and social welfare. The conflict between personal and professional values and the legal and organisational context of practice will be considered. The ethics of intervention and issues of autonomy, paternalism and coercion will be studied. The subject will conclude with a discussion of moral risk, responsibility and accountability.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Nature of Ethics and Ethical Theory Utilitarian and Deontological Theory, Virtue Based Ethics Ethical Relativism The Ethic of Service Autonomy,Beneficence & Non-Maleficence Justice Critiques of the Dominant Theories Feminist, "Foucauldian" The Ethics of Intervention The duty to care and the limits of paternalism Human rights and legal protection The organisational context of practice Models of ethical decision making Ethical Responsibility and Accountability Dissent, including whistleblowing Moral risk.
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The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.