The Social Construction of Social Work Ethics: Politicizing and Broadening the Lens

@article{Weinberg2010TheSC,
  title={The Social Construction of Social Work Ethics: Politicizing and Broadening the Lens},
  author={M. Weinberg},
  journal={Journal of Progressive Human Services},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={32 - 44}
}
  • M. Weinberg
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Progressive Human Services
  • Structural barriers and the intrinsic paradoxes of practice often lead to a discrepancy between what a social worker would like to do and what that individual actually implements, resulting in ethical tensions. However, the canonical approach to ethics has had a narrow perspective on what constitutes ethics and has tended to treat these issues as peripheral rather than central to the social construction of ethics. This essay provides an explanation of how the construction of ethics evolved and… CONTINUE READING
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