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Moral Philosophy Meets Social Work, Frederic G. Reamer Sep 2001

Moral Philosophy Meets Social Work, Frederic G. Reamer

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In recent years, social workers have become increasingly aware of ethical dilemmas in practice. Beginning especially in the mid-to-late 1970s, social work's literature has included a steady stream of reflections on difficult moral choices involving conflicts among professional duties and obligations (Loewnberg and Dolgoff 1996; Congress 1998; Reamer 1998, 1999). To what extent do clients have the right to engage in self-harming behavior without interference? How should social workers allocate scarce or limited resources such as emergency services, shelter beds, funds, and even their own time? Is it ethically permissible for social workers to violate laws and regulations they ...


Reflections On Market Reform In Post-War, Post-Embargo Vietnam, Lan Cao Jul 2001

Reflections On Market Reform In Post-War, Post-Embargo Vietnam, Lan Cao

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No abstract provided.


Diplomatic Adjudication, Nancy Amoury Combs Apr 2001

Diplomatic Adjudication, Nancy Amoury Combs

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No abstract provided.


Court Administration As A Tool For Judicial Reform, Christie Warren Apr 2001

Court Administration As A Tool For Judicial Reform, Christie Warren

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This paper focuses on court administration as a component of judicial branch reform in the United States and other countries.

Over the past fifty years, state and federal court systems in the United States have undergone a process of significant change. At the beginning of the twentieth century, courts were largely dependent upon the executive branch of government for administrative support and were for the most part externally dominated, disorganized, and poorly managed. By the end of the century, they had undergone a process of administrative innovation and improvement that changed the way they were managed. In other countries, judicial ...


Carter, Reagan, And Khomeini: Presidential Transitions And International Law, Nancy Amoury Combs Jan 2001

Carter, Reagan, And Khomeini: Presidential Transitions And International Law, Nancy Amoury Combs

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No abstract provided.


Norm Theory And The Future Of The Federal Appointments Process, Michael J. Gerhardt Jan 2001

Norm Theory And The Future Of The Federal Appointments Process, Michael J. Gerhardt

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No abstract provided.


Book Review Of Eco-Pragmatism: Making Sensible Environmental Decisions In An Uncertain World, Lynda L. Butler Jan 2001

Book Review Of Eco-Pragmatism: Making Sensible Environmental Decisions In An Uncertain World, Lynda L. Butler

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No abstract provided.


Professionalism In Librarianship: Shifting The Focus From Malpractice To Good Practice, Randy J. Diamond, Martha Dragich Jan 2001

Professionalism In Librarianship: Shifting The Focus From Malpractice To Good Practice, Randy J. Diamond, Martha Dragich

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Much of the previous discussion in library literature about professional standards concerns librarian malpractice risks. After explaining why these risks have not materialized, this article examines the role of professional standards in fostering good practice in librarianship. Components of good practice include professional knowledge, core competencies, and professional values.