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Professional Distance

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Professionals are criticized for being too detached and also for being insufficiently distanced. On the one hand, physicians are denounced when their clinical detachment leads them to become ... More


Self-Betrayal

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Self-betrayal might be a single self-destructive act, perhaps a white-collar crime, that is easily describable in a case-study vignette of the sort familiar in professional ethics. More often, it is ... More


Ethical dilemmas of front-line regeneration workers

Marjorie Mayo, Paul Hoggett, and Chris Miller

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter considers how front-line professionals are coping in this context of increasing ethical uncertainty, shifting professional boundaries, and increasing pressures from modernising/New ... More


Remigrants and professional life

Nan M. Sussman

in Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on another aspect of remigrant life: professional life. It observes that the immigrant experience has a profound influence over workplace behavior, relationships between ... More


Sexual Capital and the Private Lives of Mistresses

Nina Kushner

in Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451560
eISBN:
9780801470691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451560.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the sexual intimate private lives of kept women. The dividing line between the private and professional sexual lives of mistresses is unclear. Husbands pimped their wives. ... More


The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C. C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Bruce A. Kimball

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832578
eISBN:
9781469605623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889961_kimball
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Christopher C. Langdell is one of the most influential figures in the history of American professional education. As dean of Harvard Law School from 1870 to 1895, he conceived, designed, and built ... More


Mad doctors: lunacy and the asylum

Alannah Tomkins

in Medical Misadventure in an Age of Professionalisation, 1780-1890

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116079
eISBN:
9781526128447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116079.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The stresses of professional life could become so severe as to prompt an admission to an asylum. This chapter considers the propensity of practitioners to undergo admission to either a pauper lunatic ... More


The legacy of Peter Townsend

Adrian Sinfield, Alan Walker, and Carol Walker

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter details the personal and professional life of Peter Townsend who is regarded as one of the 20th-century's great champions of social justice. It notes that Peter dedicated his ... More


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