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Responsibilities

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/9780195133257.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The consensus paradigm reduces professional responsibilities to the shared mandatory requirements developed as a consensus within a profession and imposed on all its members equally. Any additional ... More


The First Wave of Modern Clinical Legal Education: The United States, Britain, Canada, and Australia

JEFF GIDDINGS, ROGER BURRIDGE, SHELLEY A. M. GAVIGAN, and CATHERINE F. KLEIN

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the early development of clinical legal education in a group of countries that have proven influential in the spread of clinical methods across the globe: the United States, ... More


Advocacy in Education

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/9780195133257.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The advocacy issue raises perennial concerns about good teaching and professional ethics in higher education. It also provides an interesting area in which to explore how the personal ideals of ... More


Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Ross Cranston

in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter offers an overview of legal ethics and professional responsibility. The contours of the regulatory regime for legal ethics are briefly addressed. Then, the key ethical rules and some of ... More


Honesty, Professionals, and the Vulnerability of the Public

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Often, professionals are in a position to advance their own financial interests by means of lying and deception, e.g., lying to a client to manipulate her into purchasing unneeded services. This ... More


Lawyers’ Conduct: the Professional Standards

Ross Cranston

in How Law Works

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter addresses the need to reconsider the boundaries between a lawyer's obligation to a client and the public interest. It also ... More


Giving information

Fiona Randall and R.S. Downie

in Palliative Care Ethics: A Companion for All Specialties

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192630681
eISBN:
9780191730078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630681.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter deals with giving information to patients. It considers professional responsibility, the people to whom information should be given, the influence of relatives, how the truth should be ... More


The Professional Responsibilities of the Political Theorist

Michael Freeden

in Liberalism as Ideology: Essays in Honour of Michael Freeden

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600670
eISBN:
9780191738203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600670.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter traces the intellectual trajectory of the author from analysing liberal thought, through exploring the structure and meaning of ideologies, to investigating the actual thought practice ... More


The Professional Responsibility and Ethics of the English Bar

Anthony Thornton

in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter provides the ethical rules pertaining to the English Bar. The professional responsibility and ethics required of barristers can only be understood by examining the structure of the Bar, ... More


Professional Responsibility When Dealing with Parental Irresponsibility

Sir Alan Ward

in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter discusses the ethical problems in the family. To recognize such irresponsibility is not usually difficult: parents are irresponsible when they fail in the trust and duty which nature and ... More


Large Law Firms and Professional Responsibility

Marc Galanter and Thomas Palay

in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter sets large law firms and professional responsibility in its wider social and professional context. In the American setting, the large law firm has had an ambivalent relationship to legal ... More


Response to Commentaries

Jacqueline J. L. Chin

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0069
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Four commentators provide insightful criticisms of a case study on a contemporary globalised and commercialised practice of transplant medicine based on altruistic donation. The discussion ... More


Organisational social capital and its role in the support of working parents: the case of a public social assistance agency in Bulgaria

Siyka Kovacheva

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses support available to parents of small children working in a state agency for social assistance in a city in Bulgaria, drawing on a social capital perspective. The core of this ... More


Dual-Use Research and Inductive Risk

David B. Resnik

in Exploring Inductive Risk: Case Studies of Values in Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190467715
eISBN:
9780190467753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467715.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Dual-use research is research that can be readily employed for beneficial or harmful purposes. Using recent examples from biomedical science, this chapter argues that scientists who are assessing the ... More


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