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Promising and Non-Utilitarian Philosophies

P. S. Atiyah

in Promises, Morals, and Law

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254799
eISBN:
9780191681530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254799.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter reviews some of the principal accounts given by ethical theories of the morality of promises. It also makes a distinction between the utilitarian and the performative theories. The ... More


The Practice of Promising

P. S. Atiyah

in Promises, Morals, and Law

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254799
eISBN:
9780191681530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254799.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The chapter conducts a preliminary inquiry into the ‘practice of promising’ as it exists in modern England. The chapter aims to teach about the morality of promising from some acquaintance with the ... More


Problems with Moral Principle Accounts

Margaret Gilbert

in Rights and Demands: A Foundational Inquiry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198813767
eISBN:
9780191851506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813767.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In offering accounts of the obligation accrued by a promisor on the basis of his promise some theorists invoke a social convention or practice of promising and some do not. Promise theorists of both ... More


Between work and tradition: minority ethnic women in North West England

Stuart Speeden

in Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter determines how voluntary and community organisations facilitate access to the labour market for minority ethnic women at high risk of exclusion. Its central is the relationship between ... More


Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Kirstin Painter and Maria Scannapieco

in Understanding the Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Social Workers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190927844
eISBN:
9780197554548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927844.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

As with depressive disorders, the two most common treatments for anxiety are psychotropic medication and psychotherapy, either individually or in conjunction. Psychotherapy is often the preferred ... More


Treatment for Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Kirstin Painter and Maria Scannapieco

in Understanding the Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Social Workers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190927844
eISBN:
9780197554548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927844.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on evidence-based and promising treatments and interventions for conduct disorder (CD) and oppositional defiant disorders (ODD). Unlike some mental health problems, psychosocial ... More


Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Kirstin Painter and Maria Scannapieco

in Understanding the Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Social Workers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190927844
eISBN:
9780197554548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927844.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

There are many treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Each person with ADHD has different needs; there is no one treatment that fits all. Treatment can take the form of ... More


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