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Ethics in a Multicultural Context

Author : Sherlon P. Pack-Brown
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Ethics in a Multicultural Context provides strategies for critical decision making in multicultural settings. Utilizing extensive case studies, authors Sherlon P. Pack-Brown and Carmen Braun Williams present a comprehensive exploration of counseling ethics in a cultural context. Examining the implications and consequences of competent multicultural counseling, they present ethical dilemmas arising in face-to-face counseling interactions, supervisory relationships, and educational situations. This book encourages critical thinking rather than passive acceptance. The authors identify culturally troublesome issues, encourage culturally appropriate interpretations of existing ethical guidelines, and promote ethical behavior in multicultural contexts.

Ethics for Professionals in a Multicultural World

Author : David Earl Cooper
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Written in an easily accessible, non-threatening presentation, Ethics for the Multicultural World offers clear explanation of how philosophical ethics has historically evolved as a response to muddle and banal moral decisions based on confusion caused by the plurality of ethical and moral beliefs. The book explains why codes of ethics are important, and why the codes themselves have to be grounded in a broader philosophical context to be useful in multicultural societies. This accessible introduction provides an overview of applied ethics and social pluralism, moral agents, and situational control and professionalism, as well as an introduction to muddle, drift, banality, and subjectivisms verses morality, empirical and analytic studies, moral foundations and concepts, six normative theories and application strategy. For individuals interested in professional ethics.

Coaching Psychology Meta theoretical perspectives and applications in multicultural contexts

Author : Llewellyn E. van Zyl
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This book offers detailed strategies, methodologies, approaches, practice guidelines, and policy implications effective for professional coaching on the individual, group and organizational level. It details empirical research-based and theoretical perspectives on coaching psychology as well as elaborates upon the fundamentals within multi-cultural contexts. First delivering a general introduction to coaching psychology before going on to examine specific psychological approaches towards coaching. The book also provides a conceptual framework for the use of psychometrics in multi-cultural coaching psychology. Next, the book presents meta-theoretical perspectives and applications for multi-cultural contexts, such as how to enhance leadership with group coaching from a system psychodynamic approach, how coaching can be used to support behavioral engagement and wellbeing, and how to utilize symbolic expressions, art, myths, dreams, and fantasies in coaching. This book provides practical tools towards critical self-reflective practice. Delivering the current state of the art research by presenting psychological coaching strategies theory and practice in one viewpoint. It also informs on the activity of various research approaches, thus interesting the broader student and academic reader. It will help all readers evaluate their current coaching competencies and, in the end, become better coaches. The book will also serve as an ideal resource for psychologists who want to migrate into coaching psychology.

Mediating the Culture Wars

Author : Eric Bain-Selbo
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This Book Is intended for general readers interested in theoretical and practical problems revolving around multiculturalism and education. Most, if not all, philosophical debates come down to the fundamental conflict between cocneptions of goods and rights. Current debates about multiculturalism and pluralism, especially in the area of education, often pit the goods of communities against rights-claims of other groups or individuals, which leads to an impasse. The author's alternative starting point for ethics allows us to view these conflicts in a new light and thus bring new changes for insightful resolutions. Chapter 1 poses the problem. Chapter 2 begins the philosophical heart of the book with an appropriation of Aristotle's moral theory as a framework to consider ethics in a multicultural context. This re-reading of Aristotle is accomplished in large part with the aid of the philosophical hermeneutics of Gadamer. His general theory of understanding and his reading of Aristotie are covered in Chapter 3. Chapter 4 highlights the dialogical virtues of humility, charity and courage and Chapter 5 provides a perspective on education that is based on the ethical theory previously developed. Chapter 6 applies the author's ethical and educational positions to contemporary education, specifically those having to do with diversity and multiculturalism.

Multicultural Business Ethics and Global Managerial Moral Reasoning

Author : Kamal Dean Parhizgar
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Multicultural Business Ethics and Global Managerial Moral Reasoning offers a comprehensive look at the separation of ethics, morality, and legality to give a greater understanding on the place of each in our global economy essential reading for today's multinational business professionals. This textbook and reference source on ethics and morality in multinational business, and an instructor's manual which overviews, chapter content, questions, and case studies used in the text.

Ecologists and Ethical Judgements

Author : N. Cooper
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How we see the world - our attitudes and assumptions about it - profoundly affects the way we deal with it. This book is written by an interdisciplinary team of ecologists, nature conservationists and environmental philosophers. It seeks to make the connection between the theoretical approaches to the valuation of the natural world and how these work in practice.

Survey Methods in Multinational Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts

Author : Janet A. Harkness
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A unique collaboration featuring the latest methodologies and research on multi- and cross-national surveys Over the past two decades, the relevance of cross-national and cross-cultural methodologies has heightened across various fields of study. Responding to increasing cultural diversity and rapid changes in how research is conducted, Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts addresses the need for refined tools and improved procedures in cross-cultural and cross-national studies worldwide. Based on research submitted to the International Conference on Multinational, Multicultural, and Multiregional Survey Methods (3MC), this book identifies important changes in comparative methodology approaches, outlines new findings, and provides insight into future developments in the field. Some of the world's leading survey researchers gather in this volume to address the need for a standard framework that promotes quality assurance and quality control in survey research, and its impact on various stages of the survey life cycle, including study design and organization, cross-national sampling, testing and pretesting, data collection, and input and output variable harmonization. Self-contained chapters feature coverage of various topics, such as: Question and questionnaire design, from both global and study-specific perspectives The construction and evaluation of survey translations and instrument adaptations The effects of cultural difference on the perception of question and response categories Non-response issues Analysis in comparative contexts, featuring discussion of polytomous item response theory, categorization problems, and Multi-Trait-Multi-Methods (MTMM) The significance of evolving methodologies for current international survey programs, including the European Social Survey, the International Social Survey Programme, and the Gallup World Poll Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts is a valuable supplement for courses on comparative survey methods at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. It also serves as an insightful reference for professionals who design, implement, and analyze comparative research in the areas of business, public health, and the social and behavioral sciences.

Teaching Learning and Motivation in a Multicultural Context

Author : Farideh Salili
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The volume 3 of this series is designed to present educators with current research and emerging issues in teaching, learning and motivation in a multicultural context. The book is separated into four sections. In the introduction section we have outlined some of the current issues and recent thoughts about the nature of learning, teaching, and school reforms from a multicultural perspective.

Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology

Author : Emilia C. Lopez
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This comprehensive handbook offers a beautifully balanced view of the emerging field of multicultural school psychology. The opening section provides an historical overview of how the field has developed, and succeeding sections discuss multicultural issues related to consultation, instructional interventions, alternative assessment, academic assessment, vocational assessment, culturally sensitive counseling models, and working with families and special populations. Theory, research, and practice are integrated throughout. Key features of this exciting new book include: Interdisciplinary Perspective - Many chapters are written by authors from different disciplines, all of whom have multicultural expertise. The last chapter provides summarizing commentaries written by leaders in different disciplines. Scientist-Practitioner Focus - Evidence-based interventions for culturally and linguistically diverse students are provided for major competency areas such as consultation, counseling, and special programs (e.g., bilingual and multicultural education). Assessment Focus - Multicultural and bilingual assessment issues are discussed in the chapters covering language, cognitive, personality, behavioral, neuropsychological, vocational, acculturational, and academic assessment. Special Populations Focus - The needs of special populations such as culturally different parents, gifted and talented children, preschool children, migrant families, and children with low and high incidence learning disabilities are discussed in section VI. This book is appropriate for graduate courses and seminars dealing with multicultural school psychology. It is also a useful reference for researchers and practicing school psychologists and the libraries serving them.

Music Therapy in a Multicultural Context

Author : Melita Belgrave
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Music therapy professionals work with diverse population groups, and this book provides therapists, and those in training, with the tools to integrate understanding of different cultural and social identities into their practice. Topics addressed include heritage, age, location, identity and health beliefs, and how to understand the dynamics of the variety of different cultures which music therapists will encounter in the course of their practice. Each chapter is written by an expert on a topic of personal interest in music therapy, explored through a multicultural lens. The chapters include anecdotes, case studies, and practical activities to try, while encouraging the reader to reflect on their own identity as a music therapist. This book is essential reading for all music therapy professionals wanting to practice in a culturally-informed manner, and respect the needs, contributions and strengths of every client.

Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine

Author : Laura Weiss Roberts, MD, MA
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Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine: A Study Guide for Physicians and Physicians-in-Training is a unique self-study guide for practitioners and trainees covering the core competency areas of professionalism, ethics, and cultural sensitivity. This novel title presents real-world dilemmas encountered across the specialties of medicine, offering guidance and relevant information to assist physicians, residents, and medical students in their decision-making. The text is divided into two parts: Foundations and Questions with Answers. The first part provides a substantive foundation of knowledge in the principles, scholarship, policy guidelines, and decision-making strategies of the modern health professions. The second part assists practitioners and trainees in preparing for the complex issues that arise each day in the settings where health professionals work and train – clinics, research centers, educational contexts, and communities. Developed by renowned leaders in a broad range of clinical fields, Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine: A Study Guide for Physicians and Physicians-in-Training is a major, invaluable contribution to the literature and an indispensable reference for clinicians at all levels.

Drinking from the Same Well

Author : Lydia F. Johnson
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Drinking from the Same Well is designed for those who seek a praxis-oriented theological grounding in the exploration of cross-cultural perspectives in the field of pastoral care and counseling. It traverses the broad terrain of cultural analysis and also explores in depth a number of discrete cross-cultural issues in pastoral counseling, related to communication, conflict, empathy, family dynamics, suffering, and healing. Cultural analysis and theological reflection are situated alongside numerous case studies of persons and situations that enflesh the concepts being discussed, and readers are invited to engage personally with the material through a variety of focus questions and reflective exercises. This book can serve as a helpful textbook for seminarians and a useful guide for pastors and priests, church study groups, multicultural parishes, and anyone engaged in helping ministries with persons from other cultures. The goal is to develop culturally competent pastoral caregivers by providing a comprehensive and practical overview of the generative themes and challenges in cross-cultural pastoral care.

Strange Virtues

Author : Bernard T. Adeney-Riskotta
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Theologian and veteran missionary Bernard Adeney addresses in-depth what may be the stickiest crosscultural communication problem of our day: differing approaches to morality. In this comprehensive treatment, he considers ethics across cultures, addresses the ethical import of other religions and gender relations, explores how the Bible and culture interact to produce ethical stances, and includes particular case studies. Strange Virtues will benefit not only missionaries, ethicists and students, but all Christians who want to better understand their neighbors here at home.

Handbook of Multicultural Counseling

Author : Joseph G. Ponterotto
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The Handbook of Multicultural Counseling is considered a classic text and is likely the world's most often cited scholarly work on multicultural counseling. The new third edition is completely revised and expanded, with 58 brand new chapters covering state-of-the art advances in theory, ethics, research, measurement, and clinical practice and assessment in multicultural counseling and therapy. Features: Latest developments on theory, research, and measurement of racial, ethnic, multiracial, and gay/lesbian identity development. An expanded research section covering quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research designs. New chapters outlining how to both design and translate psychological instruments for multicultural research. The latest ethical updates with regard to practice and research. Applied guidelines for clinical practice and assessment across the lifespan. Recent advances in multicultural career counseling across the lifespan. Updates on spirituality and multicultural counseling. Twelve new lifestories of multicultural pioneers who have helped shape the advancement of multicultural practice, research, and social advocacy. Contributing chapter authors represent nationally and internationally renowned researchers, clinicians, administrators, and social justice advocates.

Ethics and Archaeological Praxis

Author : Cristóbal Gnecco
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Restoring the historicity and plurality of archaeological ethics is a task to which this book is devoted; its emphasis on praxis mends the historical condition of ethics. In doing so, it shows that nowadays a multicultural (sometimes also called “public”) ethic looms large in the discipline. By engaging communities “differently,” archaeology has explicitly adopted an ethical outlook, purportedly striving to overcome its colonial ontology and metaphysics. In this new scenario, respect for other historical systems/worldviews and social accountability appear to be prominent. Being ethical in archaeological terms in the multicultural context has become mandatory, so much that most professional, international and national archaeological associations have ethical principles as guiding forces behind their openness towards social sectors traditionally ignored or marginalized by their practices. This powerful new ethics—its newness is based, to a large extent, in that it is the first time that archaeological ethics is explicitly stated, as if it didn’t exist before—emanates from metropolitan centers, only to be adopted elsewhere. In this regard, it is worth probing the very nature of the dominant multicultural ethics in disciplinary practices because (a) it is at least suspicious that at the same time archaeology has tuned up with postmodern capitalist/market needs, and (b) the discipline (along with its ethical principles) is contested worldwide by grass-roots organizations and social movements. Can archaeology have socially committed ethical principles at the same time that it strengthens its relationship with the market and capitalism? Is this coincidence just merely haphazard or does it obey more structural rules? The papers in this book try to answer these two questions by examining praxis-based contexts in which archaeological ethics unfolds.

A Cross cultural Dialogue on Health Care Ethics

Author : Harold Coward
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This collection of essays aims to show that ethical questions in health care can be resolved by examining the ethical principles present in each culture, critically assessing each value, and identifying common values found within all traditions. A sampling of topics: health and Buddhism in Thai culture, participation of Native North American patients in health care decisions, and concepts of health and disease in traditional Chinese medicine. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Ethical Issues in Maternal Fetal Medicine

Author : Donna Dickenson
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This book addresses the ethical problems in maternal-fetal medicine which impact directly on clinical practice.

The Mundialization of Home in the Age of Globalization

Author : In-suk Cha
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This book examines the worldwide cultural diffusion, which, along with economic globalization, is ever widening the boundaries of an individual and a group's homeworld as alien cultures are absorbed into each other. This process is called 'the mundialization of home.' The spherical movement of capital, goods, technology, and workforce across national borders is also accompanied by spread of ideas, beliefs, values, and customs among diverse cultures. And, as people in newly emerging market societies are being brought to self-awareness as individual citizens, they have begun to address issues of individual freedom, social justice, human rights, global environmental change, and civil society. (Series: Philosophy in International Context / Philosophie im Internationalen Kontext - Vol. 6)

Handbook on Ethical Issues in Aging

Author : Tanya F. Johnson
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Because long-term aging has created a "new generation" of older adults, some new issues are emerging which need to be addressed from an ethical perspective--elder abuse, physician assisted suicide, dementia, intergenerational equity, guardianship, and living wills. Johnson offers both a resource on ethics and aging with a historical perspective and policy recommendations for the future with an ethical emphasis.

Applied Ethics for Program Evaluation

Author : Dianna L. Newman
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From the moment evaluators begin the consultation process to the time when they respond to the last reaction to the evaluation report, ethical choices are being made. This thoughtful book explores a set of principles which can serve as foundational guidelines for making ethical decisions. Using vignettes, the authors provide ethical dilemmas and questions to stimulate thinking about the positive and negative consequences of each option. After an introduction to ethical theories and principles, a framework is proposed that can be used in weighing these options. The book concludes with suggestions for ways in which evaluators can make informed ethical decisions.