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Mirka Nečasová, Zdeňka Dohnalová, Renáta Talašová

Using Some Chosen Ethical Theories in the Social Work Practise


The aim of this contribution is to show, through the chosen case study, some ways of using some ethical theories for a better understanding of the problematic situation in the practice of social work, and viewing the particular problem, as well its solution, from different angles. When applying the ethical theories to the case study, the authors are analyzing it with the use of: deontology, utilitarianism, ethics of care.


case study, social work, ethical dilemma, ethical problem, deontology, utilitarianism, ethics of care

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