Comparative Social Work Ethics and Environmental Justice

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2023-05

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Torres, Gloria Micaela

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Author chose the topic of environmental justice for study for the purpose of increasing awareness to ignite conversations about the topic and provide linkage to social work social justice discussions. The research presented in this thesis highlights the inclusion of environmental justice in global social work codes of ethics. Furthermore, the research will serve to ignite a global conversation about social work and environmental justice. Social work is a profession that focuses on people and their environments. This is represented in ethical standards, where the common goal is to promote human well-being and social progress. This thesis emphasizes the need for environmental justice statements throughout social work foundational guidelines, through addressing gaps in current accreditation standards.

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social work, code of ethics, environmental justice

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Torres, G. M. (2023). Comparative social work ethics and environmental justice. Honors College, Texas State University.

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