What kind of social justice does social work seek?

Solas, John (2008) What kind of social justice does social work seek? International Social Work, 51 (6). pp. 813-822. ISSN 0020-8728


One of social work's most important practice values is social justice, as cited in the IFSW Code of Ethics. This article deconstructs what the term 'social justice' represents, since it is essential for social work and the IFSW Code to be clear about the type of social justice it seeks to uphold.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Humanities and International Studies
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2014 04:20
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2015 06:00
Uncontrolled Keywords: equality; radical egalitarianism; social justice; equity; utilitarianism; ethics
Fields of Research : 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220104 Human Rights and Justice Issues
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2202 History and Philosophy of Specific Fields > 220204 History and Philosophy of Law and Justice
16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160806 Social Theory
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9401 Community Service (excl. Work) > 940116 Social Class and Inequalities
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1177/0020872808095252
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/26491

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