Empathy, respect and dignity in social work

Authored by: David Howe

The Routledge Handbook of Social Work Theory

Print publication date:  July  2019
Online publication date:  June  2019

Print ISBN: 9780415793438
eBook ISBN: 9781315211053
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Of the many human virtues that ethicists celebrate, curiosity and an interest in other people come high on the list. It might be also argued that they are prerequisites for empathy, respect and dignity.

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