Integrating Human Service Law, Ethics and Practice: Fourth Edition

Rosemary Kennedy, Jennifer Richards, Tania Leiman

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An introduction to the law for human services, the fourth edition of Integrating Human Service Law, Ethics and Practice offers an overview of the legal processes encountered in practice. The text offers an accessible discussion of law and ethics to provide students with an understanding of the Australian legal landscape and an understanding of human service ethics.The new edition provides an inclusive approach to teaching law and ethics to students, easily demonstrating how to translate the theory into practice. Written by an expert author team, the book provides a unified understanding on the relationship between law, ethics and human practice.Features of this edition:Improved book navigation, including a table in the introduction relating populations and issues to the relevant chapters.Fully updated law and human services material, with ‘Law in Practice’ boxes highlighting relevant and interesting cases.Chapter objectives, Reflect and Law in Practice boxes, and Key Points for Practice prepare students to understand the connections between legal processes and ethical considerations.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSouth Melbourne
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages342
ISBN (Electronic)9780190302733
ISBN (Print)9780190302726
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Law
  • ethics
  • human services


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