The Oxford Handbook of International Psychological Ethics (Oxford Library of Psychology)

The Oxford Handbook of International Psychological Ethics (Oxford Library of Psychology)

By: Michael J. Stevens (editor), Andrea Ferrero (editor), Geoff Lindsay (editor), Yesim Korkut (editor), Mark M. Leach (editor)Hardback

Up to 2 WeeksUsually despatched within 2 weeks


The need for quality standards and rules of conduct concerning all aspects of the activities of psychology has long been acknowledged. In particular, over the last few years there has been a growing awareness of the need for and the advantage of internationally recognized ethical standards, particularly concerning research and practice and the well-being of individuals and societies. With this need in mind, this volume provides the most comprehensive assembly of facts and visions across the entire field of psychological ethics that one could imagine. The Oxford Handbook of International Psychological Ethics is the state-of-the-art source for information on psychological ethics worldwide, and offers an inclusive international review of contemporary and emerging ethical issues within the profession and science of psychology. There is no comparable book on the market, notwithstanding the importance and timeliness of the top revto be covered. These include: - a concise history of ethical standards of psychology - cutting-edge developments and challenges in international psychological ethics, such as the search for universal ethical standards, ethical issues when working cross-nationally with immigrants and refugees, and ethical responses to security risks - ethical developments and issues within specific geographical regions - research utilizing the new media With its broad scope and perspective informed by a synthesis of international scholarship and practice, this handbook will inform readers from around the world of existing and emerging issues and trends that confront psychological ethics.

About Author

Mark M. Leach, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of Training of the Counseling Psychology program at the University of Louisville. Michael J. Stevens, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at Illinois State University, where he was named Outstanding University Researcher. Geoff Lindsay, Ph.D., is Director of the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research at the University of Warwick, UK where he is also Professor of Educational Psychology and Special Needs Education. Andrea Ferrero, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychology at San Luis University, Argentina. Yesim Korkut, Ph.D., is clinical psychologist and an associate professor at Bahcesehir University Psychology Department, Istanbul, Turkey.


Foreword ; Preface ; Part One: Overview of International Psychological Ethics ; 1. Ethical Principles, Values, and Codes for Psychologists: An Historical Journey ; Carole Sinclair ; 2. An International Perspective on Ethics Codes for Psychology: A Focus on Test Development and Use ; Thomas Oakland, Mark M. Leach, Dave Bartram, Geoff Lindsay, Ann-Charlotte Smedler, and Houcan Zhang ; 3. Ethical Dilemmas, Cultural Differences, and the Globalization of Psychology ; Jean L. Pettifor and Andrea Ferrero ; 4. Professional Ethics and Enhancement of Competent Practice ; Karel A. Soudijn and Ype H. Poortinga ; 5. Ethical Perspectives and Concepts ; Haldor Ovreeide, Polona Matjan ; 6. Ethical Decision Making ; Geoff Lindsay ; 7. When Things Go Wrong: On Mediation, Arbitration, Corrective Actions and Disciplinary Sanctions ; Casper Koene ; Part Two: Current and Emerging International Ethical and Professional Development Issues ; 8. Ethical Standards, Credentialing, and Accountability: An International Perspective ; Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel and Basak Kacar Khamush ; 9. The Tale of Two Universal Declarations: Ethics and Human Rights ; Janel Gauthier and Jean L. Pettifor ; 10. The Search for Common Standards: A Case of Research Standards ; Mark M. Leach, Ben Jeppsen, and Steve Discont ; 11. A Call for Ethical Standards and Guidelines for Cross-Cultural Research Conducted by American Psychologists ; Brent J. Lyons and Frederick T.L. Leong ; 12. Ethical Issues of Web-Based Interventions and Online Therapy ; Michelle Hilgart, Frances P. Thorndike, Jose Pardo, and Lee M. Ritterband ; 13. Principles of Indigenous Ethics and Psychological Interventions ; Natasha A. Tassell, Averil M. L. Herbert, Ian M. Evans, and Patricia Young ; 14. Psychological Ethics and Immigration ; Mihaela Robila and Adeyinka M. Akinsulure-Smith ; 15. Principles, Standards, and Guidelines That Impact Test Development and Use and Sources of Information ; Thomas Oakland ; 16. Global Test Security Issues and Ethical Challenges ; David Foster and Harold L. Miller, Jr ; 17. Psychologists and Prisoner Interrogations ; Norman Abeles ; Part Three: Psychological Ethics in Wider Contexts ; 18. Ethical/Deontological Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology ; Jose M. Prieto, Pedro Chacon, and Carolina Marin ; 19. Ethical Issues and Ethics Reviews in Social Science Research ; Douglas R. Wassenaar and Nicole Mamotte ; 20. Law ; Stephen Behnke ; Part Four: Psychological Ethics by Region: Convergence and Divergence ; 21. Ethics and South African Psychology ; Saths Cooper ; 22. Latin and South America ; Andres J. Consoli, Ruben Ardila, and Andrea Ferrero ; 23. North America: Canada and the United States ; Gerald P. Koocher and Thomas Hadjistavropoulos ; 24. Psychological Ethics in Chinese Societies ; Charles C. Chan, Alvin S. Leung, Peter W. Lee, L. Wang, and K. Zhang ; 25. Psychological Ethics in Europe: Convergence and Divergence ; An-Magritt Aanonsen and Katharina Althaus ; 26. Psychological Ethics in Oceania: Convergence and Divergence ; Alison F Garton and Alfred Allan ; Part Five: Economic, Political, and Social Influences on Psychological Ethics and Ethics-Code Development ; 27. Psychological Ethics and Macro-Social Change ; Michael Stevens ; 28. Argentina ; Andrea Ferrero ; 29. Aotearoa/New Zealand ; Fred Seymour and Raymond Nairn ; 30. Russia ; Boris B. Velichkovsky and Alexander I. Yuriev ; 31. Turkey ; Yesim Korkut ; 32. Concluding Chapter: Taking Stock and Looking Forward ; Geoff Lindsay, Michael J. Stevens, Mark M. Leach, Andrea Ferrero, Yesim Korkut ; APPENDIX ; Michael J. Stevens and Alyssa A. Sondalle

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780199739165
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9780199739165
  • weight: 1092
  • ISBN10: 0199739161

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly