The Oxford Handbook of International Psychological Ethics

Hardcover | August 6, 2012

EditorMark M. Leach, Michael J. Stevens, Geoff Lindsay

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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 nocomparable book on the market, notwithstanding the importance and timeliness of the topics to 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 mediaWith 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.

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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...

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 Dev...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:August 6, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

ForewordPrefacePart One: Overview of International Psychological Ethics1. Carole Sinclair: Ethical Principles, Values, and Codes for Psychologists: An Historical Journey2. Thomas Oakland, Mark M. Leach, Dave Bartram, Geoff Lindsay, Ann-Charlotte Smedler, and Houcan Zhang: An International Perspective on Ethics Codes for Psychology: A Focus on Test Development and Use3. Jean L. Pettifor and Andrea Ferrero: Ethical Dilemmas, Cultural Differences, and the Globalization of Psychology4. Karel A. Soudijn and Ype H. Poortinga: Professional Ethics and Enhancement of Competent Practice5. Haldor Ovreeide, Polona Matjan: Ethical Perspectives and Concepts6. Geoff Lindsay: Ethical Decision Making7. Casper Koene: When Things Go Wrong: On Mediation, Arbitration, Corrective Actions and Disciplinary SanctionsPart Two: Current and Emerging International Ethical and Professional Development Issues8. Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel and Basak Kacar Khamush: Ethical Standards, Credentialing, and Accountability: An International Perspective9. Janel Gauthier and Jean L. Pettifor: The Tale of Two Universal Declarations: Ethics and Human Rights10. Mark M. Leach, Ben Jeppsen, and Steve Discont: The Search for Common Standards: A Case of Research Standards11. Brent J. Lyons and Frederick T.L. Leong: A Call for Ethical Standards and Guidelines for Cross-Cultural Research Conducted by American Psychologists12. Michelle Hilgart, Frances P. Thorndike, Jose Pardo, and Lee M. Ritterband: Ethical Issues of Web-Based Interventions and Online Therapy13. Natasha A. Tassell, Averil M. L. Herbert, Ian M. Evans, and Patricia Young: Principles of Indigenous Ethics and Psychological Interventions14. Mihaela Robila and Adeyinka M. Akinsulure-Smith: Psychological Ethics and Immigration15. Thomas Oakland: Principles, Standards, and Guidelines That Impact Test Development and Use and Sources of Information16. David Foster and Harold L. Miller, Jr: Global Test Security Issues and Ethical Challenges17. Norman Abeles: Psychologists and Prisoner InterrogationsPart Three: Psychological Ethics in Wider Contexts18. Jose M. Prieto, Pedro Chacon, and Carolina Marin: Ethical/Deontological Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology19. Douglas R. Wassenaar and Nicole Mamotte: Ethical Issues and Ethics Reviews in Social Science Research20. Stephen Behnke: LawPart Four: Psychological Ethics by Region: Convergence and Divergence21. Saths Cooper: Ethics and South African Psychology22. Andres J. Consoli, Ruben Ardila, and Andrea Ferrero: Latin and South America23. Gerald P. Koocher and Thomas Hadjistavropoulos: North America: Canada and the United States24. Charles C. Chan, Alvin S. Leung, Peter W. Lee, L. Wang, and K. Zhang: Psychological Ethics in Chinese Societies25. An-Magritt Aanonsen and Katharina Althaus: Psychological Ethics in Europe: Convergence and Divergence26. Alison F Garton and Alfred Allan: Psychological Ethics in Oceania: Convergence and DivergencePart Five: Economic, Political, and Social Influences on Psychological Ethics and Ethics-Code Development27. Michael Stevens: Psychological Ethics and Macro-Social Change28. Andrea Ferrero: Argentina29. Fred Seymour and Raymond Nairn: Aotearoa/New Zealand30. Boris B. Velichkovsky and Alexander I. Yuriev: Russia31. Yesim Korkut: Turkey32. Geoff Lindsay, Michael J. Stevens, Mark M. Leach, Andrea Ferrero, Yesim Korkut: Concluding Chapter: Taking Stock and Looking ForwardMichael J. Stevens and Alyssa A. Sondalle: Appendix