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Letter from the editor

Published in partnership with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW Press)

Oxford University Press has partnered with the NASW on the Encyclopedia of Social Work, a continuously updated online collaboration building off the classic reference work.

Ethics in Research

" Social workers have ethical responsibilities to clients and others with whom they work, including research participants; to the practice settings and other organizations in which they function; to colleagues and to the profession itself; and to the broader society—commitments that all must be reflected in the conduct of research. ..." – By Jeane W. Anastas

Turner, John Brister

"Turner held many professional positions in his career. He served on the faculties of the School of Social Work at Atlanta University, the University of Georgia in Athens, and at Case Western Reserve University where he also served as Dean. ..." – By Sadye L. M. Logan

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