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Professional Responsibility and Professionalism: a Sociomaterial Examination

Citation
Fenwick T (2016) Professional Responsibility and Professionalism: a Sociomaterial Examination. London and New York: Routledge.

Abstract
Responsibility and professionalism are increasingly issues of concern for professional associations, employers and educators alike. When bad things happen, professionals are often held personally accountable for complex situations. Professional Responsibility and Professionalism advances our approaches to professional responsibility from individual-centred, virtue-based prescriptions towards understanding and responding effectively to the multifaceted challenges encountered today by professionals working in dynamic complexity. The author applies a sociomaterial examination to specific examples drawn from different professional contexts of practice. She examines important implications for what professional responsibility and accountability might mean individually and collectively, and what it might be becoming when demands increasingly conflict, and when we accept that capacities for action are performed into existence in emergent and precarious webs of both human and non-human forces.

StatusPublished
AuthorsFenwick Tara
Number of pages228
Publication date2016
URLhttps://www.routledge.com/products/9781138808911
PublisherRoutledge
Place of publicationLondon and New York
ISBN 9781138808904
LanguageEnglish
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