Professional or Practitioner? What's Missing from the Codes?

TitleProfessional or Practitioner? What's Missing from the Codes?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsKallenberg, B
JournalTeaching Ethics: The Journal of the Society for Ethics across the Curriculum
Date PublishedSpring 2002
PublisherSociety for Ethics Across the Curriculum
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number15444031
KeywordsENGINEERING , professional codes of ethics
AbstractThis author looks at engineering codes of ethics and shows how their inability to coerce members of a profession into good behavior can lead to a shift in how we understand how a code of ethics functions. The author suggests that codes be used a an emblem of social identity, or guidelines that are proscriptive rather than prescriptive.
NotesCover Date: FALL 2002.Source Info: 3(1), 49-66. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 39-1. Subject: CODE OF ETHICS; CONTRACT; COVENANT; ETHICS; PRESCRIPTIVISM; PROSCRIPTIVISM. Update Code: 20090226.
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