Professional Ethics in a Country in Crisis : The Peruvian Experience

TitleProfessional Ethics in a Country in Crisis : The Peruvian Experience
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsHermoza, LPA
Secondary AuthorsDavis, M
Series TitlePerspectives on the Professions
Date Published08/1992
PublisherCenter for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology
Place PublishedChicago, IL
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsENGINEERING , JOURNALISM , Law , MEDICINE , professional codes of ethics , PSYCHOLOGY
AbstractThis article discusses the status of professional ethics in Peru, and how, though professions are required to adopt codes of ethics, these codes are of a practical orientation and avoid theoretical definitions or preciseness. The article discusses central problems facing Peru and its professionals, and how professional ethics might help address some of these issues.
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