David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Ethics and Behavior 21 (1):49-68 (2011)
Humanitarian aid professionals frequently encounter situations in which one is conscious of the morally appropriate action but cannot take it because of institutional obstacles. Dilemmas like this are likely to result in a specific kind of stress reaction at the individual level, labeled as moral stress. In our study, 16 individuals working with international humanitarian aid and rescue operations participated in semistructured interviews, analyzed in accordance with a grounded theory approach. A theoretical model of ethical decision making from a moral stress perspective was developed. The practical implications of the study are discussed.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Miriam C. de Graaff, Michelle Schut, Desiree E. M. Verweij, Eric Vermetten & Ellen Giebels (2016). Emotional Reactions and Moral Judgment: The Effects of Morally Challenging Interactions in Military Operations. Ethics and Behavior 26 (1):14-31.
Similar books and articles
Scott M. James (2007). Good Samaritans, Good Humanitarians. Journal of Applied Philosophy 24 (3):238–254.
Jennifer Szende (2012). Selective Humanitarian Intervention: Moral Reason and Collective Agents. Journal of Global Ethics 8 (1):63-76.
P. Calain (2012). In Search of the 'New Informal Legitimacy' of Medecins Sans Frontieres. Public Health Ethics 5 (1):56-66.
Scott J. Reynolds, Bradley P. Owens & Alex L. Rubenstein (2012). Moral Stress: Considering the Nature and Effects of Managerial Moral Uncertainty. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 106 (4):491-502.
Amir Pasic & Thomas G. Weiss (1997). The Politics of Rescue: Yugoslavia's Wars and the Humanitarian Impulse. Ethics and International Affairs 11 (1):105–131.
Maureen Kelley (2010). Should International Adoption Be Part of Humanitarian Aid Efforts? Lessons From Haiti. Bioethics 24 (7):373-380.
Harry van der Linden (2006). The Left and Humanitarian Intervention as Solidarity. Radical Philosophy Today 3:111-127.
M. R. Hunt, L. Schwartz & L. Elit (2012). Experience of Ethics Training and Support for Health Care Professionals in International Aid Work. Public Health Ethics 5 (1):91-99.
Keith Horton (2008). Transnational Medical Aid and the Wrongdoing of Others. Public Health Ethics 1 (2):171-179.
Kanika Tandon Bhal & Nivedita D. Leekha (2008). Exploring Cognitive Moral Logics Using Grounded Theory: The Case of Software Piracy. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 81 (3):635 - 646.
Thomas Young (1993). Analogical Reasoning and Easy Rescue Cases. Journal of Philosophical Research 18:327-339.
Holly Lawford-Smith (2012). The Motivation Question: Arguments From Justice, and From Humanity. British Journal of Political Science 42:661-678.
Rodolfo Cristian Ertola Biraben & Hernán Javier San Martín (2011). On Some Compatible Operations on Heyting Algebras. Studia Logica 98 (3):331-345.
Added to index2011-02-04
Total downloads17 ( #224,852 of 1,911,917 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #459,829 of 1,911,917 )
How can I increase my downloads?