Anti-Discriminatory Practice: Equality, Diversity and Social Justice (Practical Social Work Series)

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Contemporary society is characterised by its ever-increasing diversity. Having sold over 70,000 copies across its four editions, Neil Thompson's classic text remains a trusted introduction to the challenges of promoting social justice and equality.

Addressing the ways in which social workers can effectively challenge inequality within society, the book explores the many forms of discrimination that can lead to disadvantage, disempowerment and oppression. Written with Thompson's inimitable clarity, this edition features:
· Three all-new chapters, including a contextual introduction and chapters on sexuality and religious discrimination;
· An explicit theory base, through extended discussion of the widely used PCS model;
· A range of questions for reflection and comprehensive guidance on further reading, incorporating books, articles and websites.

Today, good social work practice must be anti-discriminatory. This fully updated edition is therefore an essential read for the next generation of social work students, practitioners, managers and educators.

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About the Author:

NEIL THOMPSON is Director of Avenue Consulting Ltd, a company offering training and consultancy services to a wide range of organizations. He is author of many best-selling titles, including Promoting Equality, People Skills, and Understanding Social Work.

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"Undoubtedly, Anti-Discriminatory Practice remains an important text for us all." - British Journal of Social Work

"Classic text, useful on all social work modules." - Robert Goemans, Faculty of Health Life & Social Sciences, University of Lincoln, UK

"Neil Thompson's books continue to be essential reading for students." -Dave Mason, Lecturer, Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University, UK

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