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Anti-Discriminatory Practice
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1. Introduction.- 2. Equality, Diversity and Social Justice.- 3. The Theory Base.- 4. Gender and Sexism.- 5. Ethnicity and Racism.- 6. Ageism and Alienation.- 7. Disability and Social Handicap.- 8. Sexuality and Heterosexism.- 9. Faith and Religious Discrimination.- 10. Conclusion.- Guide to Further Learning

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The sixth edition of this book is consistently well-written and highly accessible, and will appeal to those whose interests lie in understanding more about core values underpinning social work and human services practice. Without a doubt, it will be used widely as a key text for social work and social care courses in the UK and elsewhere. - Professor Wing Hong Chui, Department of Applied Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong Drawing from his many years in practice, Neil Thompson provides clear explanations, helpful examples from case scenarios and practice issues, and describes a multitude of situations where anti-discriminatory practice needs to be implemented and monitored. Highly relevant and readable, this is a must-have resource not just for social workers, but for anyone involved in service sector work. - Dr Darcy Harris, Associate Professor, King's University College at Western University, Canada

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Neil Thompson is a highly respected writer and developer of online learning resources, with over 38 years' experience in the people professions. He has held full or honorary professorships at four UK universities, and is now a sought-after consultant and conference speaker. He runs the Avenue Professional Development Programme, an online learning community and tutorial group for people professionals. His website and blog are at www.neilthompson.info.

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The sixth edition of this book is consistently well-written and highly accessible, and will appeal to those whose interests lie in understanding more about core values underpinning social work and human services practice. Without a doubt, it will be used widely as a key text for social work and social care courses in the UK and elsewhere. - Professor Wing Hong Chui, Department of Applied Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong Drawing from his many years in practice, Neil Thompson provides clear explanations, helpful examples from case scenarios and practice issues, and describes a multitude of situations where anti-discriminatory practice needs to be implemented and monitored. Highly relevant and readable, this is a must-have resource not just for social workers, but for anyone involved in service sector work. - Dr Darcy Harris, Associate Professor, King's University College at Western University, Canada

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