|aKey concepts in anti-discriminatory social work /|cby Toyin Okitikpi and Cathy Aymer.
|axii, 170 p. :|bill. ;|c21 cm.
|aSAGE key concepts
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 161-166) and index.
|aPt. 1. Underpinning ideas and concepts. -- 1. The nature of discrimination -- 2. Ideas informing anti-discriminatory practice models -- 3. Models of anti-discriminatory practice -- 4. The political dimension of anti-discriminatory practice -- 5. Legislation and policies -- Pt. 2. Implementation and practice considerations. -- 6. Working with diversity and challenging the status quo -- 7. Key skills, knowledge and anti-discriminatory practice -- 8. Integrating anti-discriminatory practice into social work methods and approaches -- 9. The dynamic nature of anti-discriminatory practice -- 10. Towards a new practice dimension.
|aThis Key Concepts clearly and concisely explains the basic ideas in the field of anti-discriminatory social work. It explores the range of discriminations that people experience and discusses a number of theories that inform anti-discriminatory practice ; considers the legal frameworks within which anti-discriminatory practice operates; analyses the skills and knowledge required to practice effectively; highlights the dynamic nature of anti-discriminatory practice and points the way towards a new practice dimension. Provides an essential reference guide for all social work students and practitioners, as well as those taking courses in teacher training, youth and community, nursing, mid-wifery and mental health studies for whom anti-discriminatory practice is an important element in their study.