Key Concepts in Anti-Discriminatory Social Work
- Toyin Okitikpi - Tribunals Member and Freelance Social Work Academic
- Cathy Aymer - Brunel University, UK
SAGE Key Concepts series
- 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;
- analyzes 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.
This is a very useful book which I have recommended to my first year social work students. It is easy to read and understood.
This is an excellent text for providing a full introduction to anti-discrimination in social work. I found the 'Points to Ponder' particularly useful as they were really thought-provoking questions for students.
Key terms are well defined covers many areas in an easy to read way that are relevant to our students from Foundation Degree to BSC
An excellent account of ADP and related issues for students to grasp the key concepts of ADP.
Will be of use to students throughout the whole degree.
A very readable text, introduces the subject at a pace that takes the student along with it. The chapter on integrating anti-discriminatory practice into the work situation is extremely good.
An excellent introductory text that introduces students to the key concepts of anti-discriminatory social work practice. It has an accessible feel, and is very user friendly.
A good general text covering a diverse range of topics relevant to anti-discriminatory practice. Counsellors will find the text useful as general reading with information directly relevant to counselling practice.
A concise & accessible text which clearly explains the key concepts of ADP, within the context of theory, method & skill.
I particularly enjoyed the applied practice - orientated chapters e.g. 3, 6, 7 & 8; plus the 'points to ponder' sections which facilitate critical reflection & person centred - practice. An invaluable teaching aide and a key reference text for undergraduate social work students.
usable as a reference book/dictionary.
A useful new text