Working with Diversity and Difference
|Publication Date||June 2011|
Practitioners working within the people professions have a legal and moral
responsibility to promote equality wherever possible. This insightful book
from a leading author provides a lucid guide to the complexities of
inequality, and offers a sound foundation for practice that makes a positive
contribution to equality, social justice and empowerment.
Now in its third edition, this highly successful text challenges oversimplified
approaches to tackling discrimination and oppression. It combines an
impressive blend of theoretical analysis and practice insights, all conveyed
in the accessible and engaging style which has earned Neil Thompson his
sterling reputation in the field. Along with a new introductory chapter,
this revised edition features:
? 'Voice of experience' comments: practitioners' real-world experiences of
? Key concept boxes: authoritative support in demystifying complex
? Practice focus illustrations: cameos from practice which bring theoretical
issues to life.
With a clear exposition of a coherent theory base that does justice to the
multi-level and multi-dimensional nature of discrimination, Promoting
Equality is essential reading for students and practitioners within the
helping professions, and managers and supervisors across the public,
private and voluntary sectors.