anti-discriminatory practice

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anti-discriminatory practice

Any practice meant to counter discrimination in the UK (based on race, class, gender, disability, etc.) and promote equality by introducing anti-discrimination policies in the workplace and in care settings.
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(27.) Deena Mandell, "Use of Self: Contexts and Dimension," in Mandell, Revisiting The Use of Self, 1-19; Rossiter, "Self as Subjectivity," 21-33; Barbara Heron, "Self-Reflection in Critical Social Work Practice: Subjectivity and the Possibilities of Resistance," Reflective Practice 6, 3 (2005): 341; Baines, Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice.
Pinter, "Use of Critical Consciousness in Anti-Oppressive Practice: Disentangling Power Dynamics at Personal and Structural Levels," British Journal of Social Work 35, 4 (2005): 435; Yip, "Reflectivity in Social Work Practice with Clients with Mental-Health Illness," 245.
(10.) Baines, Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice: Tara La Rose, "One Small Revolution: Unionization, Community Practice and Workload in Child Welfare," Journal of Community Practice 17,1 (2009): 223.
(11.) Kristin Smith, "Occupied Spaces: Unmapping Standardized Assessments in Health and Social Service Organizations," in Baines, Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice, 197-205.
Viewed through the lens of anti-oppressive practice therefore one would suggest that the personal aspects of a young person's behaviour were interacting with other social, structural factors which, because of what we know about the discriminatory effects of those structural factors (YJB, 2013; Statistics Canada, 2012; Thompson, 2006), could have been foreseen.
From an anti-oppressive practice perspective, the amendments could lead Canada to follow the UK example and experience similar negative effects, such as a reinforcement of established stereotypes and over-representation of the most vulnerable young people in custodial settings (Fox & Arnull, 2013).
Despite the editor's intention to use an anti-oppressive practice perspective to frame the material, few chapters even make reference to the subject and the opening chapter, which deals explicitly with the anti-oppressive practice perspective in social work, makes little reference to residential care.
Since residential care is often perceived as a means of exercising control over people with severe behavioral problems, the notion of anti-oppressive practice in custodial residential settings is particularly interesting.
Then he explains such aspects as the research business, the philosophy of social research, ethical issues, evidence-based-practice, service users, anti-oppressive practice, interdisciplinary contributions to both social work and research, integrating research into practice, and challenges for the third millennium.
Coverage includes identifying and analyzing the discourses that shape institutional contexts and the formal professional base of social work, and analysis of five key contemporary practice theories--problem solving; system theories; the strengths perspective; anti-oppressive practice; and postmodern, poststructural, and postcolonial approaches.
Annual Meeting (2002 : Toronto) Emerging perspectives in anti-oppressive practice. Wes Shera, editor.
Connecting Mathematics, Decolonization, Anti-Oppressive Practices, and Social Justice Education