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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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.
Jean Fay, "Let Us Work Together: Welfare Rights and Anti-Oppressive Practice," in Baines, Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice, 64-78; Meaghan Ross, "Social Work Activism Amidst Neoliberalism: A Big, Broad Tent of Activism," in Baines, Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice, 251-264; Gerard Egan, The Skilled Helper: A Problem-Management and Opportunity-Development Approach to Helping (Pacific Grove: Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2009).
New York: Palgrave, 2009); Hick, Social Work in Canada; Baines, Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice.
Brookfield, "The Concept of Critical Reflection," 293; La Rose, "One Small Revolution," 243; Sakamoto and Pinter, "Use of Critical Consciousness in Anti-Oppressive Practice," 435.
Huppatz, "Respectability and the Paid Caring Occupations," 73; Sakamoto and Pinter, "Use of Critical Consciousness in Anti-Oppressive Practice," 435.
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).
An anti-oppressive practice lens would also allow for a critical review of who benefits and who loses from particular structural policies and legislation.
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.