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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Thompson N, Anti-discriminatory Practice (3rd edition), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001
Thompson N, Anti-discriminatory Practice (4th edition), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
Intended for all those working in childcare and educational settings, this handbook reviews applications, research findings, and legal issues in anti-discriminatory practice in early care settings.
Social workers who seek to develop an anti-discriminatory practice need not only to incorporate the social in relation to the individual but also to appreciate how the social element has a major impact on identity, particularly in political, social and economic terms (Thompson 1993).
It seems likely, then, that the increase in our numbers reflects broad social changes, which probably had several local effects within poetry communities: editors became aware of their biases, anti-discriminatory practices gained favor, and, most significantly, women gained access to careers in poetry and publishing.
These workers, Mason stated, will flock to companies with anti-discriminatory practices, while other companies incur greater costs due to employees hiding their condition, not seeking medical help, and dying early.
The 26-strong group, aged 14 and 15, were given an insight into the laws of libel, copyright and anti-discriminatory practices.