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
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).
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.
Thompson (1997, 53) argues for the need to develop anti-discriminatory practices to reduce the "incalculable divisions between women (and indeed men) on the basis of ethnicity and class.