This new edition of this text incorporates new debates and developments in the theory and practice of anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive social work, as well as many new references and a new preface by the author. Building on the success of previous editions in its clarity, breadth, concision and applied focus, it offers a starting point and refresher for students and practitioners alike.
Dr Neil Thompson is an author, trainer and consultant whose work is highly acclaimed across the people professions. He has held full or honorary professorships at four UK universities, but now works with Avenue Consulting Ltd: The Well-being Specialists and Avenue Media Solutions, providers of high-quality multimedia learning resources (www.avenuemediasolutions.com). He also manages the Avenue Professional Development Programme, an online learning community for the people professions.
He was responsible for setting up the www.humansolutions.org.uk, www.griefchallenges.com and www.socialworkfocus.com websites and edits the free monthly e-zine, THE humansolutions BULLETIN (www.humansolutions.org.uk/bulletin). He is also a sought-after conference speaker. His website, with a blog and Tip of the Week, is at www.neilthompson.info.