Equality and Diversity in Social Work Practice
- Chris Gaine - University of Chichester, UK
Equality and Diversity
This book acts as a guide for students to develop their understanding of these various groups while illustrating how the social work value base can be a central part of such understanding.
Great easy to read book have recommended students to read this book.
A good starter resource when looking at Equality, Diversity and Rights in health and social care practice. Very accessible read including perpectives of discrimination looking at factors of discrimination including age, sexual orientation, faith or belief, gender, race or ethnicity, social class, and disability.
This book was prescribed in 2012 and for 2013 it is now used as recommended reading. It is useful book. Only drawback is that legislative references and case examples are all UK based while students are working with different context and legislation.
A really accessible introductory text. Well-structured andclearly laid out. it includes helpful case examples and activities that can be used within teaching sessions to ensure students understanding and to develop their professional values their knowledge base.
A good starter book for any student looking at this topic.
The book itself is easy and clear to read and comprehend.
It gives good clear examples, and activities that can be used within a taught session to ensure students understanding and deepend their knowledge base.
There is a comprehensive reference list at the back of the book which will give students access to other source materials that can help their studies.
There is a glossary at the back which gives additional information to students and ensure their understanding of clear terms. However, this is not overly large and will not deter the students.
Each section gives a nice introduction that clearly sets the scene and what will be discussed in that chapter.
A clear and simple introduction to Equality and diversity for my social care students. Highly recommended to anyone studying or in fact teaching in this field!
A book that is so pertinent to the social work discipline that i would query any academic or student who does not own it and is not recommending it to others. Accessible, interesting and clearly links to relevant ethics and codes.
This book provides an excellent introduction to our social work students on equality and diversity.Very clear and comprehensive.
This publication has been particularly useful for the level 6 under-graduate students who are completing the "Current Themes" module. There is a positive approach to critical analysis of equality and diversity in social work, which is demonstrative of the ethos of the teaching utilised to encourage the students to develop their critical analysis of their lateral thinking.