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Macmillan Higher Education

Working with Marginalised Groups

From Policy to Practice

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Palgrave

Pages: 160
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Paperback - 9781137559562

10 October 2016

$39.99

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Ebook - 9781137559579

16 September 2017

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This book highlights a range of individuals and groups in UK society who experience exclusion or marginalisation, including Roma, young carers and people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. It takes a unique practice-based...

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This book highlights a range of individuals and groups in UK society who experience exclusion or marginalisation, including Roma, young carers and people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. It takes a unique practice-based focus, designed to encourage discussion about diversity in society and to debunk myths about 'the others'.

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Highlights cross-disciplinary themes whilst removing the idea of professional silos, an ongoing challenge within health and social care professional practice

Takes a unique practice-based focus to encourage critically examination of diversity in UK society?

Addresses diversity and exclusion along social divisions and how these cut across the life course

Introduction Anya Ahmed and Michaela Rogers
Chapter 1: Diversity and exclusion in context Anya Ahmed and Michaela Rogers
Chapter 2: Identity, difference and the meaning of 'culture' in health and social care practice Julie Morton and Steve Myers
Chapter 3: Young people as carers and young users of mental health services: from policy to practice. Sue McAndrew and Tony Warne
Chapter 4: Marginalised children and young people with autism spectrum disorders Andrea Brammer, Rob Kennedy and Frances Binns
Chapter 5: Understanding the social exclusion of Roma Lisa Scullion and Philip Brown
Chapter 6: Trans and Gender Diversity: Messages for Policy and Practice Michaela Rogers
Chapter 7 : Deafness and Social Exclusion Naomi Sharples and Will Hough
Chapter 8: Dementia, diverse communities and access to services Anya Ahmed, Ubah Egal and Shahid Mohammed
Chapter 9 : Older women's experiences of domestic violence and abuse Michaela Rogers
Conclusion Anya Ahmed and Michaela Rogers.

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Dr Anya Ahmed is a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Salford, UK

Dr. Michaela Rogers is a Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Salford, UK

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Dr Anya Ahmed is a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Salford, UK

Dr. Michaela Rogers is a Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Salford, UK

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