Working with Marginalised Groups: From Policy to Practice (1st ed. 2017)

Working with Marginalised Groups: From Policy to Practice (1st ed. 2017)

By: Anya Ahmed (author), Michaela Rogers (author)Paperback

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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'.

About Author

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


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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781137559562
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9781137559562
  • ISBN10: 113755956X
  • edition: 1st ed. 2017

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