Social work and disadvantage: addressing the roots of stigma through association

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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2007.
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This book is a guide to understanding the important issue of stigma - `associated disadvantage' - which affects not only those who are excluded from society, but also family members and friends.Social Work and Disadvantage explains the impact of stigmatization on siblings, families and workers in the caring professions and its consequences for the people it affects and for society as a whole. Contributors provide evidence from research and professional practice on transferability of health and social problems in, for example, dementia care patients, drug users and looked after children. Providing key messages for practice, they outline a range of protection measures to reduce the risk of stigma and victimization.Social Work and Disadvantage provides valuable advice and guidance for social work and health care practitioners, educators and students.
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table_of_contents Disadvantage and stigma : a theoretical framework for associated conditions / Peter Burke -- Looked after children, their parents, disadvantage and stigma / Catherine Deverell -- Childhood disabilities and disadvantage : family experiences / Peter Burke and Benedict Fell -- A drug user in the family : between need, dependency and desire / Philip Guy -- HIV/AIDS : challenging stigma by association / Liz Walker -- Ageing against the grain : gay men and lesbians / Elizabeth Price -- Constructing dementia and dementia care : disadvantage and daily practices in a day care setting / Jonathan Parker -- Living with chronic illness : the example of Parkinson's disease / Margaret Holloway -- Social work, disadvantage by association and anti-oppressive practice / Jonathan Parker -- Disadvantage as an associative concept : reflections and some further considerations / Peter Burke.
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title Social work and disadvantage addressing the roots of stigma through association
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title_full Social work and disadvantage [electronic resource] : addressing the roots of stigma through association / edited by Peter Burke and Jonathan Parker
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