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Product Description: The social work profession has undergone a period of uncertainty in recent times, placing ever-increasing demands on practitioners. In his usual engaging and accessible style, Neil Thompson examines the role of a social worker from fresh perspectives, and provides a contemporary introduction to the essential aspects of modern day social work...read more

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9781137586704 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, July 14, 2016), cover price $41.99 | About this edition: The social work profession has undergone a period of uncertainty in recent times, placing ever-increasing demands on practitioners.

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Product Description: Now going into its sixth edition, Neil Thompson's Anti-Discriminatory Practice has been providing a trusted introduction to the challenges of promoting social justice and equality for almost a quarter of a century. Addressing the common concepts and issues across the various forms of discrimination, this book explores the reasons why the development of anti-discriminatory practice is so vital, and examines the steps that need to be taken towards constructing a social work practice based on principles of anti-discrimination and the promotion of equality...read more

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9781137586650 | 6 new edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 26, 2016), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: Now going into its sixth edition, Neil Thompson's Anti-Discriminatory Practice has been providing a trusted introduction to the challenges of promoting social justice and equality for almost a quarter of a century.
9780230250130 | 5th edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2012), cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Contemporary society is characterised by its ever-increasing diversity.

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Product Description: In the field of leadership so much of what is available falls short of addressing the heart of the leadership experience: the complexity of human existence. Neil Thompson adopts an existentialist outlook to show that a human-centred approach is key to effective leadership...read more

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9781137472670 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, October 26, 2015), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In the field of leadership so much of what is available falls short of addressing the heart of the leadership experience: the complexity of human existence.

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Product Description: Whether it's managing people, taking care of others or working collaboratively in a team, so much of what people do in the workplace is dependent on their ability to work effectively with others. Now in its fourth edition People Skills provides an up-to-date guide to the knowledge and skills required for working successfully with people...read more

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9781137467553 | 4th edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 14, 2015), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Whether it's managing people, taking care of others or working collaboratively in a team, so much of what people do in the workplace is dependent on their ability to work effectively with others.
9780230221123 | 3 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2009), cover price $44.00 | About this edition: The new edition of this popular and successful text continues to offer a comprehensive introduction to the diverse field of people skills.

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Product Description: At the heart of every organisation are the people that contribute to it. Neil Thompson's latest book offers an outstanding guide to the art of management by highlighting the, too often taken for granted, importance of staff and their well-being at work...read more

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9780230291188 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 29, 2013, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: At the heart of every organisation are the people that contribute to it.

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Product Description: An entirely revamped edition that provides a practical kit of ideas, methods and approaches to support all direct work with people - from service users and patients to employees and colleagues. Introducing over eighty techniques and spanning a wealth of professional settings, it is another quality text from an author with a proven pedigree...read more

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9780230291478 | 1 reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, October 2, 2012), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: An entirely revamped edition that provides a practical kit of ideas, methods and approaches to support all direct work with people - from service users and patients to employees and colleagues.

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Product Description: This short introduction to loss and its impact on people's lives is ideally suited to students and practitioners across many professions. With sensitivity and simplicity, Neil Thompson explores how grieving has been theorized and explains the crucial social dimensions to loss and grief that balance and extend more individualized models...read more

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9780230277564 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2011, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: This short introduction to loss and its impact on people's lives is ideally suited to students and practitioners across many professions.

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Product Description: This new edition of an established and well-respected book benefits from a new opening chapter and a full revision. This text provides readers from health and social care backgrounds with a lucid guide to the theory and practice of challenging discrimination and promoting equality within the people professions...read more

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9780230223431 | 3 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, June 15, 2011), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: This new edition of an established and well-respected book benefits from a new opening chapter and a full revision.

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Product Description: Effective Communication is an insightful, practice-oriented new edition of Communication and Language. In Thompson's unique, clear and inviting style, the text offers students and practitioners of the helping professions an easy to follow introduction to communicating skillfully and productively...read more

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9780230243507 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, June 15, 2011), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Effective Communication is an insightful, practice-oriented new edition of Communication and Language.

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Product Description: 112 pages.

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9781905541621 | Spiral-bound edition (Russell House, February 25, 2011), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: 112 pages.

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Product Description: It is at times of crisis that the deepest pain is felt and the full intensity of human suffering may be experienced. It is also the point at which the potential for growth and enhancement is at its greatest. This clear and concise introduction to the theory and methods of crisis intervention shows how valuable the approach can be for those in the helping professions...read more

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9781905541676 | Russell House, March 31, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: It is at times of crisis that the deepest pain is felt and the full intensity of human suffering may be experienced.

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Product Description: Provide complete support for your GCSE Modern World History candidates with best-selling books and digital resources from an author you can really trust. This is the Teacher's Book to support the AQA specific edition of the best selling textbook for GCSE Modern World History...read more

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9780340986691 | Spi pap/cd edition (Trans-Atlantic Pubns, December 26, 2009), cover price $225.00 | About this edition: Provide complete support for your GCSE Modern World History candidates with best-selling books and digital resources from an author you can really trust.

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Product Description: This important new text from Neil Thompson explores the relationship between social work theory and social work practice in a way that promotes reflective practice and identifies the value and limitations of different theoretical positions from an applied perspective...read more

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9780230553064 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 15, 2010, cover price $41.00 | About this edition: This important new text from Neil Thompson explores the relationship between social work theory and social work practice in a way that promotes reflective practice and identifies the value and limitations of different theoretical positions from an applied perspective.

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Product Description: Bringing together contributors from a wide range of disciplines, countries and perspectives this book provides a thought-provoking overview of the human dimension of the workplace. It covers workplace problems as well as potential solutions...read more
By John Bates (editor) and Neil Thompson (editor)

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9780230221925, titled "Promoting Workplace Well-Being: A Critical Approach" | Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2009, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Bringing together contributors from a wide range of disciplines, countries and perspectives this book provides a thought-provoking overview of the human dimension of the workplace.

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Product Description: Bullying and harassment are increasingly recognized as major problems in the workplace. This training manual - previously published by Learning Curve Publishing, and now in a revised and updated version - offers materials to support learning about the prevention of bullying and harassment, how to respond when they do occur, and how to deal with the aftermath...read more

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9781905541447 | Spiral-bound edition (Russell House, July 31, 2009), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Bullying and harassment are increasingly recognized as major problems in the workplace.

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Product Description: Issues of equality and diversity are complex, difficult, and sensitive. This equality/diversity training manual is designed to help people build on the strengths - and avoid the pitfalls - of the past. The book dispels some of the myths and oversimplifications around issues like 'political correctness,' and it shows how dangerous it is to oversimplify and distort some very complicated issues...read more

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9781905541492 | Spiral-bound edition (Russell House, July 31, 2009), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Issues of equality and diversity are complex, difficult, and sensitive.

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Product Description: The everyday role of the social worker is to help improve the lives of people who are, in some form, struggling. It is a challenging role, but it can also be incredibly rewarding.Now in its fourth edition Understanding Social Work continues to be the essential introduction to this complex field of practice...read more

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9781137497093 | 4th edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 22, 2015), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: The everyday role of the social worker is to help improve the lives of people who are, in some form, struggling.
9780230221802 | 3 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, June 15, 2009), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: In an extensive update to reflect the recent developments in theory and practice, the new edition of Understanding Social Work covers the basics in an easy-to-comprehend style.
9781403942029 | 2 edition (Gardners Books, April 1, 2005), cover price $39.20 | About this edition: Provides a superb introduction to the nature of social work: its legal and policy base, the knowledge, skills and values involved, and the challenges and pitfalls practitioners face.
9780333717493 | Macmillan Pub Ltd, March 1, 2000, cover price $52.50 | About this edition: Social work is both a demanding and rewarding profession.
9780140161014, titled "Devoted Ladies" | Penguin USA, September 1, 1985, cover price $6.95 | also contains Devoted Ladies | About this edition: George Playfair, an Irish gentleman, tries to save Jane from her destructive relationship with Jessica, who is cruelly possessive

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Product Description: This text provides a practical but theoretically informed foundation for meeting the challenges of social work practice. Thompson offers a truly contemporary way of conceptualising social work, providing readers with a taste of what social work is really like...read more

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9780230201927 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2008, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: This text provides a practical but theoretically informed foundation for meeting the challenges of social work practice.

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Product Description: The workplace is not immune to the problems, pressures, and challenges presented by experiences of loss and trauma and the grief reactions they produce. This clearly written, well-crafted book offers important insights and understanding to help us appreciate the difficulties involved and prepare ourselves for dealing with such demanding situations when they arise...read more

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9780895033420 | Baywood Pub Co, February 1, 2009, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: The workplace is not immune to the problems, pressures, and challenges presented by experiences of loss and trauma and the grief reactions they produce.

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Product Description: This manual is for professional training and academic teaching in the social work and healthcare professions. The book includes 36 exercises, case studies, and suggestions for further learning. It will stimulate debate and understanding, with discussions on: how values - sometimes personal, sometimes shared - are central to our lives, and the people we work with --- how these values help us make sense of our experiences and create meaning in our lives --- how to understand the value of spirituality, religion, and culture --- how the power that other people have over us can sometimes undermine our values and meaning making, and make us feel we have little or no control over our lives --- how the 'helping professions' can work in an empowering way with people who feel demoralized, helpless, and oppressed when struggling with their own values and sense of meaning...read more

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9781905541317 | Spiral-bound edition (Russell House, September 30, 2008), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This manual is for professional training and academic teaching in the social work and healthcare professions.

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Product Description: This succinct and insightful guide to reflective practice is designed for students and practitioners of social work, health care and related fields. Its clear and careful integration of both the "thinking and doing" elements of the often challenging task of practising reflectively makes this an ideal text at all levels of study and practice...read more

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9780230573185 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 8, 2008, cover price $41.00 | About this edition: This succinct and insightful guide to reflective practice is designed for students and practitioners of social work, health care and related fields.

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Product Description: Empowerment has become a well-used term across a wide variety of social work settings that involve dealing with people and their problems. But is it a central part of good practice or an empty word? And what of power? It is a central theme of human services practice but, like empowerment, is often only loosely examined...read more

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9781903855997 | Russell House, July 1, 2007, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Empowerment has become a well-used term across a wide variety of social work settings that involve dealing with people and their problems.

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Product Description: Now brought thoroughly up to date, this book was acclaimed in the previous edition. "Very clearly laid out with a range of useful exercises that encourage the reader to reflect, both on their own practice and on reading...to feel enthused not only to explore specific issues such as assessment, but also to look at how they might take their thinking further...read more

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9781905541096 | 2 edition (Russell House, July 1, 2007), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Now brought thoroughly up to date, this book was acclaimed in the previous edition.

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Aims to meet the needs of social work students, professionals and service managers. This edition work explores an area that is central to management in social work. It reflects legislation, policy, procedure and concerns, with material that aims to develop readers' confidence and skills in the context of learning organizations.

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9781403918376 | 3 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, September 4, 2006), cover price $47.00 | About this edition: Aims to meet the needs of social work students, professionals and service managers.

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Product Description: In this revised and updated edition, Neil Thompson presents a clear and accessible analysis of the complexities of discrimination and oppression and the challenges of making equality practice a reality. Critical of the orthodoxies and oversimplifications of "political correctness," Promoting Equality combines analysis and understanding of the latest theory with practice examples and insights...read more

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9780333993538 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 6, 2010), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In this revised and updated edition, Neil Thompson presents a clear and accessible analysis of the complexities of discrimination and oppression and the challenges of making equality practice a reality.

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