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Product Description: This new edition offers a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to developing people skills. Written in an accessible and engaging style by leading author Neil Thompson, it is an essential read for students and practitioners of social work and all other helping professions.
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9781137467553 | 4 new edition (Palgrave Macmillan, April 17, 2015), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: This new edition offers a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to developing people skills.
9780230221123 | 3 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2009), cover price $42.00 | 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 $34.00 | 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 $28.00 | 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: Contemporary society is characterised by its ever-increasing diversity. Having sold over 70,000 copies across its four editions, Neil Thompson's classic text remains a trusted introduction to the challenges of promoting social justice and equality...read more
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9780230250130 | 5th edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2012), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Contemporary society is characterised by its ever-increasing diversity.

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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 $27.00 | 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 $35.00 | 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 $33.00 | About this edition: Effective Communication is an insightful, practice-oriented new edition of Communication and Language.

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Product Description: Getting the best out of an office staff comes from the skill and commitment of the supervisor. An effective supervisor is able to create win-win situations where everybody is happy: the employees fulfill their potential, the employers get the best return on their investment, and people who use the organization's services benefit from the quality of the staff member's practice...read more
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9781905541621 | Spiral-bound edition (Russell House, February 25, 2011), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Getting the best out of an office staff comes from the skill and commitment of the supervisor.

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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 $37.00 | 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 $115.00 | 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: 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 $44.00 | 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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9780230573185 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 8, 2008, cover price $37.00

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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 $42.00 | 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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Product Description: Workplace learning is receiving increasing attention as an important factor in developing high standards of professional practice. This book provides a valuable overview of the key issues involved in successfully promoting workplace learning...read more
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9781861347176 | Policy Pr, March 15, 2006, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Workplace learning is receiving increasing attention as an important factor in developing high standards of professional practice.

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9781861347169 | Policy Pr, March 15, 2006, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Workplace learning is receiving increasing attention as an important factor in developing high standards of professional practice.

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Product Description: This textbook has been thoroughly updated to include many new debates and developments in the theory and practice of anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive social work, including discussion of language, the diversity approach and misinterpretations of th
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9781403921604 | 4th edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 14, 2006), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: This textbook has been thoroughly updated to include many new debates and developments in the theory and practice of anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive social work, including discussion of language, the diversity approach and misinterpretations of th

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Product Description: Family support is an increasingly important strategic approach to welfare services for children and families. This is a resource for all professionals engaged covers core issues in family support. These include the importance of community, the role of statutory and voluntary agencies, youth advocacy, culturally appropriate family support, child protection, disability services and effective means of evaluation...read more
By John Canavan (editor), Pat Dolan (editor), John Pinkerton (editor) and Neil Thompson (foreword by)
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9781843103202 | Jessica Kingsley Pub, November 15, 2005, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Family support is an increasingly important strategic approach to welfare services for children and families.

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