Life in modern Britain


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  • Life in modern Britain
    • Principles and values in British Society identity
      • British values
        • Democracy
          • Everyone gets a say in how the country is run
          • E.g. voting
        • Mutual respect
          • Everyone should be treated fairly
          • E.g. The Equality Act 2010
        • Rule of law
          • No matter who you are, you must obey the law
          • E.g. You must past your driving test before you can drive alone
      • Identities
        • Identity
          • The characteristics that determine who or what a person is
        • Group Identity
          • The identity associated with belonging to a group
          • football team
        • Multiple identity
          • A person can assume different identities at different times and in different situations
          • Bi-racial
        • National Identity
          • An identity associated with being citizen of a specific country
    • The media and the free press
      • free press
        • For a free, open and democratic society to exist, the press should be free from political interference and should be able to print stories they wish
      • Type of media
        • E-media
          • all forms of media related to the ionternet
        • Mass media
          • Communicating to a large number of people
        • New media
          • a non-traditional form of media
        • Traditional media
          • A set of media covering media channels
        • Social media
          • Websites that users can share content
    • UK roles in international organisations
      • NATO
        • has 18 seats
        • spend 2% of GDR on defence
      • UN
        • Permanent seat
        • founder
      • Council of Europe
        • Founder
        • we check that places of detentions are following anti-torture laws
      • WTO
        • Member countries meet every 2 years
        • representives
      • commonwealth
        • founder
        • Royal family often do tours of these countries
        • Sporting competition between countries
    • Making a difference in Society
      • Pressure groups
        • Single-cause groups
          • They focus on a single issue
        • Multi-cause groups
          • These groups seek to influence policy and decisions on a range of issues
        • Procective
          • These groups seek to proect the interest of their memebers
        • Promontial
          • These groups aim to promote views and other interested parties on a particular
      • Ways to get involed
        • Petitions
        • Leafleting
        • Lobbying
        • Direct action
        • Boycotts
        • Demostrations
        • Media promotion
        • Use of e-media
      • Ways people have used media to bring about cahnge
        • The media and the free press
          • free press
            • For a free, open and democratic society to exist, the press should be free from political interference and should be able to print stories they wish
          • Type of media
            • E-media
              • all forms of media related to the ionternet
            • Mass media
              • Communicating to a large number of people
            • New media
              • a non-traditional form of media
            • Traditional media
              • A set of media covering media channels
            • Social media
              • Websites that users can share content
        • MPs expenses
          • Daily telegraph published information about falsey claimed expenses by MPs.
            • this caused a change in how they do it
        • Refugee boy on beach
          • A pic of a dead 2 yr old refugee boy  being removed from a Turkish beach surfaced and went viral
            • a public outcry happened as a result and within 24hrs the UK announced they would be taking in more refugees
        • Jamie Oliver
          • he  published a show which brought school food into the limelight
            • this caused an outcry from parents which caused the government to force schools to have more healthy options

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