The Death Rate

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Ben
  • Created on: 12-05-13 16:39
View mindmap
  • The death rate
    • Changes in death rate
      • First and Second World Wars
      • Death rate has fallen
      • Infant mortality rates have declined even quicker than the overall death rate.
      • Rising life expectancy
    • Reasons for declining death rate
      • Developments in medicine
      • Nutrition standards have incresed
      • Rowntree - decline in absolute poverty.
      • Sickness benefit 1911
      • 1914 - free school meals.
    • Conclusion
      • Reduction in death rate is due to improved standards of living through welfare and medical advancements
      • Continued inequalities in death rates between social classes show that economic and social factors continue to be important.


No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Families and households resources »