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Unit 1
Democracy
Democracy: "government of the people, by the people, for the people";

Representative and accountable government
The rule of Law and equality before the law
Freedom of opinion, belief and association.

Citizenship
Citizen:

Someone who lives in and belongs to a particular community.
Someone who has the legal…

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No one can be denied the right to an education.
There must be free elections at regular intervals, with secret voting, so that people can
choose their own government.
The death penalty is abolished.
No one can be discriminated against, on any grounds in getting these rights.

Identity
Identity: The…

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Crime and Punishment
Youth Justice System:




Purpose of Prison sentences:

Restitution: making amends for the crime
Deterrence: So that other offenders will be deterred from committing the same crime.
Retribution: Teaching the criminal a lesson
Reform: Offers educational training to help them return to normality
Prevention: Stops them from committing…

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Local Agenda 21
It is based on the belief that it is possible to protect the global environment if people take
action in their local area.

Reducing and managing waste
Managing Land
Protecting the countryside, the landscape and natural habitats for birds and wild animals
Improving the quality of life…

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BBC Royal Charter: Constitutional basis for the BBC, coverage is objective and impartial.



Unit 3
Work Place
Problems:

Discrimination
Harassment
Bullying
Statuary Rights infringement
Unfair dismissal

Fair reasons for dismissal:

A breach of contract
Capability
Conduct
Redundancy

Trade Unions
Trade unions: an organisation of employees formed to bargain with employers…

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Bash

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got an exam pretty soon......on monday......:(

need to get revising soon

Bye

John

Bash

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u still on??

willboyden

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gcse citizenship eam for edxcel tommorw

I cant wait for

Danjad

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i have a Citizenship studies exam tomorrow and i'm not ready for it ugh

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