Religion and Life: Community Cohesion & the UK

Powerpoint on Edexcel Religious Studies, Religion and Life, Topic 4: Religion and Community Cohesion. Covers:

-What community cohesion is.

-Government Action to promote community cohesion in the UK (What and Why)

-Is this action necessary.

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  • Created on: 16-05-10 18:58
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What is Community Cohesion?
Community Cohesion is shared sense of
belonging between all groups in a
community.…read more

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What is Community Cohesion
About?
Community cohesion is about:
How to avoid the bad effects of prejudice
and discrimination.
How to encourage different groups to work
together.
How to ensure respect for others while
building up loyal citizens in the same society.…read more

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How does British Government act
to promote community cohesion?
The UK government is acting to promote
community cohesion in two main ways:
By passing laws against racism and
discrimination, including the Racial and
Religious Hatred Act (2006).
By making community cohesion part of the
National Curriculum.…read more

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How does British Government act
to promote community cohesion?
The UK government is also acting to
promote community cohesion by:
Appointing Cabinet Ministers, Judges etc.
from ethnic minorities.
Establishing the Equality and Human Rights
Commission which works to get rid of
discrimination and to build good relations.…read more

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Why is community cohesion
important?
Without community cohesion
different groups have different
ideas about what society should
be like and this can lead to
violence. The aftermath of the
The July 2007 bombers were bombings on the
London public transport
British citizens who had lost their system on 7th July 2007
sense of allegiance to Britain, and
community cohesion may have
prevented the attacks.…read more

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Miss KHP

Really good power point slides. Well written and combined information on government action on community cohesion. Colour and pictures are great too. 

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