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· Religion and community cohesion…read more

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Religion and community cohesion
How and why attitudes of the roles of men and women have changed in the UK
· Different Christian attitudes to equal rights for women in religion
· Different attitudes to equal rights for women in religion in one religion other than Christianity
· The UK as a multi-ethnic society
· Government action to promote community cohesion in the UK
· Why Christians should help to promote racial harmony
· Why the followers of one religion other than Christianity should help to promote racial harmony
· The UK as a multi faith society
· Issue raised for religion by a multi-faith society
Key Words
· Ways in which religions work to promote community cohesion in the UK
· How an issue from religion and community cohesion has been presented in one form of the media…read more

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Key Word Definition
Sexism Discriminating against people because of their gender
Discrimination Treating people less favourably because of their
gender/colour/class/ethnicity
Ethnic minority A member of an ethnic group which is much smaller than the
majority group
Multi-ethnic society Many different races and cultures living together in one
society
Prejudice Believing some people are inferior or superior without even
knowing them
Racism The belief that some ethnic groups are superior to others
Community Cohesion A common vision and shared sense of belonging for all
groups in society
Multi-Faith society Many different religions living together in one society
Racial Harmony Different ethnic groups living together peacefully
Religious freedom The right to practise your religion and change your religion
Interfaith marriage Marriage where the husband and wife are from different
religions
Religious pluralism Accepting all religions as having an equal right to co-exist…read more

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How and why attitudes of the roles of men and women
have changed in the UK
· How have attitudes changed?
· Women now have the right to own property and earn own living.
Act Right
Married women's Allowed married women to keep their
property act ­ property separate from their husbands
1882
Local Government Women the right to stand as councillors
Act ­ 1892
Electoral Reform Equal voting rights to women as well as
Act ­ 1928 being allowed to stand as MPs
Equal Pay Act ­ Employers had to give women the same
1970 pay as men
Sex Discrimination Illegal to discriminate in employment on
Religion Act ­ 1975 grounds of gender or whether someone
and is married.
Summary
Community
Cohesion…read more

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How and why attitudes of the roles of men and women have
changed in the UK
· Why have attitudes changed?
· During the World Wars women had to take on many of the jobs previously
done by men and did them just as well.
· The work of the suffragette movement to gain equal voting and political
rights for women showed the men in authority that women were no
longer prepared to be treated as second class citizens.
· Social and industrial developments in the 1950s and 1960s led for more
women workers and for married women to provide a second income.
· The UN Declaration of Human Rights and the development of the Feminist
Movement put forward a case for equal rights that could not be
contradicted.
Religion
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Community Summary
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