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Name .............................................




Revision activity
booklet for Paper 2




Topic 6 ­ Social Inequality

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Social inequality



What is social inequality and stratification? Green Ambe Red
r

What so sociologists mean by the term social inequality?

How is society stratified by social class?

How is society stratified by gender?

How is society stratified by age?

How is society stratified by gender?

How does stratification affect…

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How are wealth, income and poverty distributed in
the UK?

Is wealth distributed fairly through the UK population?

What is social mobility?

What is poverty?

How do we measure poverty?

Which social groups are most likely to experience poverty?

What are the sociological explanations of poverty?

What is the culture…

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Ageism



Ascribed status



Asylum seeker



Culture of poverty



Cycle of deprivation



Dependency culture



Environmental poverty



Ethnic diversity



Ethnic group



Ethnic minority




Glass ceiling



Income

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Institutional racism



Life chances



Means testing



Middle class



Patriarchy



Poverty trap



Racial discrimination



Racial equality



Racial prejudice



Racism



Relative poverty




Scapegoat



Selective benefits

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Sex discrimination



Sexism



Social exclusion



Social mobility



Social security



Socioeconomic class



Social stratification



Stereotype



Subjective poverty



Underclass



Unemployment





Universal benefits


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Voluntary sector



Wealth



Welfare reform



Welfare state



Welfare to work



Working class






What is stratification?

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Stratification describes the way in which different groups of people are placed within
society. The status of people is often determined by how society is stratified the basis of
which can include

o Wealth and income This is the most common basis of stratification

o Social class

o Ethnicity

o…

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society are neither rich nor poor. They form part of the middleclass ­which is the most
numerical social class within society.



During your revision, you need to be aware that life chances are determined by factors
such as

o Social class

o Gender

o Schooling

o Ethnicity, etc.



You also…

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gained in wealth and income. Britain now has a relatively low level of income tax for those
on a high level of income.



You also need to explain why such changes have occurred to the distribution of wealth
and income. For example during the 1980s the number of people in…

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mbah123

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Great work wiliam charlesworth

Hasan Bhatti

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  • Fantastic
Hasan Bhatti

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  • Great Work
euler

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thanks 

maria_212

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thank you this resource was very helpful

Therealcat

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Ey yo who the hell says that age is socially constructed?!?!? Man you're messed in the head, I bet you failed and couldn't even get a BTEC

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