Citizenship Revision

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What is a citizen?
A person belonging to a country.
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What is citizenship?
Acting on one's rights and duties to become a fully participating member of society.
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What is Active Citizenship?
Activites that contribute to the wider society.
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Name some examples of Active Citizenship
-Working and paying taxes -Taking part in voluntary work -Being a local representative -Looking in on local residents -Organise or take part in local residents' associations such as after-school clubs -Being an active church member
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What is ethnicity?
The fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a commone national or cultural tradition.
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What is immigration?
The action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country.
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What is emigration?
To leave one's own country in order to settle permanently in another.
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What is migration?
To move from one area or country to settle in another (especially in search of work).
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What is relative poverty?
People lack the minimum amount of income needed in order to maintain the average standard of living in the society in which they live.
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What is absolute poverty?
A condition characterised by severe deprivation of basic human needs, including food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education and information. It depends not only on income but also on access to services.
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What is homophobia?
An extreme and irrational aversion to homosexuality and homosexual people.
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What is discrimination?
The unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things.
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What is prejudice?
Preconcieved opinion that is based on reason or actual experience.
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What is the European Court of Human Rights?
International treaty to protect Human Rights and fundamental freedoms in Europe.
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What is The Human Rights Act?
Act of Parliament whose aim is to give further effecr in UK law to the rightd contained in the ECHR.
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What is the Data Protection Act?
Defines UK law on the processing of data on identifiable living people. It is the main piece of legislation that governs the protection of personal data in the UK.
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What is the Freedom of Information Act?
Rules that guarantee access to data held by the state, which establishes a legal process by which requests may be made for government-held information to be recived freely or at minimal costs, barring standard exceptions.
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Acting on one's rights and duties to become a fully participating member of society.

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Activites that contribute to the wider society.

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The fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a commone national or cultural tradition.

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