Citizenship Unit 1 - Identity, Rights and Responsibilities

A person who is a member of a country or state
Citizen
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Organisations responsible for running the country and services at both local and national level
State
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Belonging to a state as a citizen, participating in society
Citizenship
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System of government where citizens can influence government decisions
Democracy
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Form of government where a monarch recognises Parliament as the chief law maker
Constitutional monarchy
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Set of rules that describe which institutions hold power in state
Constitution
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Describes a system whereby a government taxes citizens to provide social services and benefits to those who need them
Welfare state
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Usual customs/beliefs of a group of people with shared heritage/history
Culture
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A vote in which citizens, in a country/region, are asked to answer 'yes' or 'no' to a single important issue
Referendum
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Socially accepted behaviour
Norms
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Things we consider important that support our norms
Values
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Moving away from one place to another
Migration
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Moving into a country from another country
Immigration
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The variety and differences in identities of people
Social diversity
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Describes a culture comprising a variety of ethnic groups, creating a collective culture
Multicultural
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Different ethnic groups becoming part of one culture
Ethnic integration
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Generalised impression of a group's identity or behaviour
Stereotyping
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Process of giving tags or names to behaviour/groups of people
Labelling
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The organisations that produce all forms of media for a vast audience
Mass media
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Favouring one side over another or at the expense of another
Bias
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Information that use computers or the internet, rather than traditional methods such as TV and newspapers
New media
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Beliefs that one group or aspect of identity is better or worse than another
Prejudice
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Acting on prejudiced beliefs, treating a person/group differently
Discrimination
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Extreme irrational fear of foreigners
Xenophobia
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Opportunities available to individuals or social groups
Life chances
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A society in which people have power because of their abilities, not because of their money or social position
Meritocracy
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Using your power/influence to get good jobs or unfair advantages for members of your own family
Nepotism
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Group in society who, over generations, are excluded from normal society because they are either unable to break the poverty cycle, are vulnerable and isolated, or are criminal
Underclass
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The principle that all people have the same opportunities in life
Equal opportunities
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A law or set of laws suggested by a government and made official by a parliament
Legislation
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Plans made by government or organisations to try to tackle certain issues
Policies
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Laws and actions designed to challenge discrimination and prejudice
Anti-discrimination policy
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Privileges, liberties, powers and immunities that are recognised by a legal system
Rights
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A law made by Parliament - also known as an 'Act'
Statute
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Area of law that is concerned with the state bringing proceeding against an individual to punish them for a breach in the law
Criminal law
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Area of law that's concerned with disputes between an individual and another
Civil law
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Principle that Parliament is the supreme law maker
Parliamentary sovereignty
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Careful and detailed examination of something in order to establish its facts
Scrutiny
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Set of standards for behaviour, the guidelines for a belief about what's right and wrong
Morality
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One of the people or groups of people involved in an official argument/arrangement
Party
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Legal process of buying and selling a house
Conveyancing
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Something valuable that belongs to a person
Assets
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Describes a person skilled in law
Lawyer
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Card 2

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Organisations responsible for running the country and services at both local and national level

Back

State

Card 3

Front

Belonging to a state as a citizen, participating in society

Back

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Card 4

Front

System of government where citizens can influence government decisions

Back

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Card 5

Front

Form of government where a monarch recognises Parliament as the chief law maker

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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