COMMUNITY AND IDENTITY

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COMMUNITY
A group of people who are in close contact and who share common intersts and values.
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NEIGHBOURHOOD
A local area within which people live as neighbours, sharing living space and interests.
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BRITISH NATIONALS
Citizens of the United Kingdom.
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MULTICULTURE COMMUNITY
Acommunity made up of people from many different cultural or ethnic groups.
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CULTURAL DIVERSITY
The range of different groups that make up a wider population.
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DUAL HERITAGE
People with parents or recent ancestors of different origins.
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EMIGRATION
Leaving your homeland to move to another country.
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IMMIGRATION
Moving to another country to live there.
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MINORITY
A small part of a larger group of people.
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IDENTITY
Who or what someone or something is.
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IDENTITY CARD
A card that establishes someone's identity.
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CONVENTION
An agreement, often between governments.
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DECLARATION
A document setting down aims and intentions.
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ACT
A law passed by Parliament.
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HUMAN RIGHTS
Things that people are morally or legally allowed to do or have.
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LEGAL RIGHTS
Rights that are protected by law.
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POLITICAL RIGHTS
Rights to take part in elections and other democratic activities.
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HOMOPHOBIA
Fearing or hating homosexuals.
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RACISM
The idea that some people of differnet origins are not as good as others.
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INCLUSIVE EDUCATION
Schooling that invloves everyone, regardless of disability.
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DEMOCRACY
Government by the people, either directly or through elected represtentatives.
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ELECTION
Selection of one or more people for an official position by voting.
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MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT
A person who has benn elected to represent a part of the country in parliament.
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ASYLUM SEEKER
Someone who has applied for protection as a refugee and has not yet been told whether they've been accepted.
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SUFFRAGE
The right to vote.
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SUFFRAGETTE
Person who campaigned for the right of women to vote.
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CONSUMER
A person who buys good or services for their own use.
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CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU (CAB)
An organization that offers free advice on consumer and other legal matters.
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OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING
A government office that can take action against traders who break the law.
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TRADING STANDARDS DEPARTMENT
An official body that enforces consumer-based law.
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EUROPEAN UNION (EU)
A group of 25 countries that work together e.g on enviromental, social and economic issues.
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EMPLOYMENT LAWS
Laws passed by parliament and by the EU that set out the rights and responsibilities of emplyers and employees.
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PRESSURE GROUP
A group of people that tries to change public opinion or government policy to its own views or beliefs.
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TRADE UNIONS
Organizations that look after the interest of a group of employees.
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CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT
A document that detail an employee's and employer's responsibilities for a job.
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EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL
A type of court that deals only with disagreements over employment laws.
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REDUNDANCY
When a person loses their job because the job doesn't have to be done anymore.
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A local area within which people live as neighbours, sharing living space and interests.

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NEIGHBOURHOOD

Card 3

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Citizens of the United Kingdom.

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Card 4

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Acommunity made up of people from many different cultural or ethnic groups.

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Card 5

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The range of different groups that make up a wider population.

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