life in modern britain: keywords

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british values
the values associated with living in modern day britain
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citizenship
a legal status confered by the state,indicating their membership of the state
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democracy
a political system based upon the concept of people having the power to decide. e.g voting,referendums
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equality act 2010
brought together 116 pieces of legislation to provide a new discrimination law to protect individuals from unfair treatment.promotes a fair and more equal society.
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individual liberty
in a modern democracy people have the freedom to make their own choices and decisions. e.g freedom of religion
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multicultural society
comprises of people from a range of different cultural and religous backgrounds.
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principles
a basic truth or idea that underpins a system of beleifs associated with a given society.
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the rule of law
principle of a democratic society that the law applies equally to all people.
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tolerance
a concept based upon the idea that in a modern society people show understanding of other with different views and opinions.
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values
standards of behaviour that are accepted by society.
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immigration
the action of coming to live permenantly in a foreign country
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migration
movement from one part of something to another
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emigration
the act of leaving ones own country to settle permenantly in another,moving abroad.
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net migration
the difference between immigration and emigration from an area during the year.
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group identity
when an individual associate with a group within society
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national identity
sense of belonging to a country.identity that associates with a country e.g british
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social media
individuals communicate with each other
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mass media
the ability to communicate with a large amount of people at the same time e.g livestream
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councillors
citizens who are elected to serve on local councils
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voter turnout
the number of voters who actually vote,against the total number who could vote,normally written as a percentage.
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trade unions
an employment based group of employees who seek to represent workers in regard to conditions of employment e.g wages
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pressure groups
organised bodies of citizens who share a common interest in an issue and through a variety of actions promote their cause
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police and crime commissioners
directly elected officials who are responsible for the running of each regional police force outside london.
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a legal status confered by the state,indicating their membership of the state

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citizenship

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a political system based upon the concept of people having the power to decide. e.g voting,referendums

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brought together 116 pieces of legislation to provide a new discrimination law to protect individuals from unfair treatment.promotes a fair and more equal society.

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in a modern democracy people have the freedom to make their own choices and decisions. e.g freedom of religion

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