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Social Divisions – Unit 1 Elspeth Cordell. Outcomes Define Social Diversity Define Ethnicity Outcome one: C1.1- Analyse the social diversity of People.

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1 Social Divisions – Unit 1 Elspeth Cordell

2 Outcomes Define Social Diversity Define Ethnicity Outcome one: C1.1- Analyse the social diversity of People of different ethnic groups Outcome 2- C1.2- discuss the positives and negatives impacts of diversity on this group

3 About the Assignment Due in : 13 th October words Ungraded

4 Quick activity Can you guess some of the different divisions within society? For example: Age What other groups are there in which we are pigeonholed into?

5 What is diversity? Diversity: Are the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin, and political beliefs (attributes). Social Divisions: The dividing groups in society. Tend to be based on Ethnicity, gender, class, physical abilities, learning abilities and age.

6 Race VS Ethnicity Task: Anyone filled out an ethnicity form before? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKBrmDf QfWE 3.18 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKBrmDf QfWE Feedback If you would like to share What is your ethnicity then?

7 But why is there a confusion over Race and ethnicity?? A bit of history: Colonisation for wealth and cheap labour force

8 Labour force Started with slavery: Physical characteristics were used to distinguish between social groups- led to term ‘ Race’ Was highlighted again after the world wars and whereby a manual labour force was needed as women were encouraged to have babies – Mass immigration ‘Race’ grouping table- started with 4

9 However… Jobs tended to be: Low paid- better for owners ‘dirty industrial’ jobs Manual Whilst majority group became socially mobile low paid jobs led to most new migrants residing in poorer areas, having poorer education, worse health etc.

10 Identity group identity and perceived behaviours began to be associated with certain groups. Some were already there from Slavery. We have recently witnessed this with Muslims

11 The change to ethnicity 1991 From 1971 onwards, it became unsatisfactory to label people in terms of ‘race’ as new generations were being born which were British. Hence needed to establish a more CULTURAL definition For example- British but lives in a Indian Culture

12 The groups were: White Black – Caribbean Black-African Black –Other (please specify) Bangladeshi Pakistani Indian Chinese Any other ethnic group. Q: anything wrong with the above classifications?

13 End of lesson Task Pass the buck! NEXT LESSON: Recap on terminology including stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination Look at the implications of ethnicity as a social division

14 Ethnicity: Social Divisions Lesson two: 09/09/14

15 Recap on last week What did we do last week

16 Outcomes Must – be able to define Ethnicity from a sociological perspective Should- give examples of ethnic divides in health, housing, education and police Could - be able to analyse with examples the implications of social divisions in ethnicity (OC 1.2)

17 PLAN Stereotypes Prejudice Discrimination Ethnicity and health Ethnicity and housing Finding your own evidence – police, education

18 Activity one Stereotypes- Prejudice- discrimination Ethnic minorities tend to have: Poorer health outcomes Poorer paid jobs- Socially inhabited Police and violence related issues

19 Implications of social divisions: Health activity: Postnote and activity Less access to health facilities? o Q: do these social groups choose to be divided?

20 Other ethnicity and health figures Infant mortality is 100% higher among the children of African – Caribbean or Pakistani mothers than among children of white mothers Pakistani and Bangladeshi people are five times more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes and have 50% higher chance of coronary disease than white people.

21 Why? Difference in care of pregnant women – White ladies more likely to take vitamins Tolerance to certain foods in comparison to immigrants?

22 Housing and Ethnicity 8Dk&list=PL0ZFs6chixh0kiAEN- 52H9uDuh1gX9l48 8Dk&list=PL0ZFs6chixh0kiAEN- 52H9uDuh1gX9l48

23 Independent working Find your own example to share In area of education or police treatment

24 so the implcations are: Check learning: Any positives to social divisions?

25 What we did today Stereotypes and how they lead to labelling and social divisions in: Housing Health Implications of these divisions Student examples in Education and police

26 Next lesson Defining gender Gender divisions Implications of these divisions


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