Presentation on theme: "Social Inequalities Revision. Introduction Social inequalities consist of (amongst others): Health inequalities Educational inequalities Inequalities."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction Social inequalities consist of (amongst others): Health inequalities Educational inequalities Inequalities in the criminal justice system
Baltimore The setting of arguably the greatest TV show ever made (The Wire), Baltimore, has a reputation for violence, poverty, homelessness and drugs Baltimore has longed been called the ‘Charm City’ – However these days it is now infamously known as ‘Harm City’ It is home to ‘the projects’ where life bears little resemblance to the American Dream painted so vividly in some other TV shows and films Watch this video clip which examines some of the issues in Baltimorevideo clip
Education and the Criminal Justice System Choose a partner to work with Look at the question below and create a mind map in your revision jotters which helps answer it Why might a young person growing up in the projects of Baltimore in the USA have a poor chance of doing well with education and healthcare, but a good chance of getting into trouble with the police?
A Life in ‘Harm City’ Remain in your pairs Your task is to create a biography/timeline for a persons life who is born in the projects in Baltimore You have to chart their life from their birth through to their incarceration on their 21 st birthday, showing how their life was blighted by the inequalities of various social factors You can have as many events on it as you wish but there should be a minimum of 6
Example Born – Name, date, parents name, parents employment history Place events along the timeline that show the influence of the various social factors Celebrates 21 st birthday by being sent to prison
Typical exam question Explain, in detail, why people in the world power you studied suffer from social inequalities. (KU 6 marks) In your answer you must refer to American examples Take some time now to write a plan for this answer