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Prejudice & Discrimination Are all people equal, and should be respected equally? Or are some people different, and this makes a difference to how you treat them?
To distinguish between prejudice and discrimination To explain Christian teaching on prejudice and discrimination To evaluate issues of race and colour Prejudice (attitude) Discrimination (action) 1.Using p.80 write a definition of Prejudice. 2.Write a definition of Discrimination. 3.Give 3 reasons why someone could be prejudiced. **What Christian teaching would be against prejudice? Can lead to…
What can people be prejudiced against? Gender – women, men, transgendered, single or married should all have same rights Age – no matter what age, you should have fair & equal treatment at work Sexual Orientation – LGBT or straight, you should have same rights & opportunities. Disability – employers should make adjustments for your disability so you can have same opportunities at work Religion & Belief – Christian, Jedi or Atheist, you should be treated fairly at work & your conscience in certain matters respected (eg option to not work Sundays) Race & Colour – whatever your ethnic origin, you have the same right to be treated fairly with the same opportunities as anyone else
Race and Colour Effects of Racism on Society -Social division between people -Hate crimes: attacks, verbal or physical -Riots (Stephen Lawrence case) -Distrust of police who are seen to have racist attitudes 1.Complete the gap fill. Draw a box around this definition. 2.Write out 3 Christian teachings against prejudice – for each one, explain how it proves that prejudice is wrong. 3.How does racism harm society? **How does the Law support Christian teaching? “God created man in his own image.” Gen 1:1 “Love your neighbour as yourself” Jesus, Mt 22:39 “You are all one in Christ, and the Holy Spirit was given to you all.” St Paul, Galatians 3:28 Racism: __________ leading to __________ based on a person’s ________ colour or ethnic background.
Homework: Parable of the Good Samaritan – Summarise the parable – Explain what it teaches about
Facts about Racism in the UK today 1.30% of all Britons admitted making comments or being involved in discussions which could be considered racist 2.Almost 40% confessed to using the phrase ‘I’m not a racist, but...' when discussing race issues 3.1 in 10 people have been told by someone close to them that they are racist 4.Racism is higher in the North of the UK, among poorer, less educated, older white people 5.Nearly 88,000 racist incidents were recorded in Britain's schools between 2007 and 2011, the BBC has found. (Bullying, name calling, physical abuse). 6.In 2006, black people were 6 times more likely than whites to be stopped and searched, and Asians are twice as likely. In your experience, do you think England is a racist country?
Explain what Christians believe about how they should treat people of different races. (Total 3 marks)