Multi-ethnic society and community cohesion_2014

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What do you think the terms
community cohesion and
Multi- ethnic society mean?
To use clips from the media to
understand the advantages and
disadvantages of living in a multiethnic society and what the
Government is doing to promote
community cohesion.
Grades C
You will be able to describe the
advantages and disadvantages
of living in a multi-ethnic
society.
Grade B
You will be able to explain why
people racially discriminate and
what the results of such
actions might be.
Grade A-A*
You will be able to evaluate the
effectiveness of the
Governments actions to tackle
racism and whether it exits in
today's society.
This lesson involves the use of
various key words. It is
important that you
understand the meaning of
these.
Turn to p48 in your exam
booklet and match up the
twelve words with the
correct definitions.
These words will come up
throughout the lesson – if you
have forgot their meaning –
check p48 again 
In 2001…
92% White British
4% Asian or Asian British
2% Black or Black British
1.2% Mixed race
0.4% Chinese and 0.4% Other
Are we as multiethnic as you
thought?
Look at the pictures on
the sheet carefully.
In the spaces, write
what you think the
advantages of living in
a multi-ethnic society
are.
The answers – add any you are
missing in GREEN PEN.
Can you think of any disadvantages living in a multi-ethnic
society? Page 11 Disadvantage
box.
Throughout
R
Racismgroups of
history
people in the UK
M
Mistreatment
have
struggled to
deal
with mass
of ethnic
immigration
H
minoritiesand
the rise in a
multi-ethnic
D
Hate Crimes
society.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcU_PPmx
y2M
S
Discrimination
Although
the
problem still
lingers
V
Racialtoday
improvements
stereotyping
have been made
P
and the UK to
Violence
promote
COMMUNITY
COHESION...
Prejudice
Grades C
You will be able
to describe the
advantages and
disadvantages
of living in a
multi-ethnic
society.
Grade B
You will be able
to explain why
people racially
discriminate and
what the results
of such actions
might be.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkKJQF1xSJU
Watch the following clip.
What are the issues that programmes like this provide the
watching public?
Look out for how non-whites are put across.
• Use the pictures on the next slide to help you
complete the first column of the table on the
other side of your sheet.
Housing
Some British citizens
believe that people from
other countries come to
England to receive ‘free’
housing from the
government.
Taking houses that they
believe should be for
British born and bread
people.
JOBS
Some British citizens
believe that people from
other countries should not
be allowed to have jobs
before ‘British born
people’.
They have views that
‘they’ are stealing ‘our’
jobs.
Britishness (‘Our’ country)
‘Its our country, they should go home’.
Some people feel that they have a
‘right’/‘ownership’ over Britain as they
were born here.
The government should not spend time and
money on immigrants.
Benefits
Some people believe that if you are not
British you should not be allowed benefits
and the money comes from working citizens.
Some also think people come to this country
to ‘fleece’ the benefit system.
Burka (head covering)
‘It’s our country they shouldn’t
wear that here’.
When people don’t fully
understand different religious
customs they are scared of the
unknown and can act in
disrespectful ways.
Your own opinion.
Which do you think causes the most problems in the
UK as a multi-ethnic society?
Blackburn
• Programmes like this help you with examples in the
exam.
• ‘Subtitle- ‘Blackburn-Panorama White Fright’
• Make notes in your books
• What are the problems this clip shows?
• Why do some of the ‘whites’ disapprove of the
‘blacks’? (ceremonies)
• White and black taxis- issues?
• What’s the problem with having ‘Areas’?
• How would you try combat the black white issue?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1vJ7fs16RY
Grade B
You will be
able to explain
why people
racially
discriminate
and what the
results of such
actions might
be.
Grade A-A*
You will be able
to evaluate the
effectiveness of
the governments
actions to
tackle racism
and whether it
exits in today's
society.
As more and more people began to settle in the UK and racism began to
rear its ugly head the government knew it had to act.
UK laws were introduced against this and the most important was the Race
Relations Act in 1976 which made it illegal to...
Complete the top left of Page 12
using the information on this
slide.
• Discriminate against anyone
because of their race,
colour, nationality, or
ethnic background in terms
of housing, training, jobs,
education or the provision
of services.
• Use threatening or abusive
language that could stir up
racial hatred.
• Publish anything that could
cause racial hatred.
More recently the government
has introduced a ‘Britishness’
test that all new immigrants
to the UK must take.
As well as being able to speak
some English they must also
answer questions on British
life and history.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/4099770.stm
In pairs, attempt to complete
the sample questions. Can you
get more than the 75% pass
mark?
Complete the box on page 12
The Government have also...
Given money to groups working for community cohesion.
Made it so schools have to promote community cohesion by law.
Yep this lesson covers us by law 
• Is Britain as tolerant as it likes to think it is?
• How do the children treat the new arrivals?
• Programmes like this help you with examples in the
exam.
• ‘Subtitle- ‘Panorama – racism in Britain’.
Make notes in your books
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8e6lS7T
9yI
Complete the bottom of page 12
You could include:
Race Relations Act
A test in Britishness
Teaching in schools
BMP- Government party against other
ethnicities.
Write in your book if there is not enough space.
Racist Police
‘How can we eradicate racism and stop the
youth of today being racist if the police
behave like this!’
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_GWy82olhw&feature=related
Complete Q2 on p41 of your exam booklet
It does not matter what action the
government takes to promote
community cohesion; racism will always
exist.
Part D 6marks
PPP your opinion
PPP religious person that disagrees with
you.
PEER ASSESS
Mark out of 6
Positive
Target
Grade A-A*
You will be able
to evaluate the
effectiveness of
the governments
actions to
tackle racism
and whether it
exits in today's
society.
Equality Street
Will we ever have an equality street?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmTV62mE1PA
List 3 things
you have learnt
from today’s
lesson...
P40 Q3 answer
• YES
• People generally do live together and get on
peacefully
• There are many benefits to living in a multi-ethnic
society
• NO
• Many people are worried about the large number
of ethnic groups coming to live in the UK
• There have been many examples of conflict and
racism
P41 Q2 answer
• AGREE
• People will always fight and not get on
• It is difficult to police racism as not all cases are
reported
• There are still lots of examples of racism today (give an
example)
• DISAGREE
• Protection is put in place for people through the law
• Relations between people of different races has
improved
• There are many examples where Government changes
have been successful
Panorama programme links
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWrvjtAe
t2c&feature=related Private
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k060Q_re
0bc&feature=relmfu
Racism in the Police links
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_GWy82
olhw&feature=related
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEFitWmzl
Tk&feature=relmfu

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