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Explain how and why attitudes have changed to the roles of men and women in the UK

1. Roles of men and women have changed greatly

2. Women have equal rights as men

3. Men and women are expected to share jobs in the home

4. Changed because of the feminist movement

5. Changed because of social and industrial changes and the effects of the world wars where both sexes had to work

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Define sexism

Discriminating against people because of their gender

3

Explain the different Christians attitudes to equal rights for men and women in religion, and any reasons for them

1. Traditional protestant
- Only men should be religious leaders, what the bible teaches.
- All of Jesus's apostles were men.

2. Liberal protestants
- Men and women have equal roles as Jesus had women disciples
- Genesis 1 says "God created male and female at the same time

3. Catholics
- Men and women should have equal roles but only men can be priests because Jesus was a man
- All of Jesus's apostles were men

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Explain the different islamic attitudes to equal rights for men and women in religion, and reasons for them

1. Traditional Muslims
- Men and women have different roles in life and religion, Qur'an teaches that they have different physiques
- Only men to attend mosques and be imams

2. The modern attitude
- Men and women should have equal roles in religion because it says so in the Qur'an
- Prophet Muhammad encouraged both men and women to pray in mosques

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Explain the nature of the UK as a multi-ethnic society, including problems of discrimination and racism

1. There are many ethnic minorities and so is a multi-faith society
2. Multi-ethnic societies have many advantages such advancing more quickly
3. Multi-ethnic society needs equal opportunities and treatment to work
4. Prejudice and discrimination cause major problems, can lead to crime, racist parties and even terrorism

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Define discrimination

Treating people less favourably because of their ethnicity/gender/colour/class

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Define ethnic minority

A member of an ethnic group (race) which is smaller than the majority group

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Define multi-ethnic society

Many different races and cultures living in one society

8

Define prejudice

Believing that some people are inferior without even knowing them

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Explain the governments actions to promote community cohesion in the UK, including legislation on equal rights for ethnic minorities and religions

1. The government promotes community cohesion by
- Passing laws against racism
- Passing laws against violence and discrimination
- By teaching community cohesion in schools
- Supporting community groups

2. Community cohesion is important because
- Society could become violent
- Society could become divided

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Define community cohesion

A common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society

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Define multi-faith society

Many different religions living together in one society

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Define racial harmony

Different ethnic groups living together peacefully

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Explain why Christians should help to promote racial harmony

1. Bible tells the story of the good samaritan
2. Jesus helped promote racial harmony
3. The Christian church has members in all the countries of the world
4. All Christian churches preach against racism

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Explain why Muslims should help to promote racial harmony

1. The Prophet Muhammad promoted racial harmony
2. The Qur'an teaches all races are equal as they are God's creation
3. There are Muslims in nearly every country in the world
4. Hajj promotes unity amongst all Muslims of all races

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Explain how the UK has a multi-faith society, including the benefits of living in a multi-faith society

1. Britain has a multi-faith society because
- Several religions are practised all over the UK
- Everyone is free to practice their religion how they want
- People are allowed to change their faith if they like
- Britain has many immigrants and means there are lots of different religious beliefs

2. Multi-faith society has benefits because
- Religious freedom
- We can learn other religions and stop violence

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Define religious freedom

The right to practice your religion and change your religion

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Explain the issues raised for religion by a multi-ethnic society, conversion, bringing up children, interfaith marriages

1. Conversion attempts by other faiths can be like discrimination
2. Bringing up children because they may leave their parents faith
3. Inter-faith marriages because of having to decide which faith the children should be brought up in

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Define inter-faith marriage

Marriage where the husband and wife are from different religions

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Define religious pluralism

Accepting all religions having equal right to co-exist

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Explain the ways in which religions work to promote community cohesion in the UK

1. Working to discover what is the same about religions
2. Helping with mixed-faith marriages
3. Making sure that all children learn about different faiths
4. Joining local and national groups