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Question: TMA 01 Part one - In your own words, define ‘difference and inequality’ and provide an example of each on city road. (250 of 250 words)

TMA 01 Part two – What have you enjoyed and what have you found challenging about starting this module? (50 of 50 words)

TMA 01 Part three – Write no more than 100 words in your cluster group forum describing a street that you know. (100 of 100 words)

Answer: TMA 01 Part one: In this assignment I’ll be defining the terms ‘inequality and difference’ and providing examples of each. From the resources provided I understand that ‘inequality’ represents the existence of imbalanced opportunities for people from different social statuses. Allen, J and Blakely, G. (2014a, Pg 13) described inequality as “The unequal distribution of valued social resources within a society or between societies.” On City Road inequality is evident when ‘The Mackintosh Centre’ a sports centre, is discussed. The inequality I observed was that people felt that the club could only be used if you were a member and able to pay. This perception was backed up by John Cooksley, a tennis coach, who stated “It's quite daunting, this big place where it's all gated off. They want to play. They look in and they're like, oh, that looks like a private club. It lo...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Social Science
  • Course: DD102 Introducing the social sciences
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 400
  • Date submitted: August 09, 2017
  • Date written: June, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8089

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