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Question: TMA 01 Part 1: In your own words, define ‘inequality’ and provide two examples of it that can be seen on city road. [250 words]

TMA 01 Part 2: What have you enjoyed and what have you found challenging about starting this module? [50 words]


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Answer: Inequality is a concept to describe the differing opportunities given to people with a variant of economic and social value such as access to education, money and cultural facilities. The distribution of these can seem uneven to certain social groups or people.

Examples:
The Food Bank
Some people on City Road can afford to shop in the higher end retailers and some are not able to support themselves or their family financially, meaning they need to access the food bank.
This is an example of economic inequality. One of the reasons causing this is differing levels of income. Due to this lack of income it also limits their choice of food and lifestyle they wish to lead. People who use the food bank are using the service out of necessity where as others who have more financial freedom have choices on their lifestyle.
It also has an impact on how they and others perceive this situati...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Social science
  • Course: DD102 Introducing the social sciences
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 300
  • Date submitted: August 11, 2019
  • Date written: January, 2019
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8710

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