What are life chances?<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br />
What do the pictures say about inequality?<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in ...
Definition...<br />Life chances are...<br />	The chances that sections of society have of achieving the ‘things’ which are...
Example: Life expectancy in the UK<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life cha...
Example 2<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br />National stati...
The resources of the family
The condition of and the facilities in the area.</li></li></ul><li>Why are life chances unequal? <br />To be able to defin...
News article...<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br /><ul><li>...
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  1. 1. What are life chances?<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br />
  2. 2. What do the pictures say about inequality?<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br />People’s lives may be influenced by factors beyond their control. These factors can influence many aspects of a person’s life such as their education, work and health.<br />
  3. 3. Definition...<br />Life chances are...<br /> The chances that sections of society have of achieving the ‘things’ which are valued by their society.<br />By calculating and comparing the life chances of different sections of society, sociologists can map the pattern of inequality.<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br />Explain how life chances in the UK are different to those in Africa<br />
  4. 4. Example: Life expectancy in the UK<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br />Glasgow city<br />69.9<br />80.0<br />South Norfolk<br />73.2<br />Blackpool<br />Kensington and Chelsea<br />82.2<br />
  5. 5. Example 2<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br />National statistics online<br />Looking at the table, what trend is apparent in the figures?<br />Identify as many factors as you can that might be related to children’s chances of having good teeth at the ages shown. Use the following headings:<br /><ul><li>The culture of the area or the family
  6. 6. The resources of the family
  7. 7. The condition of and the facilities in the area.</li></li></ul><li>Why are life chances unequal? <br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br />
  8. 8. News article...<br />To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br /><ul><li>Key questions...
  9. 9. What does the term social mobility mean?
  10. 10. What are the differences in university attendance between the class groups?
  11. 11. In what ways do middle class parents help their children?
  12. 12. What have the government done to try and aid equality?
  13. 13. What issues may get in the way of a child achieving?
  14. 14. Give your view on the equality situation and explain your answer.</li></li></ul><li>To be able to define life chances.<br />To give examples of inequality in life chances.<br />What have I achieved today?<br />I can define what life chances are.<br />I can give examples of life chances.<br />I understand the impact that social class can have on life chances.<br />

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