This will be challenging for some students as they can struggle to see the differences within a perspective.
The above detailed slideshow covers a range of theoretical perspectives, including functionalism (slides 3 to 11):
After reading through this material and discussing in a think, pair and share exercise to clarify any points of uncertainty, ask students to create a table which initially identifies the specific ‘knowledge and understanding’ points of each specific writer. From this, they must attempt to identify the points of comparison and contrast between each writer.
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The Trussell Trust is a Christian organisation that works to “end hunger and poverty in the UK”. Acc..
In this Open Learn ‘mini module’, Dr Mark Smith discusses a shift in attitude towards the poor in so..
The ‘A Girl Called Jack’ blog has been widely featured in the media over the last few years – the st..
This Guardian article looks at the results of an ONS survey and highlights some significant trends i..
Students can use this material from the Open University to examine postcode trends in poverty..
In 2010, the then Labour UK government defined a child in poverty as being one where the household i..
The following Telegraph article examines the Sunday Times Rich List and provides background informat..
Provide students with a copy of the article “Global Corporations, Global Unions”, by Stephen Lerner:..