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Title identity and ethnicity

KeyTerms: Anglo-Saxan, Hybrid Culture, Common descent, Geographical origins, institutional racism

Title: Identity and Ethnicity

Starter:

Share your homework with the person next to you (the 2 qs) then discuss these questions:

-What were the TWO sources about

-Do you think ethnicity is more than how you look

-Why might being from a different ethnicity to White British be difficult for some people in Britain?

LO: To understand the influence ethnicity has on a person’s identity


Lo to understand the influence ethnicity has on a person s identity

LO: To understand the influence ethnicity has on a person’s identity

Grade D: To identify the characteristics often shared between ethnic minority groups in Britain. Use some key terms and studies when discussing ethnic minorities.

Grade C/B:To explain ethnic minority identity and the potential problems experienced by these groups in British society. Able to explain the different characteristics which make up ethnic identities using key terms and studies.

Grade A/A*: To evaluate British society’s influence on ethnic identities using key terms. To explain the different characteristics often shared by ethnic groups. You can make links to other types of identity e.g. feminine and ethnic identities. Studies and key terms are used appropriately


Title identity and ethnicity

LO: To understand the influence ethnicity has on a person’s identity

Using the whiteboards, make a list of all the factors you think make up a person’s ethnic identity


Title identity and ethnicity

Physical characteristics, e.g. skin colour - Modood’s (1997) research suggests that being black is an important source of identity for young African- Caribbeans.

Common decent

May be represented by colour or other racial characteristics

Religion

Most important influence for some ethnic groups e.g. Muslims

Language

May speak the language at home

Or speak to each other in a mixture of English and shared language

What makes up someone’s ethnic identity

Traditions and rituals

Can be religious e.gEid or Traditional e.g Notting Hill Carnival

Geographical origins

Country of origin is important in identifying who you are E.g. Portuguese

History

Shared sense of struggle and opression E.g. Jewish and African-Carribeans

Racism

May have shred experiences of racism


Title identity and ethnicity

In Britain, ethnic minority identity is mainly associated with ethnic sub-cultures from the former British colonies on the Indian subcontinent, in the Caribbean and in Africa.

However, this ignores the significant White minority ethnic groups living in the Britain, such as Jews, gypsies and Irish people.

LO: To understand the influence ethnicity has on a person’s identity


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LO: To understand the influence ethnicity has on a person’s identity

Grade D: To identify the characteristics often shared between ethnic minority groups in Britain. Use some key terms and studies when discussing ethnic minorities.

Grade C/B:To explain ethnic minority identity and the potential problems experienced by these groups in British society. Able to explain the different characteristics which make up ethnic identities using key terms and studies.

Grade A/A*: To evaluate British society’s influence on ethnic identities using key terms. To explain the different characteristics often shared by ethnic groups. You can make links to other types of identity e.g. feminine and ethnic identities. Studies and key terms are used appropriately


Ethnic minorities and racism

Ethnic Minorities and racism

Do you think

there is

racism in modern

British society?

WHY?

LO: To understand the influence ethnicity has on a person’s identity


Title identity and ethnicity

  • Ethnic minority groups in Britain are limited in shaping their self-identity because of the way they are seen and treated by powerful groups.

  • Racial prejudice and discrimination by the main white population may make it difficult for ethnic minorities to fully express their cultural identity.

    Do you agree with this?

LO: To understand the influence ethnicity has on a person’s identity


What is institutional racism

What is ‘Institutional Racism’

Inequality based on race within an organisation.

There has been evidence to show institutional racism in schools. It has been argued that white teachers cannot cope with the way Affrican-Caribbean boys express their identity at school and this is why they are the most likely to be excluded.

Police

  • Stephen Lawrence case showed institutional racism within the Met police.

  • ‘Stop and Search’ Black youth are stopped much more than any other ethnic group.

    Evidence has suggested this treatment has made black youth anti-authority and anti-police


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LO: To understand the influence ethnicity has on a person’s identity

Grade D: To identify the characteristics often shared between ethnic minority groups in Britain. Use some key terms and studies when discussing ethnic minorities.

Grade C/B:To explain ethnic minority identity and the potential problems experienced by these groups in British society. Able to explain the different characteristics which make up ethnic identities using key terms and studies.

Grade A/A*: To evaluate British society’s influence on ethnic identities using key terms. To explain the different characteristics often shared by ethnic groups. You can make links to other types of identity e.g. feminine and ethnic identities. Studies and key terms are used appropriately


Differences between ethnic groups

Differences between ethnic groups

One ethnic group does not cater for the majority.

E.g. you cannot assume all Asians can fall under the ethnic minority label of Asians.

The Asian community is divided into Country, Regions and Religion (sub-cultures)

There can be hostility between members of the same ethnicity.

How might it affect your ability to express youself fully if there is hostilty from your own minority group as well as the White British Majority?


Title identity and ethnicity

Read page 48

  • What differences did Modood find amongst members of the Asian community?

  • What did Ghumann (1999) find in his study to be the most influential factor in providing sub-cultural values to British Asian children?

  • Make a list of these key values. Are these norms the same across the majority of Asian cultures? What evidence is provided?


Title identity and ethnicity

Social conformity in terms of obedience, loyalty and respect, particularly to elders and the community around them

Duty and obligation to the extended family community

Religious training is considered important because it reinforces respect for family

Ghumann

(1999)

Maintaining family honour

The choice of marriage partner should be left to the parents

Bi-lingualism – the mother tongue is seen as essential in maintaining links between the generations


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LO: To understand the influence ethnicity has on a person’s identity

Grade D: To identify the characteristics often shared between ethnic minority groups in Britain. Use some key terms and studies when discussing ethnic minorities.

Grade C/B:To explain ethnic minority identity and the potential problems experienced by these groups in British society. Able to explain the different characteristics which make up ethnic identities using key terms and studies.

Grade A/A*: To evaluate British society’s influence on ethnic identities using key terms. To explain the different characteristics often shared by ethnic groups. You can make links to other types of identity e.g. feminine and ethnic identities. Studies and key terms are used appropriately


Title identity and ethnicity

Plenary:

Peer-Questioning: Ask each other a question based on today’s lesson. Include key terms and studies to challenge each other. If you answer correctly, ask the next question and so on…

Homework:

Make sure all key words for today’s lesson are defined in your glossary in your own words!!

I will be checking folders and glossaries tomorrow!


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