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Welcome to Week 2!

Welcome to week two of the course! This short video, led by Dan will explain what we will cover this week.
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Welcome to week two of the course! In week one we considered poverty – living without the resources that are needed – and we noted that poverty isn’t spread evenly. This is the case within a country and also globally. This leads on to another, related social issue – Inequality. Put simply, the idea that some people have more than others. Once again, money is important as it lies at the heart of much inequality, but we can also be talking about inequality in terms of health, education, or crime. Similarly, we can see inequality in terms of location, age, gender, race and ethnicity. This week we will ask questions such as – is inequality a problem? If so, how much inequality is too much?
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To get us started, I’d like you to think about what inequality means to you.

This week we will be looking at inequality. What do we mean by this?

This video from Dan introduces the concept and some key debates before we start getting into the detail.

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