Discuss a current social issue/problem in the UK
2000 words essayAssessment Requirements
Discuss a current social issue/problem in the UK that you have identified in the media and that is relevant to social work, drawing on a range of social science
research to inform your discussion. You will
be identifying a contemporary social issue/problem of interest to you that has been reported in the media over the last 12 months and then identifying relevant social
science research on that issue/problem to inform your discussion. Your discussion should highlight which particular group or groups are most impacted by the
issue/problem from the variables identified in Unit 3 such as gender, age, sexuality, social class, region, education, health, religion, disability and so on. will
begin to develop your skills of critical analysis by considering why these groups are most impacted and the evidence that supports this analysis.