1.6.2 Education

Education is obviously one of the crucial dimensions in any attempt to develop a future European identity or at least more understanding and convergence among Europeans. If the school made the nation, it should also be a key factor in promoting Europeanness. Observers of the school scene in Europe acknowledge the existence of a growing sentiment of interest for European themes (institutions, politics, peoples, languages). Furthermore, the EU-based exchange programmes have recognised the impor
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1.4.1 Historical background

European unification was begun by the social democratic and Christian democratic leaders of the Western European states who had fought each other during the Second World War. The idea was to create a community of states that would guarantee peace and prosperity. The process turned out to be long and arduous, particularly after the federalist failures of the Congress of the Hague (1949) and the European Defence Community (1953). The main emphasis was on economic co-operation, and the project w
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Bernanke: Fed ready to act
July 13 - Summary of business headlines: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke lays the groundwork for possibility of further stimulus; Netflix hikes subscription price by 60 percent. Conway Gittens reports.
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American Psychiatric Association (2000) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-TR™ (4th edn), Washington, DC, APA.
Asperger, H. (1944) ‘“Austistic psychopathy” in childhood’, translated in Frith, U. (ed.) (1999).
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5.3 Objectivity and subjectivity, induction and deduction

The purposes of scientific enquiry are to describe, explain, predict and control (Reaves, 1992). Through scientific training, natural curiosity is developed into objective, empirical (experience-based) study involving observations and controlled experiments which constitute the methods of scientific enquiry that lead to scientific knowledge.

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Allan, J. (1999) Actively Seeking Inclusion: pupils with special needs in mainstream schools, London, Falmer Press.
Alston, J. (1995) Assessing and Promoting Writing Skills, Stafford, NASEN Enterprises Ltd.
Benjamin, S., Nind, M., Hall, K., Collins, J. and Sheehy, K. (2002) ‘Moments of inclusion and exclusion: pupils negotiating classroom contexts’, pa
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Major issues in the election
Because of the relatively poor economy, Obama is trying to steer the campaign away from that issue, says MSU political scientist Matt Grossmann.
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Health care and Romney's 'juggling act'
As the health care bill shows, Mitt Romney has a 'juggling act' when it comes to appealing to the GOP base as well as the moderates and independents, said Charles Ballard, economist and director of the State of the State Survey at Michigan State University.
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Income inequality
The candidates have differing viewpoints over the growing inequality of income in the United States, said Charles Ballard, economist and director of the State of the State Survey at Michigan State University.
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Breakingviews: Boutiques make bank
July 26 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie discuss how independent M&A advisory shops have been trouncing their bigger Wall Street rivals of late.
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Bond investor confidence takes turn for the worse in Q2
July 26 - The IACPM's Som-Lok Leung says the latest survey of credit portfolio managers finds that troubles in Europe and a slow U.S. recovery are affecting outlooks across the globe, including Asia & Australia
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Baggott, S. L., Cardenas, L., Garnett, E., Jackson, J., Mobbs, D. C., Murrells, T., Passant, N., Thomson, A. and Watterson, J. D. (2007) UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory, 1990 to 2005, Harwell, Oxfordshire, AEA Technology.
Brower, M. and Leon, W. (1999) The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices, New York, Three Rivers Press.
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Tables

Table 4 Hammer, W. (1981), ‘Occupational Safety Management and Engineerin
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6 Levels of explanation: the key to understanding addiction and neural ageing
This unit looks at two topics that are of immense worldwide social, economic, ethical, and political importance – ‘addiction’ and ‘neural ageing’. You will develop a Master's level approach to the study of specific issues within these two important subject areas.
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6.4.1 Materials selection

Among the common thermoplastics available in the mid-1970s, polypropylene appeared as a front runner on grounds of toughness, density and cost Table 9). However, it is subject to creep (being uncrosslinked) and possesses a low tensile modulus of ca. 1500 MN m−2. Its merit index is 12.7 due to the low density of 0.9 Mg m−3, making it comparable to GRP. If it replaced GRP, here would be a
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5.3 The rebound effect
Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century. This unit will survey the world’s present energy systems and their sustainability problems, together with some of the possible solutions to those problems and how these might emerge in practice.
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2.3.4 The contract team
Are you always the quiet one when it comes to group discussion? This unit will help you improve your working relationships with other people in groups of three or more. This unit also deals with project life cycles, project management and the role of the leader.
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