The aim of this module is to further our understanding of public policy – the nature, causes and effects of public policies; the policy process – how policy is made; and with prescription as to how policy might be improved. Since the effectiveness of policies and policy-making processes cannot be assessed independently of analysis of the distribution of economic and political power within political systems, this module also examines the central position of the state in policy analysis.
Issues and Challenges of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Programme in Nepal.
This paper explores some of the key issues and challenges of government HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programme in Nepal. Providing HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services in Nepal is associated with a number of issues and challenges which are shaped mostly on cultural and managerial issues from grass root to policy level. Numerous efforts have been done and going on by Nepal government and non-government organization but still HIV prevention and treatment service is not able to reach all
Inaugural Lecture Prof Nick Frost - Assessing Modern British Childhood: research, policy and practic
This lecture explored the contemporary policy agenda for children and young people living in England. The major focus of the lecture was on the relationship between the state and modern childhood. The lecture then moved on to examine the state of contemporary British childhood. A series of recent research and policy reports have suggested that British children inhabit a world that compares negatively to children in otherwise comparable societies. Childhood and youth are also a high profile and f
Theories and concepts
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or dowloaded as a zip file As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The War on Iraq and the US and British invasion of the country in 2003 has led to huge tensions in geopolitics. At the same time, the supposed ‘threat’ of international terrorism and continuing financial turmoil in the world economy have both brought to the fore the global politics of co-operation and confrontation. Whilst it might be possible to agree on the significance of th
Introduction to European politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration, key approaches to integration, the main institutions (Council, Commission, Court of Justice, European Parliament)
Understanding global politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches to
The Viking Age Scotland and the Irish Sea Provinces
Viking warriors from Scandinavia began to attack the coasts of western Europe towards the end of the eighth century. Christian writers registered their shock and horror at these raids by pagans upon monasteries, churches and royal sites. The raiders were mobile, using highly manoeuvrable light-weight sailing ships, which could also be rowed. They caught te armies of the Christian kingdoms unprepared, lacking the organisation to deal with them effectively. But there was much more to the Vikings t
Dissertation Handbook 2008-9
A detailed guide to producing a dissertation in health promotion/public health for the 2008/9.
Staying on the Beat (Edna Buchanan)
Crime reporter and mystery writer Edna Buchanan knows how to put you on the edge of your seat. One of the first female crime reporters in Miami, she went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 for general reporting. In this 1992 Upon Reflection discussion from the University of Washington, she speaks with host Marcia Alvar about her career, burn out and how reporters can influence the outcome of some criminal cases.
Improving Health: Public Health - Getting back to basics
This presentation explores some of the theories and tools which can be applied in order to set up an effective public health improvement initiative. Notes have been included to assist the facilitator with the presentation. This resource was developed by Education for Health, which is an independent education and research charity for health professionals. They provide educational programmes that are run nationally and internationally and are accredited by the Open University. This workshop pr
Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
International E-communication Exchange module
Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) has an ongoing e-learning programme integrated into its Criminology degree routes. This International E-communication Exchange (IEE) forms part of this and welcomes collaboration from partnered institutions that have similarity in their degree programmes. The core focus is on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. This collaborative exchange enables students to interpret an
Delivering Sustainable Development: Activity 6
The activity aims to provide an opportunity to examine the wide range of approaches that have been used and to examine some of the debates that have arisen in the attempt to make sustainability indicators (Sis) a keystone element in policy development.
The First Emperor: The Man Who Made China (Part 7 of 9)
This video is a documentary which tells the story of Qin Shi Huang, who ascended to the throne at age 13. Under his reign the first version of the Great Wall was constructed. For high school students. CAUTION: There are battle scenes--which may be too graphic for some viewers.
Counseling Manual for Caregivers, Nurses and Midwives Mathematics for Chemistry Workbook Dickinson College Public Service Fellowship I started in Cov - Jeremy Vine Science Bulletins: Immune "Army" Can Fight HIV The US Industrial Growth (Pre-Civil War)
A workbook for chemists on the underlying mathematics needed to study chemistry at beginning undergraduate level. Videos of worked solutions to many of the problems in this workbook can be also found in JORUM
Meet the first recipients of the Dickinson College Public Service Fellowship, Wil Nelligan '14 and Coral Pistilli '14.
Jeremy is a British journalist and news presenter for the BBC. He is known for his direct interview style and exclusive reporting from war-torn areas throughout Africa. He is the current host of the BBC Radio 2 program, Jeremy Vine, which presents news, views, and interviews with live guests. He began his journalistic career in Coventry, working for the Coventry Evening Telegraph.
Some people who contract the HIV virus stay healthy for decades. Scientists working towards HIV vaccines seek out these rare patients, who are called elite controllers. A recent study by researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, reveals one of the mechanisms behind their uncommon ability to ward off AIDS.
This video is accompanied by text. "In the eighteenth century, British inventors perfected a series of machines for mass production of textiles, which initiated the European Industrial Revolution and gave Britain a head start in industrial production. For many years, the British carefully guarded their industrial secrets, forbidding the export of machines or even descriptions of them and restricting the departure of informed mechanics. The British could not keep its secrets forever, and in 1789,
Mathematics for Chemistry Workbook
Dickinson College Public Service Fellowship
I started in Cov - Jeremy Vine
Science Bulletins: Immune "Army" Can Fight HIV
The US Industrial Growth (Pre-Civil War)