1.2.1 The Beveridge report
This Unit looks at the work of William Beveridge in reforming the field of social welfare after World War II. Particular attention is paid to the attitude towards women and immigrants to the United Kingdom.
The Mediaeval Church Encounters the Classical Tradition: St Augustine and Roger Bacon
Prof. David Lindberg : Course
A Life in Science
Prof. Sir Brian Heap : Course
Amanda Knox's family disputes testimony
June 27 - Amanda Knox's mother says a key witness in her daughter's murder appeal lied to an Italian court. Deborah Gembara reports.
The Pivot of the 20th Century [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor David Kennedy | Winston Churchill said in 1945 that 'the United States stands at this moment at the summit of the world'. Yet just five years earlier America had been an economic catastrophe and an isolationist bastion. How that transformation came about, and its consequences, will be the subject of this lecture. David M Kennedy is Donald J McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University.
Obama and the Empire of Liberty [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor David Reynolds | A new president. A new era? David Reynolds will introduce the Obama presidency against the backdrop of America's epic, tangled history. David Reynolds is professor of international history at Cambridge University and a fellow of the British Academy. His most recent book is America, Empire of Liberty: A New History.
The Future of Christianity [Audio]
Speaker(s): Diarmaid MacCulloch | Barack Obama came to office determined to change America's relations with the Arab and Islamic worlds. The Arab world has responded to his message of "mutual interest and mutual respect" with enthusiasm and conviction. Part of the success of Obama as a communicator lies in the sensitivity he shows to recent Arab history. This lecture will examine the Obama factor in addressing the many challenges facing US policy towards the Mid East, and Arab relations with the
China's 21st Century Market Authoritarian Challenge [Audio]
Speaker(s): Stefan Halper | Beyond the military and economic challenge presented by Beijing, there lies a battle of ideas. China's market authoritarian model promises to shape the developing world in the 21st Century offering both new modes of governance and a path around the West. What does this mean for the Enlightenment ideals that have informed Western progress for some 200 years? What does it mean for the millions seeking a better life across the Third World?
A Call for Judgment: sensible finance for a dynamic economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Amar Bhide | Our prosperity requires the enterprise of innumerable individuals and businesses who exercise their imagination and judgment—and bear responsibility for outcomes. And widespread enterprise is fostered through dialogue and relationships, not merely prices in anonymous markets. Yet in the last several decades finance has become increasingly centralised, distanced, and mechanistic. Bhide's lecture explains how bad theories and mis-regulation led to this dangerou
Latvia Turns the Corner [Audio]
Speaker(s): Valdis Dombrovskis | After years of unsustainable growth and profligate spending, in 2009 Latvia experienced the deepest economic crisis in the European Union, with a GDP fall of 18%. Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis came to power facing the daunting task of averting bankruptcy. Severe austerity measures, combined with an international loan package, have yielded results – in 2010 Latvia's recession ended and economic growth is expected to resume in 2011. In this lecture, the Prime
Aspectos Sociales, Legales, Éticos y Profesionales de la Informática (Curso académico 2009/2010)
Capacitar para la reflexión sobre el impacto en la sociedad de la profesión de Ingeniero Técnico en InformáticaCapacitar para la reflexión sobre la ética y la deontología profesional, y conocer las instituciones relacionadas con este aspecto (Colegios Profesionales, códigos deontológicos).Conocer la normas legables aplicables al ejercicio profesional, con énfasis en la Ley de Protección de Datos y la Ley de Servicios de la Sociedad de la Información.Saber analizar una situación del
"Microeconomic Theory III, Spring 2009"
" This half-semester course discusses decision theory and topics in game theory. We present models of individual decision-making under certainty and uncertainty. Topics include preference orderings, expected utility, risk, stochastic dominance, supermodularity, monotone comparative statics, background risk, game theory, rationalizability, iterated strict dominance multi-stage games, sequential equilibrium, trembling-hand perfection, stability, signaling games, theory of auctions, global games, r
This one minute video explains how the process of mitosis cycle works. Using microscopic images to help explain the process.
7.05. Capitalization and Rent Taalsystematiek : Wandplaten In deze bijdrage vind je volgende wandplaten: Quadratic Equations: Solving Quadratic Equations Rona wrap-up Measurements of Pollution in the Troposphere: MOPITT IDS336 Session 10 Summer 2011
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This module contains the a quadratic equations from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
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This brochure gives a brief description of the science research that is being done with data from the MOPPITT instrument flying onboard NASA's Terra satellite. It also identifies some of the data products, as well as gives some technical specifications.
IDS336 Human Rights - Session ten 07/12/11 Emily Magruder
Taalsystematiek : Wandplaten In deze bijdrage vind je volgende wandplaten:
In deze bijdrage vind je volgende wandplaten:
Quadratic Equations: Solving Quadratic Equations
Measurements of Pollution in the Troposphere: MOPITT
IDS336 Session 10 Summer 2011