Citizenship DRC Researchers Discuss the Impact of Their Work
Speaking on the sidelines of the DFID-hosted event, The Politics of Poverty, researchers from the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability discuss the impact they have had after 10 years of exploring the different ways around that world that citizens are taking action to shape their states and societies.
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Episode 22: Geopolitics of Climate Change

Dr Peter Christoff explores the global politics of climate change with Sian Prior.

Guest: Dr Peter Christoff, School of Social and Environmental Enquiry.
Topic: Geopolitics of Climate Change

Duration: 31 min 12 sec



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Introduction
From politics to cookery, ratios, proportions and percentages are part of everyday life. This unit is designed to help you become more familiar with how figures can be manipulated, then you can check whether that discount really is as big as they claim!
Author(s): The Open University

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Last Days of the Working Class
Professor Cowie discusses his research and writing on American culture, politics and work during the 1970s.
Date: 06/17/2010

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Technics and Future
Companies and governments have to decide upon technological strategies, i.e. which products are to be developed and which processes and infrastructures are required for the future. Several tools to consider technological strategies are dealt with in this course.
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The Korean War
Learn how the tiny Asian country of Korea was divided in the aftermath of World War II and how the cold war politics between the United States and the Soviet Union led to a brutal conflict.
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Introduction to Health Policy
Introduces the material covered in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Focuses on four substantive areas that form the analytic basis for many of the issues in Health Policy and Management. The areas are: (1) economics and financing, (2) need and demand, (3) politics/ethics/law, and (4) quality/effectiveness. Illustrates these issues using three specific policy issues: (1) injury, (2) medical care, and (3) public health preparedness.
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Presumed Intentions and the Copyright Bargain: Digital Copyright Reform, the Making Available Right,
Elizabeth Judge analyses the extent to which the Crown is permitted to use (and make public) private copyrighted materials, considering in particular the theories of implied licence and waiver. Digital copyright reform discussions are considering the intersection between author's rights, including the making available right, and the public interest in accessing materials online. Mechanisms such as opt out, implied licence, waiver, and the copyright bargain have been suggested as ways to facilita
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21H.575J Women in South Asia from 1800 to Present (MIT)
This course is designed to introduce and help students understand the changes and continuities in the lives of women in South Asia from a historical perspective. Using gender as a lens of examining the past, we will examine how politics of race, class, caste and religion affected and continue to impact women in South Asian countries, primarily in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. We will reflect upon current debates within South Asian women's history in order to examine some of the issu
Author(s): Roy, Haimanti

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Presumed Intentions and the Copyright Bargain: Digital Copyright Reform, the Making Available Right,
Elizabeth Judge analyses the extent to which the Crown is permitted to use (and make public) private copyrighted materials, considering in particular the theories of implied licence and waiver. Digital copyright reform discussions are considering the intersection between author's rights, including the making available right, and the public interest in accessing materials online. Mechanisms such as opt out, implied licence, waiver, and the copyright bargain have been suggested as ways to facilita
Author(s): Elizabeth Judge

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We’re From the Government and We’re Here to Help
Social entrepreneurs can tap governments to expand impact. Escuela Nueva assisted the Colombian government to debut a new model of teaching more attuned to the needs of rural children and their communities. Riders for Health negotiated innovative delivery of health services to remote communities in Africa. YouthBuildUSA partnered with government to scale a program to address core issues facing low-income communities. Hear about best practices in working with governments and how to stay true to t
Author(s): Debra Dunn, Associate Consulting Professor, Stanfo

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(Financial) power to the people
Web 2.0 entrepreneurs are shifting power dynamics from institutions (governments and NGOs) to end-users (donors and aid recipients) by creating new online marketplaces. These three social entrepreneurs are having a positive impact on development goals but each follows a different business model: online micro-lending for Kiva, online giving for Global Giving, and online investing for MyC4. Join them in the conversation.
Author(s): Tom Watson, Managing Partner, CauseWired Communica

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State power and social innovation
For many social entrepreneurs governments are a crucial source of income, but also a barrier to action because of their perceived inability to innovate and change. Yet most academics, commentators, and social activists recognise that genuine systemic global change requires institutional and political entrepreneurship. This panel will explore examples of state social entrepreneurship and will consider the question: to what extent is government the best solution or the biggest problem to addressin
Author(s): Alex Nicholls, Lecturer in Social Entrepreneurship

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Process and Effects of Unification
The history of the Wall — Developments up to 1989 — The international handling of German unification — The domestic politics of unification — Enduring divisions in Germany — Conclusion
Author(s): Andreas Busch

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Anglo American Relations the Special Relationship
Anglo American Relations the Special Relationship. Part of a lecture series to develop an understanding of the changing composition and dominant characteristics of UK politics in the post-war period.
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Pensions in the UK
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Interest Groups - Politics in the UK
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Love and Revolution
Divergent views on politics and religion fuel a feud between two prominent Williamsburg families. Museum educator Anne Willis tells the story of their children's unlikely marriage.
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John Denham MP - Annual Politics Lecture with Q&A
John Denham MP - Annual Politics Lecture with Q&A
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