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"Collateral Damage: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century"
power poster Lecture by Samantha Power, Anna Lindh Professor of Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Samantha Power's book, A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide, was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction. She was the founding executive director of th
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Titre: Actualités en Médecine Gériatrique - Paris 2015: La prévention du risque suicidaire en gériatrie est-elle possible?

Conférence filmée le mercredi 17 juin 2015 à la faculté de Médecine Pierre et Marie Curie à Paris dans le cadre de la journée d’Actualités en Médecine Gériatrique qui propose une série de mises ...
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Conclusion

  1. Energy is the basis of modern society. Other physical resources can only be effectively extracted, processed and transported if there is a ready supply of Author(s): The Open University

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The Honey Badger-Perhaps The Most Fearless Animal on Earth
The Guinness Book of World Records have named this species the most fearless animal on earth. Watch this video to see why. Is there anything that this animal does not eat? (03:20) Some scenes may be disturbing for younger viewers.
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A New Methodology to Develop Hypermedia Systems for Architecture History
This paper illustrates a research project concerning the analysis of architectural works through a comparative study based on hypermedia tools; by exploring the hypermedia, users can find the main subjects relative to the "method " of architectural planning. The use of multimedia in architecture allows the integration in a single system of different types of information which are necessary for the description of a work. texts, designs, photos and sounds. In addition, the hypertext information st
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3.5 3.5 Globalisation

All this was taking place in the global context of the ending of the ‘long post-war boom’ in the early 1970s. Profit rates were falling and there was a return of generalised capitalist crises, an intensification of competition and a consequent acceleration in the ‘internationalisation’ of production, as larger firms ‘went global’ in their search for restored profit levels. These developments not only exacerbated the problems of ‘problem regions’, they also led to fundamental c
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1.6 Obesity treatment

Obesity treatment is only successful if weight is reduced and maintained to within a desired range. There are three approaches to obesity treatment: changing behaviour and diet is the most common approach although drugs and surgery can be used in some severe cases of obesity.

Behaviour and diet: it is important to be realistic about an obese patient's target weight as many patients have over-ambitious targets that they are unlikely to achieve. A severely obese patient probably ca
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2.1 The development of gender identity

In this section we are going to look at where we come from in terms of childhood experience and the development of gender identities in childhood. Gender identity involves the construction and use of gender categories. Children's gender categories are at first rather simplistic; but, as we shall see, children refine their categories so that they become more reliable and useful for their social lives. Studying the development of gender identity in children reveals that this is a story of a sea
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6.4 Prospect theory

Kahneman and Tversky (1979) developed ‘prospect theory’ to describe this combination of risk and loss aversion. This suggests that whether an individual is risk seeking or risk averse will depend on where they are in relation to a personal reference point. The reference point divides the area where they feel as if they are in loss from the area where they feel they are in gain. This point is not usually zero, and will change over time. For example, a professional financial trader who is p
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17.1 Part 4: 1 Revising your understanding

By now, it is probably apparent that those of us writing this unit are enthusiastic about the possibilities for systems thinking and complexity thinking. Our enthusiasm extends beyond just thinking, to applying systems thinking to a situation in the world that we experience as complex for the purpose of doing something about it. Our focus is on improving a situation experienced as problematical or on grasping some opportunity. It is the act of relating systems thinking to action in a given co
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Precast 19: Exocrine & Endocrine System 2
ENHANCED podcast on the exocrine and endocrine system.
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Law making in the House of Commons and House of Lords

One of the main functions of both Houses of Parliament is to discuss, debate and pass new laws. Laws made by Parliament are called Acts of Parliament. Acts of Parliament are also known as statutes or legislation. These terms all mean the same thing and will be used interchangeably throughout this course.

Acts of Parliament may originate in various ways:

  1. party manifestos

  2. national emergency, crisis or new development

  3. <
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Transparency in the Obama Administration - A First-Year Assessment - Luncheon Presentation
Michael Isikoff, Investigative Correspondent, Newsweek, and contributor to MSNBC
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A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 1 Bramber Rape (Southern Part)
Describes the southern part of Bramber rape, the easternmost of the three rapes of West Sussex. It tells the history of 19 parishes lying along the coastal strip and over the South Downs.
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5.3 Actividad

Actividad 5.3

You are looking for a bar to hold a birthday celebration in. You see an advertisement.

1 Read the following advert from a magazine. Write down the words you don't understand and try to guess their meani
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Lecture 12 (of 16) | Introduction to Robotics
Though this is an entry-level university course, there may be high school students who desire to enter into the field of Robotics, and this course may inspire them.

Lecture by Professor Oussama Khatib for Introduction to Robotics (CS223A) in the Stanford Computer Science Department.

Professor Khatib shows a short video on An Innovative Space Rover with Extended Climbing Abilities, then continues his lecture on Dynamics.

CS223A is an introd

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1.4.6 Case study 3: Andrew’s death – a hospice death

Andrew was a 23 year-old car mechanic who had been suffering from indigestion for some months before the GP referred him to a hospital consultant, who after a series of tests diagnosed cancer of the colon, with liver secondaries. At this time Andrew was living alone in a small flat a few minutes’ drive from his parents’ home. Because the treatment which Andrew had agreed to involved a long recovery, he decided to move back home with his parents for a while so that he would have someone to
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