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Effect of alginate supplementation on weight loss in obese subjects completing a 12-wk energy-restri
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Freedom of Association

[Day 23 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this article originally ran June 03, 2010.]

It seems incredible that in the last days, a fundamental right of the whole of humanity, the freed
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Judge Gale 1
Judge James L. Gale discusses the lessons he learned during his clerkship with the Federal Courts in North Carolina.
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P.W. Zuidhof presents "Liberal Standing of Economics Textbooks"
P.W. Zuidhof, University of Amsterdam, presents "Liberal Standing of Economics Textbooks" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. July 2, 2012
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1.5 The problem of power: policy as political

The plural polity that characterises contemporary policy making means that many stakeholders are involved in the policy-action relationship dynamic, from commercial firms, public and non-profit organisations, the professions, central and local government, service delivery organisations, trade unions and the media, to organised groups of the public itself. Viewing policy as political, then, does not mean simply focusing on politicians. Rather, it signifies adopting a stakeholder perspective in
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1.4 The contribution of culture: policy as meaning making

The third model of the relationship between policy and action, between structure and agency, is based on the idea that human agency cannot be understood by simply regarding people either as cogs in a machine or as elements in an interactive system. Rather, human beings are meaning makers and act on the basis of their understandings and interpretations of events. In other words, they construct their own reality. Such constructions are not unique to them as individuals, but draw on a stock of s
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"What He Has Done Is Sickening to Contemplate": Catholic Liberal John Ryan Denounces Father Charles
Father Charles Coughlin attracted an enormous audience for his radio sermons in the 1930s. Although he initially supported President Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, his speeches turned increasingly strident, conspiratorial, and anti-Semitic over the course of the decade. After 1936, his talks combined harsh attacks on Roosevelt as the tool of international Jewish bankers with praise for the fascist leaders Mussolini and Hitler. The now bitter and delusional tone of his sermons alienated his
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Order it up applet
Does any planet have a stronger magnetic field than Mars? Which planets have a greater mass than Jupiter? Which are denser? Which are larger? Users can find out while playing the Solar System Edition of Order It Up! Order it Up measures of size and scale help us understand the magnitude of objects. Once you get the planetary bodies in order, you can unscramble a space photograph.
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Irony
'Irony,' 1985, by Ken Feingold, was made in association with The Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund. Though ultimately fictional, 'Irony' includes scenes where characters talk directly to the camera as if being interviewed. These layered scenes are interspersed with footage shot during travels in India, which include documentation of a film shoot in the desert (featuring brightly costumed Indian dancers) and villagers looking into the camera. Two female characters emerge as director/filmmake
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Dioramas
This Web site showcases the renowned habitat group dioramas that are located in AMNH's halls. It includes the following resources. “Virtual Tours”: Four 360-degree panoramas with interactive components (Alaska Brown Bear Diorama, Bison and Pronghorn Diorama, Upper Nile Region Diorama, Cuthbert Rookery Diorama). “Videos” Sixteen clips available for broadband or 56k viewing Diorama Gallery. A collection of 50 high-quality images from the museum's dioramas Behind the Scenes. An overview of
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Rock Deformation Gallery
This gallery of online resources is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. The Rock Deformation Gallery, part of the Earth: Inside and Out seminar, features: Illustrations from the Hall of Planet Earth, which has two informative overviews - Deformed Rocks and Deforming Rocks in the Laboratory: Deformed Marble Cylinders;Deformed Conglomerate in the Hall of Planet Earth, which has three annota
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The Lifestyle Project
This innovative project offers a way for students to learn about environmental alternatives by modifying their own lifestyles. It is a three-week exercise for students to reduce their impact on the environment by changing the way in which they live from day to day. This website contains an article about the Lifestyle Project and all the materials needed to teach the project. Materials include a baseline quiz, worksheets, energy facts and figures, and an Excel spreadsheet for students to calculat
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Loomafüsioloogia loenguid
Kõrgkooli tasemel loengukonspektid teatud teemadest loomafüsioloogias: membraanide füsioloogia, närvisüsteem, meeleelundite füsioloogia, veebilanss, termoregulatsioon, sigimine.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be capable of thinking critically about and be able to comment on:

  • processes by which local practices are situated within their wider contexts;

  • dimensions of globalisation;

  • the nature and significance of institutional rules of practice;

  • some differences between managing knowledge-generating practices in Anglo-American, Japanese and Chinese contexts;

  • implications of managing through mu
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Introduction

This unit looks at the management of local knowledge-generating practices. You will explore the processes that link practices to global contexts and learn to identify the key dimensions of globalisation and explore the implications for knowing how to ‘do things’ in a variety of contexts. You will go on to compare the approaches to managing and organising, based on universally applicable principles, with context-specific rationalities and look at how viable interpretations of reality
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References

Connor, A. (1993) Monitoring and Evaluation Made Easy, HMSO.
Craig, S. and Jassim, H. (1995) People and Project Management for IT, McGraw-Hill.
Mae-Wan Ho (1999) ‘One bird – ten thousand treasures’, The Ecologist, October 1999, reprinted in Resurgence, No. 199, March/April 2000, p. 15.
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Snowden Entrance Nearing Completion
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Reizen : Bundel
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Gevarieerde bundel waarin onder meer het volgende aan bod komt: waarom & hoe reizen, sterke reisverhalen, vakantieliefdes en cijfers over populaire reisbestemmingen. 


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Basketbal : Kansen creëren
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Het document bevat een lesvoorbereiding rond basketbal die voornamelijk gericht is op het creëren van een aanvalssituatie. De les wordt benaderd vanuit het sportspelconcept.


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5 Summary of unit
This unit looks at the methods that have been developed by organisms for the uptake, transport and storage of iron: a process made more complicated by the insolubility of its oxides and hydroxides. You will examine iron storage in mammals, including humans, is achieved by ferritin, which stores iron as a hydrated iron (III) oxide – an example of biomineralisation.
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