4.2 Family meanings matter to people in their individual lives and relationships
The idea of ‘family’ is very powerful in contemporary UK culture and policy. Family lives have been the subject of many anxieties both at the personal and policy levels. How do public debates relate to people’s everyday experiences of families? In this unit, you can explore the many attempts at defining ‘family’ and why these complex and contradictory meanings are important to us. We begin to unpick questions of power and inequality, to test our everyday assumptions about families, and
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

4.1 Family and meanings?
The idea of ‘family’ is very powerful in contemporary UK culture and policy. Family lives have been the subject of many anxieties both at the personal and policy levels. How do public debates relate to people’s everyday experiences of families? In this unit, you can explore the many attempts at defining ‘family’ and why these complex and contradictory meanings are important to us. We begin to unpick questions of power and inequality, to test our everyday assumptions about families, and
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

1.3 Exploring values and assumptions
The idea of ‘family’ is very powerful in contemporary UK culture and policy. Family lives have been the subject of many anxieties both at the personal and policy levels. How do public debates relate to people’s everyday experiences of families? In this unit, you can explore the many attempts at defining ‘family’ and why these complex and contradictory meanings are important to us. We begin to unpick questions of power and inequality, to test our everyday assumptions about families, and
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

23 Are men bad for women's mental health
Feelings ran high at this debate touching on gender issues within psychiatric services. The audience started the evening strongly behind the motion supporting gender-segregated in-patient services but with a number of voters waiting to be persuaded. The proposers of the motion centred their arguments on issues of women’s safety and were opposed by a counter-attack emphasising the importance of patient choice. We heard several women service users give heartfelt testimony to their experience of
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

5 chilly snowmen counting 1-5
Fun song for Christmas counting. This video will teach counting to 5 along with basic subtraction.  A teacher's voice is singing in the background while the screen shows 5 snowmen on a felt board.  Run time 01:55.

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Civil Disobedience and Political Change in the 1960s
Students will compare and contrast "Civil Disobedience" and "Nonviolent resistance" during the Civil Rights era in N.C.. They will analyze changes in North Carolina during the postwar period to the 1970's and assess the political and social impact of the Civil Rights movement on local, state and national levels.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Environmental Impacts of Aviation
Knowing more about the environmental impacts of aviation is increasingly essential, but according to
Ian Waitz, it is also an area where uncertainties abound. One thing we know for sure is that the airplanes developed today will be flying for next 30 years, as the fleet dynamics are very stable, due to the extraordinary cos

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Symmetry of Lip Activity in Repaired Unilateral Clefts of the Lip
Original source: ; ; ; ; This electronic text file was created by Optical Character Recognition (OCR). No corrections have been made to the OCR-ed text and no editing has been done to the content of the original document. Encoding has been done through an automa ted process using the recommendations for Level 2 of the TEI in Libraries Guidelines. Digital page images are linked to the text file.
Author(s): Richard E. Offerman

License information
Related content

These pages may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Please contact drl-uls@library.pitt.edu for more information.

Freilich Foundation Eminent Lecturer Series: Women & War Lecture 4 - Cultural Terrorism: The War Aga
Cultural Terrorism: The War Against Women in South Africa and the Law's Limitations Presented by: Professor Penelope Andrews School of Law, LaTrobe University The alarming statistics of violence against women in South Africa today have resulted in many women advocates referring to the situation in the country as "a war against women" or "a state of terrorism". My paper will examine the context of the violence, its persistence, levels and forms, and its ubiquity, to evaluate how a society with co
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Measure of Dispersion - Range and Standard Deviation
West Virginia Math and Science Initiative - Contemporary Math - Measure of Dispersion - Range and Standard Deviation - American Military University > ACADEMICS AND TRAINING > West Virginia Math and Science Initiative > Contemporary Math > Measure of Dispersion - Range and Standard Deviation
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

similar triangles indirect measure
West Virginia Math and Science Initiative - Trigonometry - similar triangles indirect measure - American Military University > ACADEMICS AND TRAINING > West Virginia Math and Science Initiative > Trigonometry > similar triangles indirect measure
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

radian measure in 45 increments
West Virginia Math and Science Initiative - Trigonometry - radian measure in 45 increments - American Military University > ACADEMICS AND TRAINING > West Virginia Math and Science Initiative > Trigonometry > radian measure in 45 increments
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

radian measure in 30 degree increments
West Virginia Math and Science Initiative - Trigonometry - radian measure in 30 degree increments - American Military University > ACADEMICS AND TRAINING > West Virginia Math and Science Initiative > Trigonometry > radian measure in 30 degree increments
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

radian measure coterminal angles
West Virginia Math and Science Initiative - Trigonometry - radian measure coterminal angles - American Military University > ACADEMICS AND TRAINING > West Virginia Math and Science Initiative > Trigonometry > radian measure coterminal angles
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

intro to radian measure demo
West Virginia Math and Science Initiative - Trigonometry - intro to radian measure demo - American Military University > ACADEMICS AND TRAINING > West Virginia Math and Science Initiative > Trigonometry > intro to radian measure demo
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

find measure standard position angles wksht 1
West Virginia Math and Science Initiative - Trigonometry - find measure standard position angles wksht 1 - American Military University > ACADEMICS AND TRAINING > West Virginia Math and Science Initiative > Trigonometry > find measure standard position angles wksht 1
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Fasina--Soybean Lectin Levels
Poultry - Auburn Poultry - Fasina--Soybean Lectin Levels - Auburn University > AU iTunes - Academic Programs > College of Agriculture > College of Agriculture -- Academic Departments > Poultry Science > Auburn Poultry > Fasina--Soybean Lectin Levels
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Fasina--Monitoring Lectin Levels
Poultry - Auburn Poultry - Fasina--Monitoring Lectin Levels - Auburn University > AU iTunes - Academic Programs > College of Agriculture > College of Agriculture -- Academic Departments > Poultry Science > Auburn Poultry > Fasina--Monitoring Lectin Levels
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Municipal, State, and National Reforms in the Progressive Era
This video is accompanied by text. "During the first decade of the twentieth century, urban populations grew quickly and corruption spread throughout all levels of political institutions. Political machines and dishonest public officials controlled some of the largest cities in the nation. San Francisco lawyer Abe Ruef, who operated one of the most powerful political machines of the era, forced companies to pay substantial bribes to conduct business in the city. For example, a streetcar company
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

3. Gas Hydrates in Energy Recovery, Transportation & Storage
student, hydrate, combustion, energy, compound, cell, molecule, structure, gas, production, fuel, behavior, chemistry, natural, analysis, measure, experiment, test, research, water, thermal, model, factor, react, adhesion, particle, primate, phase, matter
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content