Them and Us: why we need a fair society
Will Hutton discusses the issues raised in his new book Them and Us: politics, greed and inequality – why we need a fair society. Will Hutton is the executive vice-chair of The Work Foundation and senior visiting fellow at LSE Global Governance.
The Sun — Earth's main source of energy — appears to shine at a constant rate. However, the Sun's magnetic field is actually constantly changing, and this affects its energy output. These variations cause effects that extend throughout the solar system. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn about some of the effects that solar activity may have on Earth. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:20.
Basic Human Pathology: Parts I and II
This course, Basic Human Pathology, includes the teaching of both general and systemic (organs) pathology. It provides a basis for other Tufts Dental School courses such as Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral Diagnosis, Medicine II/III, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and other clinical science courses. It is a transition course between the other basic science courses and the clinical sciences of dentistry. Not only does it serve as a foundation course, its knowledge base will also aid in the
The Family (Animation)
Family means parents and their children living in one house. A family is divided into three types- a small family, large family and a joined family. Indian video.
Batecs. El rugbi a Sant Boi de Llobregat
Durada: 7 min. Vídeo. TVC.
La primera vegada que es va jugar a rugbi a Catalunya va ser a Sant Boi de Llobregat. L'espai "Batecs" visita les instal·lacions de la Unió Esportiva Santboiana per saber com va arrelar aquest esport en aquesta població. L'estadi Baldiri Aleu és la Author(s):
The U.S. and the World’s Recession
Roberto Rigobon somehow makes his audience laugh while summarizing preliminary research on worldwide inflation and recession, data that bring some grim tidings about our global economic state of health. (NB: Argentina and France get knocked about a bit in this talk.)
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Opportunities in Building More Sustainable Supply Chains
When a global corporation implements sustainability standards, it pays to work closely with supply chains, as these panelists attest.
From his research, Richard M. Locke knows that the traditional methods of achieving decent labor conditions don’t work well. When Locke examined years of records gathered by Nike a
The Second Law and Energy
This Nobel Prize-winning scientist admits to staying up late the night before his talk to bone up on thermodynamics. He puts his research to good use, discussing the history and application of the laws of thermodynamics, which have served as “the scientific foundation of how we harness energy, and the basis of the industrial r
The Internationalization of Spanish Companies: Ferrovial, The Rise of a Multinational
Move over, Italy. Rafael del Pino is here to claim Spain’s rightful spot as a major European player in the global infrastructure market. Founded by del Pino’s father in 1952 as a builder of sleeper cars for trains, Ferrovial has diversified into a conglomerate with a hand in construction, real estate, road bui
2 River flow
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there area areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enought water to support the currently population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a
Just as digital technology has expanded the means of producing media, so has it increased the geographic range new media may travel. Locally generated content can zip around the world in a heartbeat. But, says moderator Henry Jenkins, “as a society we’re in a contradictory state in terms of having greater access to glob
National library of Australia : digital collections
This is the Web portal for the online digital collections offered by The National Library of Australia. Collections include... "pictures, rare historical maps, early Australian printed music, manuscripts belonging to famous Australians, selected printed works from our Australian and overseas collections, and selected audio recordings". The website offers simple navigation of the collections by media type, or by a keyword search engine. At May 2009 the website offers open access to: 1,700 books,
Early cinema and the diasporic imagination : the Irish in America 1890-1930
This PDF document briefly summarises an AHRC-funded research network into “the role and representation of Irish immigrants within US cinema”, drawing new ideas of the role of audience taste on the shaping of early cinema and “the contradictory dynamic between ethnic assertion and cultural assimilation faced by the immigrant communities within the US”. The network was conceived as very much a multinational one, with academics from the UK, US and Ireland contributing, and w
London College of Fashion : Cordwainers College historic shoe collection
This database is a resource of approximately 650 digital images of historic shoes (1780s-1990s) and associated tools from the Cordwainers College Historic Shoe Collection. The shoe collection was built up as a teaching aid, and it consists mainly of women's shoes with some men's and a few children's, the majority being British 'fashion' footwear with some orthopaedic, some prize and exhibition work, lasts and shoemaker's tools and some ethnic footwear. A number of items are unfinished, or cut to
This is the website of the Kunstverein Hannover, an art association that, set up in 1832, was one of the first of its kind in Germany. The 'About us' section on the website has information about the origins and history of the institution as well as an outline of its programmes and aims. An exhibition section has information about current, past and forthcoming exhibitions, as well as touring exhibitions and complementary events and discussions. The Kunstverein has a library, which can be visited
Cadernos de história da educação
'Cadernos de história da educação' is an online scholarly journal published in Portuguese addressing itself to educational history in Brazil. It is published by the Educational History Unit of the Faculty of Education at the Universidade Federal da Uberlândia. It first came out in 2002, already in an electronic format in addition to the printed one. Its annual volumes originally focused upon the history of education in one particular state of Brazil, but later issues also embrace wider issu
'Mediterranean Yearbook' (Med) is a full-text scholarly ejournal. The bulk of the articles here are not relevant to the arts and humanities, but there are occasional themed sections on cultural and media issues. Of particular note is the themed section 'The Role of the Media in the Mediterranean' (four articles in the 2003/2004 issue). Other articles of interest include: 'Summer Festivals in Morocco: International Influence and a Factor of Social Cohesion'; 'The Influence of Arab Information C
Memórias paroquiais de 1758
This site digitises the Parish Descriptions of 1758, which resulted from a general research on the geography and social life in Portugal, conducted by the help of questionnaries by the government, and resulting in 44 volumes. The site provides the map of mainland Portugal, on which the user can superimpose the religious division of 1758 (dioceses and parishes); the administrative divisions of 1758( provinces, judicial districts, councils) and the administrative divisions of 1991 (districts,
Implementation of new EU regulations on GMO's
On the 30th March 2004, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) submitted a written consultation in order to gather stakeholders views on the compulsory implementation of two EU regulations on genetically modified organisms (GMO's). The two regulations were (EC) 1830/2003 on the Traceability and labelling of GMO's (the 'Traceability and Labelling Regulation') and (EC) 1829/2003 on Genetically Modified (GM) Food and Feed (the 'Food and Feed R