6 Hospital care In most aspects of medical care, the rich generally enjoyed better access to medical services and better-quality services than the poor. The only exception to this rule was hospital care. In the nineteenth century the ‘deserving’ poor – whose respectability was guaranteed by the need for them to have a letter of admission from a subscriber or employer – could receive medical and surgical treatment in charitable hospitals. The very poor could obtain care through Poor Law hospitals, whi
In most aspects of medical care, the rich generally enjoyed better access to medical services and better-quality services than the poor. The only exception to this rule was hospital care. In the nineteenth century the ‘deserving’ poor – whose respectability was guaranteed by the need for them to have a letter of admission from a subscriber or employer – could receive medical and surgical treatment in charitable hospitals. The very poor could obtain care through Poor Law hospitals, whi
Simulation of Micro Pedestrian Behaviour in Shopping Streets
Over the years, scholars have developed various models of pedestrian movement. These models can be used to assess the effects of detailed design decisions or to predict pedestrian behaviour under conditions of crowding. To date, not much attention has been paid to pedestrians' shopping behaviour at the micro level. Therefore, the main purpose of this project is to test a model that aims at simulating micro pedestrian behaviour in shopping streets, including entering shops. The model assumes a de
Artstigators Google Hangout LIVE
Learn about Arts, Media & Entertainment opportunities through Duke in CHI, DC, NY, LA & SF (Silicon Valley) Featuring alumni from THE HUNGER GAMES, Google, NBC TODAY Show! an #artstigators production Google Hangout LIVE Tuesday, September 23rd | 5-7pm Von Canon, Bryan Center Join us for a LIVE networking and career conversation with Duke alums in Arts, Media & Entertainment via Google Hangout! Followed by small group sessions with students and program directors to learn about living and int
How to Stop Pop-Ups
Step 1: Stop Pop-ups
How frustrating is it to be surfing the internet and suddenly your screen is filled with pop ups, you know what I’m talking about. Today we are going to show you how to stop popups.
Step 2: Dialogue
What’s the matter?
Why do pop-ups keep popping up in my computer?
Those are popups
What are popups?
Popups are way for websites to advertise.
"Math Snacks" Number Rights
Whole numbers are no better than any others!
Practice plotting values on the number line as a passionate activist rises up and demands equity for all numbers, including fractions and decimals.
Number Rights addresses number and operations standards as well as the process standard, as established by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). It supports students in:
Comparing and ordering fractions, decimals, and percents efficiently and finding
If I were you, I wouldn't start from here: understanding Oxford through its past
Local history lecture, by Chris Day, giving an overview of the history of the University of Oxford. Visit http://media.conted.ox.ac.uk/lh01 to view the full presentation from Chris Day, including his slides.
Mark Ravina, "Legends of the Last Samurai"
Mark Ravina, Associate Professor of Japanese History at Emory University, discussed "Legends of the Last Samurai" at Bowdoin College. Professor Ravina has written widely on Early Modern and Meiji era Japan.
Sample the best of Moroccan culture in Djema's al Fna, where fortune tellers, street preachers, and storytellers have shared their talents since the 11th century.
John James Ingalls: Fast Track. . .from Law to Politics
John James Ingalls came to Kansas Territory as a young man. He was raised in Massachusetts and trained as a lawyer. He first settled in Sumner, Atchison County. The letters home to his father in this podcast describe his growing success as a lawyer. He also becomes involved in territorial politics as part of the free state movement. His letters are articulate and humorous. Ingalls became a prominent Kansan, ultimately serving as one of the state's U.S. Senators. The text for this podcast
3.4 Cognitive and non-cognitive states At several points in the Reading, James draws a sharp contrast between emotions and what he terms ‘cognitions’. The distinction between cognitive and non-cognitive states will crop up fairly regularly from now on, so I shall pause at this point to make it clear how I am going to understand this distinction. Unfortunately, different philosophers understand the distinction in different ways; I shall introduce two possible interpretations of the distinction. On one interpretation, the
At several points in the Reading, James draws a sharp contrast between emotions and what he terms ‘cognitions’. The distinction between cognitive and non-cognitive states will crop up fairly regularly from now on, so I shall pause at this point to make it clear how I am going to understand this distinction. Unfortunately, different philosophers understand the distinction in different ways; I shall introduce two possible interpretations of the distinction.
On one interpretation, the
17.910 Reading Seminar in Social Science: International Political Economy (MIT)
This course examines the politics of international economic relations. We begin with a discussion of the analytical "lenses" through which we can view the global economy. We then examine the politics of trade policy, multinational corporations, and international monetary and financial relations. We will also examine third-world development, communist transition, and the debate over "globalization." Finally we will explore the fight against terrorist financing and money laundering, the proper rol
Duke Medicine Profiles: Matthew T. Roe, MD, MHS
Get to know Duke Medicine's cardiologists. Learn more about Matt Roe, MD, a general cardiologist who treats patients in Durham, at http://www.dukemedicine.org/find-doctors-physicians/matthew-t-roe-md-mhs.
Kicking homophobia out of football
In this video we go behind the scenes at the recent Justin Campaign event, hosted at the University, by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Questioning staff network (LGBTQ). The Justin event is held in memory of Justin Fashanu, a talented, openly gay professional footballer, who committed suicide after being forced out of the game because of his sexuality.
The post-crisis banking sector
The Global Head of Banking Research at Credit Suisse, Giles Keating discusses how the banking environment is different post-crisis, and what the implications are for investors.
Sonnet No. 1: By William Shakespeare
Read in a deep, rich, lush voice by Bertram Selwyn, the only person to record all of Shakespeare's sonnets on YouTube, and to offer the recordings free to the world. The text appears overlying a famous portrait of Shakespeare. Voice over. "From fairest creatures we desire increase, That thereby beauty's rose might never die, But as the riper should by time decease, His tender heir might bear his memory: But thou, contracted to thine own bright eyes, Feed'st thy light'st flame with self-
Travelers foiled by French air traffic strike
A strike over working conditions by air traffic controllers in France has ruined Easter week for thousands of travelers who've had to put their holiday plans on hold. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial,
Vortex flows: from insects to aircraft - Ismut Gursul
Professor Ismet Gursul talks about his research into the most efficient wing structure for a tiny aircraft. He has found this is similar to the structure of insect wings.