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5.1 Introduction
This unit looks at two topics that are of immense worldwide social, economic, ethical, and political importance – ‘addiction’ and ‘neural ageing’. You will develop a Master's level approach to the study of specific issues within these two important subject areas.
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4.3.2 Wave power
Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century. This unit will survey the world’s present energy systems and their sustainability problems, together with some of the possible solutions to those problems and how these might emerge in practice.
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Stage 7: Implement changes

Finally, the agreed changes are implemented.

Like the hard systems approach, soft systems methodology is not seen as a ‘one pass’ procedure, but as a learning process. Iteration is a feature of the methodology's application. Learning is achieved in both approaches by the use of models, although soft systems has subsequently been enhanced to include a specific analysis of the culture and politics of the problem situation, as shown in Author(s): No creator set

How it's Made: Toothpicks
From birch logs to the handy tool that helps you clean your teeth.
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1.1.1 Noms de rues

As you noticed on the town plan, street names in France and other French-speaking countries often commemorate famous people and historical events. In most French towns, you will find, for instance, rue/avenue/place/boulevard du Général de Gaulle or de la République or du 14 juillet (anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, which started the French Revolution).


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2 Terminology: patients or people?

In this unit ‘the patient’ has been referred to on several occasions. One reason is the universal usage of the term and the ease with which it is understood. To identify someone as a patient immediately situates them as someone in receipt of medical treatment. However, the term itself is not without difficulty, as sociologists critical of medicine have been quick to point out, since it carries associations of power and authority.

Labelling theory is a useful concept that asses
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References

Barham, P. (1997) Closing the Asylum: The Mental Patient in Modern Society, London, Penguin.
Barnes, M. and Walker, A. (1996) ‘Consumerism versus Empowerment: a principled approach to the involvement of older service users’, Policy and Politics, 24 (4) pp.375–93.
Blofeld, J. (2003) Independent Inquiry into the Death of David Bennett, Cambridge
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2.1 An evidence-based enterprise

We have seen that psychology is an evidence-based enterprise and we have also seen that disputes about what should count as evidence have had an important impact on the development of psychology as a discipline. For example, the rise of behaviourism was driven by the idea that only observable behaviour is legitimate data for psychology because only data that can be observed by others, and agreed upon, can be objective. Many other disciplines have had less trouble with this issue
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Baltimore Man Donates Part of His Liver to Save Girlfriend's Life
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Peru Part 1: Exploring Peru: Land of Contrasts and Crossroads
For recipes, visit www.ciaprochef.com/WCA Home of the legendary Inca culture and the lost city of Machu Picchu, Peru stirs the imagination of all who are captivated by the past. But today, Peru faces forward, and its restaurant scene is luring international travelers who seek the culinary world's cutting edge. Visitors who make the trek will find a land of astonishing contrasts, with landscapes ranging from coastal desert to high plains to jungle. Few countries can match Peru for biodiversity,
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Web Tools and Browser Testing | FoxIE

There are several different browsers in widespread use today and multiple versions of those browsers can create unique challenges for web developers. In this video Rey and Chris discuss how to create great cross-browser experiences and some of the testing tools that can help make that simpler.

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Aquí tienen un anuncio sobre el dengue. El anuncio da consejos para prevenir esta enfermedad. (.40)
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21L.015 Introduction to Media Studies (MIT)
Introduction to Media Studies is designed for students who have grown up in a rapidly changing global multimedia environment and want to become more literate and critical consumers and producers of culture. Through an interdisciplinary comparative and historical lens, the course defines "media" broadly as including oral, print, theatrical, photographic, broadcast, cinematic, and digital cultural forms and practices. The course looks at the nature of mediated communication, the functions of media
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How to Make a Smoker with Your Gas Grill with the World's Premier Culinary College
Get the Recipe: http://www.ciaculinaryintelligence.com/2012/08/smoked-trout-with-apple-horseradish-cream.html The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Culinary school instructor Howie Velie demonstrates how to make your gas grill into a smoke and prepare Smoked Trout. For more information about our cooking school, please visit www.ciachef.edu.
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