Domestic Violence, Shari'a, and Women's Rights: (with Lisa Hajjar)
This talk by Lisa Hajjar focuses on the issue of domestic violence in Muslim societies in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The analytical framework is comparative, emphasizing four factors and the interplay among them: shari?a (Islamic law), state power, intrafamily violence, and struggles over women?s rights.
ARTD6064 Entrepreneurship WSA
ARTD6064 Entrepreneurship WSA
SP.601J Feminist Theory (MIT)
This course focuses on a range of theories of gender in modern life. In recent years, feminist scholars in a range of disciplines have challenged previously accepted notions of political theory such as the distinctions between public and private, the definitions of politics itself, the nature of citizenship, and the roles of women in civil society. In this course, we will examine different aspects of women's lives through the life cycle as seen from the vantage point of feminist theory. In addi
Still banning that Bomb: Thinking about nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament
Friday 31 July, 3.30-5.00pm Seminar Room 1.03, Ground Floor, Hedley Bull Centre, Garran Rd, ANU campus Ron Huisken is Senior Fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University. He spent a number of years at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and the UN Centre for Disarmament Affairs before joining government (1981-2001), predominantly the Departments of Foreign Affairs and Trade and of Defence. He returned to academia in 2001 with research intere
Navy Blue Button-Through Coat Dress
Navy blue coat dress (buttin-through). 1920s style, loose fitting. Suit-style collar, lapels extending to full length of dress. Long sleeves, turn back cuffs. Large navy blue button to each lapel. Three blue buttons down centre front with button loops to fasten. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Smoking in pregnancy
A Power Point Presentation including lecture and activities, looking at smoking in pregnant women. These slides look at the physiology of smoking and the general behaviour of women who smoke while pregnant.
This power point presentation looks at and discusses the role of the midwife during contraception. It provides a lecture and also activities that will consider important considerations for women relating to contraception.
Imitation Pearl and Diamante Bar Brooch
White metal bar brooch with artificial pearls (one missing) and diamante. Straight pin and 'c' catch. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
The rise of the Grid & the Large Hadron Collider - Glenn Patrick
Particle Physicist Dr Glenn Patrick talks about the Large Hadron Collider. Based at CERN, in Geneva, the collider is the largest scientific machine in the world. It started operation in the summer of 2008 and aims to produce colossal amounts of data, which thousands of scientists around the world will analyse to further our understanding of the universe.
Combining Entrepreneurship and Environmental Science
Jesko von Windheim combines business savvy and scientific understanding in his new role at Duke as the director of the Nicholas School's Environmental Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center. A founder of multiple companies himself, von Windheim was already teaching entrepreneurship courses at Duke when he recently joined the Nicholas faculty to lead the new environmental entrepreneurship certificate program. Classes in the two-year program will train students to understand business models and
Living with Catastrophic Terrorism: Can Science and Technology Make the U.S. Safer?
After the terrorists attack of September 11, three Academies-the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine-sponsored a major study of the role that science and technology might play in countering the threat of catastrophic terrorism in the United States. This study involved a committee of 24 expe
Alexander Graham Bell's Patent for the Telephone and Thomas Edison's Patent for the Electric Lamp
This lesson introduces students to significant inventions of the late 19th century and examines the power of Congress to pass laws related to the granting of patents. It correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Social Sciences. It also has cross-curricular connections with history, government, language arts, and science.
"Special Topics: Social Animals, Fall 2009"
" Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology."
Andrew J. Bacevich
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. "Because of this preoccupation with the presidency," says Bacevich, "the president has become what we have instead of genuine politics, instead of genuine
What is critical practice?
A look at the meaning of critical practice, the views of service users, and the professional power of social workers.
19 - To Appomattox and Beyond: The End of the War and a Search for Meanings
Professor Blight uses Herman Melville's poem "On the Slain Collegians" to introduce the horrifying slaughter of 1864. The architect of the strategy that would eventually lead to Union victory, but at a staggering human cost, was Ulysses S. Grant, brought East to assume control of all Union armies in 1864. Professor Blight narrates the campaigns of 1864, including the Battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor, and the siege of Petersburg. While Robert E. Lee battled Grant to a stal
Calculating Compound Interest
Compound Interest is another fundamental investing concept. This video goes through a simple example showing the calculations year to year. Power point style is used to clearly show the process.Provided by http://www.kanjoh.com./
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Change at the Top of the World
Marked by towering glaciers and vast expanses of tundra and open sea, the astonishing Arctic landscape exudes a feeling of immense power. But the region's ecosystem is actually one of the most fragile, and it is facing quick deterioration from man-made intrusions such as mining, oil drilling, and pollution - as well as global warming. Journey with explore to meet the region's people and find out how these issues are affect
Powerpoint Presentation On Possessive Nouns
A Power Point presentation describing possessive nouns. Examples are shown and the narrator explains if it is written correctly and then edits the text on the screen to make it correct. Singular and plural examples are shown.