Dying to be a Martyr
The Middle East conflict and terrorism are issues we hear about almost daily in the news. This lesson will use video clips from WIDE ANGLE's 'Suicide Bombers' (2004), Internet sites, and primary sources to examine the roots of the Middle East conflict. The video contains interviews with young Palestinians who participated -- or intended to participate -- in suicide bombings. These young Palestinians share the personal, religious, political and emotional reasons behind their participation in thes
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Introduction to Philosophy
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Introduction to Philosophy" in the Department of Philosophy. The course is intended to introduce you to philosophical questions, to make you aware of how some of history's greatest philosophers have approached those questions and what they have had to say about them, to help you articulate philosophical concerns of your own and, most importantly, to learn how to address them. Among the areas of philosophy wi
The Internet: How it Has Changed the World
Several issues are discussed from music to email to doing business have all been impacted by the Internet. Geography is no longer an issue in some cases. A good basis for a pro and con debate or an essay about the Internet's potential in other areas.
How Special-Interest Groups Benefit from Minimum Wage Laws
Those campaigning for a substantial jump in the minimum wage all assert that the purpose is to help working families. Unfortunately, careful students of
the evidence come to a different conclusion. As Mark Wilson summarized it, “evidence from a large number of academic studies suggests that minimum wage
increases don’t reduce poverty levels.”
Some workers los
Those campaigning for a substantial jump in the minimum wage all assert that the purpose is to help working families. Unfortunately, careful students of the evidence come to a different conclusion. As Mark Wilson summarized it, “evidence from a large number of academic studies suggests that minimum wage increases don’t reduce poverty levels.”
Some workers los
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the approach to medicine was vastly different from today. Health is now recognised, at least in most European countries, as a universal right, but what was it like in the past? How did social and political boundaries affect access to treatment, and what were the treatments of the day? This unit examines how Scottish healthcare institutions were influenced by these underlying social, economic, political and cultural contexts.
Heather Grady interview on the MDG Review
IDS co-hosted a high-level event to debate progress on the Millennium Development Goals on 25 January. Heather Grady, Managing Director, Realizing Rights was asked the question: What is needed to build political momentum towards the MDGs?