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3.2 The evolution of the EU

The EU has grown out of a series of intergovernmental political initiatives which have been expressed in a number of treaties. These treaties form the building blocks that give authority and power to the institutions and law-making bodies of the EU. The process is evolutionary, as treaties are reviewed and amended to reflect both the changing membership and the vision of the EU.

The EU is founded on several treaties:

  1. The treaty that established t
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1.8.2 Distance, speed and time

  • Which mathematical formulas are used to relate distance, speed and time?

Look first at distance. If you are travelling at a speed of 30 kilometres per hour, in one hour you will cover a distance of 30 × 1= 30 kilometres. At a speed of 40 kilometres per hour, in two hours you will cover a distance of 40 × 2 = 80 kilometres. And at 50 kilometres per hour, in three hours you will cover a distance of 50 × 3 = 150 kilometres.

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Science is important to study to better understand the makeup of the world and the role the humans take in the universe. Discover the amazing world of atoms, molecules and matter. (01:30) This is the beginning of a series.
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2.1 Planning your search

Your approach to searching will depend to a great extent on what kind of person you are. In an ideal world, when searching for information for a specific purpose, we would all find what exactly we were looking for at the first attempt, especially if we are in a hurry. However, it's always a good idea to have some kind of plan when you are searching for information, if only to help you plan your time and make sure you find the information you need. If I was starting to search for material on h
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5.1.8 Media Studies

Watson, J. and Hill, A. (eds) (1984) A Dictionary of Communication and Media Studies, London, Arnold.


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4 The celebrity persona and the celebrity text

It has been emphasised that we can only know stars through media texts (Dyer, 1998) and this can be extended to seeing celebrities themselves as texts, though for celebrities of any longevity we would certainly have to consider them as large, complex and modulating ones. This section will look at how we might go about reading such a text. There is a distinction between the ‘real’ person and a persona presented in the public arena. One pervasive feature of the ‘large celebrity text’ is
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2.1 Layout

As mentioned in the animation in Section 1.2 writing mathematics has a lot in common with writing English. When you write mathematics, you should write in the equivalent of sentences, with full stops at the end. As in English, each new statement should follow on logically from the previous one or it should contain an indication that a new idea is being introduced. However, laying out mathematics differs from laying out English: because mathematics is more condensed than written English
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References

Anthierens, S., Habraken, H., Petrovic, M. and Christiaens, T. (2007) ‘The lesser evil? Initiating a benzodiazepine prescription in general practice’, Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, vol. 25, pp. 214–9.
Barbui, C., Toshiaki, A., Furukawa, T. and Cipriani, A. (2008) ‘Effectiveness of paroxetine in the treatment of acute major depression in adults: a systematic re-examination of published and
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This free course provided an introduction to studying Health and Social Care. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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2.5 Summary of Section 1

  • England, Scotland and Wales are nations.

  • Wales was conquered by the English in 1282 and its parliamentary union with England took place in 1536.

  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain was formed by the Act of Union of 1707, although the term Great Britain had been in use since 1603, when James VI of Scotland became James I of England (including Wales). Later unions created the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and,
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2.9 Iron (Fe)

The ability of blood to carry oxygen is due to the presence of the red pigment, haemoglobin, present in red blood cells. Haemoglobin is a protein formed from four polypeptide chains called globins, in the centre of each of which is a small non-protein part called a haem group (haima is Greek for ‘blood’). Each of the haem groups has an iron atom within it (Author(s): The Open University

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