"The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power" (video)
ali book coverWriter, film-maker, and leading figure of the international left Tariq Ali speaks about Pakistan, Afghanistan and the future of U.S. involvement in the region. Ali's new book, "The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power", weighs the prospects of those contending for power in the aftermath of Benazir Bhutto's assassination, and demonstrates Pakistan
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Forth Banks Goods Station, Pottery Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Interior view of the goods shed designed by architect William Bell for the North Eastern Railway Company. Photographed in 1893 by Henry Bedford Lemere.
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[a] fundamental concept of psychology is that people often make decisions they’re not happy about. … If businesses have a chance to profit by tempting us into making decisions that are good for them but
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Intervenant : Pr Isabelle Chary-Valckenaere, Rhumatologie – CHU Nancy

Résumé : Algodystrophie, syndrome douloureux régional complexe, SDRC 1, algo-neurodystrophie, algodystrophie sympathique, dystrophie sympathique réflexe, système neurovégétatif, capsulite rétractile, syndrome épaule main, atrophie de Südek-Leriche, o
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Two sets of twins spent the last four years together as students at Duke University. They discuss what being a twin means for their relationships and identity.
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Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see terms and conditions), this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence

The extracts acknowledged below appear Chapter 3 (‘Modernity and English as a national l
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Climatic Research Unit (2003) Information Sheets at http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk
New Internationalist (2003) ‘The Big Switch: Climate Change Solutions’, June, issue number 357.
The Open University (1998) S103 Discovering Science , Block 2 ‘A Temperate Earth?’, Milton Keynes, The Open University.

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In this course we will consider organisation and funding issues in elite sport. As with public sector sport, at the grass roots level a number of different organisations are involved, and it is difficult to identify clear leadership of this area. The National Lottery has had a major influence on the funding of our top sports people and the approach we take here is to look at how funding and organisation issues impact on one athlete, in this instance Shelly Woods (British wheelchair racing rec
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This free course provided an introduction to studying Sociology. 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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