LSE Literary Weekend - Sociology as Literature
Editors note: We apologise for the poor audio quality of this podcast. Richard Sennett's award winning Sociology of Literature explores the role of narrative in social research and in writing sociology.
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Road to the train station
Marjorie Sprague walks along the dirt road in front of the Du Vall building (on the northeast corner of First Street and Harvard Avenue) on the way to the Claremont train station.
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Automotive Drum Brakes
Do you know when the first car was built? Do you know who built the first automobile? Would you guess, Henry Ford? Try again. Do you know by what means they used to stop that car? We know the brakes on the vehicles we drive today are quite different from those back in the 1800s. While knowing the history of the automobile is interesting, knowing how they work is also interesting. The automotive brake or to be more specific, the drum brake is what this instruction is designed to review. In this i
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4.3 Green from the grassroots up

People who demand a radical break with the business-dominated path of economic globalisation believe that the claims of the mainstream business community are at best hopelessly inadequate, and at worst deceitful. However, they know they have to come up with some answers of their own. This section outlines ideas that seek to underpin a transition to green economies owned and run at grassroots level. Sounds ambitious? Author(s): The Open University

Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
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Against the Consensus: Reflections on the Great Recession [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Justin Lin | This event marks the publication of Professor Lin's new book Against the Consensus: Reflections on the Great Recession. In June 2008, Justin Lin was appointed chief economist of the World Bank, right before the eruption of the worst global financial and economic crisis since the Great Depression. Drawing on experience from his privileged position, Lin offers unique reflections on the cause of the crisis, why it was so serious and widespread, and its likely evol
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European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: Christopher Cannon & Ulf Landmesser on DEFINE
Christopher Cannon in conversation with Ulf Landmesser DEFINE: Determining the EFficacy and Tolerability of CETP INhibition With AnacEtrapid
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Lecture 28 - 6/3/2009
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Soccer field-sized convoy travels through Eastern Europe
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews This monstrous chain of trailers and trucks attracted loads of attention in Selestat France. As long as a soccer field, this beastly convoy took three years and 800,000 euros. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internati
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Attendance and students' school experiences
This report was commissioned by the National Educational Welfare Board (NEWB) in Ireland. It is an exploratory study which draws together literature and findings related to characteristics of school attendance by pupils in Irish primary and post-primary schools. It uses a number of data sources, particularly re-working data collected by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) and the NEWB. In particular, it highlights issues relating to poor attendance, discussing definitions of terms
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Painting in the Dutch Golden Age: A Profile of the Seventeenth Century
Painting in the Dutch Golden Age: A Profile of the Seventeenth Century examines the culture and art of one of the world's greatest periods of creativity. The sheer volume—and outstanding quality—of the paintings produced can scarcely be paralleled. A 164-page book provides background information about the newly independent Dutch Republic and the nexus of its art and civics. Chapters look at landscape, still life, portraiture, and genre and history painting. Also included are artist biographi
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Woordpakket 14 - Spelweg 2
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Werkblad waarmee leerlingen de woorden van woordpakket 14 inoefenen. Ze kleuren de klinkers in een woord, zoeken woorden in een woordzoeker, maken zinnen met de woorden van het woordpakket,...


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From texture to volume: an investigation in quasi-crystalline systems
The relation between texture, pattern and massing is a fundamental question in architecture. Classical architecture, as Leon Battista Alberti states in ?De re aedificatoria? (Book VI, Chapter 2), is developed through massing and structure first; texture is added afterwards to give the bold massing and structure beauty. Only the ornamentation adds pulcritudo to the raw structure and massing. Rather than starting with a volume and applying texture afterwards, the Digital Girih project started with
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Who Showed Up, Who Stayed Home, and Why: California Turnout in 2014
This election featured a record-low turnout. Why? What did the electorate look like? What should we expect for turnout in future California elections, both in presidential and gubernatorial years? Panelists: Cynthia Bryant, Executive Director, California Republican Party Mark DiCamillo, Director, Field Poll Paul Mitchell, Political Data Mindy Romero, Director, California Civic Engagement Project, UC-Davis Tracy Zeluff, Senior Partner, GroundWorks Campaigns Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times - Moder
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Introduction

The course begins by exploring the notion implied in the title that health pervades all parts of our public and private lives. It will become clear that although health is everywhere, it takes different forms and has different meanings for different people and in different contexts. We all have our own versions of health and you will be able to check yours against a range of other views, including the views of the team who were responsible for producing this course. We think this is important
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Interview de Nadège RAGARU
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Espacio y tiempo en la didáctica de las Ciencias Sociales (2016/2017)
El aprendizaje de las nociones de tiempo y de espacio constituye un hito esencial en el proceso de desarrollo personal en la Educación Primaria. Esta etapa es además determinante para la adquisición progresiva de la conciencia del tiempo y del espacio, que desempeña un papel decisivo en el proceso de aprendizaje y en la propia capacidad de adaptación al medio social. Por ello, el principal objetivo de esta asignatura consiste precisamente en analizar la evolución del alumnado de primaria e
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Tobacco Excise Simulation Model (TETSiM)
Tool for tobacco control advocates and government officials considering the impact of a change in tobacco excise taxes on a number of variables. It has been developed to analyse the likely impact of cigarette excise tax changes on a variety of variables, TETSiM allows you to answer questions such as: * By what percentage is cigarette consumption likely to decrease if the excise tax increases by 10 per cent? * How many people are likely to quit smoking? * How many people would not die prematurel
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