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2.2 The organisation: loyalty cards

Many supermarkets and other firms (such as petrol companies and airlines) use loyalty cards: cards that offer a customer some form of incentive, such as a future discount or gift, to continue buying from that firm. For example, the British supermarket chain Tesco issues such cards. The holder of a loyalty card is regularly sent vouchers which give the holder discounts from their shopping bills and also vouchers which enable them to gain a discount on items that the supermarket wishes to promo
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1.5.1 Juvenile survival

For organisms that are able to complete their life cycles within a year there is the possibility of spending the winter in various juvenile stages. We have already considered annual plants, the adults of which may die before the onset of winter, with seed not germinating until the spring. Surviving the winter as seeds has the advantages that the seeds are robust, and because they have a low water content they are less affected by freezing temperatures. Disadvantages of this strategy include t
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1.3 Square roots

Given any number, you now know how to find its square. But, given the squared number, how do you find the original number?

Example 3

2.3 Reasons for social marketing

Your thoughts should already have suggested reasons why social marketing can be an effective approach to dealing with social problems and issues. We will now consider some of these and also arguments against the use of marketing within this context. Three key reasons for adopting a social marketing approach are:

  1. The power of marketing – The power of marketing principles and techniques in the hands of the commercial sector cannot be denied. M
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2 Terminology: patients or people?

In this course ‘the patient’ has been referred to on several occasions. One reason is the universal usage of the term and the ease with which it is understood. To identify someone as a patient immediately situates them as someone in receipt of medical treatment. However, the term itself is not without difficulty, as sociologists critical of medicine have been quick to point out, since it carries associations of power and authority.

Labelling theory is a useful concept that assesses
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • use Goffman’s model of ‘the total institution’ to organise and explain information that has been observed and recorded;

  • describe the development of large-scale institutions in the nineteenth century which were designed to segregate, control and in some cases, cure, their inmates.


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5 Giving feedback

In order to develop and improve dance skills, students should also be involved in evaluating one another's, and their own, work.

Performing for one another in class as part of an evaluation and feedback process can be beneficial to both the students and teacher.

When done on a regular basis, students can become less self-conscious about performing in front of others; this is important in terms of building confidence in young performers.

Feedback is an important part of the i
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Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam
Lewis Sorely presents "Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam," as part of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center's Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series.
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Staff profiles: JoDee Fortino
JoDee Fortino, lab manager in Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting, talks about her role in organizing the largest World Usability Day gathering in Michigan. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9982
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18.435J Quantum Computation (MIT)
This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of quantum computation. Topics covered include: physics of information processing, quantum logic, quantum algorithms including Shor's factoring algorithm and Grover's search algorithm, quantum error correction, quantum communication, and cryptography.
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Nourrir les hommes et les oiseaux : interactions entre pêcheurs et prédateurs marins (Vidéo)

Sophie Bertrand présente les principales formes d'interactions qui existent entre les pêcheurs et les oiseaux dans le cadre de la pratique de la pêche : captures accidentelles, compétition, ou autres effets inattendus. Afin de limiter ce type d'impacts, elle propose quelques pistes d'action.


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3.6 Arithmetic with decimals

Arithmetic with decimals is much the same as arithmetic with whole numbers, but continue to take care with place value.


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Hope in the Congo
Bill Moyers Journal takes viewers on the ground in the Democratic Republic of the Congo-a country almost one-fourth the size of the US-to follow aid workers and local relief efforts that are bringing hope to a forgotten land. "The aid agencies are almost substituting for a social welfare system that hasn't operated in these areas for decades," says Dominic MacSorley, Emergency Director for Concern Worldwide, an international aid organization. The broadcast profiles an innovative program that em
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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 4.0 Licence

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce materia
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Liberia wins Amputee Football Cup
Nov. 30 - Defending champions Liberia, scoop the 2011 title in the African Cup of Nations for Amputee Football (CANAF 2011) tournament after beating Ghana 3-2 in a penalty shootout final. Tara Cleary reports.
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Ram Upgrades Demystified
In episode 21, Andy and Sean discuss how memory upgrades help improve your computer's performance and the pitfalls you should avoid. The most powerful upgrade you can do is to add RAM, most computers come with the least amount needed to run the operating system.  Adding memory can give up to a 30% increase in performance.
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7 Matching form and purpose

Now let us look at war memorials themselves. We have already agreed that their form takes a shape that we think appropriate. The question to ask is: Why do we think that one building, one shape, is more appropriate than another?

Exercise 7


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Statue of Liberty in a Nutshell
A brief animated video that describes the history and significance of the Statue of Liberty. (01:56)
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Imperialism
Project for AP World History 2009 Music by Tool Video and Images Taken from: The Discovery Channel Howstuffworks.com History.com It discusses imperialism (mainly in Africa)and how it started.

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5.2 Technologies of help?

Click view document to read: Technology, Selfhood and Physical Disabilty

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