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1.2.1 Summary

  • The passport example illustrates the tension between how I see myself and how I am seen by others, between the personal and the social.

  • Institutions such as the state play an important role in constructing identities.

  • Difference is very clearly marked in relation to national identity.

  • Such official categories contain omissions and cannot fully accommodate the personal investment we have in our identities, n
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2.4 Displacement-time graphs

Figure 10: A police car in pursuit of a getaway car
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7.5 Becoming an institutional entrepreneur

While acting in ways that are seen to be legitimate is important for both individuals and organisations, social institutions are not immutable. Some people and organisations seem to have a talent for changing the rules of the game.

Some writers have referred to this as being an institutional entrepreneur. At the organisational level examples might include organisations such as Microsoft or Sun Microsystems working actively to establish industry standards which favour them. At the
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Japanese Listening Comprehension for Absolute Beginners #17 - Talking About your Age in Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Do you find yourself only understanding bits and pieces of Japanese conversations? Do you spend hours trying to figure out what that person said to you in Japanese? Then this Japanese Listening Comprehension for Absolute Beginners series is for you! In each lesson of this five-part series, you’ll see an image, [...]
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3.2 A broad view of inclusion

Definitions of ‘inclusion’ and ‘inclusive education’, then, have moved away from a specific focus on disability towards a broader view that encompasses students from minority ethnic or linguistic groups, from economically disadvantaged homes, or who are frequently absent or at risk of exclusion. ‘Inclusive education’ has come to mean the provision of a framework within which all children – whatever their ability, gender, language, ethnic or cultural origin – can be valu
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La techno, ses amateurs et ses groupes : circulation des théories et appropriations musicales ...

Intervention de Christophe SEVIN (EHESS, Marseille)


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2 Part B: The right to privacy in the UK

As of 20th August 2018 this course will be closed in order to provide significant updates to the content. If you wish to complete the current version of the course you should do so ahead of that date. If you have completed the course and wish to retain your statement of participation to the course you should make sure that
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John McDonnell on Labour's Economic Policy [Audio]
Speaker(s): John McDonnell | John McDonnell (@johnmcdonnellMP) has been the MP for Hayes and Harlington since 1997 and Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer since September 2015. He was born in Liverpool and stood as a candidate for Leader of the Labour party against Gordon Brown in 2007 and again in 2010. In 1981, he was elected to the Greater London Council as a member for Hayes and Harlington. He became the Chair of Finance, responsible for the GLC’s budget, and was Ken Livingstone's deputy le
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • practise identification of ‘indigenous’ identity and culture

  • practise identification of ‘Roman’ identity and culture

  • study the development of Romano-African culture.


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The Spelling Mistakes Song
It's a song for older children and adults. It's designed to highlight the most common spelling mistakes in English. The words addressed are definitely, separate, embarrassing, affect, effect, necessary, there, their, they're, a lot, disappointing, and recommend. (02:37)
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7 Audio clip 4: Paul

Paul was 30 years old when he was interviewed. He had been in and out of homelessness for most of his adult life, but had become a volunteer with the Cyrenians. He was living in a shared house with some other volunteers.

Paul spent much of his childhood in a caravan in Happy Valley, near the sea, with his parents, brothers and sisters. At 21, when he was living with his girlfriend and her parents, his daughter was born. When she was two months old, they were kicked out, and Paul went to
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EN-7. Feeding people and birds: interactions between fishermen and marine predators (Vidéo)

Sophie Bertrand presents the main forms of interaction between fishermen and birds as part of the practice of fishing: accidental catches, competition, or other unexpected effects. In order to limit those kinds of impacts, she offers some possible actions.


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Phoebe: a pedagogic planner
Marion Manton gives an overview of the Phoebe project which aims to guide practitioners working in post-compulsory learning (FE, HE and ACL) in designing effective and pedagogically sound learning activities. Visit http://media.conted.ox.ac.uk/res03 to view the full presentation from Marion Manton, including her slides.
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A Pharma perspective on healthcare needs and innovation in drug discovery
The third Green Templeton Lecture 2009 explores how, by harnessing innovation to meet unmet medical needs, pharma companies can deliver significant value to patients, payers and shareholders. The Green Templeton Lectures 2009 explored the theme 'Addicted to Big Pharma? Reconciling business, medical and ethical needs' in a series of four lectures looking at the pharmaceutical industry past, present and future. This third lecture was delivered by Patrick Vallance (Head of Drug Discovery; GlaxoSmit
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Crystal Palace Park, Sydenham, Greater London. David Wynne sculpture 'Guy The Gorilla'. Photographed by Chris Redgrave in 2016.
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5.2 The social construction of reality

What do we mean when we say reality is socially constructed? We inhabit a social world. Many of the ‘facts’ of our lives which we take for granted are ‘facts’ only in so far as we hold common mental models about them: for example, common understandings of money, contracts, marriage, the rules of the road, democracy, to name just a few. To understand the nature of social influences on decision making we need to start from this idea that the environment within which we exist and the mea
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1.3: A statistical interlude—averages

Aims The main aim of this section is to discuss several ways of finding averages and to introduce you to the statistical facilities of your calculator.

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What Makes Something "Kafkaesque"?
The term Kafkaesque has entered the vernacular to describe unnecessarily complicated and frustrating experiences, especially with bureaucracy. But does standing in a long line to fill out confusing paperwork really capture the richness of Kafka’s vision? Beyond the word’s casual use, what makes something "Kafkaesque"? Noah Tavlin explains. Lesson by Noah Tavlin, animation by TED-Ed. (05:03)

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Professor Chris Brace inaugural lecture: The future of automotive propulsion
In his inaugural lecture, Deputy Director of the PVRC in the University's Department of Mechanical Engineering, Professor Chris Brace discusses what the future holds for automotive propulsion. During the 20th century the growth of affordable personal mobility changed the way we live and work. Today the passenger car as we know it is under increasing pressure from changing expectations, including air quality, safety, sustainability and CO2. In addition, driver needs and expectations are changi
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