Figure 3: Wedding group in 1997.

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In this audio course, Helen Robinson interviews five different, but not untypical, people who have set up arrangements for care and support, which suit themselves and others. All the arrangements involve cash payments, or have done so at some point in time. However, they all also include transactions which, though they aren't made in cash, involve other forms of exchange â€“ goods, emotions, knowledge, and/or help.

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## Activity 7

1 hour 30 minutes

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Augustus John statue (1974) by Ivor Robert-Jones. Riverside Place, Fordingbridge, Hampshire. General view from the north. Photographed by Steven Baker 2015.

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1.3 The video clips

Now watch the clips below, making notes in your Learning Journal.

Conclusion

In conclusion, what is Babylonian mathematics about? Although it is not easy to answer this question precisely, because of the difficulties of interpretation such as you saw with Plimpton 322, the overwhelming impression is of the study and use of numbers, and various techniques for solving problems involving numbers. Where the numbers arise fromâ€”whether land measurement, economic questions, idealised geometrical objects (cubes, triangles and so on), or just fairly abstractlyâ€”seems
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## course Question A

Foxes eat rabbits and rabbits eat dandelions. Predict what will happen if rabbit numbers are severely reduced (e.g. by disease). How confident are you about your predictions?

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Tables often give information in percentages. The table below indicates how the size of households in Great Britain changed over a period of nearly 30 years.

Number of people in household1961 (%)1971 (%)1981 (%)1991 (%)
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## Adapting participatory methods

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This activity is an opportunity to reflect on how you might adapt and use the ideas introduced in Activity 4. Imagine you are running
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

• understand the principles underlying a rights and participation approach to childhood issues and how these may be applied to a variety of situations within different contexts

• develop communication and engagement skills that can be applied to work with children.

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## Activity 6 Rehabilitating child soldiers

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Child soldiers in several African countries have been guilty of committing atrocities against civilians
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The dual role of children as both perpetrators and victims of violence becomes very clear when looking at child soldiers. Despite international treaties, thousands of children worldwide fight in armies and paramilitary forces. Article 38 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) states that no child under the age of fifteen should fight; supplementary international treaties, such as the 1999 Maputo Declaration on Child Soldiers and the 2000 Optional Protocol to the U
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