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4.6 Gender and power in the workplace

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If you are, or have been, employed in a health and social care service, think about the ways in which gendered power ‘works’ in that setting. If y
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • understand the relationship between technological change and industrial revolutions;

  • appreciate the pervasive effect that new technologies can have on the economy and, in particular, on productivity;

  • understand how industry dynamics can be analysed using the ‘industrial life cycle’ model;

  • use data and historical examples to support economic arguments.


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3.2 Gender and young people's mental health

The discussion of eating disorders and schooling in Section 2 suggested that gendered relations of power, both in an institution such as a secondary school and in society at large, could contribute to the development of particular health problems for some groups of young people. The article by Evans et al. (2004) presented
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HST.535 Principles and Practice of Tissue Engineering (MIT)
The principles and practice of tissue engineering (and regenerative medicine) are taught by faculty of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) and Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. The principles underlying strategies for employing selected cells, biomaterial scaffolds, soluble regulators or their genes, and mechanical loading and culture conditions, for the regeneration of tissues and organs in vitro and in vivo are addressed. Differentiated cell types and stem cells
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UT News - February 18, 2015
In today's UT News - the theatre department is debuting their production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, UT researchers are working to improve health disparities in Lucas County and the University Women's Commission is awarding scholarships.
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Service of Remembrance for Haiti Earthquake
This marks the five year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake. Together with the Duke Haiti Lab, Duke Chapel will be hosting a worship service. Dean Luke Powery will preach and members of the Chapel Choir will sing. In addition, a remembrance book will be in the Chapel beginning on Friday where people may write words of solace and condolence to the people of Haiti.
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz1
Interactive simulaton explaining how to calculate cubic capacity of a truck for carrying excavated materials
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Small change for a better world
Micro-credit unions, how they work and how they are empowering women in Glasgow to start their own small businesses.
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9 Subordinate legislation

The time available to committees and the Scottish Parliament is limited. The Parliament sits on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Committees will normally meet on a Tuesday or Wednesday (occasionally Monday). This means that it may not be possible to hear all detailed aspects of a particular area of legislation quickly. A system, similar to the one used in the UK Parliament, has therefore been developed to allow for the creation of subordinate legislation.

An Act of Parliament is refe
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What does it take to make a good idea successful?
Successful medical innovation requires knowing how to secure resources and support. The Medical Innovation lecture series has been conceptualized to bring together students, researchers, academics, practitioners and managers to debate the cross-cutting issue of innovation in the healthcare sector. The lectures explore the challenges of innovation within complex healthcare organisations and provided nuts-and-bolts advice for healthcare professionals and researchers to build businesses around thei
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Collaboration for the Cross Cultural study of Contemporary Careers
Professor Michael Dickmann and Dr Emma Parry jointly direct the quantitative research phase of an important study exploring global careers. The '5C' project, the collaboration for the study of cross-cultural contemporary careers of researchers from 6 continents, looks at perceived career transitions and career success in more than 30 countries. It is probably the world's largest academic collaboration in the careers arena and envisages to draw up a world map of career influencing factors, career
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Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
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The Frog Prince Part 7

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8.1.1 What kind of evidence has been used in this unit?

We have used personal stories as evidence to support arguments about the mutual constitution of personal lives and social policy. The people in our stories all came to, or stayed in, the UK primarily because they saw it as a place of safety, not because of the welfare benefits or services they hoped to receive, and we have contrasted this with dominant discourses about (bogus) asylum seekers for whom welfare in the UK is said to act as a magnet. These dominant or official discourses, echoed b
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1.1 Thoughts on a PhD

Entering students often think of a PhD as a ‘magnum opus’, a brilliant research project culminating in a great work. This is rather a demanding model, and few students win Nobel Prizes as a result of their doctoral studies. More realistically, a PhD is research training leading to a research qualification. The PhD is a passport to a research career.

There are other views of a PhD, as well. Getting a PhD can be a ‘rite of passage’, prerequisite to admission into the academic ‘t
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The Economist asks: Is progressive politics in decline?
Former Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls joins Anne McElvoy to discuss his career in centre-left politics and asks why voters are turning to more extreme alternatives. They also delve into personal revelations in his new autobiography – his views on Labour's left wing leadership, reflections on the financial crash. Brexit and why he's risked competing in the TV show, "Strictly Come Dancing".
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How do you take those first steps to creating the actual web site. It is easier than you think - borrow from someone else's. this video will take you through simple ways to get started on your web site.  [09:13]
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