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With Jean-Marc Fromentin, we discover the bluefin tuna. It is fished since Antiquity, but it is subjected to strong pressure for almost three decades, which is responsible for a large decline of the populations. He evidences the scientific, political and social aspects which enabled to better preserve this emblematic species.

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and Donna Freitas author of Killing the Imposter God on Pullman's views
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2.2 2.2 Diversity between states

To attempt more precise definitions would run the risk of arbitrarily excluding many of the phenomena we need to address. In fact the intentionally loose, multifaceted nature of these definitions reflects the reality of regional diversity, which has many dimensions. The differences start with the states which in practical political terms largely define regions, for they are themselves very different in area and population size, in economic strength, in cultural homogeneity or heterogeneity, a
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Yet even if photographs are an ‘evidential trace’ of the reality they depict, they are far from perfect in this respect. Because a photograph could always have been made differently it cannot be ‘the whole truth’ about something (Becker, 1985, p. 101). If we think about photographs designed to inform (i.e. rather than art photographs in which questions of truth or reality are really not at issue) it will be obvious that the photographer's choices have determined what sort of ‘eviden
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Paragraph 1: Introductionsocial context

  1. Ellis – a portrait of C18 women whose fathers/husbands were of landowning class.

  2. Men were country-oriented → expected wife/daughters to fit into high-status rural life-style.

  3. Women were under-privileged [?], owing to the boredom of country life.

  4. Contrast with modern woman – who can combine marriage, children and career.

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5.1 Subject areas

Unless you are advised otherwise, always consult the most recent edition of these books. The dates / editions given here are as at the time of printing.


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8 Further resources

There is a wide range of material available on welfare to work. Peck (2001) is undoubtedly the definitive study in terms of policy development in the UK and the USA.

Major sources of data on all UK New Deal programmes are on the Department for Work and Pensions, DWPwebsite. (Accessed 25 March 2008)

Another source is the more analytical Working Brief series which
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This free course provided an introduction to studying Science. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance, and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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5.3 Global warming

Media attention has been such that it would be hard to have missed the fact that global warming is considered to be a ‘bad thing’. Why should this be so? What is so wrong with being a bit warmer? Anyway, is global warming really occurring and, if it is, what are the causal factors responsible for it?

Let us deal with this last question first. As we sit on a beach in summer, or in a sunny window seat in winter, we are aware of the Earth being warmed by the Sun. In fact the Earth is w
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