2.1 Activity 1: Oil Lives

Oil Lives consists of a series of photographs of an individual and some written text based on interviews with them. Two of these series are reproduced in this section, with Logan's ‘War Scrapbook’ in between them. Take some time to look at the photographs and to read the words accompanying them. Try to work out first what parts of the photographs have been brought together from different originals. What do Owen Logan's decisions about how to picture the industry and some of its workers su
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2.5.4 Activités 30 et 31

Activité 30

Listen to people talking about dates in the French calendar. Note the dates of the events in the table below.

Écoutez et notez les dates:

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Introduction

Care is needed at all stages of life. This unit makes care in the family its focus because the overwhelming majority of care, including health care, is supplied in families, much of it in private, much of it unnoticed and unremarked upon. The meaning of the term (informal carer) and the word (care) itself are explored.

This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Understanding Health and Social Care (K100) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If y
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This course explores perspectives in the policy process - agenda setting, problem definition, framing the terms of debate, formulation and analysis of options, implementation and evaluation of policy outcomes using frameworks including economics and markets, law, and business and management. Methods include cost/benefit analysis, probabilistic risk assessment, and system dynamics. Exercises include developing skills to work on the interface between technology and societal issues; simulation exer
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Rev. Samuel Rodriguez and Kathleen Hall Jamieson
One of America's most prominent conservative evangelicals, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, gives his perspective on the role faith is playing in this campaign season and his take on what's happening with the evangelical vote in the primaries. Rodriguez, who has voiced his support for a moral, biblical response to the issue of immigration, is president of the National Hispanic Christian leadership Conference. And, thousands have weighed in on The Moyers Blog to suggest one book the next President should
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5.4.1 Context, scope and information security policy

An ISMS is defined in Clause 3.4 of Part 2 of the Standard as a

management system, based on a business risk approach, to establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain and improve information security.

Some organisations will want to protect all of their information assets. Others, depending on the business risks and other hazards they face, may want to consider an ISMS that prote
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Acknowledgements

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the Centre for Alternative Technology for the development of algorithms used in the Carbon Calculator.

The content acknowledged below is Proprietary and used under licence (not subject to Creative Commons licence). See Terms and Conditions.

Course image: John Loo in Flickr made available under
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This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Crime, order and social control (D315) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this subject area.


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Speaker(s): Dr David Rand | Cooperation is central to successful human societies. But why are people willing to incur the individual costs involved in cooperating? David Rand (@DG_Rand) is an Associate Professor of Psychology, Economics, and Management at Yale University, and the director of Yale University’s Human Cooperation Laboratory. David's work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such Nature, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Psychological Science, the Am
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Introduction

This unit will help you understand how arguments are constructed and used in the Social Sciences. The material is primarily an audio file, originally 30 minutes in length and recorded in 1998.

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1.6 Discursive practices

Some of the thinking behind the claim that discourse is social action has now been unpacked. But what explains the order and pattern in this social action? One source of regularity is the discursive practices which people collectively draw on to organize their conduct. Take a look back again at Extract 1. Even this short piece of discourse reveals many complex layers of these practices. It reveals that there is such a thing as an interaction order to use a concept developed by
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • understand how arguments may be presented in the Social Sciences.


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Online market research
How has the arrival of the internet changed the nature of marketing research? Can doing market research with online participants be as effective as with real people? Every company knows good market research is a key factor in getting an advantage over their competitors, knowing specific information about target demographics can be essential for a company’s success. In recent years the internet has revolutionised the way in which modern companies collect and gather data but can these contempora
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2.3 The building of Thugga

So far we have been considering aspects of Thugga without taking into account the chronology of the site and its monuments. The following table lists the public buildings and monuments of Thugga which are securely dated by inscriptions and gives the date (as near as possible) of construction along with an assessment of how African or Roman they are.


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4.11 Critiquing gender essentialism

Activity 19

0 hours 30 minutes

Look again at what Tannen and Gray say about men's and women's communicative behaviour. Then review the description of essentialism and the social con
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