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7.2 An EU constitution: moving the debate on

In the next activity you will be able to build upon the previous one and observe the way in which the debate on the new EU constitution has progressed and moved to another level on its way to ratification.

Activity 7 A snapshot from the EU constitutional debate (2)

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If the parts of speech were people
Reid and Kristen read to us their responses. If nouns, verbs, and adjective were people, what would they be like?
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How to Make an Outline
How to Make an Outline. Part of the series: Writing Tips. An outline grounds a writer and makes sure that they don't get off track. There are clear examples of what the outline looks like, but it does not help the students understand what subcategories are and how to use them.  At best, this is a general overview.

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Public health and gender: Assumptions, disjunctures in practice, and implications for HIV prevention
ASC seminar by Roseanne Njiru In Kenya, marriage is a significant contributor to adult HIV infections. Global public health acknowledges the relationship between gender inequalities and HIV in marriage. However, behaviour change interventions to reduce the marital HIV ‘risk’ in Kenya have emphasized individual-level sexual behaviour change and, in recent times, accelerated biomedical solutions in the drive towards ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. The social and structural realities that, fo
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1 The role of the courts and the judiciary

This course will explore the role of the courts and the judiciary in England and Wales. The English legal system is often referred to as a ‘common law’ legal system. Before medieval times the law in what we now call Great Britain was largely regional. Different regional kingdoms had different law. Over time, the same law was applied by judges across the single kingdom established after 1066 and so became common to all parts of the country. This was known as ‘the common law’. (The comm
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1.1.1 How to do it

In this course we aim to give you some first-hand experience of learning online. You will carry out some activities during which we hope you will learn some useful skills.


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2.2.2 Temperature changes over the past millennium

One of the most striking images in the IPCC TAR is reproduced (in adapted form) in Figure 24. Together, these two temperature records tell a compelling story, crystallised in our earlier quotes from the SPM. So let's just pause to take a closer look at each of them.

Figure 24
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The Evening After the Night Before: analysing Super Tuesday [Audio]
Speaker(s): Kate Andrews, Steve Erlanger, Gideon Rachman, Stephanie Rickard, Peter Trubowitz | On the 1st of March millions of American voters in 12 states will go to the polls in the 2016 US presidential election's 'Super Tuesday’ primary. The race so far has been unlike any in recent memory with the rise of outsider candidates from both the Republican and Democratic parties which has led to the most open-ended election in decades. Super Tuesday will make the direction of the race much cleare
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Newbie Lesson #21 - Come here! I’ll be right there!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! In today’s lesson, Lisy and Alan open the door even further to show us how “mandatos” or “commands” are used in the Spanish language. What’s interesting about commands in Spanish is that they can be either singular or plural, and either formal or informal. This means that there are four ways [...]
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Acknowledgements

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this unit:

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

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Introduction

This unit looks at identity, focusing upon the individual's perception of self in relation to others; the relationships between multi-ethnicity, cultural diversity and identity; and the effects of inequality and social class upon identity. It also looks at inequality and social class as they relate to perceived identity.

This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Introducing the social sciences (DD100) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you
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The Britiish Library, 98 Euston Road, London. Eduado Paolozzi sculpture, Newton After Blake in the courtyard of the British Library. Photographed by James O. Davies, 2015.
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5.6 Summary of Section 5

  • In 1997, the newly elected Labour government set in motion the asymmetric decentralisation of the UK by granting differing degrees of political autonomy to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

  • In 1997 referendums on devolution where held in Scotland and Wales. Their affirmative outcome in favour of devolution cannot of itself deliver constitutional entrenchment, but might reinforce its moral and political legitimacy.

  • The
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Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Students learn how to subtract fractions with unlike denominators, including how to borrow. Problem starts with mixed numbers, conversion of the fraction is done-a common denominator needs to be found, then they borrow from the whole number. Another example is done. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should understand:

  • changing constructions of ‘refugees’ and ‘asylum seekers’ over the last century;

  • ways in which the study of refugees and asylum seekers raises profound questions about the basis and legitimacy of claims for ‘citizenship’;

  • how the personal lives of refugees and asylum seekers have been shaped by social policy that constructs them as ‘other’;

  • how refugees and asylum seekers
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Philosophy: Justice and Morality
Although what constitutes justice may vary depending on culture or historical context, all forms of justice are built on a foundation of moral assumptions that include ideas about ethics, fairness and the law. Philosophers have often debated the nature of both morality and justice and their relationship with each other and in this collection we explore some of the most influential ideas on the topics from Kant to Bentham and investigate problems such as can inequalities be justified, provided th
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9 Conclusion

This course started with the idea that computers have become an important part of everyday life, especially when all the ‘invisible’ computers that surround us are taken into account – those embedded in objects such as kitchen scales and digital cameras.

Three fundamental ideas introduced in this course are:

  • computers comprise both hardware (the physical objects) and software (the programs);

  • computers receive data from th
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5 Other people

Other people can be one of the best tools for developing your thinking. Engaging with others, for example in debate and discussion (either face-to-face or at a distance) is how we most effectively develop our thinking and construct knowledge. This is why many educational institutions encourages, for example:

  • dialogue with a tutor in writing (through the assignments)

  • participatory learning methods such as group activities in tutorials


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