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Human rights and law

Human rights now seem to take precedent over many areas of our lives, but where do these rights come from and how did they develop? This free course, Human rights and the law, looks at the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights and its influence on law in the UK and examines the Human Rights Act 1998.

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Criminology beyond crime

This free course, Criminology beyond crime, examines the notion of 'social harm' as an alternative to the legal definition of 'crime'. To illustrate this concept, the course considers developments in Green Criminology, which have sought to examine the problems of global environmental harm and the myriad interactions between human beings and the natural environment.

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DIY: Measuring Latitude and Longitude

A step-by-step guide on how to work out your latitude and longitude, part of the BBC/OU's programme website for Rough Science 1

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What Brexit and Trump mean for Global Justice and International Development

Brexit and Donald Trump appear to drive global justice and international development efforts into unchartered waters says Professor Theo Papaioannou. 

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Some thoughts on Brexit

Norman Clark, Emeritus Professor at The Open University, shares his thoughts on Brexit.

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SecureDrop

Whistleblower submission system.

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Open Corporates

Enabling citizen engagement with the corporate world.

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