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Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism

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Intermediate Level Duration 1 hour Updated 03 Mar 2014
How do we define being a citizen?  In what ways has the idea of citizenship expanded?

Does longevity have a role in clothing?

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Oct 2013
Making clothes overseas needn't be a bad thing - providing the items aren't throwaway.

The IPCC report in a social nutshell

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Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Sep 2013
As the IPCC publishes its report on Climate Change, Mark Brandon collects the headline thoughts of author Piers Forster.

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A Europe of the Regions?

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A Europe of the Regions? Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate Level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Jul 2013
What role will the ‘regions’ play in the emerging governance structures of the European Union? This unit examines the rise of the regions and...

Why maps are made

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Introductory Level Duration 8 hours Updated 20 Mar 2012
Cars have sat nav systems, mobile phones use GPS: maps are important in everyday life whether captured by aerial photography, satellite imagery or...

Developing countries in the world trade regime

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Advanced Level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Jul 2011
Free trade or fair trade? This unit will help you to analyse the relationship that exists between developed and developing countries under the...

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Living in a globalised world

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Living in a globalised world Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 600 hours Updated 10 Jan 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
This course uses geographical concepts to help you make sense of our complex, globalised world and the processes and patterns that shape it.The...

Earth in crisis: environmental policy in an international context

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Earth in crisis: environmental policy in an international context Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced Level Duration 600 hours Updated 10 Jan 2013 Register by 09 Jan 2014
Investigate causes and consequences of international environmental problems and resource conflicts, including loss of biological diversity, water...

BA (Honours) Environmental Studies

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BA (Honours) Environmental Studies Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 3600 hours Updated 14 Mar 2012
Integrating science, technology and social sciences, this degree will help you get to the heart of environmental issues.Environmental change...