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Thinking Allowed - Neighbours no more

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2012
In this week's Thinking Allowed, OU academic Emily Cockayne talks about the history of neighbours. Read our exclusive article from Emily herself...

The decline of neighbourliness

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2012
Emily Cockayne, associate lecturer for the Open University discusses the social changes that have happened over the garden fence

Community ties

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jul 2009
Open University research is discovering the real picture of life for older people outside Homes and Retirement Villages.

OU on the BBC: Silverville - Episode 5

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jul 2009
Bill helped shape Milton Keynes - now he has to get used to a new corner of the town.