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Society, Politics & Law

Society, Politics & Law

So many people, how do we get on together, and what happens when we don't?
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Society, Politics & Law

Judges and the law

--- Please note: This is course is due to be archived on Wednesday 21st December. You can study the course up until this date. For learners who have completed the course, the Statement of Participation will remain in your learner records in your OpenLearn profile. --- How do judges make law? This free course, Judges and the law, will ...

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20 hrs
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What is politics?

This free course, What is politics?, introduces you to the world of politics. It is dedicated primarily to answering the question of what politics is. Although the question might seem rather simple, it elicits various, often contradictory responses. As you will realise, in politics as in much of the humanities and social sciences definitive ...

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15 hrs
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Legal skills and debates in Scotland

This free course, Legal skills and debates in Scotland, considers how laws are interpreted and applied. It looks at legislation, court judgments, argument, judicial reasoning and rights. It also explores the relationship between society’s values and the laws which it supports and how policy and rights influence development of law.

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24 hrs
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Introducing key global development challenges

Global development is at a critical turning point. This course introduces ‘challenges’ as a spur to thinking critically and creatively about development’s future on a global scale. You will identify how the four key challenges of conflict, governance, justice, and transformation cut-across all areas of global development. These touch upon all ...

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6 hrs
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Housing beyond borders

How can tracing international financial flows through Manchester and Salford help us understand how British cities are changing?

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Society, Politics & Law

Reflections on the Glasgow City Council equal pay dispute

Gerry Mooney's interview with Lyn-Marie O'Hara examines the background to the pay dispute, her role in the campaign and her involvment in trade unionism.

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