By 1983, Irish agriculture was set within the wider context of the European Economic Community (now European Union) and not just the English market, and was the principal economic activity in Southwest Donegal.
Within the field of social sciences the terms 'social construction' and 'social constructionism' are frequently used, particularly in relation to social policy. This free course, Social construction and social constructionism, will enable you to achieve a greater definition and understanding of these terms.
This free course, Political ordering, asks questions about what states are and how they are involved in the processes of governing and ordering social life. Building from an awareness of just how much of everyday life involves the state, the course questions whether states have this authority to govern. It also asks about situations in which states may not be able to command such authority where their governing role is not accepted as legitimate.
UK drug policy is “disastrous” says Open University Visiting Professor and former government advisor David Nutt. In a lecture at the OU the professor called for scientists to have greater input to the control of illegal substances.