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  • Forming Groups 

    Not available (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2003)
    The Coming Together radio series is designed for broadcast by local and community radio stations or it may be heard and downloaded from the web. It has been produced by OLSET and COL for use anywhere that people want to ...

  • Public Systems Management 

    Not available (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2003)
    This distance education course is affiliated with the Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration and the Commonwealth Executive master of Public Administration programmes. Contents Block 1. introduction to ...

  • Counselling for Caregivers 

    Chikuta, S. (Sebastian); Kwamboka, P. (Patricia); Kambikambi, C. (Chilobe) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007)
    Counselling for Caregivers is a set of self-instructional learning materials that provides caregivers with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to effectively support the healthy development of children and ...

  • Language, Identity, Modernity: The Arabic Study Circle of Durban 

    Jeppie, S. (Shamil) (HSRC Press, 2007)
    A fusion of linguistic, religious and ethnic groups with rich, diverse roots and intersecting histories make up South Africa. However, the literature on most of the smaller groups tends to be thin and uneven and often tends ...

  • Introduction to Disaster Management 

    Not available (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11)
    All communities are vulnerable to disasters, both natural and man-made. This first-year University level course was designed by experts from throughout the world to increase knowledge of disaster management, with the aim ...

  • The Meanings of Timbuktu 

    Jeppie, S. (Shamil); Diagne, S. B. (Souleymane B.) (University of Cape Town, 2008)
    This volume, authored by leading international scholars, begins to sketch the 'meaning' of Timbuktu within the context of the intellectual history of West Africa, in particular, and of the African continent, in general. ...

  • Introduction to European Politics 

    Guerra, S. (Simona); Bieler, A. (Andreas) (University of Nottingham, 2009)
    This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an ...

  • Understanding Global Politics 

    Carey, S. (Sabine); Zhang, X. (Xiaoke); Pupacav, V. (Vanessa) (University of Nottingham, 2009)
    An introduction to global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations.

  • Understanding Contemporary Society 

    Parker, D. J. (David J.) (University of Nottingham, 2009)
    This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis. Through introductions to key concepts, theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies and social policy, students ...

  • Introduction to Macroeconomics 

    Gathergood, J. (John) (University of Nottingham, 2009)
    This module provides an introduction to modern macroeconomic analysis. Macroeconomics is concerned with some of the most pressing and fundamental questions economists can ask, such as: What determines economic growth? Why ...

  • Raw Life, New Hope: Decency, housing and everyday life in a postapartheid community 

    Ross, F. C. (University of Cape Town, 2009)
    Raw Life, New Hope is the stoy of one community's efforts to secure a decent life in post-apartheid South Africa. For residents of The Park, a squalid shantytown on the outskirts of Cape Town, life was hard and they described ...

  • History and Practice of Diplomacy 

    Ikedinma, H. A.; Agbu, O. A. (Osita A.) (National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), 2009)
    The aim of this course is to give the students of international relations a comprehensive knowledge of the historical development, achievements and changes in the practice of diplomacy. Thus the course will appraise and ...

  • Politics, Power and Political Economy in Latin America 

    Motta, S. (Sara) (University of Nottingham, 2010)
    The democratic politics in Latin America since the third wave of democratization in the 1980s

  • Approaches to Political Studies 

    Wenman, M. (Mark) (University of Nottingham, 2010)
    The module introduces students to alternative theoretical approaches to the study of political phenomena. We consider the different forms of analysing, explaining, and understanding politics associated with approaches such ...

  • The Land Question in South Africa:The challenge of transformation and distribution 

    Ntsebeza, L. (Lungisile); Hall, R. (Ruth) (University of Cape Town, 2010)
    The extent to which indigenous people were dispossessed of their land by whites in South Africa under colonial rule and apartheid has no parallels on the African continent. This book debates these issues against the backdrop ...

  • Quantitative Economics 2 

    Defever, F. (Fabrice) (University of Nottingham, 2010)
    The module introduces those statistical methods and concepts most applicable in economics. There are no pre-requisites: In particular, no previous knowledge of statistics will be assumed. The analysis of economic data ...

  • The Impact of Globalisation 

    Bieler, A. (Andreas) (University of Nottingham, 2010)
    Globalisation has been widely debated in International Political Economy. This module has the task to assess its impact on European politics and integration. First, various definitions of globalisation will be introduced, ...

  • Quantitative Economics 1 

    Kneller, R. (Richard) (University of Nottingham, 2010)
    There are no pre-requisites for this module. In particular, there is no assumption that Mathematics has previously been studied to A-level standard. In common with practically all subjects, theory in Economics is intrinsically ...

  • The Country We Want to Live In: Hate crimes and Homophobia in the Lives of Black Lesbian South Africans 

    Mkhize, N. (Nonhlanhla); Bennett, J. (Jane); Reddy, V. (Vasu) (University of Cape Town, 2010)
    The country we want to live in: Hate crimes and homophobia in the lives of black lesbian South Africans offers a refreshing perspective on violence perpetrated against black lesbians. It also profiles the voices of women ...

  • Growing up in the new South Africa: Childhood and adolescence in post-apartheid Cape Town 

    Bray, R. (Rachel); Gooskens, I. (Imke); Moses, S. (Sue); Kahn, L. (Lauren); Seekings, J. (Jeremy) (University of Cape Town, 2010)
    How has the end of apartheid affected the experiences of South African children and adolescents? This pioneering study provides a compelling account of the realities of everyday life for the first generation of children ...