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Citizenship and Pluralism, Fall 2003
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This course will serve as both an introduction to contemporary political philosophy and a way to explore issues of pluralism and multiculturalism. Racial and ethnic groups, national minorities, aboriginals, women, sexual minorities, and other groups have organized to highlight injustice and demand recognition and accommodation on the basis of their differences. In practice, democratic states have granted a variety of group-differentiated rights, such as exemptions from generally applicable laws, special representation rights, language rights, or limited self-government rights, to different types of groups. This course will examine how different theories of citizenship address the challenges raised by different forms of pluralism. We will focus in particular on the following questions: - Does justice require granting group-differentiated rights? - Do group-differentiated rights conflict with liberal and democratic commitments to equality and justice for all citizens? - What, if anything, can hold a multi-religious, multicultural society together? Why should the citizens of such a society want to hold together?

Subject:
Philosophy
Political Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Song, Sarah
Date Added:
01/01/2003
Climate Change and Sea Level Rise
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This module looks at how increasing temperatures due to climate change have affected sea level rise and what effects scientist expect in the future, given rising greenhouse gas emissions. The various mechanisms of sea level rise are discussed, as well as the tools and research used to study this topic. The module also discusses how countries and communities are preparing for future increases in sea levels.

Subject:
Life Science
Atmospheric Science
Physics
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
COMET MetEd Collection
Author:
COMET
Date Added:
08/14/2012
Psychology
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No Strings Attached
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Psychology is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research. The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders. Psychology incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.Senior Contributing AuthorsRose M. Spielman, Formerly of Quinnipiac UniversityContributing AuthorsKathryn Dumper, Bainbridge State CollegeWilliam Jenkins, Mercer UniversityArlene Lacombe, Saint Joseph's UniversityMarilyn Lovett, Livingstone CollegeMarion Perlmutter, University of Michigan

Subject:
Social Science
Psychology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
02/14/2014
Psychology, Lifespan Development, Lifespan Theories
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:Discuss Freud’s theory of psychosexual developmentDescribe the major tasks of child and adult psychosocial development according to EriksonDiscuss Piaget’s view of cognitive development and apply the stages to understanding childhood cognitionDescribe Kohlberg’s theory of moral development

Subject:
Social Science
Psychology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
07/10/2017
여행 계획/ Travel Itinerary, Korean, Intermediate Mid
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In this lab, students will discuss and make a travel itinerary with their partner. They will choose the destination, length of stay, mode of transportation, and budgets. After creating the plan, students will present and explain their decisions to other classmates.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Daum Jung
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
02/05/2020