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The clock: a true measurement of time?

The clock: a true measurement of time?

Posted by hi29 at Mar 26, 2014 03:50 PM |

The ticking of a clock marks the precise passage of seconds, minutes and hours. But what other measurements exist – and are they truer indicators of time for some? Dr Jane Pilcher looks at time from a social science perspective.

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The cage: protecting animals from liberation?

The cage: protecting animals from liberation?

Posted by arj13 at Sep 10, 2013 11:55 AM |

Professor Rob Garner from the Department of Politics and International Relations discusses the animal welfare ethic - is their subordination necessary to human and animal welfare?

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The house (‘pansi ghor’): a classic object of human resilience to environmental disasters?

The house (‘pansi ghor’): a classic object of human resilience to environmental disasters?

Posted by arj13 at Jul 15, 2013 03:05 PM |

What does your house symbolise to you? A place of safety and security? Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennett from the Civil Safety and Security Unit discusses the different meanings of the house to people in areas prone to environmental hazards.

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The Social Worlds project ran from March 2014 to November 2015. This site is no longer being updated but provides an archive of all the articles which were created as part of the project.

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