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The Fairness Doctrine - The United States Federal Communications Commission, also known as the FCC, introduced the Fairness Doctrine to make broadcasters report controversial issues of public importance in a manner that was equally balanced, honest, and fair. Broadcasting companies were required to provide a certain amount of airtime reporting accurate and fair information both for and against public issues. Broadcasters were not required to provide equal time for opposing views, but were required to present opposing viewpoints....   [tags: Federal Communications Commission]
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Fairness of the SAT - Fairness of the SAT The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was created to test college-bound students on their mathematical and verbal aptitudes and to thus predict their ability to succeed academically in college. In the United States, the SAT is the oldest and most widely used college entrance test. It was first administered in June 1926 to only 8,040 high school students and is now taken by over 2 million students. Over the years, the SAT has become one of the most important tests of a teenager's life for admission to college....   [tags: Standardized Tests ACT SAT Essays] 3994 words
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Fairness In The Workplace - Fairness In the Workplace                           American society is slowly, but surely, moving towards equality in the workplace. In the past decade laws have been passed that prohibit discrimination in hiring, retaining and promoting employees based on race, gender, disability and religious beliefs. Although not all groups have been included yet, the movement towards a more just workplace is evident. Nowadays, almost every single employer will have the sign 'Equal Opportunity Employer' under the name of the company, especially when recruiting....   [tags: Argumentative Social Work Essays] 1118 words
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John Rawls' Justice is Fairness - “Each person has his or her own plan of life - what is good may vary. Right is set down in the social contract, the same for everyone”. Quote taken from the Chronicle of Higher Education in an article titled: "The Enduring Significance of John Rawls". John Rawls, a political philosopher around the 1950’s but was not well known until the 1970’s. John Rawls was highly recognized and studied at many established colleges such as Oxford, Cornell University where Rawls became a professional philosopher and Harvard....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Rwanda: Struggling Fairness in an Unfair World - Rwanda: Struggling Fairness in an Unfair World Imagine an idyllic tropical paradise, where the air is laced with the alluringly sweet smell of peace. The sun shines resplendently, releasing waves of bliss and life. The people live together in harmony, and laugh together happily; life is good. This pure, perfect quality of living was a swatch of life in Rwanda. When Belgian explorers set foot on Rwandan soil, their sociability shrouded their true manipulative intentions. The Belgians had no appreciation for peace, true happiness, or even the lives of the inhabitants....   [tags: Rwanda] 894 words
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Fairness: Results Versus Process - Fairness: Results Versus Process Supporters of liberty, limited government and rule of law will never win our argument, in the public arena, until we can compellingly make the case that free markets and voluntary exchange are inherently fairer than alternative forms of social organization. Proving that free markets and voluntary exchange lead to higher living standards, greater wealth and greater liberty is not nearly as persuasive as the argument that free markets and voluntary exchange are morally superior....   [tags: Market Income Essays] 1747 words
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The Fairness of the Treaty of Versailles - The Fairness of the Treaty of Versailles When assessing the fairness of the Treaty of Versailles it is necessary to consider the impact of the treaty, not only on Germany, but also on all the major powers involved in both the treaty and the First World War. In order to determine the fairness of the treaty it is important to, in Germanys' case especially, consider the Treaty of Versailles in economic, military, territorial and colonial terms. There are also other countries which the Treaty of Versailles had an impact on, and the affect that the treaty has had on them can also be assessed....   [tags: Papers] 992 words
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Fairness and Equality in Ecuador - By: ale Fairness and Equality in Ecuador Ecuador is small country in south America. is situated over Perú and beneath Venezuela and Colombia. It’s population is 12.500.000. there are different ethnic groups in Ecuador, there is mestizo (mixed Amerindian and Spanish) 55%, Amerindian 25%, Spanish 10%, black 10% (-1-). The predominant religion is Roman Catholicism. 90% of the population knows how to read and write. Ecuador is also very rich in tradition and it has been blessed with tons of natural resources and a climate that allows us to grow and produce all year long almost anything....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Rawls Justice Is Fairness - Phil.104 Word Count: Take Home Exam # 1: Essay-2 John Rawls never claimed to know the only way to start a society, but he did suggest a very sound and fair way to do so. He based his just scenario on two principles of justice. His first principle of justice was that everyone should have the same rights as others. His following policy decision was that in the event of any inequalities, they should be to the benefit to everybody, and available to all people in the society....   [tags: essays research papers] 1008 words
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The Fairness Of Academic Evaluation - The Fairness of Academic Evaluation American students used to pass from grade to grade with few complications. Getting into a college was effortless and acquiring degrees was a piece of cake. In 1983, A Nation at Risk was published and Americans realized how inferior their education systems really were. Due to the decline in test scores in American schools, education standards became much stricter and new intelligence exams were introduced. Presently, standardized testing, such as the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and the American College Testing Program (ACT), is a mandatory and important part of the college acceptance process....   [tags: essays research papers] 1212 words
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The Fairness of the Treaty of Versailles - The Fairness of the Treaty of Versailles 'The Treaty of Versailles' was the peace settlement that ended World War One in 1918. The treaty itself was actually signed on the 28th June 1919 at the former palace of Versailles, just outside Paris, by Germany and the Allies. The treaty was a compromise between the countries, trying to satisfy each demand - but was it overall fair to Germany. Germany was affected considerably by the terms of the Treaty, both in material and image....   [tags: Papers] 719 words
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Rawl's "A Theory of Justice": Defining the Fairness Theory - Rawls’ attempt to define justice as fairness within the confines of the original position in A Theory of Justice establishes a deontological ethic. Rawls’ theory prioritizes individual liberty with equality to illustrate the deficiencies of utilitarianism. Despite criticism from Sandel, Rawls’ justice as fairness theory adequately defends a redistributive system for the entire society while addressing the inequality of luck. In A Theory of Justice, Rawls attempts to provide an alternative to belief in utilitarianism and intuitionism with the justice as fairness theory....   [tags: Literary Review ]
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Women and Political Representation in Canada: Equality, Fairness, and Capabilities - Women and Political Representation in Canada: Equality, Fairness, and Capabilities I. Introduction Social equality is the concept in which all individuals possess the same fundamental basic liberties, opportunities, moral value/respect, and social benefits. The concept of ‘equality’ has a multiplicity of meanings and definitions, and with the rise of liberalization and democratization around the world ‘social equality’ has become the most predominant. As economic openness creates greater wealth disparities, the parallel rise of democratization has enabled citizens to demand more accountability measures and public welfare services from their governments in order to manage such disparities....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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The Arguments Surrounding Media Bias - The Arguments Surrounding Media Bias Whether it is through a newspaper, television, magazines or talk radio, people will always communicate through some type of medium. Now, whether or not the mediums are tainted with bias is a question of beliefs. Some people argue that journalism today is rather fair and balanced, while others would vehemently oppose that view by saying that bias is definitely prevalent in news media and other mediums today. In some instances, there lies the belief that the fairness doctrine should be reestablished in order to mend the problem of bias; however, many would strenuously fight that by arguing that such an act would destroy the freedom of the press guaranteed under the first amendment....   [tags: Communication, Fairness Doctrine] 1348 words
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The Consumer and the Checking Account Fairness (CCAF) Act - The Consumer and the Checking Account Fairness (CCAF) Act Near the end of 2004, the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act (Check 21) went into effect, bringing with it mixed opinions on what consumers and bankers alike could expect. The now law dealt with the exchange of digitized checks opposed to physical checks, and decreased processing time drastically. The belief among many circles was that checks would begin to bounce en masse, and that the consumer would be impacted in a drastic way....   [tags: essays research papers] 1341 words
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The War Measures Act: Was It Necessary? - “These men only ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.”- Abraham Lincoln. This quote fundamentally states that everyone wants fairness and the government should do what is in their power to give it to the people. On the contrary, the War Measures Act actually limits freedom and fairness. The War Measures Act is a law that gives the federal government comprehensive emergency power during a war, invasion or rebellion....   [tags: Legal Issues, Fairness] 1289 words
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Fostering Acceptance of Needs-Based Fairness for Inclusion Students in Future Classrooms of Teacher Education Students - Purpose and Hypotheses of Study The study by Berry (2008) had a purpose of fostering acceptance of needs-based fairness for inclusion students in future classrooms of teacher education students. An open-ended question guiding the study sought to find out novice teachers views about fairness (Berry, 2008). The goal of the study involved seeking understanding of a situation and examining the teachers’ views regarding fairness. Fairness is investigated because it holds implications for teachers’ ideals and pedagogy of inclusion....   [tags: Education, philosophy of education]
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Analysis of Statement Life is Not Fair - Life is not fair-Get used to it (Bill Gate) Life is not fair. We have all heard that from someone at some point in our lives. Life is not fair because there is no certainty of what is going to happen in the future. Life awards and punishes people hazardously. Life is like a picture drawn by an unknown painter and one is just a tiny part of it. Pictures can always deceive a person about what their real meaning is. Lie, appearances, contradictions, colors, conformity and people are just decoration in the overall interpretation of the picture....   [tags: Justice Fairness] 1688 words
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Juveniles Treated Like Adults - ... A great amount of people in the jury look at the young teen and think, “There is no way a young teen could commit murder or any other brutal crime.” What they do not understand is that there is plenty of evidence when it comes to even accusing a juvenile as a suspect. Just because someone looks young and harmless, it does not mean there is evil on the inside. Looking deeper into the purpose of the case the juvenile was involved in pays off. Not only does the purpose of the case make sense, it also shows an insight of the society at its worse....   [tags: crime, teens, punishment, fairness, justice]
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Section 78 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 - ... Woolf L.J stated; “Perhaps unfairly, I invited counsel for the respondents to indicate how it could be said that the admission of the evidence of the police officers in this case would have an adverse effect on the fairness of the proceedings. Counsel for the respondents was unable to give an indication as to why it would have any adverse effect on the fairness of the proceedings and was candid enough to accept that it is difficult to see,” Mr Justice Wright put the same question to counsel in the case of Williams and received no better an answer....   [tags: common law, Foster, applied law]
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Strategies in Price Communication - Price Communication One of the strategies to influence the consumers’ willingness-to-pay is through the use of price communication. In order for companies to gain their market share they need to ensure that consumers understand the value of the company’s products both economical and psychologically. In studies conducted by researchers many business managers have noted that the most important capability in their pricing strategies is accurately “communicating value and price”. On the other hand, they also note that it is one of the weakest capabilities for most organizations to perform (Nagle, Hogan & Zale, p....   [tags: Business]
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Administrative Law in Australia -- Notes on Natural Justice - NATURAL JUSTICE <ol> <li value="1"> Natural justice concerns human rights e.g. a right to procedure <li value="2"> Denial of natural justice is a ground of review against an administrative decision: ADJR Act ss.5(1)(a), 5(1)(h)(3), 6(1)(a) and 6(1)(h)(3) => ss.5(1)(a) is a distinct and independent ground of review <li value="3"> Natural Justice usually applies to courts, and Procedural Fairness is the issue when extended to administrative bodies. </ol> Procedural fairness 1 The three rules: hearing rule, the bias rule and the no evidence rule....   [tags: Law] 6924 words
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Ethics Reflection - Fairness An example of a previous work experience where I had to exhibit fairness was while coaching a senior high girl’s soccer team for The Study School in Montreal, Quebec. I was put into a position where the most talented and high scoring player on the team missed a practice before a playoff game. Team rules were agreed upon and a commitment contract was signed by every player at the beginning of the season. One of these commitment rules was that all players were expected to attend all practices unless a valid excused absence and signed note was presented otherwise the player would be benched for the next game....   [tags: Reflection] 1727 words
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Organizational Justice - Human existence takes place in societal institutions where interpersonal communication and cooperation is necessary for co-existence. The benefits gained from participation in these institutions are either economical, socioemotional, or a combination of both. Economic benefits provide a means to obtain material goods and comfort, while socioemotional benefits provide individuals with status or value within a group. How these benefits are distributed across society is of high importance to the individuals (Schminke, Ambrose, & Noel, 1997)....   [tags: Sociology]
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Tax Structure: Habitat For Humanity - Tax Structure: Habitat For Humanity Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization dedicate to building homes for low-income individuals. This organization requires that potential homeowners assist in the building of their home or others to reduce the financing cost of homeownership. This paper focuses on the percentage of property tax revenue, two arguments in favor, and two arguments property tax breaks for Habitat of Humanity homeowner, and case resolution. Quantification "In 2004, property tax collections in the U.S....   [tags: Business Finance ]
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Merchant of Venice Essay: The Importance of the Law - The Importance of the Law in The Merchant of Venice        The link between Shakespeare and the law is not new; scholars have long realized that the legal discourse can lead to a better understanding of Shakespeare's works.  Yet, that the converse is also true: the study of Shakespeare can lead to a deeper understanding of the fundamental nature of law.  A play like The Merchant of Venice has a great deal to offer in the course of such a reading.  The action of the play is concerned with contract law, but issues of standing, moiety, precedent, and conveyance are also raised.  At the most fundamental level, though, the trial scene in Act IV illustrates the conflict between equity and the strict construction of the law....   [tags: Merchant Venice Essays]
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Behavioral Economics - Introduction Described as the economic field that deals with the analysis of the effect that the process of decision making impacts on the decisions reached, behavioral economics is a field that has elicited lots of interest from various scholars (Altman, 24). The economists consider this branch of economics as cognitive science due to the fact that it deals with analysis of the process of decision making. Eric Wanner one of the earlier founders of the discipline describes this economic field as a component of cognitive science in his attempt to explain the basis and the characteristic analysis of the discipline in terms of strengths and weaknesses....   [tags: Neo-economists, Labor Market] 1293 words
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By the Name of Justice I’ll Avenge - Justice is part of revenge; as also for revenge is part of justice. “Justice” comes from a Latin word that means “straight, fair, equal”, it’s the quality of being righteous and loyal towards one’s state, although serves the interests of the stronger (Hourani, 1962), while revenge is the act of taking retaliation for injuries or wrongs. What ever the circumstances are being the individual who experiences a unjust act, results in the hunt for one of these two things: Justice or revenge. What are the key differences between the two....   [tags: Justice System ]
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Organizational Justice and Psychological Contract - 1. Organizational Justice The idea of justice has become noticeable building in the organizational studies. Researchers and practitioners put a great attention to the concepts of justice in the organization because of the potential results from the study. Perceptions of fairness are used as important factors in explaining, predicting and understanding human behavior in organizations (Hartman & Galle Jr., 1999; Martin & Bennett, 1996; Viswesvaran & Ones, 2002). As Colquitt et al. (2001a) explain that a number of studies on organizational justice have shown that fair treatment has a significant effect on the attitudes of individual employees, such as satisfaction and commitment, and individual behavior, such as attendance and citizenship behavior....   [tags: Human Resource Management]
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Rawls' Concept Of Justice As Political: A Defense Against Critics - Rawls' Concept Of Justice As Political: A Defense Against Critics ABSTRACT: Rawls' theory of justice as fairness involves a central contention that principles of justice essential to the structure of a constitutional democracy must be viewed as political in contrast to more comprehensive moral, philosophical or religious doctrines. The concept of justice is not its being true to an antecedent moral order and given to us, but its being congruent with our self-understanding within the history of justice as political is not a mere modus vivendi, for it embodies an overlapping consensus that does have a moral basis....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Rawls Essays]
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Ethics in Public Relations Society of America - The Public Relations Society of America's Code of Ethics has a foundation that lies in the Member Statement of Professional Values. These Values include advocacy, honesty, expertise, independence, loyalty, and fairness. There are also six provisions involved in the PRSA Member Code of Ethics: Enhancing the Profession, Conflicts of Interest, Safeguarding Confidences, Disclosure of Information, Competition, and Free Flow Information. Of all the Principles and Values listed above, I find the most important of the list to be the Value of Fairness and the Principle of Free Flow Information....   [tags: Ethics] 640 words
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Climate Change Denial and the Media - "The pace of global warming is accelerating and the scale of the impact is devastating. The time for action is limited - we are approaching a tipping point beyond which the opportunity to reverse the damage of CO2 emissions will disappear." -- Eliot Spitzer "Global warming isn't a prediction. It is happening." -- James Hansen Climate change, specifically in reference to C02 Emissions released by human use of fossil fuels and their consequential effects on the environment, is perhaps one of the most pressing issues we, not just as Americans, but as human beings face in our lifetimes....   [tags: Global Warming Cover-Up, 2015]
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Freedom of Speech vs Censorship - We are blessed to live in a country that has many rights, the most important is the freedom of speech which provides an umbrella of protection over our remaining rights; however, all of our rights are under attack beginning with the First Amendment which is under constant assault by censorship. The Constitution of the United States says that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Censorship as defined by Wikipedia is “the suppression of speech or deletion of communicative material which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or inconvenient to the government or media organizations as determined by a censor.” Any statement or image can be determined to be offensive by anyone at anytime, therefore censorship is an attack on our Freedom of Speech....   [tags: First Amendment]
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Analysis of Two settings in Shakespeare’s Macbeth - An analysis of two settings in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. By using the heath and castles as contrasting settings in Macbeth, William Shakespeare reinforces and reflects various themes present throughout the play. Through the combined use of these settings, he contrasts notions of security and danger, fairness and foulness, and the natural and supernatural. Although the heath is a meeting place for evil and is represented as a grim location through a number of methods, the heath itself is safe. Contrarily, the castles that Macbeth inhabits, both Inverness and Dunsinane, are repeatedly described as safe, secure, and welcoming....   [tags: The Tragedy of Macbeth] 1462 words
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The Justification of Reverse Discrimination in Hiring - In “The Justification of Reverse Discrimination in Hiring,” Tom Beauchamp displays statistics of underrepresented races and genders in institutions. The inequality is due to the underlying persistent racism originating decades ago. It has been pervasively executed despite federal laws for equality. The expectation for a level-playing field is not a reality, as statistically show with underrepresented African Americans (1. Beauchamp, CC2011, p 0228). Beauchamp points out that at first sight, reverse discrimination appears immoral, because it crafts a prejudice for one race over another....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Tom Beauchamp] 1594 words
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When Morality Opposes Justice: Human Nature - When Morality Opposes Justice-Human Nature Morality ivolves distinguishing which human behaviors are right or wrong and good or bad. Morality covers topics such as harm, rights and justice, and therefore it is mainly concerned with protecting every idividual. There has been a culture of war between liberals and conservatives all based upon human morality aspects (Haidt & Graham, 2007, p. 1). Cultural war can be termed as the division in personal opinions and thoughts between open-minded people or liberals and the conventional or traditionalists, also known as conservatives....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Sonnet Analysis - Golden Hair, Rosy Red Cheeks, and Pride - Sonnet Analysis - Golden Hair, Rosy Red Cheeks, and Pride      This sonnet is an anti-love poem that ironically shows how the fairness of a lady is contingent upon nature's blessings and her external manifestations.  The Spenserian style brings unity to this sonnet, in that it's theme and rhyme is interwoven throughout, but the focus of her "fairness" is divided into an octave and a sestet.  The first eight lines praise her physical features (hair, cheeks, smile), while the last six lines praise her internal features (words, spirit, heart).  This sonnet intentionally hides the speaker's ridicule behind counterfeit love-language, using phrases like: "fair golden hairs" (line 1), and "rose in her red cheeks" (line 3), and "her eyes the fire of love does spark" (line 4).  This traditional love language fills pages of literature and song, and has conventionally been used to praise the attributes of a lover; but this sonnet betrays such language by exhibiting a critique rather than commendation....   [tags: Sonnet essays] 1276 words
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Justice and Virtue in John Rawls' A Theory of Justice - There is a natural instinct in humans to have a justified reason for everything they do, even if they are not aware of it. It is the product of psychological reasoning. Everybody wants to be treated the same. Justice covers a broad area covered mostly by equality. “Each person is to have an equal right to the most extensive basic liberty compatible with similar liberty for others.” (Rawls 60). That quote was the first principle of justice from John Rawls A Theory of Justice. Equality is important to society because it maintains everyone getting the same as anyone of any other racial, ethical, or wealth status....   [tags: Analytical Essay, Ethics] 538 words
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Plea Bargaining - The art of plea bargaining is a tactic of the judicial system that keeps money and resources in mind when making these decisions. Plea deals help everyone involved. I think that the practice of plea bargaining should continue in this country for a variety of reasons. “The plea bargain, in which the defense attorney and the prosecutor reach an agreement: The defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for a reduction of charges or a lighter sentence. As a result of this exchange, the prosecutor gains a quick, sure conviction; the offender receives a shorter sentence: and the defense attorney can move on to the next case....   [tags: Criminal Justice] 645 words
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Charge Nurse - To date there has been limited research on charge nurse competencies, job satisfaction, and development. Additionally, there are no validated instruments to measure these constructs as they relate to charge nurses. Charge nurses are usually not in a defined permanent charge nurse role as delineated by a job description, but rather rotate through if assigned for their shift (Krugman & Smith, 2003). Additionally, many charge nurses enter their role through default (because they are the most experienced or tenured on their shift) and without formal training (Sherman, 2005)....   [tags: Health Care, Nurses] 610 words
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Citizenship, Political Liberalism and the National Curriculum - Citizenship, Political Liberalism and the National Curriculum I shall maintain in this essay that the civic education proposed in the new National Curriculum subject called Citizenship is not in harmony with the educational aims and principles stated in The Education Reform Act, 1988, in which the National Curriculum itself was established. I shall argue further that the present institutional arrangements for the whole of education are contrary to the spirit of the civic education outlined in Citizenship....   [tags: Learning Education School Essays]
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H. George Frederickson’s The Spirit of Public Administration - H. George Frederickson’s “The Spirit of Public Administration” is an informative yet drab look at motivating public administrators. Frederickson discusses a wide variety of topics that would be useful to any public administrator, but the verbiage used is a bit difficult for an individual that may be entering into the service field “The Spirit of Public Administration is broken down into three parts. These parts are: Part I: Governance, Politics, and the Public Part II: Issues of Fairness Part III: Ethics, Citizenship, and Benevolence in Public Administration Frederickson did take the initiative to explain public administration and some of its functions before going in-depth on different facets of the role....   [tags: essays research papers] 1505 words
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Just Taxation - Index: I. Introduction 2 II. Introducing the problem 2 III. Income vs. Consumption Tax 3 IV. A just tax base. 5 V. Liberutopia 6 VI. Conclusion 8 VII. References 9 Table of Figures: Figure 1: Consumption vs. income tax 3 Figure 2: Floating money and deposit money 4 I. Introduction In the debate of just taxation an argument came up, which insisted that any tax that distorts individual preferences should be considered as unjust. This argument is known as the “fairness-to- savers-argument”....   [tags: essays research papers] 2902 words
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Unfair Term in a Contract - Unfair Term in a Contract After the Treaty of Maastricht, the European Community made a directive on Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts 1993. This instructed member states to pass domestic legislation to provide consumer protection. As a result, the UK Government made the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1994 which have now been replaced by the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999. The main aim of the new regulations is for UK Law to be drafted more closely to the wording of the European Legislation, to help prevent discrepancies between the two....   [tags: Papers] 1758 words
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The Once and Future King - The Once and Future King The Once and Future King by T.H. White has a theme which consists of being true to yourself and your beliefs. Many characters and events in this book reinforce this idea and portray it as the main lesson. Readers are affected by learning important life-lessons throughout each chapter and book. Readers learn in the beginning that Arthur strongly believes in keeping his word. Even in Book I, when Arthur was a child, he refused to leave Hob's hawk, Cully, in the forest....   [tags: Once and Future King Essays] 441 words
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Ethics for the 21st Century - Ethics for the 21st Century Rushworth M. Kidder has done a remarkable thing; he has assembled from all over the globe the answers of people to this question: "If you could help create a global code of ethics, what would be on it?" This act is so remarkable because he has taken the time to gather the opinions of twenty-four individuals from sixteen nations to create a global forum. What strikes me the most about his study is that the interviewees were not heads of state. They were average people viewed by their communities as ethical leaders....   [tags: Essays on Ethics] 710 words
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The Flat Tax - Taxation has always been a major controversy. Just like any major corporation, the government is constantly looking to raise revenue. The easiest and fairest way to do this is by taxing the people. However, how the people will be taxed is always an issue. The current tax system that the United States uses contains several flaws. First of all, it is very complex. It is comprised of many various variables that can create loopholes. These loopholes can cause two equal income families to be paying very different tax rates....   [tags: essays research papers] 482 words
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A Critical Review of "An integrated model of price, satisfaction and loyalty: an empirical analysis in the service sector" by David Martin-Consuegra, - Business is involved in human's everyday life and it is considered as a huge field, and in this field I am interested in marketing. Some people have defined marketing as the processes to deliver a product from the producer to the consumer, who are the main point of the existence of any company, therefore it is important to make sure that those customers are satisfied. The aim of this article is to investigate the relationship between the price and customer satisfaction, by studying the use of price fairness and price acceptance and how that led to satisfied customers, which supported my hypothesis that customer satisfaction is strongly affected by price....   [tags: Article Review ]
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Gaining Customer Satisfaction by Price Strategies - Introduction. Business is one of the oldest exercises in humans' life, it was very simple in the past, there was no money, and therefore, people used to exchange goods. They were sacrificing unnecessary stuff in order to get goods that have greater value or needs. Nevertheless, modernisation has changed that kind of trade by increasing the value of money, so people could use it to buy these stuff rather than exchanging goods to have it. Nowadays, business contains a huge number of sections such as accounting, human resources, manufacturing and marketing....   [tags: Business Management ]
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The Truth of Organizational Justice - The field of organizational behavior has become more dynamic from last two or three decades as the world economy is uplifted like skyrocketing. It has caught the attention of many International organizations to meet the challenges to understand motivating employees of different cultures, whether they are intending to go for investment in other country, or consider hiring skilled employees from other countries. Organization can get maximum output from employees, if there is a culture where every one thinks that he is getting rewards as per expectations and management gives priority to their voices....   [tags: Sociology]
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