In the Republic, Plato seeks to define justice and, through definition, show that justice is intrinsically worthwhile. In doing so, Plato sets out to explain the principal concept of political justice, and from this obtain a parallel model of individual justice. Essentially, justice is defined as...
A vision for 20 years: the learning society
1. Our title, Higher Education in the learning society, reflects the vision that informs this report. Over the next 20 years, the United Kingdom must create a society committed to learning throughout life. That commitment will be required from individuals...
Totalitarianism and Democracy
Can a democracy and a totalitarianism coincide in one society? Are the two governments similar, or will democracy fight against totalitarianism? Before any of this can be answered, one must first know the definitions and true differences that lie between the two.
October 26, 2010
Conservative vs. Liberal
The 1964 Presidential election was an election that changed American history. For the first time since the 1932 Presidential election between Hoover and Roosevelt, the American population was able to choose a president from tw...
Illiteracy in Our Society
It was one of the days I will never forget in my life time. My father was very sick in Abeokuta; my village, where we both live together with my mother. The people in our community have tried their hand on one thing or the other to help him, but we are left with th...
1. Social Structure, Stratification and Social Processes in Society
2. Social Change and Social Order in Rural and Urban Society
3. Environment and Society
4. Introducing Western Sociologists
5. Indian Sociologists
TEACHING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
A Guide for Instructors
THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
Creating a Nation and a Society
New York Boston San Francisco
London Toronto Sydney Tokyo Singapore Madrid...
The media, known as the fourth pillar of democracy, has a huge impact on the society. The effects are of course, positive as well as negative. Media is such a powerful tool that it literally governs the direction of our society today. It is the propeller as well as the direction provider of the soci...
Persons -Every person is an unique individual, but each develop in social setting that they are influenced by and interact with other persons. The process of communication is one of these fundamental interactions.
Society - Society is made up of people, groups, networks, i...
NATURE AND SCOPE OF SOCIOLOGY
• Define sociology.
• Discuss the development of sociology.
• Identify different methods of sociology.
• Give the importance of sociology.
Lesson 1. Sociology as Science
• What is...
State University – Higher School of Economics
with participation of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund
VIII International Academic Conference
«Modernization of Economy
and Public Development»
April 3–5, 2007...
Democratic World Government - An Outline Structure
Introduction - problems and benefits of World Government
The idea of world government has not received a good press for many years. It
tends to make most of us think of Stalinist dictators and fascist domination of
the globe. I wish to argue, tho...
15. Assessment of the European society¡¯s social, economic and political as well as philosophical tendency of the post world war I era.
For Europe and the European world the years 1871 to 1914 were marked by hitherto unparalleled material and industrial growth, international peace, domestic st...
By Lindsay Millet
Strategic planning determines where an organization is going over the next year or more, how it's going to get there and how it'll know if it got there or not. The focus of a strategic plan is usually on the entire organization, while the focus of a business plan is usual...
The role of business has been changing over the centuries. Throughout the existence of shareholding organisations there have been different theories (Jones v. H. F. Ahmanson & Co., 1 Cal. 3d 93 (1969) regarding the role of business. Organisations too have been changing their role to...
According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), patents “encourage innovation, which assures that the quality of human life is continuously enhanced”. In this research paper, I will try to answer the question, whether patenting and more broadly, intellectual prope...
EARLY PHILIPPINE SOCIETY, CULTURE & HISTORY
PHILIPPINES – CROSSROAD OF THE PACIFIC
o Location: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam
o Area: Total: 300,000 sq km
➢ land: 298,170 sq km...
Democratic Capitalism and Morality
The first question I need to answer is, is it fair that a movie star makes more in a few weeks verses and teacher in a year. Yes, it is called free will, if we as movie goers stop going and spending the money for the shows, they for sure would not be...
Why Religion Matters: The Impact of Religious Practice on Social Stability
Published on January 25, 1996 by Patrick Fagan, Ph.D. Backgrounder #1064
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