The Good the Bad and the Just

Author: Riël Vermunt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317029976
Format: PDF, Docs
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Drawing on multidisciplinary findings and ideas, this book discusses fair allocation of social resources, such as goods, services and information, in a novel and integrated way. The role of the essential features of allocation behavior: motivation, cognition and emotion, as well as morality and reactions to perceived unfairness are examined in the newly developed Justice Model. The author offers explanations as to why, how and to what extent, people, in an effort to attain justice, allocate social resources between self and others and among others. It is held that the allocation event, featuring actor, recipient and observer, as well as the resources to be allocated by an actor, can function as a guideline for the essentials of fair behavior. The work explores the conditions under which an actor may deviate from a just division of social resources thus instigating a reaction from recipients and observers. The study covers various levels of analysis ranging from the intra-personal to the societal. The book will be of interest to academics and researchers working in the areas of crime, law, justice, public policy and governance.

Doughnut Economics

Author: Kate Raworth
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 160358675X
Format: PDF, ePub
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A Financial Times "Best Book of 2017: Economics” 800-CEO-Read “Best Business Book of 2017: Current Events & Public Affairs” Economics is the mother tongue of public policy. It dominates our decision-making for the future, guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other environmental and social challenges that define our times. Pity then, or more like disaster, that its fundamental ideas are centuries out of date yet are still taught in college courses worldwide and still used to address critical issues in government and business alike. That’s why it is time, says renegade economist Kate Raworth, to revise our economic thinking for the 21st century. In Doughnut Economics, she sets out seven key ways to fundamentally reframe our understanding of what economics is and does. Along the way, she points out how we can break our addiction to growth; redesign money, finance, and business to be in service to people; and create economies that are regenerative and distributive by design. Named after the now-iconic “doughnut” image that Raworth first drew to depict a sweet spot of human prosperity (an image that appealed to the Occupy Movement, the United Nations, eco-activists, and business leaders alike), Doughnut Economics offers a radically new compass for guiding global development, government policy, and corporate strategy, and sets new standards for what economic success looks like. Raworth handpicks the best emergent ideas—from ecological, behavioral, feminist, and institutional economics to complexity thinking and Earth-systems science—to address this question: How can we turn economies that need to grow, whether or not they make us thrive, into economies that make us thrive, whether or not they grow? Simple, playful, and eloquent, Doughnut Economics offers game-changing analysis and inspiration for a new generation of economic thinkers.

Business Law Today Comprehensive Text and Cases Diverse Ethical Online and Global Environment

Author: Roger LeRoy Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285974425
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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BUSINESS LAW TODAY: COMPREHENSIVE immerses you in the excitement of cutting-edge business law with a wide selection of intriguing new cases and thorough coverage of the latest developments in the field. The Tenth Edition of this successful textbook makes the study of business law appealing and relevant--without sacrificing the legal credibility and comprehensive coverage that have made the text a trusted favorite. Each chapter's visually engaging, time-tested learning tools illustrate how law is applied to real-world business problems--and how landmark cases, statutes, and other laws are having a significant impact on the way businesses operate both within the United States and across the globe. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Advertising Ethics

Author: Edward Spence
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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. This book focuses on an applied philosophical analysis of the nature of advertising in general and of specific ethical issues that arise in advertising. Its main objective is to provide professionals with a structured ethical reasoning and ethical decision-making model that will enable them to clearly ascertain the relation between advertising and ethics. Chapter topics include ethical reasoning and ethical principles, codes of ethics and codes of practice, the nature of advertising, advertising and the media, advertising and the community, truth in advertising, stereotyping and targeting, endorsements and testimonials, the ethics of time and space, ethical advertising, and more. For professionals in the advertising industry who would like a manual for informing professional practice on ethical theory and ethical issues in advertising.

The Code of Hammurabi

Author: Hammurabi
Publisher: WS via PublishDrive
ISBN: 2378989776
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Code of Hammurabi (Codex Hammurabi) is a well-preserved ancient law code, created ca. 1790 BC (middle chronology) in ancient Babylon. It was enacted by the sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi. One nearly complete example of the Code survives today, inscribed on a seven foot, four inch tall basalt stele in the Akkadian language in the cuneiform script. One of the first written codes of law in recorded history. These laws were written on a stone tablet standing over eight feet tall (2.4 meters) that was found in 1901.

Lords of Finance

Author: Liaquat Ahamed
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440697965
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize "A magisterial work...You can't help thinking about the economic crisis we're living through now." --The New York Times Book Review It is commonly believed that the Great Depression that began in 1929 resulted from a confluence of events beyond any one person's or government's control. In fact, as Liaquat Ahamed reveals, it was the decisions made by a small number of central bankers that were the primary cause of that economic meltdown, the effects of which set the stage for World War II and reverberated for decades. As yet another period of economic turmoil makes headlines today, Lords of Finance is a potent reminder of the enormous impact that the decisions of central bankers can have, their fallibility, and the terrible human consequences that can result when they are wrong. From the Trade Paperback edition.