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  The Encyclopedia of White Collar and Corporate Crime- Social and Economic Policy - Global Policy Forum
The Encyclopedia of White Collar and Corporate Crime- Social and Economic Policy - Global Policy Forum
If we want to do something about the powerful institutions and individuals that shape our lives, we need to educate ourselves about their culture of criminality -- and the public efforts to bring them to justice.
Global Policy Forum distributes this material without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.
www.globalpolicy.org /socecon/crisis/2004/1020encyclopedia.htm   (789 words)

  
 ipedia.com: United Nations Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Conference on Disarmament is the sole forum established by the international community for the negotiation of multilateral arms control and disarmament agreements.
The United Nations is also a forum in which to support the right of women to participate fully in the political, economic, and social life of their countries.
The UN is not nowadays a world government, rather a forum for the world's sovereign states to debate issues and determine collective courses of action.
www.ipedia.com /united_nations.html   (3573 words)

  
 globalization and the incorporation of education
Such is the nature and complexity of the forces involved in globalization that any discussion of its impact upon education raises fundamental issues and is a matter of considerable debate.
In other words, the impact of globalization is less about the direct way in which specific policy choices are made, as the shaping and reshaping of social relations within all countries.
He questions many of the schemes to challenge globalization and the global corporate order, and argues that it must be challenged from outside.
www.infed.org /biblio/globalization_and_education.htm   (4610 words)

  
 Global Economic Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
As mentioned in the previous Forum "Seeking a Cooperative Equilibrium (Part 1)", BoJ Director Masayuki Matsushima mentioned in a July 18 speech the need to revalue the Chinese Renminbi in favor of a strengthening rather than devaluation of the currency.
This event won China some foreign policy points (at Japan’s expense) by creating an image in the international community that it could withstand a depreciation of the yen during a phase of yen weakness.
Under the policy, professionals have the option (1) to maintain existing holdings subject to certain disclosure and disposition procedures or (2) to sell some or all of their holdings during a window period.
www.morganstanley.com /GEFdata/digests/20010726-thu.html   (4108 words)

  
 ISPO: From Globalization to Sustainability - A New Global Policy for Social Justice
It fails to acknowledge the well-documented failings of free-markets and the essential role of government in correcting this, and it fails to recognise the role of co-operation, as well as competition, in the evolution of systems." Read the whole essay.
Included are a vivid chronicle of the deteriorating state of the Earth's biosphere, the latest developments in clean and renewable energy which could surely solve much of the pollution and global warming problems, and the cultural changes which must oversee the transition to a peaceful.
He recommends adoption and implementation of Simultaneous Policies which could lead to the formation of a global republic charged with implementing the needed changes without the traditional trappings of political self-interest.
www.simpol.org /dossiers/dossier-UK/html-UK/resources-UK.html   (1549 words)

  
 Nationalism
On the philosophical map, the pro-nationalist normative tastes fit nicely with the communitarian stance in general: most pro-nationalist philosophers are communitarians who choose nation as the preferred community (in contrast to those of their fellow-communitarians who prefer more far-ranging communities, such as those defined by global religious traditions).
The first set of arguments (listed in Section 3.2) defend the claim that national communities have a high value, often seen as non-instrumental and independent of the wishes and choices of their individual members, and argue that therefore they should be protected by means of state and official statist policies.
The nation-state also seems to be essential to safeguard the moral life of communities in the future, since it is the only form of political institution capable of protecting communities from the threats of globalization and assimilationism.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/nationalism   (10449 words)

  
 JustWarTheory.com
The Cato Institute's 11/27/2000 Policy Forum on Terrorism.
Now U.S. policy, and the reluctance of the U.S. Senate to ratify the Rome Treaty that President Clinton signed in 1988, are the primary obstacles to the international legal prosecution of terrorist crimes against humanity.
Global Policy Forum "monitors policy making at the United Nations, promotes accountability of global decisions, educates and mobilizes for global citizen participation, and advocates on vital issues of international peace and justice." They provide numerous links to timely reports and to organizations that address international justice, security, disarmament and peacemaking problems.
justwartheory.com   (7121 words)

  
 New Economic Policy on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It replaced the economic policies of “war Communism” (1918-21), an emergency program established by Lenin during the civil war.
However, the NEP policies proved inadequate for the expansionist aims of Stalin and were reversed (1928) by the first Five-Year Plan.
Monetary policy report to the Congress.(United States economic conditions for 2000, 2001, early 2002)(Statistical Data Included)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/N/NewE1cono.asp   (653 words)

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