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  • Racial Contract Norms White And Nonwhite Persons
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    Charles Mills' The Racial Contract Theses 8, 9 and 10 I. Thesis 8: The Racial Contract tracts the moral / political consciousness of (most) white moral agents (Most controversial chapter) a. A naturalized account (actual) will help to lead to a prescription. Based on a racialize d moral psychology (p. 93): Whites act racist without even realizing it. b. Much of the chapter is a long explanation of how whites have brutalized nonwhites (pp. 98-101). Difference between cynical and realist. c. Discu...
  • Our Rationality And Morality To Civil Society
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    The Social Contract- Rousseau's principal aim in writing The Social Contract is to determine how freedom may be possible in civil society, and we might do well to pause briefly and understand what he means by 'freedom. ' In the state of nature we enjoy the physical freedom of having no restraints on our behavior. By entering into the social contract, we place restraints on our behavior, which make it possible to live in a community. By giving up our physical freedom, however, we gain the civil f...
  • My Existing Clients
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    It may sound harsh, but many American parents and two-thirds of pediatricians feel that corporal punishment is merely tough love. Children will benefit from it in the long run. Opponents, consisting manly of child psychologists in addition to parents, believe that punishment, especially physical, is detrimental to a child's health and future. While every person with an ounce of a soul cares about the well being of his or her children, parents cannot seem to reach a consensus on this controversia...
  • Individual In The Islamic Society
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    MOST OF THE INSTITUTIONS WITHIN WHICH WE LIVE OUR LIVES ARE MANIFESTLY ILLIBERAL We all lives are governed by the institutions like law, government, religion, education, family, employment market and others. All these institutions tends to look towards the formation of a society. They do not say that society is made up of aggregated individuals but that individuals are the product of society. This is a conservative notion which is in conflict with the ideology of liberalism. To look at all the i...
  • Application For An Extension Of Time
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    In consideration of the granting, for the purpose of expediting payment, by the Board Extension of Contract Time, of an extension of contract time fixed in Contract Reg. No. : for completion of the work therein specified, we agree to and hereby waive and release any and all claims, including but not limited to, damages for delay or any other cause which we may have against the City of New York, arising out of the aforesaid contract, except for the following delay caused by change of design. We w...
  • Exit In Response To Psychological Contract Violations
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    The term psychological contract (Argy ris, 1960; Schein, 1965) describes a set of individual perceptions concerning the terms of the exchange relationship between individuals and their organizations. For example, it may include beliefs about performance requirements, job security, training, compensation, and career development (Rousseau, 1989), but is not limited to these dimensions. Psychological contracts manifest themselves in individuals' mental representations (schemes) of their relationshi...
  • Contract On Behalf Of The Legal Entity
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    Charta Magna: agreement between king John and his barons laying down mutual rights and obligations as well as the position of the lower nobility and the church. (1215) Habeas Corpus: is an important remedy against unlawful commitment. (1679) Bill of rights: protects statements in either house of parliament granting parliament itself the power to fine or imprison those who abuse this privilege. It also prohibited the king to levy taxes or keep an army without permission of parliament. (1689) Act ...
  • Reference To A Contract Term
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    C. THE UNFAIR CONTRACT TERMS ACT 1977 The basic purpose of UCT A 1977 is to restrict the extent to which liability in a contract can be excluded for breach of contract and negligence, largely by reference to a reasonableness requirement, but in some cases by a specific prohibition. S. 6 (2) states that as against a person dealing as consumer, liability for breach of the obligations arising from ss. 13, 14 or 15 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (seller's implied undertakings as to conformity of good...
  • My Labor Pains
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    Pregnancy and childbirth are a part of nature. Delivering a child can be a beautiful experience. However, delivery can also be very painful and can last for days. My mom drove me to what would become my last visit to the doctor's office before giving birth to my daughter. Dr. Dermer observed me and then told me to be at the hospital around six thirty that evening. He advised me to eat a good dinner before departing for the hospital. Dr. Dermer had decided to induce my labor, due to the fact that...
  • Lump Sum Contract
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    TERMS OF AGREEMENT Contracts should be drafted to ensure that specific topics are addressed. A construction contract should identify the contractor, the owner, and the designer. The scope of work for which the contract is being drawn should also be defined. The project may be defined in a descriptive fashion, along with specific reference to documents such as the construction drawings and specifications. The contract may stipulate that the construction project must be completed by a given date o...
  • Revenue Recognition Procedures And Informix's Reason
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    ... MEMORANDUM Date: February 22, 2005 To: Deborah Jones, Coordinator of WSU-Financial Accounting Research Program From: Alina Tous ain, Sruti Lik hite, Karthik Krishnamurthy Re: Group 2 - Case 2.1 "Software Revenue Recognition: Informix Corporation " Companies following GAAP can manage earnings by simply altering its accounting policy to select those accounting principles that benefit them the most. Entities have a host of reasons for selecting those principles that will paint the rosiest finan...
  • Theories Of A Social Contract
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    What is the Function of a Social Contract? Philosophers have been concerned with the theories of a social contract for thousands of years. Plato mentions the concept in Crito and in Republic. These theories have stemmed from the concept of justice and for our society to be just. I will look at the works of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Jean Jacques Rousseau and finally with John Rawls after which a overall view into the function of a social contract can be derived as well as any problems with the t...
  • Acceptance Of The Terms Of An Offer
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    PART I. Introduction England's contract law is consisted of several laws and they can not be written or at least explained in a student's assignment, which is consisted of 1000 words. Despite that I will try to outline the main points of the contact law and explain briefly what each means. On the second point I will explain the little difference between the English contact law with the equivalent contract law of my home country which is Cyprus. I wrote 'little differences ' because, Cyprus is fo...
  • Their Own Conception Of The Good
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    Liberalism and Social Contract Charles Larmore speaks of moral complexity as it exists in a pluralistic sense. The idea of pluralism says that each and every person has their own separate conception of the good as it appears to them. It is I virtually impossible to have to separate entities come up with the same exact concept of the "Good Life" and what it holds for them. As there are these conflicts ideals that exist in each of us it is possible for our conception of the good to come under atta...
  • Parties To An Illegal Contract
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    Contracts contract is an agreement that is enforceable by law. Modern business could not exist without such contracts. Most business transactions involve commitments to furnish goods, services, or real property; these commitments are usually in the form of contracts. Use of the contract in business affairs ensures, to some extent, the performance of an agreement, for a party that breaks a contract may be sued in court for the damages caused by the breach. Sometimes, however, a party that breaks ...
  • Tiger Barrels Case
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    1. How to demonstrate Chinese "giving face" in the Tiger case? Chinese intend to build personal relationship and try to make sure their counter partners are trustful enough to do business before they begin to assign the relevant contract. They practice the important notion of giving face by traditionally serving gracious hosts, making the welcoming ritual long lasting and abundant. That way that Chinese treat their counter partners is to increase their partners' feelings of self-esteem by freque...
  • Contracts Supply Orders For Purchases Upto Rs
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    BUSINESS MARKETING (INDUSTRIAL MARKETING) OIL AND NATURAL GAS CORPORATION (ONGC) Submitted By: - PGP MS Marketing Semester TABLE OF CONTENTS S. NO. TOPIC 1 Introduction 2 Purchase Procedure 3 Purchase Methods 4 Bidding System 5 Invitation of Tenders 6 Opening of Tenders 7 Cancellation / Re-Invitation of Tenders 8 Clauses in Tender Supply and Reorder 9 Purchase Powers INTRODUCTION q Work in the Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) has been organized on the basis of functional Business Groups...
  • Federal Agencies With Andersen And Enron Contracts
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    Washington, DC -- The General Services Administration today suspended Enron Corp., related Enron corporate entities, several former Enron officials, Arthur Andersen, LLP, and a former Andersen official, from conducting new business with the Federal government. The suspension is for a period of 12 months for all parties except for Andersen, whose suspension is for the duration of the indictment. GSA's review of other Enron subsidiaries, and other Enron and Andersen officials continues. Regarding ...
  • General Manager
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    I have always been an overanxious person, and I used to finish everything hurriedly-until I made a serious mistake in my workplace. Now I am a lot more careful and patient about what I do. I worked in a Japanese bank in China before I came to America, and my job was dealing with the customers' documents such as contracts. The incident happened at one Friday afternoon five years ago. I did everything very fast like I did every day; moreover, I had an appointment with my friends after work, so I w...
  • School Context Under The Tort Of Negligence
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    A tort is a legal term for "a wrong". The "tort law" is composed of state statutes and court decisions that gives one the right to sue someone who causes harm to them, whether it's a drunk driver, a corporation that manufactures a defective product, a credit card company that overcharges you, or a government bureaucrat that breaks the law or a school official such as a teacher or principal. The law of the state in which the school is located determines a school's legal responsibility for supervi...

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