Essays Tagged: "Fairness"

The Story of Oedipus

A paper on the fairness of life, etc. according to the Oedipus, the King. N/AJason GaroutteAugust 15, 1996Lunt / Sn ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.4 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Is it a Violation? Sterilization of women.

nd too many people are taking advantage and taking the benefits for granted. To restore some of the fairness and balance to the Welfare system, the government should enforce mandatory Norplant inserti ...

(2 pages) 74 1 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Equity, Define equity and how we are effected by it every day

law is "Justice applied in circumstances covered by law yet influenced by principles of ethics and fairness." (Webster's) This is true, yet society can come up with a different definition, which is " ... and able to make unbiased decisions.There is also inequity, which is "An instance of injustice or unfairness." (Webster's) There are many issues that show injustice in society. One issue is women in t ...

(8 pages) 137 1 3.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Rawls and His Theories

those proposed by Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau, would be a more logical solution to the question of fairness in any government. Social contract theory in general and including the views of Rawls, is s ... e every time an issue arose would be, to say the least, inefficient. According to Rawls, justice as fairness is far more acceptable than utilitarianism. An example taken from The Encyclopedia of Polit ...

(8 pages) 421 2 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

This essay is about the role of ethics and social responsibility in management.

some of them obtain both, but every time it could have roused ethical issues. Those issues concern fairness, justice, rightness or wrongness; as a result it can only be resolved according to ethical ...

(4 pages) 1365 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Capital punishment

ice system's 'lip service' to the age-old concept is an insulting disguise for such an obscurity of fairness and logic. The death penalty is frivolous and discriminatory in its procedure because of th ... e. Either way we look we find a gross absurdity. The funding of the death penalty is frivolous, its fairness is unrealistic and its process as a whole is unconscionable.Let us suppose that killing as ...

(7 pages) 83 0 2.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Kings of Heros, the Essay relates Gilgamesh and Oedipus as two Heroic kings.

Kings of HerosFairness, loyalty, and protection are all qualities that a proper king would bestow upon his people. ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Business ethics and how it relates to the work place

trying to choose between profit and moral, perhaps, some of them obtain both. Those issues concern fairness, justice, rightness or wrongness; as a result it can only be resolved According to ethical ...

(1 pages) 260 1 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Critical Thinking and Decision Making

ity, accuracy, precision, consistency, relevance, sound evidence, good reasons, depth, breadth, and fairness. It entails the examination of those structures or elements of thought implicit in all reas ...

(2 pages) 595 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How unfair the justice system is in regards to race and the results of it.

U.S. courts by judges and juries as well as in their neighborhoods by local police.When asking for fairness, the desire isn't for more rights for the criminally accused, yet for those rights of the a ...

(7 pages) 370 2 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Justice. Explores the notion of justice as well as the absolute justice in any given situation.

on each other's right to freedom. Therefore, Justice can be defined as freedom without infringement.Fairness is something that every human is entitled to. It involves not being interfered with. Being ... Therefore, it follows that true Justice, freedom without infringement, can only be achieved through fairness. Everyone has a right to live his or her own lives without unwanted interference. Justice i ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Title: Why are teens judged unfairly?

they are smart. Adults have to respect teenagers for who they are,and treat them with some kind of fairness.The second most important fact,is that teenagers are dumb. They get into trouble,and do dru ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Chivalry, Politically Incorrect? Who would have thought that chivalry, a sense of justice, and honor above all else would be accosted by a modern society and the legal system?

g created equal under the law, looking out for number one, and living in society with no regard for fairness. Chivalry is considered to be politically incorrect. I don't believe the founding fathers o ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Equity's concern for fairness can often invert it into its opposite. Courts of Equity - equity of redemption. English law

Equity's Concern for Fairness Can all Too Often Invert It Into Its Opposite.Equity by definition embodies a notion of 'fa ... the common law, would go unrecognised. Historically, its lack of formality and preoccupation with 'fairness' on an ad-hoc basis evoked much criticism. John Selden once remarked of equity 'Tis all one ... his conscience based approach ensures that equity is at all times 'fair' or whether, in a quest for fairness, unfairness sometimes results.Historically, the equity of redemption, that being a mortgago ...

(9 pages) 232 5 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Bid Depositoy of Newfoundland

neral contractors. It also ensures that the bids and tenders and completed accurately. This ensures fairness and good faith for all contractors and is in the best interest of owners, architects, engin ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Violence in Sport

ommittee on Violence has recognised hard contact sports can still be played with a sense of fun and fairness, and that spectators can enjoy themselves without getting carried away.Australians idolise ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Gender Bias In The Workplace And Pay Inequalities

oyment Opportunity Act. This actprotects individual rights and promotes employment opportunities andfairness for everyone within the workplace (Klingner & Nalbandian, 1998,p. 158). This act should ... tunities for advancement.Conclusions and RecommendationsIn order to fully gain equal employment and fairness, traditionally malepositions must be opened up to females. This is the only way to shattert ...

(13 pages) 738 3 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Discuss equity principles of motivation. Give at least two (2) examples of how individuals might respond to under-compensation inequity. Course: Organizational Behavior

ory assumes that people's motivation in an organization is based on the desire achieve equality and fairness. When the output/input ratio is viewed as comparable, the equity is perceived as attained a ... wo different ways - distributive and procedural. Distributive justice is concerned with the overall fairness in distribution of the rewards and procedural tends to concentrate on the fair process of d ...

(2 pages) 167 2 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Law of Equity.

t were inflexible and often harsh on particular individuals in specific situations and standards of fairness and conscience. It is discretionary and not based on precedent so this jurisdiction has con ...

(9 pages) 176 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Should Canada adopt Proportional Representation?

al European liberal democracies generally use proportional representation (PR). To ensure increased fairness and as a step in reducing western alienation, Canada should shift from the plurality system ...

(4 pages) 73 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science