Free Essays on Examine And Assess The View That The Legitimacy Of States Is Always Contested

  1. Tma 07 - Ema

    The state is seen as a set of organisations and practices that aims to prevent social chaos and make social order within a defined territory. It refers to the shared ideas and expectations regarding the ordering of social life and establishes who might legitimately claim to exercise authority over many...

  2. Examine and Assess the Idea That the Authority of the State to Govern Is Always Contested

    Examine and assess the idea that the authority of the state to govern is always contested This essay will explore the assertion above by considering democratic governing, ‘troubles’ in Northern Ireland, and international relations including the UN. It will conclude that the state’s authority is always...

  3. Society and Sustainable Development: an Irish Context

    are both topical, but subjective and contested concepts. This essay will examine the background of each concept by means of analysing the accepted definitions of both and who the major actors are in the implementation of best practice. The reader will find a contested nature exists between good governance...

  4. Examine the claim that ‘state legitimacy is closely associated with democracy’ (Blakeley and Saward, 2009, p.370).

     Examine the claim that ‘state legitimacy is closely associated with democracy’ (Blakeley and Saward, 2009, p.370). State legitimacy refers to the popular acceptance of a governing body or bodies by citizens. Democracy is a greatly debated term broadly...

  5. The Business Case for Social Responsibility

    you do the right things for the environment, you'll have a stronger business so that you can make more money. It's not about sort of a condescending view… I don't know if that's subtle or if people don't get it, but it's very important. It's about interdependence rather than balance. It's about mutual...

  6. political epathy

    disenchantment with political parties, along with social status and education, are the main determinants of political participation. After doing this, I examine elitist and participatory attitudes towards democracy, finding the concept of apathy within both schools of thought to be radically different. The...

  7. Cross-National Transfer of Employment Practices in Multinationals

    structured antagonism is carried into the international sphere, on to the ‘contested terrain’ of the MNC (Bélanger and Edwards, 2009). The paper first discusses a conceptualization of power in relation to MNCs. Second, it examines power capabilities and interests of different groups of actors within the...

  8. Performance Audit

    1. What is performance auditing? 1.1 What is performance auditing according to INTOSAI? INTOSAI’s Auditing Standards (AS 1.0.38 and 1.0.40) state the following: ‘The full scope of government auditing includes regularity and performance audit’, and ‘Performance auditing is concerned with the audit...

  9. Defined by a Name: African-American’s Perceived Prejudices of Law Enforcement Based on the Name of the Detained

    ANOVA to measure its impact on perceived legitimacy of law enforcement. The inference of race from reading a name in a short paragraph was manipulated in conjunction with the driver receiving a ticket or a warning for running a red light. Tyler’s The Legitimacy of Law Enforcement Scale, (1990) was used...

  10. “Taiwan can be regarded as a sovereign state.” Why or why not?

    1. The Underlying Likeness among the Concepts of Legitimacy, Sovereignty, and Authority. Legitimacy: The original meaning of legitimacy is the rightful king or queen was on the throne by reason of “legitimate” birth. Legitimacy now refers to an attitude in people’s minds – in some countries strong...

  11. Expropriation

    expropriation decisions In countries governed by the rule of law, the government is itself subject to the law. When an expropriation is contested, the final say on the legitimacy of the expropriation or the terms on which compensation is made should be handled by a court or other tribunal. The Private Finance...

  12. Surrogacy

    things: (i) Identify and examine the proffered theory and hypothesis for their power to explain the data; (ii) Examine the data that supports (and undermines) the expert's theory; (iii) Use supportable assumptions to fill the inevitable gaps between data and theory; (iv) Examine the methodology; and (v)...

  13. Research Paper on Csr

    by businesses to address some of the challenges they confront in their external environment. This paper examines various arguments from proponents and critics of CSR. In addition, this paper examines the case of oil Multinational in Nigeria as way of ascertaining the validity of the different positions...

  14. Masculinities and Globalization

    gender practice enacted by individual groups and intuitions, previously focused on the male sex role is now accepted, that is it not a clear simple state of being. Conflicts within personality and emotional compromises by male body builders with an alpha male exterior but exhibiting homosexual tendencies...

  15. Discuss with reference to the 'rules' and examples of the operation of precedent and statutory interpretation.

    The statement seems at first glance to offer a much generalised and often contested view of the separation of powers embodied in constitutional theory. That is to say that Parliament makes laws and the judiciary as slaves to the rules, should simply apply them to a particular case. This perhaps is what...

  16. Rethinking the Space of Civil Society in Singapore

    as Singapore's third Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong gave a landmark speech to the Harvard Club of Singapore in which he outlined a new style of state-society relations. Claiming that "I have no doubt that our society must open up further", Lee emphasized that one of the important tasks facing the...

  17. Globalization, Free Trade and Democracy: an Empirical Analysis

    competing views are circulated on globalization’s affect upon democracy; one view is that globalization promotes democracy, another view argues just the opposite; the last view, claims that globalization and democracy are not inner related. This paper will focus on the first two competing views by trying...

  18. Market Mix

    does not change overtime, does not facilitate social change, tends to be irrational and inconsistent, and perpetuates the status quo. In fact, Weber states: “The creation of new law opposite traditional norms is deemed impossible in principle.” Traditional authority is typically embodied in feudalism or...

  19. Internantional Law

    the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by Gerard Martin Conway School of Law Brunel University December 2010 ii Abstract: This thesis examines the topic of conflict of norms in European Union (EU) law and the legal reasoning of the European Court of Justice (ECJ), arguing that the framework...

  20. The Impact of the Wto on Eu Decision-Making

    Scott** Introduction: EU lawyers are long used to reflecting on the fundamental ways in which the legal systems and governance of its component States have been affected by their membership of the European Union. In more recent times, however, and in particular since the conclusion of the Uruguay...

  21. Qualitative Research Methods

    experimental, quasi-experimental, survey and rigorously defined methods (Young, 2005 in Denzin and Lincoln, 1994). The alternative view of the Phenomenology approach states that reality is socially constructed rather than objectively determined. The focus here is on understanding what is happening and...

  22. theories of corporation personality

    the Presumption of Innocence: The Case of Corporate Criminality Douglas Husak Ó Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013 Abstract I examine how deferred-prosecution agreements employed against suspected corporate criminality amount to a form of social engineering that infringes the presumption...

  23. Examine and Assess the Ways the State Claims Legitimacy

    Examine and assess the ways in which the state claims legitimacy. The state refers to the shared ideas and expectations regarding the ordering of social life, it is seen by social scientists as a set of practices and organisations. The state is an institutional order striving to create some order...

  24. Social Networks and the Arab Spring

    Networks in the Uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt in 2010-11” In the academic research and journalism about the Arab Spring, there are contrasting views surrounding the importance of the Internet and online social networks in the success of the uprisings. Did the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt give validity...

  25. Why the Abortion Debate is Relevant

    is Relevant Following the landmark Supreme Court case in 1973, abortion became a legal option under limited circumstances for women in the United States when faced with the prospect of an unwanted pregnancy. Now forty-one years removed from Roe vs. Wade, abortion continues to generate an ample amount...

  26. What is the truth in Holocaust Denialism?

    To evaluate this, this essay will first examine one of the leading Holocaust deniers today, David Irving. It will use a number of sources to carry out an investigation into the life and career of...

  27. China and Africa Soft Power

    Introduction In recent years, China rapid economic expansion has driven state development toward overseas engagement, with a primary focus on securing resources to sustain its economic growth and garnering influence to advance its geopolitical worldview. Consequently, China’s mix of economic development...

  28. Bangladeshi society

    is no mobility between Hindu castes, caste distinctions did not play as important a role in Bangladesh as in they did in the Hindu-dominated Indian state of West Bengal. Bangladeshi Hindus seemed to have become part of the mainstream culture without surrendering their religious and cultural distinctions...

  29. ethics

    Business ethics Business ethics (also corporate ethics) is a form of applied ethics or professional ethics that examines ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that arise in a business environment. It applies to all aspects of business conduct and is relevant to the conduct of individuals...

  30. Globalization and Democracy Around the World

    take account of the developments rendering the Westphalian model obsolete. The task is to reformulate democratic theory in order grasp the erosion of state autonomy and to conceptualize a new political order. Thus the political dimension of globalisation is in focus and this offers interesting perspectives...