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Humanosphere Potentiality Index

Appraising Existing Indicators from a Long-term Perspective

Takahiro Sato, Mario Ivan López, Taizo Wada, Shiro Sato, Makoto Nishi, and Kazuo Watanabe

agriculturally self-sustaining until the convergence of scientific knowledge coupled with capitalist economic growth-oriented production. These convergences triggered the development of new technologies to extract fossil energy, technological innovations in

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Rolf Dieter Hepp

between the poles of freedom and dependence. So—with reference to Boltanski and Chiapello (2003) —the creative profession can be understood as pioneers within the working world. The development of new media, for example, in the areas of web technology and

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The Rule of Law as a Condition for Development Toward Sustainability

Toward a New Legally Oriented Environment at a Global Level

Giovanni Tartaglia Polcini

current laws. ( UN DESA et al. 2015 ) These assumptions are confirmed by Mohamed Sami Ben Ali and Amira Gasmi (2017) , which shows that information and communication technologies (ICT) diffusion clearly acts as a control of corruption mechanism. Taking

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The Role of Small-Scale Farming in Familial Care

Reducing Work Risks Stemming from the Market Economy in Northeast Thailand

Shinsuke Tomita, Mario Ivan Lopez, and Yasuyuki Kono

that one reason why farming households can accept returners in the north and the northeast is that households possess idle paddy fields, despite the fact that marginal land has shrunk because of water-saving technologies from the late 1980s ( Grandstaff

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The Limits to Cheating History

Changing the Reference for Accounting

Peter Herrmann

things just sitting around—helped companies improve their bottom line. But today, peer-to-peer software and mobile technology allow us all to have access, just when we need it, to the things we used to have to buy and hold. Overproduction In concrete

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Valeriy Heyets

of information technology leaving its mark on society as a whole, including public administration. Therefore, it is important to determine what will happen to social quality. But this is the subject of the next study, where social and paternalistic

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Ananta Kumar Giri

growth, expansion, technology, mastery, speed, ‘freedom.’” 1 While there is some effort in exploring and reflecting on the pathways like art and development, there is very little effort in exploring poetics of development. Such an exploration includes

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An Exogenous Path of Development

Explaining the Rise of Corporate Social Responsibility in China

Ka Lin, Dan Banik, and Longfei Yi

, and B.H. Yu . 2007 . “ Analysis of the Chinese CSR Dilemma ” (in Chinese). Sci-Technology and Management 41 ( 1 ): 54 – 59 . Yin , J.L. , and Y.L. Zhang . 2012 . “ Institutional Dynamics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in an

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The Wall, the Ban, and the Objectification of Women

Has “Uncle Sam” Learned any Lessons from “Typhoid Mary?”

Amani Othman and William W. Darrow

economy. Now, we must implement an immigration system that will allow our citizens to prosper for generations to come.” Following this introduction, Trump offered a few details: “Investment in technology will ensure we can scan 100 percent of everything

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Public Evaluation of Society in China

The Social Quality Approach

Ren Liying and Zou Yuchin

new technology such as the Internet, and actively participate in social and political activities is more dynamic. However, the link between these indicators and people's overall evaluation of society is not so simple. As some empirical studies have