Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 1, 2013

Citizenship, Democracy and Social Justice: A Conversation with Maria Olson
Maria Olson is a researcher and lecturer in Education at Stockholm University and the University of Skövde, Sweden.Her areas of interest include democracy and citizenship in relation to education. Her major fields are educational theory and educational...
Corporate Criminal Liability in Comparative Law
ABSTRACT.My paper contributes to the literature by providing evidence on the discrepancies in corporate criminal liability, the development of intergovernmental regimes to secure compliance and enforcement of corporations with international norms, the...
Enhancing Nonprofit Governance through Better Information Flow to Directors
ABSTRACT.Improved governance is necessary if nonprofits are to meet their social missions. In this regard, one major issue is the influence that nonprofit chief executives have on providing information to nonprofit boards that are largely comprised of...
Gendered Decision-Making Practices in the Juvenile Justice System
ABSTRACT.I am specifically interested in how previous research investigated the multifarious nature of criminal onset, the increasingly structured approach to juvenile justice decision-making, the social threat of juvenile crime, and the role of parents...
Internal Auditors' Role in Detecting Fraud
ABSTRACT.This study is grounded in the considerable body of scholarship examining the role of internal audit in corporate governance, the value of the internal audit function and the role it plays in detecting fraud, the integrity of the financial reporting...
Managerialism and the Neoliberal University: Prospects for New Forms of "Open Management" in Higher Education
ABSTRACT.The restructuring of state education systems in many OECD countries during the last two decades has involved a significant shift away from an emphasis on administration and policy to an emphasis on management. The "new managerialism" has drawn...
On Citation Ethics: Editorial Shenanigans to Boost Impact Factor
ABSTRACT.The main objective of this paper is to explore and describe the dissemination of scientific information, manipulation of bibliometrical parameters, journal citations as a valid measure of scientific research output, and the journal impact factor...
The Causal Impact of Brain Drain Migration on Economic Development
ABSTRACT.The paper generates insights about the negative consequences of the brain drain for those left behind, the rationale behind brain drain migration, the consequences of brain drain, and the channels through which brain drain migration affects...
The Current State of International Harmonization on the Protection of Topographies of Semiconductor Products
ABSTRACT.This paper discusses the major trends in scholarship about historical changes in firm organization in the semiconductor industry, the technological and commercial needs of the semiconductor core industry, and the complex issues of open source...
The Diplomatic Process within the Eu
ABSTRACT.This paper aims to analyze and discuss the complementary nature of structural diplomacy, the interdependency between culture and diplomacy, the national diplomatic services of the EU member states, the European dimensions of diplomacy, and the...
The Discourse of New Imperialism in Southeast Asia
ABSTRACT.The material gathered in this study provides a rich and diverse context for understanding the process of state-building in Southeast Asia, the effect of globalization and regionalization on Southeast Asian borders, the spatial diversity of Southeast...
The Legal Protection of Topographies of Semiconductor Products in the Globally Networked Semiconductor Production Ecosystem
ABSTRACT.This paper discusses the major trends in scholarship about the development of semiconductor production capabilities, the rapid growth of the Chinese semiconductor market, the dynamics of semiconductor manufacturing, and the rapidly growing market...
The Psychosis of Organizations
ABSTRACT.This paper discusses the influence of psychosis upon organizations, postulating that an organization can develop psychotic traits that influence perception, beliefs and values at an organizational level. Cognitive distortion is influenced by...
The Social Evolution of China's Economic Growth
ABSTRACT.The material gathered in this study provides a rich and diverse context for understanding China's high-speed growth performance, the impact of the rising China on the global economic system, the growth and development experiences of China, and...