Schlagwort: Wissenschaft

Merck

Companies as Part of Civil Society

Abstract [en]: As societal expectations towards company values increased over time, there is an ongoing discussion about the role of companies in civil society. Therefore, this paper briefly defines basic concepts like values, ethics and civil society and analyzes Merck’s actions, their code of conduct and corporate responsibility report. Conducting a small-scale ethical evaluation rating according...

/ 30. April 2020
Wahrheit

Was ist Wahrheit?

Abstract [en]: What is Truth? The world as a place capable of truth and the challenge of global ethics for living together in peace Especially in a time of hypes around fake news, we have to ask the question if there is something like "truth". There cannot be any reference to...

/ 9. April 2020
Wahlrechtsreform

Die Wahlrechtsreform des Deutschen Bundestages

Abstract [en]: Although the Federal Constitutional Court’s ruling in 2012 declared certain parts of the electoral law unconstitutional, the Federal Parliament - despite looming Federal elections in 2021 - did not yet tackle the reform. The parliamentary factions and their political parties are now struggling how to proceed and install...

/ 17. März 2020
Ursache-Wirkungs-Beziehung

Was ist Digitalisierung?

Abstract [en]: What is digitalisation?Digitalisation. It seems clear to everyone what that means. But is it really? Digitalisation is the process of capturing digital data, online transfer of information and automatic processing of big data using algorithms, but also judgement by artificial intelligence which economise and even legitimize the right...

/ 9. März 2020

Sexuelle und Reproduktive Rechte als global ’neu entdeckte’ Menschen- und Minderheitenrechte. Teil 3

Abstract [en]: Sexual and Reproductive Rights developed since the 1980s on a global level as increasingly inclusive concept. Finally, they got the status of human rights. But at the same time, they have and had the character of minority rights, e.g. they protect minority sexual identities. But as far as...

/ 28. Februar 2019

Sexuelle und Reproduktive Rechte als global ’neu entdeckte’ Menschen- und Minderheitenrechte. Teil 2

Abstract [en]: Sexual and Reproductive Rights developed since the 1980s on a global level as increasingly inclusive concept. Finally, they got the status of human rights. But at the same time, they have and had the character of minority rights, e.g. they protect minority sexual identities. But as far as...

/ 7. Februar 2019
U.S.

Das Konzept der Meinungsäußerungsfreiheit in der U.S. Verfassung. Dargestellt anhand von Urteilen der U.S. Gerichtsbarkeit zum First Amendment

Abstract [en]: Freedom of speech is a necessary precondition for democratic public discourse. Meanwhile governments regularly present themselves in the frame of bilateral relations with another state entitiy as ardent supporters of this cardinal right. In order to present its core philosophy, the First Amentment which was attached to the...

/ 18. Oktober 2018
Fairness

Transnational agierende globale Zivilgesellschaft. Messbarkeit, Indizes und ihre Grenzen

Abstract [en]: Measuring civil society is a challenge, but is done nevertheless over and over again, e.g. to judge the democracy of a country. But for this civil society is always conceptualized as something national. Facing the importance of a global civil society and its transnational character, as shown here...

Sustainability Mainstreaming im Finanzdienstleistungsbereich

Abstract [en] Sustainability mainstreaming in the financial sector is the most important precondition for an economic paradigm shift from the destructive and unsightly profit maximization to the common welfare orientation under human conditions. It means mandatory compliance with the prevailing normative achievements of society and voluntary contributions to the vision...

/ 26. Januar 2018
Heterogenität

Wie viel Homogenität braucht eine gelebte Heterogenität?

Abstract [en]: How much homogeneity is needed for living up to pluralist heterogeneity? Talking about globally lived heterogeneity, the concept of one global civil society comes into view. It includes different views and people or stakeholder. Global civil society is a concept serving as a threshold to seemingly increasing global...

/ 17. Juli 2017