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    have the greatest opportunity to influence policy (Hawker 2015: 7). The most obvious way that citizens of a representational democracy make their opinion known and their voice heard in regard to public policy is at the ballet box, but it is not the only way. Nor, perhaps, is it the clearest and most effective way. When one party is elected to government over another it is not always clear, for example, that the voting public have necessarily supported and provided a mandate to government for all policies that the party campaigned on (Nethercote 1999). Voters may have simply have tired of the previous government or strongly supported a particular policy without necessarily endorsing others also promoted by a party. Complicating the issue further is the possibility of a party with a particular view forming government while another party with a different view is voted in with a majority in the senate. Both parties may claim a mandate from the voters making the overall view of the public and the legitimacy of any mandate difficult to determine (Nethercote 1999). Fortunately other avenues exist, however, whereby an individual, or a group of individuals, can make their political opinion known concerning policy. Parliamentary committees, for example, are a formal process whereby the parliament seeks opinions and information from experts and the general public on a wide range of policy issues. Committee findings are reported back to parliament and may contain recommendations for…

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    international organizations and institutions, such as UNHCR’s Executive Committee, cannot be understood as simple products of bargaining between state interests, but rather through continued research on its complex negotiation system, which deeply influences the nature, legitimacy and outcomes of policies for the global refugee regime. Respond to the readings within the context of the course The purpose of global refugee policy is to provide a course of action in response to a problem relating…

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    Confucius: The Ideal Man

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    Heaven bestowed this mandate on a person that had Virtue; kindness, wisdom, and reverence. This Virtue was said to be passed down to descendants but would be revoked by viciousness and bestowed to someone more worthy and virtuous. However, by the time Confucius was born in the period of the Eastern Zhou dynasty, kings were merely figure heads. The land was broken up into states where the real power was held by the dukes and nobles of each territory. During this lack of unity, rulers were…

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    The Mandate of Heaven was created during the Zhou Dynasty. This mandate was created as a means to explain their overtaking of the Shang Dynasty. The Mandate stated that there was only one legitimate ruler of China and that this particular ruler had also been blessed by the gods. The Duke of Zhou, the ruler of Western Zhou was a great defender and powerful ruler. It was during this time that China moved away from Shangdi and moved toward Tian, or Heaven. While the SHangdi dynasty was filled with…

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    The dynasty’s situation, when ruled by its last Shang kings was characterized by dissolution and massive corruption, which made the Zhou believe in their legitimate conquerrence of Shang’s lands. The ruling principles of the Shang, as opposed to those in The Book of Lord Shang, lacking righteousness and virtue from the ruler, was the reason for the collapse of their empire. From that moment, the philosophical and historical idea of The Mandate of Heaven rise. This belief consists in thinking…

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    Moral Code Of Confucianism

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    With the faith of wealth and power riding on the follower’s minds Confucius would be able to control them by pushing his thinking into the government. Confucius tells his followers of the junzi that “The gentleman reveres three things. He reveres the mandate of Heaven; he revers great people; and he reveres the words of the sages.” (Sourcebook, 18) This quote shows that Confucius told the junzi to listen to three things, the heavens, great people who follow the Confucianism and high officials…

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    Independent Reading Task Paper Towns by John Green Paper Towns is an award-winning novel by John Green. The novel is a story set in a small town in Orlando, Florida. The story is narrated by and follows the main character, Quentin. As the reader follows Quentin we learn about how he thinks and more importantly how much he likes a certain girl, who he hasn’t spoken to since they were kids. But one night, she leads him on an adventure until dawn and then disappears the next day. The focus of this…

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    price. The purpose of buying health insurance is to financially protect the insured from a large financial expense if they become ill. Illness can come at any time and the medical expenditures are unpredictable for each person. Insurance companies look at risk factors within a large population group with similar characteristics. This allows them to calculate the probability of a health event occurring (Feldstein, 2012). The health insurance premium protects the insured…

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    4.4. Discussion Changes in the SJSN begin with the establishment of two Act as the legal basis, namely the SJSN Law 2004 and the BPJS Law 2011. The next phase was the implementation of health insurance through JKN programme in 2014. Then, the four other insurance programmes, such as pension programme, old-age savings, work accident insurance and life insurance, will apply in July 2015 and 2029. Changes in the social security system in Indonesia cover all aspects of the organisation, like…

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    guaranteed to succeed. Therefore, instead of Social Security promising retirement money, people would take more risks with their wealth in the stock market. Many Americans are uneducated when dealing with investments and financial decisions, so the average person could not successfully control their own retirement income. Others might also attempt to take advantage of unaware investors. The national debt would rise while switching programs and continuing to offer the current Social Security…

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