WorldWideScience

Sample records for internacional international solidarity

  1. Education, ethics, and solidarity in international cooperation.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Castro, Janete Lima de; Vilar, Rosana Lucia Alves de; Germano, Raimunda Medeiros

    2015-01-01

    The article analyzes an experience in technical cooperation between Brazil and Andean countries in the form of the International Course in the Management of Human Resource Policies in Health. This exploratory documental study encompassed a number of Latin American countries whose institutions of higher education had partnerships with the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, mediated by the Pan American Health Organization Representation in Brazil. The course experience shows that fundamental values like ethics and solidarity are determinant to the success of technical cooperation processes.

  2. The Spirit of Solidarity in Children and International Cooperation (1931)

    Science.gov (United States)

    Piaget, Jean

    2011-01-01

    The modern ideal of international cooperation, which it is desired to incorporate in the future education of the young, is based on the two main principles of solidarity and justice. In this essay, the author discusses two aspects on the problem of solidarity: (1) moral aspect; and (2) intellectual aspect. In connection with the moral aspect, the…

  3. Solidarity and its limits for economic integration in the EU’s internal market

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Butler, Graham

    2018-01-01

    Solidarity is applicable to multiple strands of Union law, including in the fostering of an internal market. Whereas the internal market has always held constitutional status, the objects that underlie it came about much later. The question of how solidarity, as a principle, value, and concept...... of the internal market, but also for the purposes of economic integration. The article demonstrates that solidarity in law can be a reason or justification for measures to promote the treaty-based aim of the internal market. Yet simultaneously, it finds that solidarity is not an all-encompassing principle, value......, or concept in absolute terms, and has limits for utilisation in the spirit of European integration. Conclusively, by demonstrating the limits of solidarity as a ‘legal’ principle, value, or concept, the article asks whether it is time to reassess the role that solidarity should play in Union law...

  4. Sociedade internacional e governança global International society and global governance

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Andrew Hurrell

    1999-01-01

    Full Text Available A visão pluralista clássica da ordem internacional - fundada no reconhecimento mútuo da soberania nacional - vem sendo colocada em xeque pela ampliação da agenda normativa internacional. O artigo vê com certo ceticismo, no entanto, as tentativas de combinar essas preocupações normativas mais ambiciosas (proteção ao meio ambiente, direitos humanos com a demanda de cumprimento obrigatório das normas internacionais. Examinam-se os obstáculos que se encontram no caminho desse "solidarismo coercitivo" e argumenta-se que um consenso procedimental, em âmbito internacional, deve preceder um consenso substantivo sobre valores.The classical pluralist view of the international order is being challenged by the expanding international normative agenda. Nevertheless, the efforts towards combining those more ambitious normative concerns (environment protection, human rights with the demand for the enforcement of international norms are regarded with skepticism. The obstacles against this coercive solidarism are examined and the precedence of a procedural consensus over a substantive one is argued for.

  5. Creating Solidarity across Diverse Communities: International Perspectives in Education

    Science.gov (United States)

    Sleeter, Christine E., Ed.; Soriano, Encarnacion, Ed.

    2012-01-01

    In this important book, experts from around the globe come together to examine what solidarity in multicultural societies might mean and how it might be built. With a variety of analytical perspectives and findings, the authors present original research conducted in the United States, New Zealand, Spain, France, Chile, Mexico, and India. Educators…

  6. A Postcolonial Indemnity? New Premises for International Solidarity with Haitian- Dominican Rights

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Samuel Martínez

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available La discusión de las responsabilidades de la comunidad internacional hacia la gente de ascendencia haitiana en la República Dominicana tiene necesidad de un mayor grado de reflexividad histórica mundial sobre infracciones poscoloniales de la soberanía dominicana y haitiana y cómo éstas crearon el marco para los déficits de los derechos de la actualidad. Se propone un concepto de “perpetración compuesta” de violaciones de los derechos humanos, en la que los capitalistas y agencias gubernamentales dominicanos de principios del siglo XXI pueden ser vistos como los herederos de un sistema de incorporación de mano de obra haitiana primer establecido a principios del siglo XX bajo la ocupación militar estadounidense. La solidaridad internacional de los derechos humanos de hoy también se inscribe en esta historia de intervenciones extranjeras, como un elemento que se necesita para explicar por qué la escena de derechos haitianos ha cambiado a un ritmo acelerado desde finales de los años noventa, pero no siempre en la dirección de una mayor conformidad con las normas de derechos liberales. La historia centenaria y las intervenciones pro-derechos internacionales recientes pro-mueven por igual la conciencia de conexión internacional, poniendo en duda la justeza y precisión de las estrategias de promoción que se acercan a Haití, la República Dominicana y los estados que inciden en su soberanía como espacios políticamente discontínuos, estríctamente dividido por las fronteras nacionales. English: Discussion of the international community’s responsibilities toward Haitian-ancestry people in the Dominican Republic stands in need of a greater measure of global historical reflexivity about postcolonial infringements of Dominican and Haitian sovereignty and how these set the stage for the rights deficits of today. A concept of “compound perpetration” of human rights infringements is proposed, in which Dominican capitalists and

  7. Intergenerational solidarity

    OpenAIRE

    BOČÁKOVÁ OĽGA

    2016-01-01

    This paper addresses solidarity between generations. We refer to the ageing of population, which is a matter of intergenerational solidarity. Because the population is getting old, intergenerational solidarity and family are of great significance.

  8. Democracia cosmopolita versus política internacional Cosmopolitan democracy versus international politics

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Rafael Duarte Villa

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste artigo é mostrar os pontos de tensão, as hipóteses fortes e as teses otimistas e/ou pessimistas que perpassam os vínculos entre o modelo westphaliano internacional de soberania, a democratização do sistema internacional e a sociedade civil internacional. O artigo contém quatro partes: na primeira, recupera-se a discussão clássica sobre democracia e relações internacionais; na segunda, trata-se das relações entre globalização e democracia; na terceira, as tensões entre democracia (transnacional e as novas noções de representação; finalmente, mostram-se os pontos críticos da visão celebratória da sociedade civil internacional pregada pelas teorias cosmopolitas da democracia.This paper intends to show the points of tension, strong hypothesis, and optimistic and/or pessimistic thesis which go through the connections between the Westphalian international model of sovereignty, the democratization of the international system, and the international civil society. This article has four parts. First, we review the classical debate about democratization and international relations. Second, we address the relations between globalization and democracy. The third part is dedicated to the tensions between transnational democracy and new notions of representation. Finally, we pin-point the critical aspects of the celebratory vision of the international civil society, as advocated by the cosmopolitan theories of democracy.

  9. Enhancing solidarity

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Agustin, Oscar Garcia

    2012-01-01

    This article analyzes the discursive construction of solidarity regarding immigration and integration in two European countries: Spain and Denmark. The study is based on interviews with representatives of 10 Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and it focuses on the affective and evaluative...... on solidarity are framed with reference to their respective national policies and debates. Therefore, different approaches exist between the two countries, albeit that all the NGOs aim to show new dimensions of integration in order to promote empathy towards immigrants. The goal of the NGOs is to contribute...... positively to social change and combating the current unfair situation. In the article it is argued that solidarity is built on affect and evaluative language at the national level, challenging in this way dominant policies on immigration. Furthermore, the findings show that a European discourse which would...

  10. El nacimiento de la acreditación internacional The birth of international accreditation

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Claudio Rama

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo analiza los ejes de la acreditación internacional y sus modalidades dominantes a escala global en tanto expresión de la globalización e internacionalización de la educación superior. Se focaliza en las características de los procesos de evaluación y acreditación en la región, y en la complejización de la educación superior, analizándose las causas por las cuales se tiende a introducir la acreditación internacional en la región y como las características de los sistemas nacionales y subregionales de evaluación y acreditación determinan un proceso diferenciado de la acreditación internacional en la región. El artículo detalla los distintos ejes sobre los cuales se está construyendo la acreditación internacional en la región. El artículo concibe una tendencia a la acreditación internacional en América Latina sobre la base de una diversidad de modalidades de mercado, académicas y gubernamentales en el marco de una lenta construcción de regulaciones internacionales en la cual está inserta la educación superior y que está siendo confrontada por diversos tipos de respuestas de apertura, control y de protección.This article discusses the main guidelines and global trends for international accreditation as it views this process as an expression of globalization and internationalization of higher education. It focuses on the characteristics of these new processes of evaluation and accreditation in the region. As part of the growing complexity of higher education, it explores the reasons why accreditation was introduced in the region, and how the peculiarities of national systems and sub-regional evaluation and accreditation processes determine the differential in the international accreditation in the region. The article details the various axes on which accreditation is being built in the region. The article sees a trend towards international accreditation in Latin America based on a variety of market

  11. eace and Social Solidarity

    African Journals Online (AJOL)

    Promoting social solidarity in practice means confronting corruption and trying to ensure democratic governance, power sharing, and the equitable distribution of .... for proactive peacemaking and humanitarian intervention (Boutros-Ghali. 1992). It outlined suggestions for responding effectively to threats to international.

  12. International Development: The Contribution of the Internet in Broadening the Scope of Solidarity-Based Consumption

    OpenAIRE

    Hanitra Randrianasolo-Rakotobe; Jean-Michel Ledjou

    2016-01-01

    While extreme long-term poverty is on the wane, there is a dangerous parallel increase in different forms of inequality that threaten regions such as Sub-Saharan Africa. Several initiatives have emerged aiming at tackling these structural inequalities. It is the case of the solidarity-based economy that is challenging the major social problems of today’s world by seeking innovative solutions at economic, political, and social levels. Using the example of fair trade—which is well known to cons...

  13. International Development: The Contribution of the Internet in Broadening the Scope of Solidarity-Based Consumption

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Hanitra Randrianasolo-Rakotobe

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available While extreme long-term poverty is on the wane, there is a dangerous parallel increase in different forms of inequality that threaten regions such as Sub-Saharan Africa. Several initiatives have emerged aiming at tackling these structural inequalities. It is the case of the solidarity-based economy that is challenging the major social problems of today’s world by seeking innovative solutions at economic, political, and social levels. Using the example of fair trade—which is well known to constitute the solidarity-based economy and that addresses social justice issues—this paper aims at demonstrating the contributions of the Internet in developing consumers’ prospective responsibility, which is at the heart of a new way of behaving in an interconnected and interdependent world. By mobilizing the concept of “individualized collective action”, it shows how the Internet has contributed to the implementation of the trading partnership between consumers and producers suffering from inequalities within our global society.

  14. As origens da III Internacional Comunista The origins of the III Communist International

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Edgard Carone

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available O texto analisa o rico processo histórico (de finais do século XIX e primeiras duas décadas do XX de lutas de classes e de ideologia do movimento socialista, que culminará com a fundação da III Internacional Comunista. This texts analyses the rich historical process (from the end of the 19th century to the first two decades of the 20th century of the class conflict and idealogy of the socialist movement, which will end up with the institution of the III Communist International.

  15. Solidarity Finance

    OpenAIRE

    Mendell, Marguerite; Nogales, Rocío

    2012-01-01

    Collective enterprises in the social and solidarity economy are economic actors, engaged in market activity while committed to and meeting larger societal objectives. They are now part of an ensemble of new business forms that are rapidly evolving today calling for financial innovation and enabling public policy. Often referred to as social enterprise or social purpose business to distinguish these enterprises from profit-driven private enterprises, these "hybrid" business forms are emergi...

  16. Diplomacia e multilingüismo no Direito Internacional Diplomacy and multilinguism in International Law

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Evandro Menezes de Carvalho

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available No presente artigo se discute o papel do discurso diplomático e das línguas na negociação e na interpretação do Direito Internacional. A tradução ocupa um lugar central. Discute-se o poder da língua estrangeira na construção deste direito e a complexidade do ato interpretativo de tratados autenticados em mais de um idioma.This paper discusses the roles of the diplomatic discourse and the language in the negotiation and interpretation of international law. We argue that language translation is central to the problem. We examine the power of a foreign language in the construction of international law and the complexity involved while interpreting treaties that have been validated in more than one language.

  17. Comunidad internacional y Derecho Internacional

    OpenAIRE

    Bou Franch, Valentín

    2017-01-01

    PowerPoint del Tema 1 de la asignatura "Derecho Internacional Público". Curso 2017-18 Lección 1. Comunidad internacional y Derecho Internacional: 1.- La Comunidad internacional: evolución histórica y configuración actual. 2.- Incidencia de la estructura de la Comunidad internacional en el ordenamiento jurídico internacional. 3.- Concepto y caracteres del Derecho Internacional Público.

  18. Unequal Solidarity?

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Holck, Lotte; Muhr, Sara Louise

    2017-01-01

    crossing the Atlantic, the concept of diversity management merged with Danish universal welfare logics that offer a particular view on equality as sameness together with solidarity through corporate social responsibility. Drawing on 94 employee narratives about difference in a Danish workplace renowned...... for its diversity work, this article argues that a translation of the original American concept has taken place that turns diversity management into an ambiguous corporate activity when practised through Danish welfare logics. Paradoxically, corporate practices of social responsibility aimed at fostering...... difference can be reintroduced into the Danish welfare logics to balance the simultaneous need for redistribution and recognition of difference, which goes through aligning diversity management with critical scholarship by means of a norm-critical approach....

  19. Solidarity by demand? Exit and voice in international medical travel - The case of Indonesia

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Ormond, M.E.

    2015-01-01

    Globally, more patients are intentionally travelling abroad as consumers for medical care. However, while scholars have begun to examine international medical travel's (IMT) impacts on the people and places that receive medical travellers, study of its impacts on medical travellers' home contexts

  20. Solidarity under Attack

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Meret, Susi; Goffredo, Sergio

    2017-01-01

    https://www.opendemocracy.net/can-europe-make-it/susi-meret-sergio-goffredo/solidarity-under-attack......https://www.opendemocracy.net/can-europe-make-it/susi-meret-sergio-goffredo/solidarity-under-attack...

  1. "A Pesar De Las Fronteras"/"In Spite of the Boundaries": Exploring Solidarity in the Context of International Service Immersion

    Science.gov (United States)

    Gates, Alice B.; Fletcher, C. Vail; Ruíz-Tolento, María Guadalupe; Goble, Laura; Velloso, Tadeu

    2014-01-01

    The move to "internationalize" United States universities has contributed to increased interest in global service-learning. This article presents qualitative data collected by a team of faculty and students during a service immersion in Nicaragua. The solidarity model of service-learning attempts to address shortcomings of earlier…

  2. Solidarity by demand? Exit and voice in international medical travel - the case of Indonesia.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Ormond, Meghann

    2015-01-01

    Globally, more patients are intentionally travelling abroad as consumers for medical care. However, while scholars have begun to examine international medical travel's (IMT) impacts on the people and places that receive medical travellers, study of its impacts on medical travellers' home contexts has been negligible and largely speculative. While proponents praise IMT's potential to make home health systems more responsive to the needs of market-savvy healthcare consumers, critics identify it as a way to further de-politicise the satisfaction of healthcare needs. This article draws from work on political consumerism, health advocacy and social movements to argue for a reframing of IMT not as a 'one-off' statement about or an event external to struggles over access, rights and recognition within medical travellers' home health systems but rather as one of a range of critical forms of on-going engagement embedded within these struggles. To do this, the limited extant empirical work addressing domestic impacts of IMT is reviewed and a case study of Indonesian medical travel to Malaysia is presented. The case study material draws from 85 interviews undertaken in 2007-08 and 2012 with Indonesian and Malaysian respondents involved in IMT as care recipients, formal and informal care-providers, intermediaries, promoters and policy-makers. Evidence from the review and case study suggests that IMT may effect political and social change within medical travellers' home contexts at micro and macro levels by altering the perspectives, habits, expectations and accountability of, and complicity among, medical travellers, their families, communities, formal and informal intermediaries, and medical providers both within and beyond the container of the nation-state. Impacts are conditioned by the ideological foundations underpinning home political and social systems, the status of a medical traveller's ailment or therapy, and the existence of organised support for recognition and

  3. Solidarity in water management

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Andrea Keessen

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available Adaptation to climate change can be an inclusive and collective, rather than an individual effort. The choice for collective arrangements is tied to a call for solidarity. We distinguish between one-sided (assisting community members in need and two-sided solidarity (furthering a common interest and between voluntary and compulsory solidarity. We assess the strength of solidarity as a basis for adaptation measures in six Dutch water management case studies. Traditionally, Dutch water management is characterized by compulsory two-sided solidarity at the water board level. Since the French times, the state is involved through compulsory national solidarity contributions to avoid societal disruption by major floods. In so far as this furthers a common interest, the contributions qualify as two-sided solidarity, but if it is considered assistance to flood-prone areas, they also qualify as one-sided solidarity. Although the Delta Programme explicitly continues on this path, our case studies show that solidarity continues to play an important role in Dutch water management in the process of adapting to a changing climate, but that an undifferentiated call for solidarity will likely result in debates over who should pay what and why. Such discussions can lead to cancellation or postponement of adaptation measures, which are not considered to be in the common interest or result in an increased reliance on local solidarity.

  4. Solidarity on Trial

    OpenAIRE

    Hübner, Danuta

    2013-01-01

    Solidarity is a basic value of the Union. It is highlighted in the draft Constitutional Treaty. It appears as one of the fundamental objectives of the Union and again in the preamble to the Charter of Fundamental Rights, as one of the principles on which the Union is built. Unfortunately the Constitution cannot match the simple Oxford English Dictionary definition of solidarity as ‘unity resulting from common interests, feelings, or sympathies.’ Does solidarity in this sense exist within the ...

  5. 9. international congress of the Mexican Hydrogen Society (MHS); 9. congreso Internacional de la Sociedad Mexicana del Hidrogeno (SMH)

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    NONE

    2009-09-15

    The Mexican Hydrogen Society (MHS) and Cinvestav, Saltillo Unit, organized the IX International Congress of the MHS, held in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico from September 21 to 25, 2009. Important topics were discussed related to hydrogen technologies, the environment and global climate change during the congress [Spanish] La Sociedad Mexicana del Hidrogeno (SMH) y el Cinvestav, Unidad Saltillo, organizaron el IX Congreso Internacional de la SMH, que se llevo a cabo en la ciudad de Saltillo, Coahuila del 21 al 25 de septiembre de 2009. Durante el desarrollo del Congreso se cubrieron importantes topicos relacionados con las tecnologias del hidrogeno, el medio ambiente y el cambio climatico global.

  6. [Blood donation: mechanic solidarity versus organic solidarity].

    Science.gov (United States)

    Pereima, Rosane Suely May Rodrigues; Reibnitz, Kenya Schmidt; Martini, Jussara Gue; Nitschke, Rosane Gonçalves

    2010-01-01

    The article offers a reflection of blood donation in an hemocenter of Santa Catarina, with a mechanic and organic solidarity approach. It discuss the way of life in contemporary globalization and the cult of speed in a context pervaded by uncertainties and adversities. People live in a fast world, making social interaction difficult, contributing to the weakening of values and attitudes that could improve the quality of life. Considering the difficulties of everyday contemporary society, concerning Brazilian hemotherapy history on blood donation, there is a perception that attitudes and values, such as solidarity, have been modifying in subtle ways with a background of current events. It searches for understanding of blood donation as mechanic and organic solidarity.

  7. Solidarity in water management

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Keessen, A.M.; Vink, M.J.; Wiering, M.; Boezeman, D.; Ernst, W.W.P.; Mees, H.; Broekhoven, van Saskia; Eerd, van Marjolein C.J.

    2016-01-01

    Adaptation to climate change can be an inclusive and collective, rather than an individual effort. The choice for collective arrangements is tied to a call for solidarity. We distinguish between one-sided (assisting community members in need) and two-sided solidarity (furthering a common interest)

  8. Solidarity in water management

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    A.M. Keessen (Andrea M.); M. Vink (Martinus); M. Wiering (Mark); Boezeman, D. (Daan); Ernst, W. (Wouter); Mees, H. (Heleen); S.K. van Broekhoven (Saskia); van Eerd, M.C.J. (Marjolein C. J.)

    2016-01-01

    textabstractAdaptation to climate change can be an inclusive and collective, rather than an individual effort. The choice for collective arrangements is tied to a call for solidarity. We distinguish between one-sided (assisting community members in need) and two-sided solidarity (furthering a common

  9. A Supervision of Solidarity

    Science.gov (United States)

    Reynolds, Vikki

    2010-01-01

    This article illustrates an approach to therapeutic supervision informed by a philosophy of solidarity and social justice activism. Called a "Supervision of Solidarity", this approach addresses the particular challenges in the supervision of therapists who work alongside clients who are subjected to social injustice and extreme marginalization. It…

  10. Global solidarity, migration and global health inequity.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Eckenwiler, Lisa; Straehle, Christine; Chung, Ryoa

    2012-09-01

    The grounds for global solidarity have been theorized and conceptualized in recent years, and many have argued that we need a global concept of solidarity. But the question remains: what can motivate efforts of the international community and nation-states? Our focus is the grounding of solidarity with respect to global inequities in health. We explore what considerations could motivate acts of global solidarity in the specific context of health migration, and sketch briefly what form this kind of solidarity could take. First, we argue that the only plausible conceptualization of persons highlights their interdependence. We draw upon a conception of persons as 'ecological subjects' and from there illustrate what such a conception implies with the example of nurses migrating from low and middle-income countries to more affluent ones. Next, we address potential critics who might counter any such understanding of current international politics with a reference to real-politik and the insights of realist international political theory. We argue that national governments--while not always or even often motivated by moral reasons alone--may nevertheless be motivated to acts of global solidarity by prudential arguments. Solidarity then need not be, as many argue, a function of charitable inclination, or emergent from an acknowledgment of injustice suffered, but may in fact serve national and transnational interests. We conclude on a positive note: global solidarity may be conceptualized to helpfully address global health inequity, to the extent that personal and transnational interdependence are enough to motivate national governments into action. © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

  11. Saltman on solidarity.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Brown, Lawrence D; Chinitz, David P

    2015-01-01

    Richard Saltman suggests that solidarity, a cherished notion at the heart of West European health care systems is being reconsidered in the light of today's austere economic conditions. Solidarity, he argues, has always been a flexible moral guideline, one that allows for policy responses, such as limitations on health benefits or increased out of pocket payments, that challenging fiscal conditions are said to demand. Here we consider what the basic elements in solidarity - universality, redistribution, and uniformity-- mean in health as compared to other social policy realms such as pensions. Traditionally, the commitment to solidarity said little about the contents of services, but the latter is perhaps subject to increasing scrutiny under the health policy microscope. Saltman is right to emphasize the conceptual and cross-national flexibility of solidarity, but the notion retains a solid and durable core that continues to give valuable direction to policymakers in search of acceptable strategies and structures for decision making.

  12. Análise do mercado internacional de compensado Plywood international market analysis

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Antônio Donizette de Oliveira

    2005-04-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo visou construir um modelo de comércio internacional de compensado para simular mudanças nos fluxos e preços deste produto, ocasionadas por alterações nos deslocadores da demanda dos principais países importadores e nos deslocadores da oferta dos principais exportadores. O modelo considera que as importações sejam diferenciadas pelo local de produção, significando que os produtos não são substitutos perfeitos. Os resultados indicaram que os aumentos da demanda de compensado no Japão, Estados Unidos e Alemanha tendem a elevar os preços dos países exportadores que têm participação maior naqueles mercados. Os países menos expressivos nos mercados em questão aumentam pouco ou até reduzem seus preços e, com isso, beneficiam-se de incrementos maiores nos fluxos comerciais do que os países com participação maior. O crescimento da demanda de compensado do Japão afeta pouco os preços, os fluxos comerciais e a receita de exportação de compensado do Brasil. Já no caso do aumento das demandas da Alemanha e dos Estados Unidos há elevação dos preços e da receita de exportação brasileira, mas a quantidade total de compensado comercializado pelo país diminui. Um aumento exógeno na oferta de compensado de determinado país reduz seu preço, permitindo que haja uma ampliação de sua participação em todos os mercados. No caso do Brasil, o crescimento da oferta de compensado elevou a sua participação em todos os mercados, mas a receita total de exportação diminuiu, em decorrência da queda no preço do produto.A plywood international market model considering the main importing and exporting countries was built. The world market was modeled to simulate changes in production, flow and prices caused by shocks in the exogenous variables such as supply and demand changes. The chosen model assumes that imports are differentiated by production sites, i.e., plywood products coming from different places are not perfect

  13. PRINCIPIOS DE COMPETENCIA JUDICIAL INTERNACIONAL Y DE PROTECCIÓN DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE Principles of international jurisdiction and environmental protection

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Pía Moscoso Restovic

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available ¿Como se resuelve el problema de la objetivación del vínculo de conexión cuando intervienen daños civiles y daños ambientales? Es decir, ¿podemos sostener que el fuero "lugar del hecho dañoso" puede determinarse con independencia de los sujetos que intervienen? ¿Es relevante el principio favor laesi en los casos de daño ambiental? Proponemos abordar estos problemas desde la relación que existe entre los principios de Competencia Judicial Civil Internacional y los principios de protección del medioambiente. Así, advertiremos que la mayor o menor extensión del fuero "lugar del hecho dañoso", adquiere connotaciones especiales si interpretamos armónicamente los principios de competencia judicial internacional y los principios de protección internacional del medio ambiente. En efecto, la política de protección ambiental, constituye un "valor superior del ordenamiento", y por tanto incide directamente en el juicio razonabilidad que el juez debe realizar sobre el vínculo de conexión. Si bien abordamos el problema desde la experiencia europea, las conclusiones tendrán validez universal.How to solve the problem of objectivity in the link between the court and the action, when engaging civil damages and environmental damages? In other words ¿ can we argue that the place of the harmful event can be determined independently of the persons involved? ¿Is favor Iaesi principle relevant in cases of environmental damage? We propose analyze those problems through the connections between International Civil Jurisdiction principles and environmental protection principles. In fact, environmental protection policy constitutes a "superior value". Therefore it affects directly the judge opinion about the connection link. Our approach is European, but the findings have universal validity.

  14. Approaches about the social and solidarity economy

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Odalys Labrador Machín

    2017-12-01

    Full Text Available The topic of the Social and Solidarity Economy, from its own emergence, has been approached by diverse authors, closely associated to this debate divergent points of view have arisen, become the theoretical and methodological references of this definition, as a basis for its practical realization, in a context in which neoliberal globalization has conditioned the search for viable alternatives to alleviate the contradictions it generates. Although, generally speaking, the Social and Solidarity Economy is understood as the interrelation of companies and participative associative organizations, constituted by cooperatives, mutuals, savings banks, employee funds, community enterprises, associations, dedicated to production, distribution and consumption of goods and services, non-profit and in solidarity. The different places and contexts in which it develops, gives this sector particularities and, therefore, the need for a broad and divergent analysis. The present work proposes an evaluation of different criteria about the Social and Solidarity Economy in the current international context.

  15. Música Internacional e International Index to Music Periodicals: dos ejemplos de Bases de Datos consultables a través de Internet

    OpenAIRE

    Giménez Tudurí, Carmen

    1997-01-01

    Música Internacional is a database of Choral Repertoire made by a network of partners of 13 different countries with the objective to create an exhaustive data bank of choral music of the world. International Index to Periodicals is a bibliographical database that review around 400 international magazines of thematic musical.

  16. Energy solidarity in Europe: from independence to interdependence

    International Nuclear Information System (INIS)

    Andoura, Sami; Delors, Jacques

    2013-07-01

    Notre Europe - Jacques Delors Institute is leading an in-depth study of the future of European energy policy based on a proposal made by Jacques Delors for a 'European Energy Community'. Solidarity plays a key role in a European Energy Community and may later be one of the drivers of the development of an EU-wide energy policy. While remaining realistic about what is possible within the existing framework, the following Study pursues three main objectives. It first looks at the issue of solidarity in Europe from a historical perspective and provides a realistic assessment of what the solidarity clause really means for European energy policy. It then reviews some key areas of action and the various mechanisms by which solidarity is integrated into the new European energy policy and which improve its functioning. Lastly, this Study provides a fresh take on the solidarity clause and suggest ambitious and forward-looking ways in which Europeans can enhance their capacity to work together on this sensitive issue by further pooling their strengths and weaknesses in five key areas: solidarity in times of crisis and internal security of supply; solidarity outside EU borders (diversification and partnerships); solidarity in the optimisation of energy resources within the EU; financial solidarity; and lastly solidarity to ensure energy access for all

  17. Hotelaria internacional

    OpenAIRE

    Carrasqueira, Helder

    2016-01-01

    O presente working paper faz parte de um trabalho que prossegue na área da hotelaria internacional e que apresenta: as Grandes cadeias e formas de expansão internacional; a afirmação das marcas internacionais; o desempenho da indústria e tendências de evolução; análise da concorrência; que lugar para a hotelaria independente.

  18. Developing scale for colleague solidarity among nurses in Turkey.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Uslusoy, Esin Cetinkaya; Alpar, Sule Ecevit

    2013-02-01

    There is a need for an appropriate instrument to measure colleague solidarity among nurses. This study was carried out to develop a Colleague Solidarity of Nurses' Scale (CSNS). This study was planned to be descriptive and methodological. The CSNS examined content validity, construct validity, test-retest reliability and internal consistency reliability. The trial form of the CSNS, which was composed of 44 items, was given to 200 nurses, followed by validity and reliability analyses. Following the analyses, 21 items were excluded from the scale, leaving an attitude scale made up of 23 items. Factor analysis of the data showed that the scale has a three sub-factor structure: emotional solidarity, academic solidarity and negative opinions about solidarity. The Cronbach's alpha reliability of the whole scale was 0.80. This study provides evidence that the CSNS possesses robust solidarity among nurses. © 2013 Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd.

  19. Poland under "Solidarity" Rule

    OpenAIRE

    Stanislaw Wellisz

    1991-01-01

    The coalition cabinet in which Solidarity played a leading role, but which also included Communists and their allies, won Parliamentary approval on September 12, 1989. This coalition inherited from the Communists an economy in deep crisis: inflation was raging, shortages of virtually all goods were rampant, and the black market was all-pervasive. The new government pledged to restore the market economy. This paper discusses the economy under Solidarity rule, focusing on stabilization and the ...

  20. The role of solidarity in social responsibility for health.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Reichlin, Massimo

    2011-11-01

    The Article focuses on the concept of social solidarity, as it is used in the Report of the International Bioethics Committee On Social Responsibility and Health. It is argued that solidarity plays a major role in supporting the whole framework of social responsibility, as presented by the IBC. Moreover, solidarity is not limited to members of particular groups, but potentially extended to all human beings on the basis of their inherent dignity; this sense of human solidarity is a necessary presupposition for a genuinely universalistic morality of justice and human rights.

  1. Solidarity and the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Gunson, Darryl

    2009-06-01

    Recent work has stressed the importance of the concept of solidarity to bioethics and social philosophy generally. But can and should it feature in documents such as the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights as anything more than a vague notion with multiple possible interpretations? Although noting the tension between universality and particularity that such documents have to deal with, and also noting that solidarity has a political content, the paper explores the suggestion that solidarity should feature more centrally in international regulations. The paper concludes with the view that when solidarity is seen aright, the UDBHR is an implicitly solidaristic document.

  2. Ciclos longos e cenários contemporâneos da sociedade internacional Long cycles of the international society

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Tullo Vigevani

    1999-01-01

    Full Text Available A despeito da anarquia que resulta da ausência uma autoridade legítima comum, as relações internacionais pós-Westphalia têm elementos de ordem que são suficientes para caracterizá-las como uma forma de "associação prática". Esses elementos são a (igual soberania nacional, a diplomacia, o direito internacional e o equilíbrio de poder. Discute-se, neste artigo, em que medida esses pilares da ordem mundial pós-Westphalia ainda se prestam para pensar as relações internacionais no pós-Guerra Fria. Trata-se de saber em que medida essas relações hoje se afastam do modelo de "associação prática" em direção a um modelo, normativamente mais exigente, de "associação de objetivos".Despite the lack of a common legitimate authority the international relations after Westphalia share enough elements of order for being characterized as a form of "practical association": (equal national sovereignty, diplomacy, international law and the balance of power. The fit-ness of those pilars of the post-Westphalian world order for thinking the international relations after the Cold War is discussed. It is asked how far those relations are leaving the model of a practical association towards another normatively more demanding model, of "goals association".

  3. Competitividade do Brasil no mercado internacional de aglomerado Brazil´s competivity in the international market of particleboard

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Rommel Noce

    2008-02-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo objetivou caracterizar a estrutura do mercado internacional de aglomerado quanto à sua concentração e desigualdade, bem como decompor as variações nas exportações desse produto dos principais países participantes em efeito-crescimento do comércio mundial, efeito-destino e efeito-competitividade no período de 1998 a 2002. O nível de concentração e desigualdade favorece práticas anticompetitivas. O efeito-competitividade, composto por aspectos endógenos, não favorece o aumento das exportações brasileiras.This study aimed to characterize the structure of the international market of particleboard in relationship to its concentration and inequality and to decompose the variations in particleboard export in the major participant countries in terms of world trade growth effect, destination effect and competitiveness effect from 1998 to 2002. Concentration level and inequality favor anti-competitive practices and competitiveness effect, composed by endogenous aspects and market conditions, such as international agreements, do not favor Brazilian export growth.

  4. Solidarity (In)action?

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Lemberg-Pedersen, Martin

    2011-01-01

    , the outsourcing to Private Security Companies (PSCs) like Finmeccanica or the subsidising of EUROSUR-projects do not facilitate solidarity. Rather they place the largest responsibility for refugees on the world’s poorest states, and consolidate the criminalization of irregular migration. Furthermore, Dublin......This article assesses the claim that the EU secures basic rights for citizens and migrants because externalization facilitates solidarity between EU states, third countries and migrants (the EFS-argument). However, it is argued that practices like European Commission (EC)-donations to UNHCR...

  5. "International Women's Day" 100 周年記念によせて -"International solidarity is needed for international women's day"

    OpenAIRE

    南コニー; Connie MINAMI

    2011-01-01

    The "International Women's Day" celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2010. The 2010 International Women's Conference was held in Copenhagen commemorating the day proposed by female activist Clara Zetkin at the International Socialist Conference in 1910. At theconference, feminists and politicians mainly from western countries had panel discussions in which they engaged in a number of debates concerning the necessity and the problems of modern feminism. According to the Gender Gap Report at the...

  6. A revolução russa e o sistema internacional The Russian Revolution and the international system

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Rubens Ricupero

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Tomando-se como ponto de partida a análise de Henry Kissinger sobre o assunto, é concebível, embora raro na prática, distinguir a intensidade revolucionária interna de certo regime da maneira como ele se insere no sistema internacional, dependendo, é claro, de sua maior ou menor tolerância em relação ao elemento revolucionário. É por isso que o exemplo dado por Kissinger de "política exterior revolucionária", isto é, da que põe em causa o sistema mesmo, é o da Alemanha nazista, não o da Rússia da Revolução. Essa constatação contraria a percepção que tinham do papel internacional da Revolução Russa tanto seus autores e herdeiros quanto os contemporâneos e sucessores nas democracias parlamentares européias e nos Estados Unidos e que haveria de se prolongar por toda a duração da Guerra Fria. Vale a pena, assim, explorar os motivos históricos da diferença entre percepção e realidade.Out of Henry Kissinger's analysis about the subject, it is conceivable, though rare in practice, to distinguish the internal revolutionary intensity of a country's political rule from the way it finds a room in the international system - depending, of course, on the level of flexibility that the system itself affords to the revolutionary element. That is why Kissinger gives Nazi Germany as an instance of "revolutionary external policy", and not revolutionary Russia. That contradicts the perception of their own protagonists and heirs as well as the contemporary observers, and their successors, of the European parlamentary democracies and the United States - a view resilient enough to persist along all the Cold War era. So that it is worthwhile to explore the historical reasons of the break between perception and reality.

  7. Sobre la International Comity en el sistema de derecho internacional privado de los EE.UU

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available The present Note makes a deep analysis of an important work published by Joel R. Paul in Law and Contemporary Problems about the "Transformation of International Comity". After completing the review of the historical study prepared by the above-mentioned author on the described subject, the Note offers after studying several judicial precedents dealing with antitrust matters, an alternative critique of the results derived from that historical study, in favor of the International Comity as a basic tool for the development of modern Private International Law.

  8. Solidarity Through Difference

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Holck, Lotte

    )equality. It is explored how diversity is linked to paradoxical processes of gendered and ethnified hierarchies based in stereotypical in- and out-groups as well as (organic) solidarity through difference. Drawing on these paradoxical processes, the analysis unfolds how equality in diverse teams might be fostered by team...

  9. Solidarity and human nature

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Luis Miguel dos Santos Luzio

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available The concept of solidarity inhabits the collective unconscious and is usually related to something consensual, linked to the most basic values of mankind, but to expand that understanding leads to more complex views. Human solidarity would be conditioned by biological, or cultural issue that goes beyond any possible biological determinism. This study seeks to analyze the phenomenon of solidarity and its correlation with life in society from the perspective of complexity, through a cross-sectional analysis in order to cover the phenomenon in question from different perspectives. For that, we appealed to sociobiology, and the social sciences interpretation. We tried to thereby renounce the sole idea and permanent solution, by approaching to the assumptions of complex thinking, which rely precisely to overcome a single organizing principle or a single cause to explain the same phenomenon. It noticed the need of new societal experiences, which would block the advance of competitive individualist paradigm as the sole alternative, highlighting the experiences of the solidarity economy and third sector organizations that have a new business logic, a third social force among the state and the market.

  10. Solidarity (In)action?

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Lemberg-Pedersen, Martin

    2011-01-01

    This article assesses the claim that the EU secures basic rights for citizens and migrants because externalization facilitates solidarity between EU states, third countries and migrants (the EFS-argument). However, it is argued that practices like European Commission (EC)-donations to UNHCR, the ...

  11. Análise de tendência do mercado internacional de aglomerado Analysis of international particleboard market tendency

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Rommel Noce

    2008-04-01

    Full Text Available Neste estudo, analisou-se, pelo método da regressão linear, a tendência do mercado internacional de aglomerado no período de 1990 a 2004. Observou-se tendência de crescimento tanto de produção quanto de exportação, com a ressalva de que o Brasil expande sua produção em ritmo mais acelerado que a produção mundial. Conclui-se que China, Ucrânia e EUA apresentaram maior crescimento, quanto à produção, exportação e importação, entre os mercados tradicionais, respectivamente, e que os mercados não-tradicionais mudaram tendências de crescimento superiores ao grupo dos principais importadores, especialmente o leste europeu.This study analyzed international particleboard market tendency in the period from 1990 to 2004, using the linear regression method. Growth tendency was observed both for production and export, stressing that Brazil's production is expanding in a more accelerated rhythm than the world production. China, Ukraine and USA presented a greater production, export and import growth among the traditional markets, respectively, and the nontraditional markets presented greater growth tendencies, compared to the major import groups, especially East Europe.

  12. Taxation of tourism from an international perspective / La fiscalidad del turismo desde una perspectiva internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Laura Pastor Arranz

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available This article analyzes the current situation of the international tourism industry highlighting its importance in the economy of the countries and its cross-cutting nature as well as the effects caused by the coordination of its strategies with the policies of the other economic sectors. Furthermore, public funding of tourism is studied by tax levy through the precepts of the economic theory of taxation, consistent with optimal levels of social welfare, examining the international tourism taxation from the perspective of OECD countries, proceedings of the European Union and the Spanish tax system concerning this sector.

  13. Alcohol as international commodity; Alcool como 'commodity' internacional

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Negrao, Luiz Celso Parisi [Ministerio do Desenvolvimento, Industria e Comercio Exterior, Brasilia, DF (Brazil). Secretaria de Tecnologia Industrial]. E-mail: luiz.negrao@desenvolvimento.gov.br; Urban, Maria Lucia de Paula

    2004-12-15

    The ethanol is able to reduce the gas emissions, mainly in CO2 balance which gives a strong contribution for this fact. Using the alcohol rather than fossil fuels is a natural choice as a important renewable energy source. Also, to have the alcohol as international environmental commodity is the goal of all interested in this matter, since the entry into force the Kyoto protocol, with the Russian approval.

  14. LA NECESARIA ARMONIZACIÓN INTERNACIONAL DEL DERECHO COOPERATIVO / THE NECESSARY INTERNATIONAL HARMONIZATION OF COOPERATIVE LAW.

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Manuel GARCÍA JIMÉNEZ

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available El mandato que el artículo 129.2 de la Constitución dirige a los poderes públicos, de fomentar mediante una legislación adecuada las sociedades cooperativas, se está ejecutado mediante la regulación descentralizada de todo el ámbito sustantivo en cada una de las Comunidades Autónomas, por una parte, y a nivel del Estado, por otra, que supone una inflación legislativa falta de coherencia y homogeneidad hasta convertirse en un obstáculo para el desarrollo del cooperativismo. En esta ponencia defendemos su armonización, en sintonía con las tendencias internacionales, y la adecuación de todo el marco legislativo en el que han de desenvolverse las sociedades cooperativas, para su fomento./ The mandate that the 129.2 article of the Constitution directs to the public authorities to promote, by appropriate legislation, cooperative societies, it is executed, on the one hand, through regulation decentralized by the autonomous communities and on the other hand, by the State, producing a legislative inflation lack of coherence and homogeneity, to become an obstacle to the development of the cooperative. In this paper we advocate the harmonization and alignment of the legislative framework affecting the cooperative societies in accordance with international trends, for their promotion.

  15. Conversational flow promotes solidarity.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Koudenburg, Namkje; Postmes, Tom; Gordijn, Ernestine H

    2013-01-01

    Social interaction is fundamental to the development of various aspects of "we-ness". Previous research has focused on the role the content of interaction plays in establishing feelings of unity, belongingness and shared reality (a cluster of variables referred to as solidarity here). The present paper is less concerned with content, but focuses on the form of social interaction. We propose that the degree to which conversations flow smoothly or not is, of itself, a cue to solidarity. We test this hypothesis in samples of unacquainted and acquainted dyads who communicate via headsets. Conversational flow is disrupted by introducing a delay in the auditory feedback (vs. no delay). Results of three studies show that smoothly coordinated conversations (compared with disrupted conversations and a control condition) increase feelings of belonging and perceptions of group entitativity, independently of conversation content. These effects are driven by the subjective experience of conversational flow. Our data suggest that this process occurs largely beyond individuals' control. We conclude that the form of social interaction is a powerful cue for inferring group solidarity. Implications for the impact of modern communication technology on developing a shared social identity are discussed.

  16. Penal Internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Jean Carlo Mejía Azuero

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available En este espacio trataremos de mostrar desde la visión del Estatuto de Roma del 17 de julio de 1998 y la sentencia C- 578 del 2002, cuáles son las verdaderas perspectivas de aplicación de la CPI en relación a las fuerzas armadas de Colombia. Cabe la pena anotar e insistir, que nos referiremos en adelante en la responsabilidad individual de miembros de la fuerza pública, ya que éste principio es fundamental para la comprensión del tema. Abocaremos en consideración la normatividad que consideramos puede repercutir en un posible juzgamiento de militares y policías por parte de la nueva Corte internacional.

  17. Brazilian Social Psychology in the international setting A Psicologia Social brasileira no cenário internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ana Raquel Rosas Torres

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available The objective of this work was to discuss the Social Psychology that has been developing in Brazil, placing it in the international theoretical-methodological setting. To achieve this goal, we initially present a brief historical account of the founding of the Brazilian Association of Social Psychology and the Latin American Association of Social Psychology, providing insight into the political struggle that surrounded the emergence of these two organizations and that, to a certain degree, is still present today. We then present the results of research conducted with 150 Brazilian social psychologists concerning the definition of social psychology, the academic training perspective, and the theories used in the conduct of research. The results point to the existence of several contradictions, since, among other matters, they highlight the fact that while most participants advocate research practices tied to a more sociological perspective, the definitions given indicate a more psychological view of social psychology.O objetivo deste trabalho foi discutir a psicologia social que vem sendo desenvolvida no Brasil inserindo-a no cenário teórico-metodológico internacional. Para alcançar este objetivo, inicialmente apresentamos um breve relato histórico da fundação da Associação Brasileira de Psicologia Social e da Associação Latino Americana de Psicologia Social, fornecendo subsídios para o entendimento do embate político que envolveu o surgimento dessas duas organizações e que, de certa forma, ainda está presente na atualidade. Em seguida, apresentamos os resultados da pesquisa realizada com 150 psicólogos sociais brasileiros sobre a definição de psicologia social, sobre a perspectiva de formação e sobre as teorias utilizadas na atividade de pesquisa. Os resultados indicam a existência de algumas contradições, pois, dentre outros aspectos, destaca-se o fato que, embora a maioria dos participantes advogue uma prática de

  18. Popular Education in Solidarity Economy

    Science.gov (United States)

    de Melo Neto, José Francisco; da Costa, Francisco Xavier Pereira

    2015-01-01

    This article seeks to show the relation between popular education and solidarity economy in experiences of solidarity economy enterprises in Brazil. It is based on diverse experiences which have occurred in various sectors of this economy, highlighting those experiences which took place in João Pessoa with the creation of a Cooperative of Workers…

  19. [The core of solidarity].

    Science.gov (United States)

    Trappenburg, Margo J

    2013-01-01

    Dutch Journal of Medicine (NTVG) Lecture 2013: Organized solidarity in a welfare state is impersonal, restricted and based on enlightened self-interest. Critics of the welfare state argue that it is obsolete and we should aim for a society based on individual participation. They believe that people now prefer individualized care, that it is no longer possible to set boundaries and that too much altruism is required from those with higher incomes. In this year's NTvG lecture Margo Trappenburg contended that this criticism is unjust. Many people prefer professional care to care from the family or from volunteers and it could be possible to set boundaries again: recent developments within the medical profession are hopeful. And although the more highly educated make a greater financial contribution to the welfare state, those with a lower level of education show more, and more frequent, active solidarity. There is insufficient reason to abolish the welfare state and replace it with a society of greater individual participation.

  20. Does modern organization and governance threat solidarity?

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Sanders, Karin; van Emmerik, Hetty

    2004-01-01

    This article focuses on solidarity behaviours of employees to team members (horizontal solidarity behaviour) and to their manager (vertical solidarity behaviour). The question is asked to what extend and how are both types of solidarity related to three aspects of modern organization and governance:

  1. THE SOLIDARITY CLAUSE IN THE EUROPEAN UNION TREATY AS A HUMAN SECURITY VECTOR. A FAREWELL TO TERRORISM OR LEGITIMIZATION OF INFERENCE IN INTERNAL AFFAIRS?

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Antonio MUNOZ

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available The draft European Constitution crafted in the interval between the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in New York and those taken place in Moscow, Madrid, was concluded shortly before the attacks on public transportation in London in 2005, including what is called a solidarity clause (art. 42 and its implementation modalities (art. III-329, however after various vicissitudes, it was never ratified by the Member States and felt into oblivion; while it remained a driving force in the subsequent Lisbon Treaty in force since 2009 as, section 222 in the fifth part under Title VII.

  2. Localization of international news in a global world/ Localización de la información internacional en un mundo global

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Dr. Rafael Díaz Arias, diaz.r@ccinf.ucm.es

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper discusses the ways in which the events that establish our image of the world are localized. It analyzes scientific literature with regards to the influence of international structure on information from abroad and tension between local and national information, as well as the coordination of these elements in the process of globalization. It proposes four categories of information from abroad: international information (relations between states, war, diplomacy, international organizations; transnational information (international economic relations, transnational corporations; global (the problems of an interdependent world and “glocal” (news and stories taken out of context that serve as a vehicle for cultural homogenization. These categories are applied in the empirical analysis of the broadcasting of TVE, the public Spanish TV channel. The results show that, in this case, the classical international information has already been overtaken by other categories of foreign news, with a significant presence of "glocal" news, very much in line with "neotelevision."El presente trabajo analiza los modos en que se localizan los acontecimientos que establecen nuestra imagen del mundo. Se analiza la literatura científica en relación con la influencia de la estructura internacional sobre la información del extranjero y la tensión entre lo local y lo nacional, así como la articulación de estos elementos en el proceso de globalización. Se proponen cuatro categorías de información sobre el extranjero: información internacional (relaciones entre estados, guerra, diplomacia, organizaciones internacionales; información transnacional (relaciones económicas internacionales, empresas transnacionales; global (los problemas de un mundo interdependiente y "glocal" (informaciones descontextualizadas que sirven de vehículo a la homogeneización cultural. Estas categorías se aplican al análisis empírico de la información de actualidad de

  3. Internacionalização na produção de conhecimento em IES Brasileiras: cooperação internacional tradicional e cooperação internacional horizontal Internationalization of the knowledge production on Brazilian Higher Education Institutions: international tradition cooperation and international horizontal cooperation

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marília Costa Morosini

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available A produção do conhecimento científico no país está sediada, prioritariamente, na pós-graduação. Este artigo analisa a cooperação internacional nesse nível de educação. As fontes dos dados são relatórios institucionais e informações com técnicos do CNPq e da Capes e abordam: acordos bilaterais e multilaterais, estrangeiros com bolsa no país e brasileiros com bolsa no exterior. As análises confirmam a presença do modelo periférico de internacionalização nas IES, apesar da crescente internacionalização na pesquisa e na pós-graduação do país. Apontam também para a convivência de dois modelos de cooperação internacional: a predominância do modelo de Cooperação Internacional Tradicional - CIT, fundamentado na competitividade e na ocupação de espaço no mercado globalizado, e a tendência, embora de menor porte, a partir de 2003, do modelo de Cooperação Internacional Horizontal - CIH, fundamentado na consciência internacional e no fortalecimento da capacidade científica endógena dos parceiros mais fragilizados.The Brazilian scientific knowledge production is realized, basically, in the graduate education level. This paper analyses the international cooperation in this education level. The sources of the dates are institutional reports and information with the staff of the CNPq and CAPES and studies about bilateral and multilateral agreements, foreign with scholarship in the country and Brazilians with scholarship in the other countries. The results confirm the presence of the internationalization periphery model in the HEIs despite the expansion of the internationalization at the research and at the graduate level. The results show the coexistence of the two internationalization models: the predominance of the traditional international cooperation - CIT, based in the competition and in the collocation in the globalized labor market and the tendency, in spite of little, from 2003, of the Horizontal

  4. Por que ler Hobbes como um teórico de segurança internacional? Why read Hobbes as a theorist of international security?

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    R. B. J Walker

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Thomas Hobbes tornou-se uma figura canônica para teorias de segurança internacional, ainda que seus escritos digam relativamente pouco acerca do que chamaríamos hoje de um sistema internacional. Este artigo sugere que Hobbes permanece importante para a análise de segurança internacional, assim como para a teoria política de modo mais geral, não por desenvolver qualquer teoria coerente de Relações Internacionais, mas sim porque sua consideração sobre a soberania de Estados particulares exige uma análise sobre as condições de possibilidade externas de tais Estados. Uma política após Hobbes precisa tratar dos efeitos constitutivos de sua filosofia da história particular. Assim, este artigo propõe uma leitura política de Hobbes, a qual enfatiza sua importância para o pensamento da política moderna e de suas condições de possibilidade; de suas origens e limites, que são também nossas origens e limites enquanto sujeitos modernos.Thomas Hobbes has become a canonical figure for theories of international security even though his writings say relatively little about what we would now call an international system. This paper suggests that Hobbes remains important for the analysis of international security, as well as for political theory more generally, not because he advances any coherent theory of international relations but because his account of the sovereignty of particular states requires an account of the external conditions of possibility of such states. Politics after Hobbes needs to get to grips with the constitutive effects of his particular philosophy of history. Thus, this paper proposes a political reading of Hobbes that emphasizes his importance for thought about modern politics and its conditions of possibility; about its origins and limits that are also our origins and limits as modern subjects.

  5. Salud internacional: el nuevo desafío para la educación de enfermería International health: a new challenge to nursing education

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Maria da Gloria Miotto Wright

    1998-07-01

    Full Text Available Para identificar las actividades de salud internacional (SI en escuelas de enfermería y analizarlas en forma preliminar, se utilizó una muestra de 110 escuelas norteamericanas y, paralelamente, se enviaron cuestionarios a 4 escuelas latinoamericanas y a una del Caribe (ALC. Parte significativa de las escuelas norteamericanas y todas las 5 escuelas de ALC tienen actividades de salud internacional. Dicho interés es básicamente un fenómeno de los últimos cinco a dez años. Hubo diferencias en la estructura de las actividades de SI entre las escuelas, pero el tipo de apoyo ofrecido para actividades internacionales era similar, tanto en los EEUU como en ALC. El componente de SI en el currículo de las escuelas norteamericanas estaba dentro de cursos sobre cultura, sistemas de salud y salud de la comunidad, en cuanto en las escuelas de ALC dicho componente estaba en cursos relacionados con promoción de la salud, políticas y estrategias de salud y perspectivas de enfermería. Esas escuelas tienen sólamente 10% de sus profesores y estudiantes involucrados en actividades de salud internacional. Se verificó que las escuelas de enfermería todavía no hacen parte de los cursos y actividades que las Escuelas de Salud Pública han implementado en ese campo y se observan áreas que deben ser fortalecidas para que la enfermería ocupe una posición de liderazgo en la práctica y la investigación en salud internacional.A survey was conducted among 110 Schools of Nursing in USA and 5 Schools in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC to identify the international health (IH component in nursing education, practice and research. A significant part of U.S. schools and all 5 LAC schools have international activities, and this interest has started basically in the last 5 to 10 years. There was difference in the structure of IH activities among U.S. and LAC nursing schools, but they were similar in the type of support offered to IH initiatives. IH content in

  6. Cenário internacional da pesquisa em células-tronco embrionárias Escenario internacional de la pesquisa en células madre embrionarias International perspective on embryonic stem cell research

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Debora Diniz

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO:Analisar comparativamente regulações governamentais entre países sobre pesquisa em células-tronco embrionárias. MÉTODOS:O estudo foi conduzido entre março e maio de 2008, por meio de busca eletrônica direta nas fontes oficiais sobre documentos legislativos de 25 países selecionados e confirmada, quando necessário, por consulta por e-mail a pesquisadores e autoridades desses países. RESULTADOS: Os resultados mostraram tendência a permitir a prática de pesquisas com células-tronco embrionárias, embora com rígidas restrições éticas. Dentre os países estudados, apenas Itália e Alemanha explicitamente condenam a extração de células-tronco e apenas Itália proíbe seu uso subseqüente. Decisões jurídicas brasileiras recentes são coerentes com o contexto regulatório internacional sobre pesquisa embrionária. CONCLUSÕES: A tendência observada representa a liberdade de pesquisa para a promoção do conhecimento como um bem público, reforçada pela expectativa de potencialidade terapêutica na pesquisa com células-tronco embrionárias para o tratamento e cura de doenças sem qualquer possibilidade de assistência médica.OBJETIVO:Analizar comparativamente regulaciones gubernamentales entre países sobre pesquisa en células madre embrionarias. MÉTODOS:El estudio fue conducido entre marzo y mayo de 2008, por medio de búsqueda electrónica directa en las fuentes oficiales sobre documentos legislativos de 25 países seleccionados y confirmada, cuando era necesario, por consulta por e-mail a investigadores y autoridades de esos países. RESULTADOS:Los resultados mostraron tendencia a permitir la práctica de pesquisas con células madre embrionarias, a pesar de que con rígidas restricciones éticas. Entre los países estudiados, apenas Italia y Alemania explícitamente condenan la extracción de células madre coherentes con el contexto regulatorio internacional sobre pesquisa embrionaria. CONCLUSIONES: La tendencia

  7. Income inequality and solidarity in Europe

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Paskov, M.; Dewilde, C.

    2012-01-01

    This paper studies the relationship between income inequality, a macro-level characteristic, and solidarity of Europeans. To this aim, solidarity is defined as the ‘willingness to contribute to the welfare of other people’. We rely on a theoretical idea according to which feelings of solidarity are

  8. A nova agenda internacional de segurança põe a democracia brasileira em risco? Does the new international security agenda endanger Brazilian democracy?

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Juliana Bertazzo

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available Agenda Internacional de Segurança mudou após o fim da Guerra Fria. Surgiram novas ameaças, frequentemente domésticas, que vão de encontro às tradicionais teorias de segurança. Este artigo analisa documentos oficiais produzidos por atores nacionais e internacionais. É possível concluir que existem incentivos políticos e jurídicos para a participação de militares em atividades policiais. Essa participação, contudo, pode apresentar riscos para a democracia.The international security agenda in the Post-Cold War world has changed. New threats, mostly internal, rather than external, have gained importance and challenge traditional theories of security. This article analyzes official documents produced by national and international actors. It is possible to identify political and legal incentives for the participation of military forces in police activities. This, however, might endanger a democratic regime.

  9. OS DIREITOS HUMANOS E O CONSTITUCIONALISMO INTERNACIONAL LATINO-AMERICANO -- HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE LATIN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL CONSTITUTIONALISM

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Feliciano de Carvalho

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: Os países da América Latina estão regidos por uma ordem constitucional comum, especificamente a que decorre dos tratados internacionais sobre direitos humanos. Com efeito, conforme a tendência do bloco de constitucionalidade, além das respectivas constituições, vários países latino-americanos conferem aos tratados internacionais a mesma hierarquia das normas constitucionais quando têm por objeto os direitos humanos. A relevância da pesquisa decorre em razão de a supremacia constitucional ir além das prescrições constitucionais para as normas internacionais que promovem os direitos humanos. Aborda-se o conceito material de direitos humanos a partir da carga valorativa dos bens jurídicos mais relevantes para a sociedade, em especial, os valores da dignidade humana, vida, liberdade e igualdade, de modo que os direitos humanos seriam os daí imediatamente decorrentes. Analisa-se a tendência dos Estados latino-americanos de respeitarem os tratados internacionais sobre direitos humanos como se fossem normas constitucionais, com especial atenção a respeito da experiência brasileira. A pesquisa é bibliográfica, descritiva, e tem-se a finalidade de aprimorar o conhecimento sobre o tema. Ao final, conclui-se que surge na América Latina a primeira ideia de uma Constituição Internacional Comunitária, em face da prevalência dos direitos humanos no cenário supranacional. Palavras-chave: Direitos Humanos. Constitucionalismo. Bloco. América Latina.

  10. Adoção internacional: realidades, conceitos e preconceitos (International adoption: realities, concepts and prejudices Doi: 10.5212/Emancipacao.v.13iEspecial.0003

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Elizane Lunardon Pereira

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: A adoção representa um tema passível de grande discussão e aprofundamento, ainda mais ao se tratar da adoção por estrangeiros. Este estudo pretende refletir sobre realidades que envolvem o encaminhamento de crianças e adolescentes à adoção internacional, bem como a aplicação dessa medida enquanto mecanismo garantidor de direitos. Para tanto, realiza reflexões sobre referencial teórico que trata da adoção, sobre legislações nacionais e internacionais e análises de cartas escritas por adotados, enviadas ao organismo (AFN/PR responsável pela mediação da adoção por italianos. Além disso, apresenta análise entre procedimentos legais e visão societária da adoção. O intuito principal está em verificar o que a experiência adotiva significou para esses sujeitos após alguns anos da inserção no novo país.Palavras-chave: Adoção Internacional. Paternidade/Filiação. Afirmação de Direitos.Abstract: Adoption is a topic subject that generates a lot of discussion and deepening thought, even more the case of the adoption by foreigners. This study aims to reflect on the realities that involve referral of children and adolescents to international adoption and the application of this measure as a mechanism guarantor of the rights. The study presents theoretical reflections on dealing with the adoption of national laws and international analyzes letters written by who were adopted to the agency (AFN / PR responsible for mediating the adoption by Italians. Moreover, it presents legal and vision analysis procedures of corporate adoption. The main intention is to look at what the experience meant to foster these guys after a few years of entering the new country.Keywords: International Adoption. Fatherhood/Sonship. Affirmation of Rights.

  11. Derecho Internacional Humanitario

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Juan Manuel Valcárcel Torres

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available Para lograr conocer si Colombia cumple los compromisos internacionales en materia de respeto y aplicación de las normas del Derecho Internacional Humanitario, se debe primero establecer si en realidad se dan los supuestos para ello, lo cual permitirá establecer el riesgo de responsabilidad internacional del Estado. La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos ha solicitado la condena de Colombia por violación al Derecho Internacional Humanitario, y aun cuando la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos no ha accedido a ello, el primer paso está dado, motivo por el cual se debe precaver de cualquier riesgo en este sentido. Por la misma vía, al momento en que se haga viable la competencia de la Corte Penal Internacional frente a Colombia, se presentará igualmente la situación, no ya de condena del Estado, pero si su compromiso a nivel de imagen internacional como país irrespetuoso de las normas del Derecho Internacional Humanitario, motivo por el cual también se debe evitar este preciso riesgo En fin, se trata de resaltar la necesidad del cumplimiento por parte del Estado colombiano respecto a las normas internas que reprimen conductas atentatorias contra el Derecho Internacional Humanitario, con miras a evitar ver comprometida la responsabilidad e imagen de Colombia ante la comunidad internacional

  12. The Adjectives of Solidarity. Trajectories of Research on Intergenerational Solidarity

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Paola Persano

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available The essay presents an analysis of most of the approaches to the theme of solidarity between generations. For several decades the time of generations has met the history of ideas. Today, at the intersection of conceptual history and general sociology, and of the analysis of cultural processes and social history, a political reflection is taking place about the "political generation" as a paradigm unavoidably characterized by a kind of semantic vagueness. The same reflection is also confronted with the relationship of complicity or conflict between generations characterized by the growing weight acquired by the issue of intergenerational solidarity. This, in turn, is reflected both in the space of life relationships between old, adults and young people, and, in terms of history, among the living, the dead and the unborn. The so-called "non-contemporaneity of contemporary" is imposing its logic, but it requires new forms of understanding and representation of today's global dynamics.

  13. Cartel internacional do estanho: a importância da indústria brasileira na quebra do conluio International tin cartel: the importance of Brazilian industry in the breach of collusion

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Julio Cesar Cuter

    2008-04-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo apresenta a indústria estanífera internacional como um oligopólio concentrado que se organiza em torno do International Tin Council, constituindo-se em um cartel com importante participação na formação dos preços do estanho, principalmente entre os anos 1960 e início dos anos 1980. Em virtude dos choques do petróleo e da crise internacional no final dos anos 1970, a associação dos produtores passa a ter dificuldades para administrar os interesses dos membros e gerir o estoque regulador, possibilitando a expansão de novos produtores. A indústria brasileira emerge neste cenário, aproveitando-se dos preços artificialmente elevados no mercado internacional, dos incentivos concedidos pelo governo brasileiro e das suas jazidas de boa qualidade, ampliando sua participação no mercado internacional, influenciando a quebra do conluio em 1985.This article presents the international tin industry as an oligopoly organized around the International Tin Council, making it a cartel with important participation in determining tin prices, mainly between the years 1960 and beginning of 1980. As a consequence of the oil shocks and the international crisis in the end of years 1970, the association of manufacturers began to have difficulties in managing the interests of its members and in controlling the buffer stock, facilitating the appearance of new producers. The Brazilian industry emerges in this scenario, benefiting from the artificial prices in the international market, from incentives granted by the Brazilian government and from its good quality mines, thus increasing its participation in the international market and contributing to the end of the collusion in 1985.

  14. Degree of solidarity with lifestyle and old age among citizens in the Netherlands: cross-sectional results from the longitudinal SMILE study.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Bonnie, Linda H A; van den Akker, Marjan; van Steenkiste, Ben; Vos, Rein

    2010-12-01

    With the increasing interest in lifestyle, health and consequences of unhealthy lifestyles for the healthcare system, a new kind of solidarity is gaining importance: lifestyle solidarity. While it might not seem fair to let other people pay for the costs arising from an unhealthy lifestyle, it does not seem fair either to punish people for their lifestyle. However, it is not clear how solidarity is assessed by people, when considering disease risks or lifestyle risks. The aim of this study was to investigate the degree of solidarity with lifestyle as well as with other factors that are related to health outcomes-for example, old age-and the relation between this degree of solidarity and various characteristics. This cross-sectional study is part of the Dutch longitudinal SMILE study. Data on the degree of solidarity with different lifestyles and old age, and the relation between the degree of solidarity and various demographic and other variables were obtained in a questionnaire survey. Solidarity with smokers and overweight people was moderate, as was solidarity with older people. Respondents were ambivalent about athletes. Respondents who were younger, male and highly educated, and those with a healthy lifestyle, a small social network, high quality of life and an internal locus of control, showed low solidarity. Solidarity with an unhealthy lifestyle and old age is moderate and the degree of solidarity varies among the different subgroups.

  15. Nation-building e segurança internacional: Um debate em construção Nation-building and international security: A debate under construction

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Aureo de Toledo Gomes

    2009-08-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo almeja analisar as operações de nation-building, que, desde os atentados terroristas de 11 de setembro de 2001, são consideradas uma das maneiras para se lidar com as novas ameaças de segurança internacional, principalmente os ditos Estados Falidos. Assim sendo, revisaremos a bibliografia sobre o tema, procurando identificar as origens destas operações, assim como as definições utilizadas pelos principais autores e os problemas que elas possam apresentar.This article aims to analyze nation-building operations, which have been considered, since September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, one of the ways to cope with the new threats to international security, mainly the so-called Failed States. Therefore, we will review the bibliography published, trying to identity not only the origins of such operations but also the definitions used by the main authors and the problems that they might present.

  16. The institutional changes of hydrocarbon national and international industries; As mudancas institucionais da industria nacional e internacional de hidrocarbonetos

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Simao, Newton Brito [Universidade Federal, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil). Coordenacao dos Programas de Pos-graduacao de Engenharia; Dutra, Luis E.D. [Universidade Federal, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil). Escola de Quimica

    1999-07-01

    This paper approaches the development of the petroleum market from the beginning in the year of 1859, aiming to give the exact dimension of the recent modifications in the petroleum industry. A description of the dynamics of the institutional modifications in Germany, Italy, France, Japan, United Kingdom, USA, Mexico and Venezuela is presented, from the first petroleum 'shock', conducted mostly for the adaptation of the respective internal markets, to the new conditions imposed by the international market. The authors use the political and institutional changes occurred in the aforementioned, for the identification of the disagreement among those changes and those implemented in the hydrocarbon Brazilian national market.

  17. Forum Spanish leading brands, experience of international competitiveness; El foro de marcas renombras espanolas, una experiencia para la competitividad internacional

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Bonet Feffer, J. L.

    2011-07-01

    In 1999, the Leading Brands of Spain Forum was created as an institution with a mixed nature, public and private, whose main mission is the defence and promotion of the Spanish renowned and well-known brands strongly internationalized, as basic elements for the international competitiveness of our country. Since then, its activity has focused on the strategic importance of these intangible assets of the companies and the country, its leading brands, on which the international positioning of the Spain Brand will strongly rely on. (Author) 7 refs.

  18. Active Solidarity and Its Discontents.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Trappenburg, M J

    2015-09-01

    Traditional welfare states were based on passive solidarity. Able bodied, healthy minded citizens paid taxes and social premiums, usually according to a progressive taxation logic following the ability to pay principle. Elderly, fragile, weak, unhealthy and disabled citizens were taken care of in institutions, usually in quiet parts of the country (hills, woods, sea side). During the nineteen eighties and nineties of the twentieth century, ideas changed. Professionals, patients and policy makers felt that it would be better for the weak and fragile to live in mainstream society, rather than be taken care of in institutions outside society. This might be cheaper too. Hence policy measures were taken to accomplish deinstitutionalization. This article discusses the implications of deinstitutionalization for distributive justice. It is argued that the weakest among the weak and fragile stand to lose from this operation. For able bodied citizens deinstitutionalization entails a move from passive to active solidarity. Rather than just pay taxes they have to actively care for and help the needy themselves. The move from passive to active solidarity tends to take advantage of benevolent citizens and burden the socioeconomically disadvantaged. This may be a reason to reconsider the policy move toward deinstitutionalization.

  19. Intergenerational Solidarity in the Workplace

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Barbara Barabaschi

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Starting from the main criticalities that young and old people meet in contemporary labor markets, this article analyses the principle of solidarity between generations at work, in light of a multidisciplinary (especially sociological literature. This offers different conceptual lenses for understanding complex relationships in workplaces. They provide different ways to understand micro-level interpersonal relations and macro-level structural forces and the interactions between them, arriving to define which kind of solidarity may be realistically proposed in contemporary labor markets. Then, intergenerational relations are briefly collocated in European Union debate aiming to promote a cohesive society. In the second part, four country cases are presented to demonstrate how the matter of intergenerational relations has influenced recent labor reforms. Following van der Veen, Yerkes, and Achterberg, who found differences in the choice of justice principles and in the level of solidarity preferred by social groups living in different welfare regimes, to reduce the complexity of the analysis, countries belonging to the same welfare regime have been chosen. Finally, measures presented are critically discussed in the more general context of European labor market and social welfare crisis.

  20. Risk of lung cancer by radon, disagreement in international regulation; Riesgo de cancer pulmonar por radon, discordancia en reglamentacion internacional

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Balcazar, M.; Pena, P.; Villamares, A.; Avelar, J. R., E-mail: miguel.balcazar@inin.gob.mx [ININ, Carretera Mexico-Toluca s/n, 52750 Ocoyoacac, Estado de Mexico (Mexico)

    2013-10-15

    Diverse international organizations have evaluated the risk of lung cancer starting from epidemic studies in miners of uranium mines, where the corresponding effective dose was determined relating with the dose received by the population during Hiroshima and Nagasaki events. Alternately, the equivalent dose has been calculated by means of based models on the energy deposited by the breathable radon fractions and its decay products in the breathing ducts. A unique factor agreed by the diverse organizations that allows converting radon concentration to effective dose does not exist. Neither an agreement exists among the different countries on which duty to be the value of the maximum concentration of radon, in interiors starting from which an intervention is required and if this intervention is standardized, recommended or nonexistent. In this work study cases in Mexico are presented and their interpretation alternative based on the international agreements absence. (Author)

  1. Rendimentos crescentes e a distribuição internacional de renda Increasing returns and the international distribution of income

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Alexandre de Zagottis

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available The existence of increasing returns in high technology industries assigns a path dependent character to the international division of labor. Rich countries, first entrants in these industries, enjoy permanent advantages that prevent, in a free market environment, the development of such industries in middle-income countries. This dynamics allows the former group of countries to experience a higher growth rate of labor productivity than the latter, and, as a result, increases the gap between the workers' standard of living in these countries. It is up to the States of middle-income countries the task of devising development strategies capable of breaking such pattern and improving the international distribution of income.

  2. Means-source on the international pages of O Estado de S. Paulo Meios-fonte nas pginas de internacional de O Estado de S. Paulo

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Angela Zamin

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available On journalistic production, the objectivation of each event involves a conflict of perspectives between journalists and sources through the present definition that surrounds us. These combats are established in the discursive level, among social controls and pressures for what to say and how to say it, being conformed within an information network built up from priorities on which informational efforts in each media are focused. This article approaches the use of other medias (newspapers, radio and TV stations by the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo as sources for the signification of the diplomatic crisis between Colombia and Ecuador, in the period from March 2008 to August 2009. The article is guided by a debate on the implications of the means-source used by the journalistic production about international occurrences. For the analysis the corpus is based on 307 pieces of the International section.Na produo jornalstica, a objetivao de cada acontecimento envolve um conflito de perspectivas entre jornalistas e fontes pela definio do presente que nos cerca. Esses combates se estabelecem no discursivo, em meio a controles e presses sociais pelo que dizer e como dizer, sendo conformados no interior de uma rede informativa estabelecida a partir de prioridades sobre as quais se concentram os esforos informativos de cada meio. Este artigo aborda o uso de outros meios (jornais, rdios, TVs pelo jornal O Estado de S. Paulo como fontes na significao da crise diplomtica entre Colmbia e Equador, no perodo de maro de 2008 a agosto de 2009. Orienta-se por um debate acerca das implicaes do emprego de meios-fonte na produo jornalstica que versa sobre ocorrncias internacionais. Para a anlise serve de base um corpus de 307 peas da editoria de Internacional.

  3. International collaboration to protect health workers from infectious diseases in Ecuador Colaboración internacional para proteger al personal sanitario de las enfermedades infecciosas en Ecuador

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marie-Claude Lavoie

    2010-05-01

    Full Text Available The Healthy Hospital Project, an international collaboration, aimed to strengthen Ecuador's capacity to promote healthier and safer hospitals by reducing occupational transmission of infectious diseases. Team members conducted a needs assessment to identify workplace hazards and health risks in three hospitals. A survey of health care workers' knowledge and practices of occupational health (OH and infection control (IC revealed positive practices such as a medical waste disposal program and widespread dissemination of health information. Challenges identified included a high frequency of recapping needles and limited resources for workers to apply consistent IC measures. The survey revealed underreporting of needlestick injuries and limited OH and safety (OHS training. Therefore, project collaborators organized a training workshop for health care workers that aimed to overcome the identified obstacles by integrating interdisciplinary local, national, and international stakeholders to build capacity and institutionalize work-related infection prevention and control measures. The knowledge transferred and experience gained led to useful hospital-based projects and serves as a basis for implementation of other OHS projects nationwide. International interdisciplinary, interinstitutional collaboration in OHS and IC can build capacity to address OHS concerns in health care.El objetivo del Proyecto Hospitales Saludables, resultado de una colaboración internacional, fue fortalecer la capacidad del Ecuador de promover hospitales más saludables y seguros al reducirse la transmisión ocupacional de las enfermedades infecciosas. Los miembros del equipo realizaron una evaluación en tres hospitales para detectar los peligros y los riesgos para la salud en el lugar de trabajo. Tras llevar a cabo una encuesta de conocimientos y prácticas de los trabajadores sanitarios en lo que se refiere a salud ocupacional y control de infecciones, se encontraron aspectos

  4. Maintaining Intergenerational Solidarity in Mexican Transnational Families

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Catherine A. Solheim

    2016-02-01

    Full Text Available This study explored how Mexican transnational families maintain intergenerational relationships, using five of the dimensions of the intergenerational solidarity framework. Interview data from 13 adult migrant children who lived in the U.S. and their parents who lived in Mexico were analyzed. Structural solidarity was challenged by great distance between families. Families maintained associational solidarity by making contact frequently, though visiting was often restricted by lack of documentation. Functional solidarity was expressed through financial support to parents. This involved remittances sent to parents. However, it should be noted that it was often migrants’ siblings in Mexico who managed these remittances. Affectual solidarity was expressed through statements of love and concern for one another. Normative solidarity and consensual solidarity reflected the value of familismo through financial support and the desire to live together. Several dimensions of intergenerational solidarity are interconnected. This study provides evidence for the relevance of the intergenerational solidarity framework in transnational families and suggests that geographic context is relevant when studying intergenerational relationships.

  5. Solidarity and Community Spirit during Evil Times

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    SIMONA-GRAZIA DIMA,

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available The article aims both at identifying the various facets under which human solidarity manifested itself during the War of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992-1995 and at highlighting the growing awareness of the community spirit in the same period of time, resulting in a part of the population being saved and in many spiritual and material values being preserved. The analysis is based on genuine interviews given by subjects involved in the events, all of which being collected in the volume Good People in an Evil Time by Dr. Svetlana Broz, a journalist, social activist and cardiologist (now president of the Bosnia-Herzegovina branch of GARIWO International. This book has been a best seller, and has been translated in many languages and presented over many tours in about 50 universities in the USA.

  6. Justiça como vantagem mútua em perspectiva internacional Justice as mutual advantage in international perspective

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Paolo de Renzio

    1994-12-01

    Full Text Available Discutem-se a pertinência e as implicações do contratualismo proposto pelo filósofo canadense David Gauthier à análise das relações internacionais. Argumenta-se que substanciais alterações na teoria de Gauthier da "moralidade por acordo" seriam necessárias para que se levem em conta os interesses daqueles que pouco ou nada têm a oferecer no mercado em termos de contribuição à geração de um excedente produzido por cooperação.The application of David Gauthier's contractualism to the analysis of international relations is examined. It is argued that substantial changes in Gauthier's theory of "morality by agerement" would be necessary to take into account the interests of those who have little or nothing to offer in the market concerning contributions to the creation of a surplus through cooperation.

  7. International Cooperation and Knowledge Transfer Processes / La cooperación internacional y los procesos de transferencia del conocimiento

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Wilson López López

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available We have recently launched a new initiative for internationalcooperation in Psychology, led by Agnaldo Garcia from Brazil, researchers from Chile, Argentina, Peru and Colombia, and myself as a coordinator. The tool stemming from it is http://psicologiacoopera.org/, a virtual space that we hope helps increase cooperation in our region. Our mission is as follows: “The International Scientific Psychology Network (ISPN aims at promoting the advancement of Psychology in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries through international scientific cooperation: (1 among Spanish and Portuguese-speaking Psychology researchers; (2 connecting Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking Psychology researchers with scholars from all overthe world regardless of language and nationality.” We have a set of concrete initial actions: “(1 Identification of Researchers and Themes Investigated - ISPN invites all Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking Psychology researchers to become a member, submitting some basic information related to her/his scientific activities.(2 Diffusion of Research Production and Interests - The website will publicize the scientific production and research interests of all ISPN members to promote the visibility of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking Scientific Psychology(3 Annual Reviews of Scientific Psychology in Spanish/Portuguese - ISPN will publish annual reviews covering different areas of Psychology investigation in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries (in English to promote its visibility.(4 Submit a Proposal - Authors interested in preparing critical reviews of specific Psychology areas are invited to submit a proposal (in English, Spanish, or Portuguese. The Annual Reviews aim at making research in Psychology produced in Spanish and Portuguese available to an international wideraudience, promoting its visibility and citation.”In just a few days after its launch, our tool reached over 250 researchers from 21 countries and workgroups have

  8. RESULTADOS DO 13º CONTECSI USP – CONGRESSO INTERNACIONAL DE GESTÃO DA TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMAS DE INFORMAÇÃO; 36th WCARS – WORLD CONTINUOUS AUDITING AND REPORTING SYSTEMS SYMPOSIUM; 2º TOI ECA USP – 2º CONGRESSO INTERNACIONAL EM TECNOLOGIA E ORGANIZAÇÃO DA INFORMAÇÃO; 2nd GAESI POLI USP - INTERNATIONAL IT MEETING

    OpenAIRE

    Riccio, Edson Luiz; Sakata, Marici Cristine Gramacho

    2016-01-01

    RESUMO Procuramos relatar neste documento as estatísticas, os dados e a importância do 13º CONTECSI – International Conference on Information Systems and Technology Management - Congresso Internacional de Gestão da Tecnologia e Sistemas de Informação, realizado nos dias 1, 2 e 3 de junho de 2016 pelo TECSI/EAC/FEA/USP/ECA/POLI na Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil. Este relatório apresenta: Estatísticas do 13º CONTECSI, Justificativas e Objetivos do evento, Programa, Sessões Plenárias, Consórc...

  9. International comparative analysis of E and P regulatory issues; Analise comparativa internacional de aspectos regulatorios em E e P

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Martins, Erica Cristina da Fonseca; Almedia, Mariana Lessa Rego de; Baleroni, Rafael Baptista [Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), RJ (Brazil). Faculdade de Direito

    2004-07-01

    The oil industry is one of the more global sectors of the economy, with its economic agents acting and competing at the same time in many countries. The limitation of available funds for investment and competition in global scale make the host countries adapt some elements of their concession instruments, as a way to attract greater investments. The comparison of legal framework of diverse host countries is an essential part in this process of decision and an indispensable tool to help the host countries in the dispute for the attraction of international investors. Therefore, to place Brazil in this process of global competition between States is necessary the knowledge and the comparison between the conditions offered for its legal system and offered for countries considered as models of attraction of investment. This work intends to offer a comparative study of relevant legal aspects for the oil industry, amongst them: characterization of the concession instrument; reach of the participation of the state-owned company; intervention of the State in the private management. The comparison will be made between countries with different characteristics, to obtain a consolidation of paradigms that helps the evolution of the Brazilian exploration and production legal framework. (author)

  10. Migração internacional: uma fuga da queda social? (International migration: an escape from social decline?

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Simaia de Figueiredo Ferreira

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: Este artigo apresenta dados de uma pesquisa sobre Migrações Internacionais. Com o apoio da Cibercultura, o estudo realizado utilizou como ferramentas o Orkut e o MSN, que possibilitaram a aproximação com emigrantes residentes em diferentes países. Os resultados da pesquisa demonstram a existência de uma conexão das repercussões da globalização, particularmente no que tange ao desemprego estrutural e à perda do poder aquisitivo dos moradores da região sul do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul, com a decisão de emigrar.Abstract: This article presents data of a study about International Migrations. With the support of the cybernetic culture, the accomplished study used as tools the Orkut and the MSN sites, which allowed the approximation of resident emigrants in different countries. The results of the study show a connection in the repercussions of the globalization, particularly in relation to the structural unemployment and the loss of the purchasing power of the residents of the southern region of Rio Grande do Sul State, with the decision to emigrate.

  11. International competitiveness of brazilian and paraná state`s coffe complex / Competitividade internacional do complexo cafeeiro brasileiro e paranaense

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marcela Vasques Cintra

    2008-08-01

    Full Text Available The objective of this article is to analyze the determinants aspects of the competitiveness of the exportations of the coffee complex in Paraná State between 1990 and 2003 . The study intends to systematize: the recent literature on the subject, focusing the competitiveness of the main products of the brazilian guideline of exportations. A critical review of literature was made about the theories of international trade and competitiveness. It was characterized the dynamics of the complex of Brazilian coffee. The article identifies the competitive advantages of the Paraná coffee (green, roasted, soluble and special in relation to the competing countries; discusses the barriers to imports imposed to the brazilian coffee by the importing countries, and ends with the possible public and private policies favorable to the competitiveness of the coffee exportations.O objetivo deste artigo é analisar os determinantes da competitividade das exportações do complexo cafeeiro paranaense entre 1990 e 2003. O estudo pretende sistematizar: a literatura recente sobre o tema, enfocando a competitividade de um dos principais produtos da pauta de exportações brasileira e do Paraná. Realizou-se a revisão crítica da literatura das teorias do comércio internacional e da competitividade e em seguida, caracterizou-se a dinâmica do complexo cafeeiro do brasileiro e paranaense. O artigo identifica as vantagens competitivas do café paranaense (verde, torrado, solúvel e especial em relação aos países concorrentes; discute as barreiras às importações impostas ao café brasileiro pelos países importadores; e finaliza com as possíveis políticas públicas e privadas favoráveis à competitividade das exportações de café.

  12. International financial crisis and bank statization in Germany Crise financeira internacional e estatização bancária na Alemanha

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Roberto Chacon de Albuquerque

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Facing an international financial crisis that could lead its own financial system to the brink of collapse, the German government needed to show political will in order to save financial institutions in risky situations. This article analyzes the legal strategies used to rescue the financial system, including the statization of banking institutions as an ultima ratio. Prior to the bank statization established by the Rescue Takeover Act, the Financial Market Stabilization Act foresaw an increase in the capital of financial institutions by means of state control without statization. This last act, nonetheless, has not been considered enough to avoid the collapse of a banking institution that is relevant for the whole financial system such as Hypo Real Estate (HRE.Enfrentando uma crise financeira internacional que pode levar ao colapso de seu próprio sistema financeiro, o governo alemão precisou demonstrar vontade política para salvar instituições financeiras em situação de risco. Este artigo analisa as estratégias legais utilizadas no resgate do sistema financeiro, incluindo a estatização de instituições bancárias como ultima ratio. Antes da lei de estatização bancária, da Lei de Resgate de Empresas para a Estabilização do Mercado Financeiro, a Lei de Estabilização do Mercado Financeiro previa um aumento do capital das instituições financeiras com controle estatal sem estatização. Esta lei, no entanto, não foi considerada suficiente para evitar o colapso de uma instituição bancária relevante para todo o sistema financeiro como o Hypo Real Estate (HRE.

  13. A precarização e a divisão internacional e sexual do trabalho Precariousness and the international and sexual division of labor

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Helena Hirata

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available A partir da referencia às pesquisas francesas sobre a questão da precarização do trabalho das mulheres, o artigo propõe alguns indicadores de trabalho precário, analisa os grupos sociais mais atingidos pelo trabalho precário e mostra a relação entre a vulnerabilidade crescente do emprego feminino e o processo de globalização. Algumas questões de atualidade social e cientifica, como a bi-polarização do emprego feminino e o crescimento da migração internacional das mulheres são a seguir estudadas, assim como as características do trabalho atual em que a precarização do emprego é concomitante à intensificação do trabalho e à flexibilização. Enfim, são analisados os pontos de vista que levam à legitimação social e científica desse processo de precarização do trabalho, e as alternativas a esse processo, provindas tanto dos juristas quanto dos movimentos sociais.The article examines the French researches on the precariousness of women's work, proposes some indicators of precarious employment, analyzes the most affected social groups, and demonstrates the relationship between the increasing vulnerability of women's employment and the process of globalization. Some current social and scientific issues, such as the bipolarization of female employment and the increase in international migration of women are examined in the paper, as well as the current characteristics of work, wherein precariousness is concomitant with intensification of work and flexibilization. To conclude, the author considers the views that lead to the social and scientific legitimacy of this process of precarious employment, and the alternatives to this process, provided both by jurists and social movements.

  14. EXPERIENCIAS CONSTRUCCIONISTAS CON ROBÓTICA EDUCATIVA EN EL CENTRO INTERNACIONAL DE TECNOLOGÍAS AVANZADAS CONSTRUCTIONIST EXPERIENCES WITH EDUCATIONAL ROBOTICS AT THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Kathia Pittí

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available La tecnología digital en relación a su utilización en el ámbito educativo tienen dos vertientes: la de información y la de construcción. Aunque el énfasis actual, debido a la percepción popular, se inclina a la parte informativa, este trabajo descubre una parte olvidada del potencial que ofrece la tecnología digital como medio de construcción, específicamente la robótica educativa, que por su carácter polivalente y multidisciplinario se sitúa como una herramienta de apoyo al aprendizaje novedosa y necesaria de conocer por las nuevas generaciones.En este sentido, como ejemplo de buenas prácticas presentamos los talleres NXT de robótica del Centro Internacional de Tecnologías Avanzadas, un escenario construccionista de aprendizaje activo y lúdico, que les permite a los participantes mejorar su comprensión de la tecnología, potenciar habilidades y desarrollar la creatividad. Digital technology in the education field has two aspects: information and construction. Although, more importance is currently placed upon the information aspect due to the general public’s opinion, this article will focus on construction. The construction side has been neglected in the field of digital technology, especially with regard to educational robotics. This is an innovative and necessary learning tool used to support young students, thanks to its all-purpose and multidisciplinary approach.   As an example of good practices in this field, the NTX Robotics Workshops take place at the International Centre of Advanced Technologies (CITA. This constructionist scenario allows participants to learn through activities and games, improving their understanding of technology and boosting their skills, as well as developing their creativity.

  15. Reuso de efluentes em torres de resfriamento - estudo conceitual: Aeroporto Internacional do Rio de Janeiro = Water reuse for cooling towers – conceptual study: Rio de Janeiro International Airport

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Denize Dias de Carvalho

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available O reuso de água é ferramenta valiosa na gestão da água, que promove a otimização da utilização do recurso desta, que reduz e, muitas vezes, até elimina os impactos no meio ambiente. Neste trabalho foi investigada a composição do efluente secundário da estação de tratamento de efluentes (ETE APOIO do Aeroporto Internacional do Rio de Janeiro, com o objetivo de propor o processo adequado à reutilização deste efluente como água de reposição nas torres de resfriamento desse Aeroporto. Com base nas análises de cátions, ânions, DBO e DQO, verificou-se o parâmetro SDT - Cl- como crítico para processamento do efluente. Foi proposta uma sequência para reutilização do efluente que continha o tratamento de osmose inversa, o custo do m3 produzido por essa sequência foi estimado em R$ 2,90 m-3. Water reuse is an important tool in water management; it is a conceptthat promotes optimization of the water resource, reducing and often even eliminating environmental impacts. In this work, the composition of a secondary effluent (from the effluent treatment station (ETE APOIO at Rio de Janeiro International Airport was analyzed, with theaim of determining an adequate process for the reutilization of this effluent as replacement cooling water. Chemical analyses such as cation and anion analysis, BOD and COD were performed. Based on these analyses, it was found that TDS - Cl- was the critical parameter foreffluent processing. A treatment system was proposed for effluent reuse including reverse osmosis; the cost estimate per m3 produced by this system was R$ 2.90 m-3.

  16. A Globalização e a Pesquisa em Contabilidade Internacional: uma agenda para o futuroGlobalization and International Accounting Research: an agenda for the futureLa Globalización y la Investigación de la Contabilidad Internacional: una agenda para el futuro

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    MANASSIAN, Armond

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available RESUMOO estudo da Contabilidade Internacional cresce em importância em razão de suas ramificações mundiais nas práticas dos negócios. A Contabilidade Internacional está inexoravelmente ligada ao movimento de globalização que atinge todas as economias. Na verdade, a disponibilidade de informação contábil constitui um dado integral e indispensável para a existência e aceleração desse movimento. Este artigo fornece um passo em direção à análise de tais crenças e seu impacto na Contabilidade Internacional através da investigação histórica da literatura acadêmica nessa área, como exemplificado por dois periódicos: Advances in International Accounting e Journal of Accounting Education and Research. O projeto inteiro envolveu a interpretação hermenêutica dos documentos em uma tentativa de analisar as tendências na pesquisa da Contabilidade Internacional presentes em periódicos científicos de contabilidade no período de 1987 e 1996 através da lente do pós-colonialismo. Entretanto, em virtude da restrição de espaço, esse artigo concentra-se na predominância e na liderança do tema globalização nessa literatura e no seu impacto na pesquisa. Essa parte do artigo fornece a descrição dos métodos empregados na seleção dos periódicos, o período de tempo relevante, os artigos que constituíram o conjunto de dados e os procedimentos seguidos na construção dos temas qualitativos.ABSTRACTThe study of international accounting is increasing in importance because of its ramifications upon business practices world-wide. International accounting is inextricably linked to the globalization movement that is sweeping all economies. Indeed, the availability of accounting information constitutes an integral and indispensable input to the existence and acceleration of this movement. This paper provides a step toward the examination of such beliefs and their impact on international accounting through a historical

  17. Upsilon NU: Our chapter in Sigma Theta Tau Internacional Upsilon NU: nuestro capítulo en Sigma Theta Tau International

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    GARZÓN ALARCÓN NELLY

    2008-07-01

    Full Text Available ALa Sociedad de Honor de Enfermería, Sigma Theta Tau Internacional, es una organización que nace y vive para desarrollar el conocimiento y la ciencia de enfermería como fundamentos del liderazgo y la búsqueda de la excelencia en el cuidado de la persona, la familia y la comunidad.

  18. Solidarity

    CERN Multimedia

    Terre des hommes

    2010-01-01

    announces its spring sale of handkerchiefs and crafts for the benefit of education projects in Haiti and other developing countries on Tuesday 23 March 2010 from 9 h 00 in building 501 - Main hall  

  19. Solidarity

    CERN Multimedia

    Staff Association

    2012-01-01

            Annonce sa traditionnelle   Vente de Printemps de mouchoirs et artisanat   Vendredi 23 mars 2012 De 8 h 30 à 15 h 00 Vers l'entrée du restaurant   Le bénéfice de cette vente est destiné à construire l'avenir d'enfants sinistrés en Haïti.

  20. Solidarity

    CERN Multimedia

    Staff Association

    2011-01-01

    Earthquake in Turkey Following the recent disasters in Japan and Pakistan, Eastern Turkey is the latest region to have been hit by a violent earthquake. In Van province, hundreds of people have been killed, thousands injured and many more have lost their homes. Winter has already begun in this mountainous region, and they need help to get organised as quickly as possible. This is why, once again, we are calling on your generosity. We are starting a collection today, and the funds will be forwarded to our partner institutes in Turkey for redistribution to the appropriate agencies. Bank account details for donations: Name of bank account holder: Association du personnel CERN 1211 GENEVE 23 Account number: 279-HU106832.1 IBAN: CH85 0027 9279 HU10 6832 1 BIC: UBSWCHZH80A Please mention: Turkey earthquake Floods in Italy Donations can be made to the following account: Name of bank account holder : Associazione Italiana Funzionari Internazionali (AIFI) Palais des Nations 1200 Genève Account numbe...

  1. Solidarity

    CERN Document Server

    Association Ensemble pour N'Diago

    2012-01-01

    Association Ensemble pour N'DIAGO Du 5 au 9 mars de 11h30 à 14h30 Chantal Fournier et Laurence Greggio Vous attendent au rez-de-chaussée du bâtiment principal Aide au développement du groupe scolaire de N'Diago ayant comme objectif construction d'un mur d'enceinte aménagement d'une bibliothèque soutien d'une cantine scolaire Venez soutenir ce projet en achetant une brique symbolique 5.- CHF

  2. Solidarity

    CERN Multimedia

    Terre des hommes

    2011-01-01

    annonce sa traditionnelle vente de printemps de mouchoirs et artisanat le jeudi 24 mars 2011 devant l’entrée du restaurant 1, Bât. 501 Le bénéfice de cette vente est destiné notamment à un projet « Petite enfance » au Pérou.   

  3. Solidarity

    CERN Multimedia

    Association ensemble pour N'DIAGO

    2012-01-01

    Association Ensemble pour N'DIAGO   Du 5 au 9 mars de 11h30 à 14h30 Chantal Fournier et Laurence Greggio Vous attendent au rez-de-chaussée du bâtiment principal Aide au développement du groupe scolaire de N'Diago ayant comme objectif construction d'un mur d'enceinte aménagement d'une bibliothèque soutien d'une cantine scolaire Venez soutenir ce projet en achetant une brique symbolique 5.- CHF  

  4. Solidarity

    CERN Multimedia

    Jean-Pierre Lagnaux, Secrétaire général

    2011-01-01

    Éducation et libération Vente au bénéfice des populations du Togo et du Bénin Lundi 14 et mardi 15 novembre Bâtiment principal Il y a un an, le sud du Togo et du Bénin a été submergé par des pluies exceptionnellement fortes. Éducation et Libération soutient dans le sud de ces deux pays, des programmes de formation scolaire et professionnelle qui ont subi les effets dévastateurs de ces pluies. Ces programmes comportent aussi un volet agricole par la mise en valeur de 13 hectares plantés en maïs, manioc et ananas bio au Bénin et par l’élevage de lapins dans les deux pays et de poules pondeuses au Togo. Écoles, ateliers, champs ont subi des dégâts mais aussi les habitations des familles, les chemins et les routes. Votre appui sera précieux pour que nos amis puissent retrouve...

  5. La salud pública en Cuba y su experiencia internacional (1959-2005 Public health in Cuba and its international experience (1959-2005

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Enrique Beldarraín Chaple

    2006-09-01

    Full Text Available En los últimos 42 años de existencia, el sistema de salud cubano se ha caracterizado también por una amplia experiencia y labor internacional que se inició en 1962 con el envío de la primera misión médica cubana a Argelia y desde ese momento se ha colaborado con más de 101 países de Asia, África y América Latina, desde misiones de ayuda por desastres naturales hasta la colaboración con personal médico en regiones donde antes no existían, en la elaboración de planes de desarrollo médico con algunos países según sus necesidades. También se ha desarrollado una colaboración en el terreno de la formación de los recursos humanos, con el inicio de los estudios de medicina de cientos de miles de jóvenes de todos los países de América, e incluso de algunos de Asia y África.The past 42 years of Cuba's healthcare system have been characterized, among other things, by broad-based international experience and projects, which began in 1962 with the deployment of the first Cuban medical mission to Algeria. Since then, it has collaborated with more than 101 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, providing aid missions to areas suffering from natural disasters and sending medical staff to regions where they did not exist before. It has also helped some countries draw up medical development plans according to their specific needs. Cooperation with human resource training and development has also been carried out, with the result that hundreds of thousands of youths have been able to start their medical studies in countries all over the Americas and in some nations from Asia and Africa.

  6. Escavando a "comunidade internacional": por uma arqueologia do conhecimento metafórico Excavating "international community": toward a metaphorical archeology of knowledge

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Nicholas Onuf

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo, argumento que metáfora e conceito são nomes para o mesmo tipo de coisa. E, se isso é assim, metáfora é uma metáfora para conceito; conceito é uma metáfora para metáfora. Se assim o é, então o conhecimento é, em geral, metafórico. Uma arqueologia do conhecimento metafórico é uma expressão metafórica para um conjunto de reivindicações e procedimentos concebidos para expor os pressupostos e as associações enterrados, constituindo (e, por meio da constituição, regulando o que pensamos que sabemos. As ressonâncias afetivas e normativas das metáforas relacionadas a "comunidade" se remetem a um profundo anseio em um mundo onde as comunidades não mais se assemelham ao que um dia foram. "Comunidade internacional" é um sítio arqueológico situado na superfície da terra, tão proeminente quanto inexplorado. Sua escavação pode nos conduzir a algum distante passado, somente para nos trazer de volta ao próprio mundo que vivemos.In this paper, I claim that metaphor and concept are names for the same kind of thing. And if this is so, metaphor is a metaphor for concept; concept is a metaphor for metaphor. An archeology of metaphorical knowledge is a metaphorical expression for a set of claims and procedures designed to expose the buried assumptions and associations constituting (and by constituting, regulating what we think we know. The affective and normative resonances of metaphors related to "community" speak to a deep yearning in a world where communities no longer resemble what they once did. "International community" is an above-ground archeological site, as prominent as it is unexplored. Its excavation may take us to some distant past only to bring us back to the very world we live in.

  7. Uprootedness and the protection of migrants in the International Law of Human Rights Desarraigamento e a proteção dos migrantes no Direito Internacional dos Direitos Humanos

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available The article attempt to demonstrate the evolution of international law in connected to the subject of the forced immigrants'. The author supported by several texts, cases and resolutions of the regional level, through interamerican court and European court, and the global level, through the international court. It's shown the evolution that occurred in international law in millennium turn over, which recognize the immigrants' rights. However, it's stressed the necessity of the development of those laws connected to the theme e the recognition, from the States; the importance of law's that effort to ensure the respect to human rights relative to the immigrants and their families.O artigo visa demonstrar a evolução do direito internacional em relação à questão dos direitos dos migrantes forçados. O autor apóia-se em diversos textos, casos e resoluções do meio regional, através das cortes interamericana e européia, e do meio global, através da Corte Internacional. É apresentada a evolução que ocorreu no direito internacional na virada do milênio que reconhece os direitos dos migrantes. No entanto, é sublinhada a necessidade do desenvolvimento dessas normas em relação ao tema e do reconhecimento, da parte dos Estados, da importância das leis que visam assegurar o respeito aos direitos humanos relativos aos migrantes e suas famílias.

  8. Violencia contra las mujeres: el papel del sector salud en la legislación internacional Violence against women: the role of the health sector in international legislation

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Gaby Ortiz-Barreda

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Objetivos: Identificar y describir las responsabilidades que se atribuyen a las administraciones sanitarias en materia de prevención y atención de la violencia contra las mujeres en la legislación internacional sobre este tema. Métodos: Análisis de contenido de las leyes de violencia contra las mujeres recopiladas en The Annual Review of Law of Harvard University, UN Secretary-General's database on Violence against Women, International Digest of Health Legislation y Stop Violence against Women. Se identificaron y seleccionaron las leyes que hacían mención explícita a la participación del sector salud en intervenciones de violencia contra las mujeres. Se clasificaron las intervenciones según los niveles de prevención primaria, secundaria y terciaria definidos por la Organización Mundial de la Salud en su Informe Mundial sobre Violencia y Salud (2002. Resultados: De 115 países analizados, 55 disponen de leyes sobre la violencia contra las mujeres que contemplan la participación del sector salud en sus intervenciones. En la mayoría, esta participación se centra en la denuncia de casos detectados y la atención de casos derivados de servicios policiales. Se identificaron 24 leyes que hacían mención a intervenciones específicamente desarrolladas por el sector salud, sobre todo de prevención terciaria. Las leyes de México, Colombia, Argentina, El Salvador, España y Filipinas integran intervenciones relacionadas con los tres niveles de prevención. Conclusiones: Una cuarta parte de las leyes sobre la violencia contra las mujeres estudiadas incorporan intervenciones específicas del sector salud. Esto sugiere que todavía es incipiente el abordaje integral del problema. Se requiere un mayor aprovechamiento de las potencialidades de este sector en intervenciones previas a las consecuencias de la violencia contra las mujeres.Objectives: To identify and describe the responsibilities attributed to health administrations in preventing

  9. LEGALIZACIONES Y TRADUCCIONES OFICIALES EN CHILE: DOS ANACRONISMOS ANTE EL COMERCIO INTERNACIONAL MODERNO LEGALIZATION OF DOCUMENTS AND OFFICIAL TRANSLATIONS: TWO ANACHRONISMS BEFORE MODERN INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    José Miguel Ried Undurraga

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente trabajo analiza la obligatoriedad de presentar traducciones oficiales ante diversos organismos públicos y el requisito de legalizar los instrumentos públicos otorgados en el extranjero, presentando un análisis crítico de la regulación de estas materias en Chile. Se concluye que la regulación y práctica de estas materias en nuestro país importan trabas relevantes para el comercio y la integración económica internacional a la que aspira Chile. El autor plantea soluciones simples que pueden significar adelantos en estas materias. Respecto de la legalización de instrumentos públicos otorgados en el extranjero se presenta un estudio de la Convención de la Haya sobre la Eliminación del Requisito de la Legalización de Documentos Públicos Extranjeros, de Octubre de 1961, y la factibilidad de su implementación en Chile, a la luz de la experiencia comparada. La suscripción de dicha convención por parte de nuestro país significaría simplificar en gran medida los trámites de legalización de documentos que actualmente se exigen en nuestro país y que suelen ser largos y engorrosos. Respecto del requisito de las traducciones, el trabajo analiza los requisitos que al respecto establecen diversos organismos públicos actualmente en Chile, planteando alternativas que tiendan a agilizar la presentación de documentos otorgados en otros idiomas, lo que puede ser relevante al considerar que dichos documentos son muchas veces requeridos en el marco de procesos judiciales, licitaciones u operaciones comerciales, las que por su naturaleza están sujetas a estrictos plazos.This paper analyzes the mandatory requirements of filing official translations of documents written in foreign languages before public entities, and legalizing foreign public documents, offering a critic analysis of the applicable Chilean rules. This work concludes that the regulation and practice in our country on these subjects pose relevant obstacles for

  10. [Maintaining solidarity: is mutuality the solution?].

    Science.gov (United States)

    Gevers, J K M; Ploem, M C

    2013-01-01

    Solidarity is essentially the willingness to contribute to the community and its demands, which may even involve contributing more than one is expecting to receive. Another principle is mutuality: this refers to a balance between rights and obligations or between mutual obligations. In its advisory document 'The importance of mutuality......solidarity takes work!', The Dutch Council for Public Health and Health Care underlines the importance of ensuring solidarity within the Dutch health care system, e.g. by encouraging patients to take responsibility for their own health, possibly by introducing elements of mutuality. In our contribution, we comment on the Council's advice. Although we fully agree with the overall conclusion that solidarity should be maintained within the system, we do not see how the introduction of increased mutuality will contribute to this goal.

  11. CERN Participation in the Digital Solidarity Fund

    CERN Document Server

    2006-01-01

    Following the information given to the Council at its December 2005 Session regarding CERN's participation in the Digital Solidarity Fund (DSF), the Finance Committee is invited to take note of the information provided in this document.

  12. [The solidarity of the human body].

    Science.gov (United States)

    Bioy, Xavier

    2014-06-01

    The legal and bioethical regulation of the uses of the elements of the human body can be described by means of the concept of solidarity. From the French example, we can so show that the State tries to frame solidarities which already exist, for example between people who share the same genome, in the family, or, on the contrary, tent to impose or to direct the sharing of the human biological resources (organs, tissues, gametes, stem cell...).

  13. Uma visão da produção científica internacional sobre a classificação internacional para a prática de enfermagem Producción científica sobre la clasificación internacional para la práctica de enfermería International scientific output on the international classification for nursing practice

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Francine Dutra Mattei

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available A Classificação Internacional para a Prática de Enfermagem (CIPE® é um sistema classificatório que visa padronizar uma linguagem universal para Enfermagem. Este artigo propõe identificar os estudos desenvolvidos no âmbito mundial abordando a CIPE®, categorizando-os segundo suas finalidades. Trata-se de uma revisão de literatura, em base de dados da Biblioteca Virtual em Saúde, pelo o termo "ICNP", com abrangência até 2009. Foram encontrados 124 artigos; 65 analisados, cujo conteúdo foi agrupado em nove categorias: abordagens gerais; aplicabilidade à prática; avaliação de classificações; experiências com recursos computacionais; desenvolvimento e inclusão de termos; abordagem sobre sistemas classificatórios; uso para ancorar a construção de declarações de enfermagem; traduções; e outros. Verificou-se que poucos trabalhos apresentam projetos ou avaliam resultados de aplicações práticas da CIPE®; a maioria aborda aspectos conceituais ou realiza comparações com outras classificações. Diversos trabalhos concluem sobre a adequação e relevância da CIPE®, mas apontam a necessidade de aperfeiçoamento.La Clasificación Internacional para la Práctica de Enfermería (ICNP® tiene como objetivo estandarizar un lenguaje universal para la enfermería. Tiene como objetivo discutir los resultados de estudios que abordan la ICNP® . Es una revisión de la literatura en la base de datos de la Biblioteca Virtual en Salud, por el término "ICNP", para el año 2009. 124 artículos encontrados; 65 se analizaron y se agruparon en nueve categorías: enfoques generales; aplicabilidad a la práctica; la evaluación de las clasificaciones; la experiencia con los recursos de cómputo; el desarrollo y la inclusión de los términos; el enfoque de las clasificaciones; anclaje para el edificio de las declaraciones; traducciones; y otros. Pocos estudios han evaluado los resultados de los proyectos o aplicaciones de la ICNP® , en la

  14. Nuclear power needs international solidarity and cooperation

    International Nuclear Information System (INIS)

    Anon.

    1987-01-01

    A report by Dr. Blix, director-general of IAEA, to the General Assembly of the United Nations is summarized. Some 15% of the world's entire power requirements are produced from nuclear energy. Thorough inspections, carried out at regular intervals, have not detected removal of any of this nuclear material for military purposes. Cooperation between governments is essential to prevent accidents and improve the safety of nuclear technology. (J.S.)

  15. Solidarity, justice, and recognition of the other.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Ter Meulen, Ruud

    2016-12-01

    Solidarity has for a long time been referred to as the core value underpinning European health and welfare systems. But there has been debate in recent years about whether solidarity, with its alleged communitarian content, can be reconciled with the emphasis on individual freedom and personal autonomy. One may wonder whether there is still a place for solidarity, and whether the concept of justice should be embraced to analyse the moral issues regarding access to health care. In this article, I will answer this question by analysing the normative foundations of the concept of justice, followed by a deeper examination of the concept of solidarity in continental philosophy. More specifically, I will compare the philosophical traditions rooted in Kant (with emphasis on autonomy and individual rights) to approaches rooted in Hegel (with emphasis on individual relations of recognition). In addition, I will present the work of Avishai Margalit on the decent society to criticize a predominantly liberal approach to access to health care. The importance of solidarity lies particularly in its emphasis on relational aspects and the role of recognition in care practices, which are usually ignored in liberal approaches to justice. However, the article will argue that solidarity is not an alternative to a rights-based concept of justice, but must be considered as a necessary complement to it.

  16. Evolución e impacto de la regulación bancaria internacional hasta Basilea III: el caso de América Latina = Evolution and impact of international banking regulation until Basel III: The case of Latin America

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Cristina Gutiérrez López

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available La crisis financiera ha cuestionado la efectividad de los Acuerdos de Basilea como herramienta de regulación y supervisión bancaria a nivel internacional, especialmente por la coincidencia temporal de Basilea II y los problemas del sector bancario. En el caso de América Latina, esto se une tanto a las particularidades de su sistema financiero, que ha afrontado reformas muy significativas en los últimos años, como a la forma diferencial en que la crisis financiera se ha manifestado.El artículo revisa las características del esquema de regulación bancaria internacional hasta llegar al nuevo Acuerdo de Basilea III y su previsible adaptación al caso latinoamericano, con especial interés sobre los efectos en la financiación y prociclicidad.The financial crisis has questioned Basel Accords effectiveness as regulatory and supervisory tools in the international banking area, especially because Basel II was firstly applied when banking problems started. In the Latin America case, this happens in a particular financial system, which has suffered significant reforms over the last years, and where the financial crisis has behaved in a different way.The paper analyses the main characteristics of the international banking regulatory framework until current Basel III Accord. It also addresses its foreseeable adaptation to the Latin American context, with special emphasis on funding and pro-cyclicality

  17. Direitos Humanos e gênero no cenário da migração e do tráfico internacional de pessoas Human Rights and gender in the scenario of migration and international trafficking in persons

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Este texto apresenta algumas observações sobre as violações de direitos humanos que têm lugar na migração internacional e no tráfico de pessoas a partir dos relatos de mulheres migrantes abordadas pela equipe do Posto de Atendimento Humanizado aos/às Migrantes, no aeroporto internacional de Guarulhos. A apresentação desses casos mostra a violação de direitos nesse contexto e a importância de se discutir o enfrentamento ao Tráfico de Pessoas a partir de uma perspectiva de gênero e Direitos Humanos.This paper presents some comments about violations of human rights taking place in international migration and human trafficking from the reports of migrant women gathered by the team of the Posto de Atendimento Humanizado aos/às Migrantes, in the International Airport of Guarulhos. The presentation of these cases shows the violation of rights in that context and the importance of discussing the confrontation with Trafficking in Persons from a perspective of gender and Human Rights.

  18. La Planeación Urbana en México: retos y perspectivas desde la agenda internacional./ Urban planning in Mexico: challenges and perspectives from an international agenda.

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Juan Jose Gutierrez Chaparro

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available La emergencia de un nuevo territorio en el siglo XXI ha provocado un cambio en la escala de comprensión e intervención sobre los hechos urbanos multiplicando las dimensiones de su complejidad por lo que nuevos instrumentos y estilos de planeamiento se constituyen como alternativas mediante las que se materializaría el interés por la búsqueda de formas innovadoras de incidir sobre la nueva realidad urbana y territorial. Esta y otras inquietudes que cuestionan la forma en que hemos venido actuando en la ciudad son reconocidas por el Programa Hábitat de Naciones Unidas cuando en su Reporte Global sobre Asentamientos Humanos 2009 señala que la Planeación Urbana del siglo XXI debe renovarse con el objeto de recuperar su papel de instrumento de conducción del desarrollo urbano. No obstante, en el Reporte se reconoce que la Planeación poco ha cambiado y que en países como el nuestro la perspectiva tradicional persiste por lo que es necesario iniciar un proceso de reflexión acerca de los alcances del modelo vigente. Esta tarea requiere de la revisión y análisis de los fundamentos de la Planeación Urbana con el objeto de adaptarlos a las exigencias que se advierten a nivel internacional y, con esa base, identificar cuáles son las rutas emergentes por las que habremos de transitar en el caso de la Planeación Urbana mexicana, objeto de análisis de este trabajo./ The emergence of a new territory in the 21st century has provoked a new understanding of the existing urban issues and the way they are addressed, adding layers of complexity to them. This is why new urban planning instruments and styles constitute alternatives through which the interest for exploring innovative approaches to confront territorial and urban reality could become a reality. These concerns, regarding the way we have been approaching urban intervention were included in the 2009 Global Report by United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT; emphasizing that the

  19. International drug price comparisons: quality assessment Comparación internacional de precios de medicamentos: evaluación de la calidad

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Márcio Machado

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: To quantitatively summarize results (i.e., prices and affordability reported from international drug price comparison studies and assess their methodological quality. METHODS: A systematic search of the most relevant databases-Medline, Embase, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA, and Scopus, from their inception to May 2009-was conducted to identify original research comparing international drug prices. International drug price information was extracted and recorded from accepted papers. Affordability was reported as drug prices adjusted for income. Study quality was assessed using six criteria: use of similar countries, use of a representative sample of drugs, selection of specific types of prices, identification of drug packaging, different weights on price indices, and the type of currency conversion used. RESULTS: Of the 1 828 studies identified, 21 were included. Only one study adequately addressed all quality issues. A large variation in study quality was observed due to the many methods used to conduct the drug price comparisons, such as different indices, economic parameters, price types, basket of drugs, and more. Thus, the quality of published studies was considered poor. Results varied across studies, but generally, higher income countries had higher drug prices. However, after adjusting drug prices for affordability, higher income countries had more affordable prices than lower income countries. CONCLUSIONS: Differences between drug prices and affordability in different countries were found. Low income countries reported less affordability of drugs, leaving room for potential problems with drug access, and consequently, a negative impact on health. The quality of the literature on this topic needs improvement.OBJETIVO: Resumir cuantitativamente los resultados (p. ej., precios y asequibilidad presentados en estudios de comparación internacional de precios de medicamentos y evaluar su calidad metodológica. M

  20. internacional en Veracruz

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Francis Mestries Benquet

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available En este articulo se analizan las causas y los efectos socioeconómicos de la migración internacional de los campesinos cafeticultores de la cuenca Jalapa-Coatepec en el estado de Veracruz. Veracruz se ha convertido en los últimos años en uno de los estados que expulsa más mano de obra a los Estados Unidos. La crisis de las actividades agrícolas e industriales tradicionales del estado y los efectos regionales de la crisis cafetalera internacional son los determinantes macroeconómicos principales de los flujos migratorios en esta región. Se exploran las condiciones del proceso migratorio, el perfil sociodemográfico de los migrantes, el monto y uso de las remesas y los cambios producidos por la crisis cafetalera y la migración masiva internacional en la economía doméstica y la estructura productiva agraria. Finalmente, se indaga la situación de las mujeres que permanecen en Veracruz y se recalcan sus dificultades para enfrentar su nuevo papel de jefas de familia de facto pero no de jure

  1. Dom Quixote reencontra Sancho Pança: relações internacionais e direito internacional antes, durante e depois da Guerra Fria Don Quixote meets Sancho Panza again: international relations and international law before, during and after the Cold War

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Igor Abdalla Medina de Souza

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo aborda a relação histórica entre as disciplinas acadêmicas de Relações Internacionais e do Direito Internacional a fim de proporcionar compreensão mais acurada acerca do atual debate interdisciplinar. Dessa forma, concepções convencionais sobre as principais teorias de Relações Internacionais - realismo e liberalismo - são discutidas, sendo estas teorias apresentadas sob novo enfoque. O liberalismo é concebido no contexto da convergência observada entre os estudiosos da política internacional e os juristas internacionais até o desenvolvimento de uma visão cética no campo do Direito Internacional, que é responsável pela criação do realismo em Relações Internacionais. O debate interdisciplinar pós-Guerra Fria é abordado por meio de três teorias distintas: institucionalismo, liberalismo e construtivismo. Argumenta-se que o construtivismo oferece maiores oportunidades para cooperação mais profunda entre estudiosos da política internacional e juristas internacionais. Isso se deve às conexões entre o construtivismo e a teoria crítica, o que permite unir construtivistas e teóricos legais críticos em uma Agenda Crítica para Relações Internacionais e Direito Internacional neste começo do século XXI.This article deals with the relation between the academic disciplines of International Relations and International Law in a historical perspective, so that an accurate comprehension of the current interdisciplinary debate can be brought to the fore. Thus, conventional conceptions about the main theories of International Relations - realism and liberalism - are discussed, and those theories are presented in a new light. Liberalism is conceived in the context of the convergence of international politics scholars and international lawyers until the development of a skeptical view in the field of International Law, which is responsible for the creation of realism in International Relations. The post-Cold War

  2. El Buen Vivir del Ecuador: crisis del desarrollo y cooperación internacional / The Ecuadorian Buen Vivir: the crises of development and international cooperation

    OpenAIRE

    Ayllón Pino, Bruno; Escuela de Relaciones Internacionales del Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales de Ecuador; Dolcetti, Michele; Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO-Ecuador)

    2014-01-01

    El artículo reflexiona sobre la crisis del desarrollo y los modelos alternativos que emergen en Latinoamérica, concentrando su análisis en la propuesta del Ecuador en torno al “Buen Vivir” y a la construcción de una política pública de cooperación internacional que prioriza la Cooperación Sur – Sur.ABSTRACT This paper analyzes the crises of development and its alternative models, recently elaborated in Latin America, paying special attention to the Ecuadorian paradigm of “Buen Vivir” as well...

  3. Between the Dance Studio and the Social Dance Floor: On Solidarity and Practices of Mutuality in Swing Dance Communities

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Boštjan Kravanja

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available This article discusses the dynamics of actualization of solidarity and hierarchical relations in contemporary swing dance communities. It shows how these communities are based on a specific solidarity ideology, at least it terms of dealing with processes of their institutionalization, commercialization and establishing of formal dance hierarchies. However, when we take into view the swing dancers themselves, diverse practices of mutuality become evident. In contrast to the formal solidarity discourses and practices, the latter are much more heterogeneous and as such more interesting for anthropological discussion, for they establish solidarity and hierarchical relations apart from wider mobilization movements of the swing dance industry, and many of them implicitly resist institutionalization. The thesis arising from this case study is that the practices of mutuality are not always in complementary relation with discourses of solidarity. On the contrary, they often bypass the major solidarity flows and, paradoxically, contribute most efficiently to the actual solidarity of vital parts of the swing communities. The author discusses the subject on the basis of six years of active participation in different Slovene swing dance scenes and occasional presence at international swing dance events in different European cities.

  4. A questão do banimento internacional das minas terrestres: novos atores na segurança internacional e os casos das Américas Central e do Sul The international ban on landmines: new actors in international security and the cases of Central America and South America

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    James Augusto Pires Tibúrcio

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available O principal instrumento jurídico internacional destinado a banir o uso, a produção e as transferências internacionais de minas terrestres antipessoais é o Tratado de Ottawa, aprovado em 1997 e que, em junho de 2011, possuía 156 Estados signatários. No processo que conduziu à sua aprovação, diversas organizações da sociedade civil, em vários países, desempenharam papel de destaque por meio de uma forte pressão exercida sobre alguns governos nacionais, promovendo uma campanha de amplo impacto midiático e que obteve apoio de algumas celebridades, especialmente de Diana, princesa de Gales. O presente artigo tem como objetivo discutir a questão do banimento das minas terrestres antipessoais a partir dessa perspectiva, demonstrando que, em alguns temas com consequências humanitárias negativas muito evidentes, é possível que os governos reajam positivamente às pressões da sociedade civil. Ademais, também se analisa como o problema das minas terrestres antipessoais foi enfrentado na América Central e na América do Sul, destacando-se, ainda, o papel do Brasil no apoio às ações de desminagem nestas regiões.The main international legal instrument for banning the use, production and international transfers of antipersonnel landmines is the Ottawa Treaty, approved in 1997, which in June 2011 had 156 signatory states. In the process leading to its approval, several civil society organizations, in many countries, played a prominent role through heavy pressure on some governments, promoting a campaign of huge media impact with support from some celebrities, notably Diana, Princess of Wales. This paper shows that in some areas with very obvious negative humanitarian consequences, it is possible that governments react positively to civil society pressures. Furthermore, this paper also examines how the problem of antipersonnel landmines has been tackled in Central and South America, also touching on Brazil's role in supporting the

  5. Solidarity, justice and unconditional access to healthcare.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Gheaus, Anca

    2017-03-01

    Luck egalitarianism provides a reason to object to conditionality in health incentive programmes in some cases when conditionality undermines political values such as solidarity or inclusiveness. This is the case with incentive programmes that aim to restrict access to essential healthcare services. Such programmes undermine solidarity. Yet, most people's lives are objectively worse, in one respect, in non-solidary societies, because solidarity contributes both instrumentally and directly to individuals' well-being. Because solidarity is non-excludable, undermining it will deprive both the prudent and the imprudent citizens of its goods. Thereby, undermining solidarity can make prudent citizens worse off than they would have otherwise been, out of no fault or choice of their own, but rather as a result of somebody else's imprudent choice. This goes against the spirit of luck egalitarianism. Therefore (luck egalitarian) justice can require us to save the imprudent and avoid conditionality in access to essential healthcare services. Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. For permission to use (where not already granted under a licence) please go to http://www.bmj.com/company/products-services/rights-and-licensing/.

  6. ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’: The Dutch Solidarity Movement and the Chilean Struggle for Democracy

    OpenAIRE

    Mariana Perry

    2016-01-01

    This article explores the political interaction that took place during the 1970s and 1980s between Chilean refugees and the local solidarity movement in the Netherlands. The analysis of the Dutch political context during the 1970s facilitates an understanding of the positive reception of Dutch society to Chilean refugees and the long-lasting impact that the Chilean case had on Dutch politics. The article also asserts that though Dutch solidarity was essential for maintaining international att...

  7. Segurança internacional e normatividade: é o liberalismo o elo perdido dos critical securities studies? International security and normativity: is liberalism the critial securities studies' lost link?

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Rafael Duarte Villa

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available O surgimento, e afirmação, de uma corrente de estudos críticos em segurança internacional plantou firmemente a idéia de que os problemas de segurança internacional não estão meramente relacionados com aspectos objetivos que ameaçam os Estados, mas esses problemas estão relacionados estreitamente com as relações entre indivíduo e emancipação humana. Assim, a condição de segurança em sentido forte tem, como precondição, a emancipação humana. Porém, em que condições esse overlap entre segurança internacional e emancipação acontece? A tese deste artigo é problematizar essas condições, que escapam ao diálogo endógeno dos critical securities studies (CSS. E que uma pista para operacionalização pode ser procurada nos diálogos entre a teoria crítica cosmopolita e a teoria liberal cosmopolita. Essa interseção, ou continuum, aponta a tese do artigo, é possível se os CSS atentam para dimensões do liberalismo político que têm sido negligenciadas, especialmente a democracia pensada em bases transnacionais e as possibilidades da sociedade civil transnacionalizada.The appearance and consolidation of a critical studies approach on international security fortified the claim that international security problems are not merely related to objective threats to states, but are in deep connection with the relationship between the individual and human emancipation. In those terms, a solid security condition is primarily preconditioned by human emancipation. However, in what conditions do international security and emancipation overlap? The present article intends to explore the question, a topic that is not tackled by the endogenous debate of critical security studies (CSS. An interesting path to be followed seems to be the dialogue between cosmopolitan critical theory and cosmopolitan liberal theory. This article argues that an intersection, or continuum, of these two theories would be possible if CSS focused on dimensions

  8. Generational Solidarity in Europe and Israel.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Katz, Ruth; Lowenstein, Ariela; Halperin, Dafna; Tur-Sinai, Aviad

    2015-09-01

    This study explored various dimensions of generational relationships between older parents and their adult children using the second wave of SHARE (Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe), comparing it to Dykstra's and Fokkema's (2011) analyses of the first wave. Results were further compared to the OASIS study (Old Age and Autonomy: The Role of Service Systems and Intergenerational Solidarity). The intergenerational solidarity model served as the main conceptual framework. Analyses yielded four family relationship types present in all countries, albeit with different frequencies. Around half of the respondents in the 11 countries were identified with close ties and flow of support. Four conclusions were drawn: (1) importance of personal resources; (2) cultural differences and meanings for families; (3) highlighting within-country difference; and (4) strength of intergenerational solidarity. The importance of understanding generational relationships in the current era with higher longevity and changing family structures is emphasized and explicated.

  9. Questioning participation and solidarity as goals of citizenship education

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    van der Ploeg, Piet; Guérin, Laurence

    2016-01-01

    According to many governments and educationalists, education should aim to develop dispositions conducive to political participation and solidarity, because democratic citizenship presupposes participation and solidarity. But there are radically different views on the nature of good citizenship. We

  10. A evolução da Cooperação Técnica Internacional no Brasil / The evolution of international technical cooperation in Brazil

    OpenAIRE

    de Abreu, Fernando José Marroni; Ministério das Relações Exteriores, Brasil.

    2013-01-01

    O artigo apresenta a trajetória da cooperação internacional na política externa brasileira. Faz uma breve apresentação de sua evolução e de suas instituições. Apresenta reflexões sobre o vínculo entre a política externa brasileira e a cooperação técnica. Em seguida, concentra-se na cooperação sul-sul e no papel da Agência Brasileira de Cooperação em sua implementação; a cooperação técnica recebida pelo Brasil; assim como para a cooperação técnica triangular. O artigo fornece dados sobr...

  11. Antiracist Solidarity in Critical Education: Contemporary Problems and Possibilities

    Science.gov (United States)

    De Lissovoy, Noah; Brown, Anthony L.

    2013-01-01

    This paper argues that antiracist solidarity in education remains urgent, but that in framing solidarity projects critical educators have not been sufficiently attentive to the shape and extent of racism as a global ordering of social life. We describe the paternalism that has determined historical efforts at solidarity between African Americans…

  12. Coupling Social Solidarity and Social Harmony in Hong Kong

    Science.gov (United States)

    Cheung, Chau-kiu; Ma, Stephen Kan

    2011-01-01

    The various forms of social solidarity are empirically uncharted, especially in relation to social harmony. With respect to resource exchange theory, inclusive solidarity or intergroup acceptance is more conducive to social harmony than mechanical, organic, distributive, and dialogic forms of solidarity. The theoretical prediction holds in the…

  13. Introdução ao estudo da migração internacional na Amazônia Introduction to the study of international migration in the Amazon

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Luis E Aragón

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Apesar da importância que a migração internacional alcançou na mídia e na academia no mundo inteiro, existem somente uns poucos estudos esparsos sobre a migração internacional na Amazônia. Como se apresenta o processo de migração internacional na Amazônia e qual é a sua importância nos destinos da região? Este artigo busca se aproximar da resposta a essa pergunta. O texto sintetiza resultados de investigações recentes realizadas pelo Grupo de Pesquisa Meio Ambiente, População e Desenvolvimento da Amazônia (MAPAZ, do Núcleo de Altos Estudos Amazônicos (NAEA da Universidade Federal do Pará. Primeiramente, destaca-se a dificuldade de se definir a Amazônia; posteriormente, são apresentadas algumas considerações sobre a migração internacional em nível da Grande Região, agregando os migrantes acumulados nas respectivas Amazônias nacionais, conforme os censos de população de cada país; e, finalmente, trata-se essa problemática no caso da Amazônia brasileira, destacando os países de nascimento e a distribuição espacial dos migrantes na Amazônia Legal. Na Amazônia, os padrões e as tendências discutidas aqui se tornarão mais dinâmicos e complexos em função do andamento de políticas de desenvolvimento na busca da integração regional e econômica.Despite the importance that international migration has attained in the media and academia worldwide, there are only a few scattered studies on international migration in the Amazon. How is the process of international migration presented in the Amazon and what is its importance in the destiny of the region? This article is an initial approach to that question. The text summarizes results of recent research conducted by the Research Group on Environment, Population and Development in the Amazon (MAPAZ of the Center for Advanced Amazonian Studies (NAEA of the Federal University of Pará. First, it discusses the difficulty of defining the Amazon, then some

  14. A política internacional, a conjuntura econômica e a Argentina de Néstor Kirchner International politics, the economic conjuncture and Néstor Kirchner's Argentina

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Javier Alberto Vadell

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available No trabalho pretende-se avaliar o período do governo Néstor Kirchner na Argentina à luz da conjuntura política e econômica internacional. Nesse sentido, pretende-se discutir se a Argentina - e os países da América Latina - tem alguma margem de manobra para a implementação de políticas alternativas ao modelo neoliberal econômico, numa conjuntura econômica favorável.This article intends to evaluate Néstor Kirchner government period in Argentina through the economical and political international conjuncture. In this direction, it is intended to argue whatever Argentina - and the Latin America countries - has some edge of maneuver for the implementation of alternative politics regarding the neo liberal economic model, in a favorable economic conjuncture.

  15. Políticas de promoção internacional da língua portuguesa: ações na américa latina Language policies for international promotion of portuguese language: actions in latin america

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Simone da Costa Carvalho

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho tem como objetivo traçar um panorama de ações na área de políticas linguísticas relacionadas à promoção e ao ensino do português como língua adicional no Brasil e fora do país, bem como refletir sobre alguns de seus impactos. Primeiramente, são apresentados o conceito de política linguística (COOPER, 1989 e as noções de valor e de mercado linguístico a partir da Nova Economia (OLIVEIRA, 2010. A seguir, apresenta-se um panorama de ações políticas de promoção internacional da língua portuguesa, focalizando naquelas desenvolvidas nos âmbitos do Mercosul e da América Latina. Conclui-se fazendo uma reflexão sobre possíveis implicações dessas ações no ensino e aprendizagem de português como língua adicional, bem como na difusão internacional da língua portuguesa.This paper aims at drawing an overview of actions in the field of language policies related to Portuguese promotion and teaching, as an additional language, in Brazil and abroad, as well as reflecting about some of the impacts of that. First of all, the concept of language planning (COOPER, 1989 will be presented, as well as the notion of value and linguistic market based on the New Economy (OLIVEIRA, 2010. Next, an overview of politic actions for promoting Portuguese Language internationally will be presented, specially the ones developed in Mercosul and Latin America contexts. In the end, possible implications of these actions for the teaching and learning and international promotion of Portuguese as an additional language are discussed.

  16. Classificação Internacional para a Prática de Enfermagem: instrumental tecnológico para a prática profissional Clasificación Internacional para la Práctica de Enfermería: intrumentral tecnológico para la práctica profesional International Classification for Nursing Practice: technological instrument for professional practice

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Maria Miriam Lima da Nóbrega

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available Considera-se o uso de tecnologias de informação como instrumentos que podem fazer com que a prática de enfermagem se torne visível no conjunto de dados de saúde, locais, nacionais e internacionais, de modo a influenciar na elaboração de políticas de saúde e de educação. Aborda-se o desenvolvimento dos sistemas de classificação em enfermagem, com ênfase na Classificação Internacional para a Prática de Enfermagem - CIPE®, como instrumental tecnológico para a prática profissional, que tem como um dos principais critérios para sua construção o de ser suficientemente ampla e sensível à diversidade cultural, de modo que sirva aos múltiplos propósitos requeridos pelos distintos países onde será utilizada.El uso de tecnologías de información es considerado como instrumentos que pueden hacer la práctica de enfermería visible en los datos de salud, local, nacional e internacionalmente, de manera a influir en la elaboración de políticas de salud y educación. Aborda-se el desarrollo de los sistemas de la clasificación en enfermería se aproxima, con énfasis en la Clasificación Internacional para la Práctica de Enfermería - CIPE®, cono instrumental tecnológico para la practica profesional, que tiene como uno de los criterios para su construcción el de ser suficientemente ancho y sensible a la diversidad cultural, para que sirva a los múltiplos propósitos requeridos por los diferentes países dónde se la usará.The use of information technologies are considered as instruments that can do that nursing practice becomes visible in health data, local, national and internationally, in way to influence the elaboration of health and education policies. The development of nursing classification systems is approached, with emphasis in the International Classification for Nursing Practice - ICNP®, with technological instrument for professional practice, which has as one of the principal criteria for its construction to be

  17. EL ENTORNO INTERNACIONAL

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Alberto Romero

    2000-05-01

    Full Text Available La división internacional del trabajo experimentó cambios trascendentales en su estructura durante el siglo XX, jalonados por impresionantes avances tecnológicos durante las décadas que siguieron a la segunda guerra mundial. El mapa político surgido de la conflagración mundial condujo a la conformación de dos campos antagónicos: el socialista y el capitalista, los cuales ejercieron gran influencia en el avance del conocimiento. Con el derrumbe del sistema socialista la economía de mercado salió fortalecida, intensificándose el proceso de globalización a nivel planetario, sin que ello condujese a disminuir la brecha entre un pequeño grupo de potencias tecnológicamente desarrolladas y la mayoría de países del mundo. En este sentido, el entorno internacional sigue caracterizándose por la participación desigual de los diferentes grupos de países en los principales indicadores de la economía mundial, especialmente en aquellos relacionados con las tecnologías de punta, lo cual ha impedido disminuir el atraso socioeconómico en los llamados países en desarrollo. Igualmente, el modelo consumista adoptado por las naciones desarrolladas ha dado como resultado el creciente deterioro del medio ambiente y el agotamiento de los recursos naturales, poniendo en peligro la calidad de vida de las futuras generaciones.

  18. Awareness, Solidarity, and Action: An Educational Model

    Science.gov (United States)

    Reichenbach, Michael R.

    2016-01-01

    How Extension fosters social change and innovation can be improved through the use of theory-based educational models. Educational models can serve as foundations for the conceptual designs of educational interventions. I describe, using examples from my own work, one such model: the awareness, solidarity, and action model. This three-part model…

  19. Between Status and Solidarity in Singapore

    Science.gov (United States)

    Cavallaro, Francesco; Chin, Ng Bee

    2009-01-01

    Language attitude studies have shown that the majority language and its speakers tend to be rated positively along status, intelligence, and power dimensions ("Educated", "Successful", "Intelligent"), while the minority variety and its speakers elicit positive responses in the solidarity semantic category…

  20. Rights, solidarity and the animal welfare state

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Harfeld, Jes

    2016-01-01

    This article argues that aspects of the animal rights view can be constructively modulated through a communitarian approach and come to promote animal welfare through the social contexts of expanded caring communities. The Nordic welfare state is presented as a conceivable caring community within...... which animals could be viewed and treated appropriately as co-citizens with solidarity based rights and duties....

  1. Family, state, class and solidarity: re-conceptualising intergenerational solidarity through the grounded theory approach.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Timonen, Virpi; Conlon, Catherine; Scharf, Thomas; Carney, Gemma

    2013-09-01

    The relationship between class and intergenerational solidarities in the public and private spheres calls for further conceptual and theoretical development. This article discusses the findings from the first wave of a qualitative longitudinal study entitled Changing Generations , conducted in Ireland in 2011-2012, comprising 100 in-depth interviews with men and women across the age and socioeconomic spectrums. Constructivist grounded theory analysis of the data gives rise to the following postulates: (1) intergenerational solidarity at the family level is strongly contoured by socioeconomic status (SES); (2) intergenerational solidarity evolves as family generations observe each others' practices and adjust their expectations accordingly; (3) intergenerational solidarity within families is also shaped by the public sphere (the welfare state) that generates varying expectations and levels of solidarity regarding State supports for different age groups, again largely dependent on SES; (4) the liberal welfare state context, especially at a time of economic crisis, enhances the significance of intergenerational solidarity within families. We conclude by calling for research that is attuned to age/generation, gender and class, and how these operate across the family and societal levels.

  2. Jurisdicción internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Fernando A. Urioste Braga

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available El ejercicio de la función jurisdiccional en el Derecho Internacional Público es hoydía uno de los temas de mayor actualidad. En el mes de junio de 1998, se realizó en Roma una conferencia internacional para aprobar la creación de un Tribunal Internacional Penal Permanente; están actuando en La Haya, además de la Corte Internacional de Justicia, que forma parte del sistema de Naciones Unidas, los Tribunales Internacionales Penales para la ex Yugoslavia y el especial escocés, para considerar el atentado terrorista en el caso Lockerbie (avión de la Pan-Am caído en Escocia; el Tribunal Internacional Penal para Ruanda y en Hamburgo el Tribunal Internacional de Derecho del Mar. Finalmente el caso del General Augusto Pinochet que ha conmocionado a la opinión pública mundial, ha planteado un problema concreto de jurisdicción internacional, entre la jurisdicción de Chile y la de los tribunales de España que reclaman para entender en crímenes ocurridos en Chile. (...

  3. Valores de referencia del electrorretinograma en el laboratorio de electrofisiología visual del Centro Internacional de Retinosis Pigmentaria "Camilo Cienfuegos Reference values of the electroretinogram in the visual electrophysiology laboratory from the "Camilo Cienfuegos" Pigmentary Retinosis International Center

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Alberto Barrientos Castaño

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Obtener los valores de referencia del electrorretinograma diferenciado de conos y bastones para el laboratorio de electrofisiología visual de la clínica "Camilo Cienfuegos". MÉTODOS: Se seleccionaron 50 individuos sanos al azar en la clínica "Camilo Cienfuegos", a quienes se les realizó el electrorretinograma según los parámetros planteados por el comité internacional para la estandarización, de la Sociedad Internacional para la Electrofisiología Clínica de la Visión. Se midieron las amplitudes y tiempos implícitos de las principales ondas en las cinco respuestas básicas y una opcional. RESULTADOS: Se obtuvieron las cinco respuestas básicas con morfología similar a la planteada por otros autores. En la respuesta de bastones la onda "b" estuvo entre 72 y 89 ms con una amplitud entre 128 y 380 µv. Se obtuvo una respuesta combinada con ondas "a" y "b" desdobladas. Se registraron potenciales oscilatorios con 4 y 5 componentes. Los valores y morfología de las ondas en la respuesta de conos y el flicker se corresponden con la reportada por otros autores. CONCLUSIONES: Se obtuvieron los valores de referencia del electrorretinograma para este laboratorio según estandarización internacional, con morfología, amplitud y tiempos implícitos similar a los obtenidos por otros autores.OBJECTIVE: To obtain the normal reference values of cone-rod standard electroretinogram in electrophysiology visual department of Camilo Cienfuegos Hospital. METHODS: 50 healthy individuals were studied and submitted to standard electroretinogram in electrophysiology visual department of "Camilo Cienfuegos" Hospital in Havana. We performed the electroretinogram according to the parameters of the standard committee of the International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision. The amplitud and implicit times of the main waves were measured in the five basic and an additional optional scotopic reponses. RESULTS: The five basic responses were

  4. Derechos Humanos y Derecho Internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Carrillo Salcedo, Juan Antonio

    2000-09-01

    Full Text Available Not available

    La aparición de un nuevo consenso internacional en torno a las nociones de derechos humanos y democracia, como valores generalmente aceptados por la comunidad de naciones en su conjunto, y la afirmación de que el ser humano es titular de derechos propios, oponibles jurídicamente a todos los Estados, constituyen extraordinarias innovaciones que hacen que, a diferencia del Derecho internacional clásico, la persona no pueda seguir siendo considerada como un mero objeto del Derecho internacional.

  5. Asymmetric Solidarity: Social Capital, Hierarchy and Success in a “Solidarity Economics” Enterprise

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marcelo Kunrath Silva

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of this article is to analyze how the internal relations in a self-generating cooperative are structured, in order to identify the factors that permit – or block – the institution of an egalitarian model, as proposed by solidarity economics. Based on the hypothesis that inequality in terms of the distribution of social capital tends to be an important factor in establishing the hierarchy of positions occupied by participants of popular economic enterprises, it uses the analysis of social networks as a methodology to learn about the relations between the members of the cooperative studied. The significant asymmetries observed in these relationships are explained, to a large degree, by the strong concentration of social capital held by one of the women workers, who practically monopolizes the relations of the cooperative with outside agents in important institutional positions. The high stock of social capital concentrated by this worker limits the ability of the institution to have egalitarian relations among the cooperative members, while paradoxically, it constitutes an important factor for the economic success of the operation, by allowing access to resources and opportunities essential to this success.

  6. ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’: The Dutch Solidarity Movement and the Chilean Struggle for Democracy

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Mariana Perry

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available This article explores the political interaction that took place during the 1970s and 1980s between Chilean refugees and the local solidarity movement in the Netherlands. The analysis of the Dutch political context during the 1970s facilitates an understanding of the positive reception of Dutch society to Chilean refugees and the long-lasting impact that the Chilean case had on Dutch politics. The article also asserts that though Dutch solidarity was essential for maintaining international attention in denouncing the Pinochet regime, the international dimension for redemocratization began when the Chilean community in exile organized itself according to democratic principles. In this sense, the article places the foundation of the Institute for a New Chile as the main contribution of the Netherlands to the democratic transition in Chile, since in the space provided by the Institute, Chilean refugees could debate and spread the ideas of ‘Renovation’, in an atmosphere of political tolerance. This ultimately contributed to the unification of a democratic opposition in exile and the decision to defeat the Pinochet regime through democratic means. Resumen: ‘Con un poco de ayuda de mis amigos’: El movimiento holandés de solidaridad y la lucha chilena por la democracia Este artículo explora la interacción política que tuvo lugar durante los años 1970 y 1980 entre los refugiados chilenos y el movimiento de solidaridad en los Países Bajos. El análisis del contexto político holandés durante la década de 1970 permite entender la buena acogida que la sociedad holandesa tuvo con los refugiados chilenos y el impacto duradero que el caso chileno causó en la política holandesa. Además el artículo afirma que, si bien la solidaridad holandesa fue esencial para mantener el compromiso internacional en denunciar al régimen de Pinochet, la dimensión internacional de la redemocratización comienza cuando la comunidad chilena en el exilio se

  7. Rumo a um novo regime monetário internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Elena Soihet

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available O artigo procura avançar na reflexão sobre a ordem internacional. O objetivo do artigo é examinar o impacto no sistema monetário internacional sob a dominância do dólar e a possibilidade de formação de uma cesta de moeda entre os países a  fim de se  ter uma ordem internacional  mais simétrica. The article seeks to foster reflection on the international order. The article aims to examine the impact in international monetary system under the dominance of the dollar as key currency and the possibility of forming a basket of currencies between countries in order to have a more balanced international.

  8. The Chernobyl accident 20 years on: an assessment of the health consequences and the international response O acidente de Chernobyl 20 anos depois: avaliação das conseqüências e resposta internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Keith Baverstock

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available Twenty years after the Chernobyl accident the WHO and the International Atomic Energy Authority issued a reassuring statement about the consequences. Our objectives in this study were to evaluate the health impact of the Chernobyl accident, assess the international response to the accident, and consider how to improve responses to future accidents. So far, radiation to the thyroid from radioisotopes of iodine has caused several thousand cases of thyroid cancer but very few deaths; exposed children were most susceptible. The focus on thyroid cancer has diverted attention from possible nonthyroid effects. The international response to the accident was inadequate and uncoordinated, and has been unjustifiably reassuring. Accurate assessment in future health effects is not currently possible in the light of dose uncertainties, current debates over radiation actions, and the lessons from the late consequences of atomic bomb exposure. Because of the uncertainties from and the consequences of the accident, it is essential that investigations of its effects should be broadened and supported for the long term. The United Nations should initiate an independent review of the actions and assignments of the agencies concerned, with recommendations for dealing with future international-scale accidents. These should involve independent scientists and ensure cooperation rather than rivalry.Vinte anos após o acidente de Chernobyl ocorrido em 1986, a OMS e a Autoridade Internacional sobre Energia Atômica lançaram um relatório sobre as conseqüências desse desastre. Nosso objetivo neste estudo é avaliar o impacto de tal acidente sobre a saúde e a reação internacional sobre o ocorrido, além de considerar se é possível melhorar as respostas em futuros desastres. Observamos que a radiação sobre a tireóide, proveniente de radioisótopos de iodo, causou milhares de casos de câncer, mas poucas mortes; as crianças expostas foram as mais suscetíveis. O

  9. Solidarity and Social Cohesion in Late Modernity

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Juul, Søren

    2010-01-01

    social cohesion. The central theme is that contemporary solidarity is about recognition and a fair distribution of chances for recognition. This ideal may function as a normative standard for critical research and as a guideline for people in their moral struggles. What ultimately needs to be done...... is not a purely theoretical question but something which must be settled by a judgement that constitutes a battlefield where conflicting values and perceptions of reality confront each other....

  10. Ética de la asistencia primaria a los niños de procedencia internacional Ética da assistência primária às crianças de procedência internacional Ethics of primary health care for children of international origin

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Vicente Bellver Capella

    Full Text Available La inmigración se ha convertido en un fenómeno universal. Uno de sus efectos es el incremento de los niños de procedencia internacional en las consultas de pediatría. Se trata de una población doblemente vulnerable, por tratarse de niños y por proceder de contextos culturales extraños a los del país de acogida. Ante esta realidad emergente es imprescindible preguntarse por el tipo de asistencia sanitaria que deben recibir. En el presente artículo se proponen principios éticos de actuación inspirados en las principales normas internacionales sobre bioética y derechos de los niños: principio de vulnerabilidad; principio de respeto y amor, y principio de acceso y atención sanitaria. Finalmente, se proponen algunas políticas que las administraciones podrían (deberían implementar para garantizar una asistencia pediátrica correcta a los niños inmigrantes.A imigração se converteu num fenômeno universal. Um de seus efeitos é o incremento das crianças de procedência internacional nas consultas de pediatria. Trata-se de uma população duplamente vulnerável por se tratar de crianças e por proceder de contextos culturais estranhos aos do país de acolhida. Ante esta realidade emergente é imprescindível perguntar-se pelo tipo de assistência sanitária que devem receber. No presente artigo se propõem princípios éticos de atuação inspirados nas principais normas internacionais sobre bioética e direitos das crianças: princípio de vulnerabilidade; princípio de respeito e amor, e princípio de acesso e atenção sanitária. Finalmente, se propõem algumas políticas que as administrações poderiam (deveriam implementar para garantir uma assistência pediátrica correta às crianças imigrantes.Immigration has become an universal phenomenon. One of its effects is the increase in children of international origin in pediatric consultation. This is a doubly vulnerable population, because of being children and because of

  11. Adolescência, sexualidade e mídia: uma breve revisão da literatura nacional e internacional Adolescencia, sexualidad y medios de comunicación: una breve revisión de la literatura nacional e internacional Adolescence, sexuality and media: a brief revision of national and international literature

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Raquel de Barros Pinto Miguel

    2007-08-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho teve como objetivo identificar a produção existente acerca dos temas adolescência, sexualidade e mídia. Para tanto foram realizados levantamentos em bases de dados internacionais e nacionais, utilizando termos descritores relacionados ao assunto. Nas referências encontradas foram identificados os temas mais investigados por seus autores, estando entre eles: papel informativo da mídia, o conteúdo sexual veiculado pela mídia, sua influência na sexualidade do adolescente e relação entre mídia e a preservação do paradigma dominante. Os veículos midiáticos mais explorados nos estudos são a televisão e as revistas. Foi possível também identificar autores de relevância, tanto no âmbito nacional quanto internacional, bem como livros e periódicos de referência na área. Constatou-se a exígua produção acerca desta temática, principalmente quando comparado ao número de trabalhos abordando os temas adolescência e sexualidade, em especial em âmbito nacional.Este trabajo tuvo como objetivo identificar la producción existente respecto a los temas adolescencia, sexualidad y medios de comunicación. Para ello, fueron realizados levantamientos en bases de datos internacionales y nacionales, utilizando términos descriptivos relacionados al asunto. En las referencias encontradas fueron identificados los temas más investigados por sus autores. Entre ellos están: rol informativo de los medios, el contenido sexual transmitido por los medios, su influencia en la sexualidad del adolescente y la relación entre los medios y la preservación del paradigma dominante. Los medios más explorados en los estudios fueron la televisión y las revistas. Fue posible también identificar autores de relevancia, tanto en el ámbito nacional como en el internacional, bien como libros y revistas de referencia en el área. Se constató la escasa producción sobre esta temática, principalmente cuando comparada al número de trabajos que

  12. Solidarity in contemporary bioethics--towards a new approach.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Prainsack, Barbara; Buyx, Alena

    2012-09-01

    This paper, which is based on an extensive analysis of the literature, gives a brief overview of the main ways in which solidarity has been employed in bioethical writings in the last two decades. As the vagueness of the term has been one of the main targets of critique, we propose a new approach to defining solidarity, identifying it primarily as a practice enacted at the interpersonal, communal, and contractual/legal levels. Our three-tier model of solidarity can also help to explain the way in which crises of solidarity can occur, notably when formal solidaristic arrangements continue to exist despite 'lower tiers' of solidarity practices at inter-personal and communal levels having 'broken away'. We hope that this contribution to the growing debate on the potential for the value of solidarity to help tackle issues in bioethics and beyond, will stimulate further discussion involving both conceptual and empirically informed perspectives. © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

  13. Humanity and Social Responsibility, Solidarity, and Social Rights.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Ahola-Launonen, Johanna

    2016-04-01

    This article discusses the suggestion of having the notion of solidarity as the foundational value for welfare scheme reforms. Solidarity is an emerging concept in bioethical deliberations emphasizing the need for value-oriented discussion in revising healthcare structures, and the notion has been contrasted with liberal justice and rights. I suggest that this contrast is unnecessary, flawed, and potentially counterproductive. As necessary as the sense of solidarity is in a society, it is an insufficient concept to secure the goals related to social responsibility. The discussion on solidarity is also based on a questionable sense of nostalgia. Furthermore, solidarity and liberal justice share essential objectives concerning welfare schemes; therefore, the question arises whether the proper comparison should in the first place be within justice and solidarity.

  14. International experience of Foster Wheeler in the incineration of urban solid wastes; Experiencia internacional de Foster Wheeler en el campo de la incineracion de residuos solidos urbanos

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Eisen, C.; Florez, J. M.

    1996-12-01

    The enterprise Foster Wheeler presents its experience on incineration or urban solid wastes. The main examples of construction in the international area are the Camden and the Valorsul plants. (Author)

  15. ÉTICA DE LA INVESTIGACIÓN INTERNACIONAL: EL PROBLEMA DE LA JUSTICIA HACIA LOS PAÍSES MENOS DESARROLLADOS ÉTICA DA PESQUISA INTERNACIONAL: O PROBLEMA DA JUSTIÇA EM RELAÇÃO AOS PAÍSES MENOS DESENVOLVIDOS INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH ETHICS: THE PROBLEM OF THE JUSTICE TOWARD THE LESS DEVELOPED COUNTRIES

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ruth Macklin

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available En el presente, para proteger a las poblaciones de los países en desarrollo del peligro de explotación por patrocinadores de investigaci��n internacional, se debe recurrir a los conceptos de "justicia distributiva" y "justicia como reciprocidad". El primero requiere que los riesgos y beneficios de las investigaciones sean repartidos con equidad (dar a cada uno lo que necesita entre todas las personas o los grupos de la sociedad. El segundo demanda que los sujetos de investigación reciban beneficios por el hecho de participar. No se justificaría que si un sujeto paciente ha recibido placebo, al finalizar el estudio no reciba el medicamento cuyo efecto terapéutico ha sido probado por el estudio. Existe explotación cuando las personas o las agencias ricas o poderosas se aprovechan de la pobreza, debilidad o dependencia de otros, usándolos para alcanzar sus propias metas (las de los ricos o poderosos sin beneficios adecuados para compensar a los individuos o los grupos que son dependientes o menos poderosos. Las Pautas Éticas Internacionales CIOMS y el Documento UNAIDS norman para que los productos de una investigación queden, razonablemente, disponibles en el país donde se realiza la investigación, y el documento UNAIDS especifica, incluso, que una vacuna para el SIDA se ponga al alcance de otras poblaciones que tengan un alto grado de infección con VIH, pero no existe una fuerza legal que garantice que esto se lleve a cabo. Sin embargo, se pueden utilizar los instrumentos de los derechos humanos para justificar la existencia de obligaciones de justicia como el artículo 12 del Tratado Internacional de los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales: "Derecho al más alto nivel de salud física y mental que pueda alcanzarse". Requiere que las naciones tomen pasos específicos, incluyendo prevención, tratamiento y control de varios tipos de enfermedades y, también, la creación de condiciones que asegurarían atención y servicios

  16. The Problem of Solidarity in Insurgent Collective Action

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Pfaff, Steven; Hechter, Michael Norman; Corcoran, Katie

    2016-01-01

    in the Royal Navy in 1797, this article explains why insurgent solidarity varied among the ships participating in the mutiny. Maintaining solidarity was the key problem that the organizers of the mutiny faced in confronting government repression and inducements for ships’ companies to defect. Solidarity......How do insurgents engaged in high-risk collective action maintain solidarity when faced with increasing costs and dangers? Based on a combination of process tracing through qualitative evidence and an event-history analysis of a unique data set assembled from naval archives concerning a mass mutiny...

  17. Perspectivas de incorporação da Classificação Internacional para a Prática de Enfermagem (CIPE® no Brasil Perspectivas de incorporación de la Clasificación Internacional para la Practica de Enfermería (CIPE® en Brasil Incorporation perpspectives of the International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP® in Brazil

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Maria Miriam Lima da Nóbrega

    2005-04-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo são discutidos alguns aspectos acerca dos sistemas de classificação em enfermagem, com ênfase na Classificação Internacional para a Prática de Enfermagem (CIPE® e as suas perspectivas de incorporação na prática de enfermagem no Brasil. As autoras relatam três experiências brasileiras de incorporação desse sistema de classificação: o projeto de implantação da linguagem CIPE/CIPESC no prontuário eletrônico da Secretaria Municipal de Saúde de Curitiba-PR; o projeto de sistematização da assistência de Enfermagem em UTI, que vem sendo desenvolvido em Florianópolis-SC; e o desenvolvimento de um instrumental tecnológico, tendo por base os termos da linguagem dos componentes da equipe de enfermagem, para inserção em sistemas de informação de um hospital escola, em João Pessoa - PB.En este artigo se discuten algunos aspectos acerca de los sistemas de clasificación de enfermería, con énfasis en la Clasificación Internacional para la Práctica de Enfermería (CIPE® y sus perspectivas de incorporación en la práctica de enfermería en Brasil. Los autores narran tres experiencias de incorporación de ese sistema de la clasificación en la práctica profesional: el proyecto de aplicación del lenguaje CIPE/CIPESC en el registro electrónico de la Secretaria Municipal de Salud de Curitiba - PR; el proyecto de sistematización de la asistencia de enfermería en UTI, que viene desarrollándose en Florianópolis - SC; y el desarrollo de uno instrumental tecnológico, fundamentado en los términos usados por los componentes del equipo de enfermería, para inserción en los sistemas de información de un hospital escuela de João Pessoa - PB.In this paper some aspects concerning the nursing classification systems are discussed, with emphasis in the International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP® and the perspectives of its incorporation in Brazilian nursing practice. The authors present three Brazilian

  18. Dret internacional dels drets humans en períodes de crisi: criteris d’aplicació de les obligacions jurídiques internacionals en matèria de drets econòmics, socials i culturals - Derecho internacional de los derechos humanos en periodos de crisis: criterios de aplicación de las obligaciones jurídicas internacionales en materia de derechos económicos, sociales y culturales International - Human Rights Law in Times of Crisis: criteria for the implementation of international legal obligations in the sphere of economic, social and cultural rights

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Jordi Bonet Pérez

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available L’objecte de l’article és oferir una panoràmica dels criteris d’aplicació de les obligacions jurídiques internacionals en matèria de drets econòmics, socials i culturals (DESC en períodes de crisi. L’estudi analitza les dificultats per considerar una crisi econòmica com una situació excepcional que amenaci la vida de la nació i permeti derogar o suspendre certs drets humans; també clarificar en quina mesura és possible derogar o suspendre els DESC. La pràctica internacional, judicial i quasi-judicial ens ofereix tres criteris potencialment restrictius de la discrecionalitat estatal per repercutir negativament en el gaudi dels DESC: existència d’obligacions mínimes, no regressivitat i protecció indirecta. El seu respecte podria evitar abusos com a resultat d’una crisi i garantir la progressivitat dels DESC, tot i que la relativitat de la justiciabilitat dels DESC afegeixi una dificultat legal estructural a nivell estatal.El objeto del artículo es ofrecer una panorámica de los criterios de aplicación de las obligaciones jurídicas internacionales en materia de derechos económicos, sociales y culturales (DESC en periodos de crisis. El estudio analiza las dificultades por/para considerar una crisis económica como una situación excepcional que amenace la vida de la nación y permita derogar o suspender ciertos derechos humanos; también clarificar en qué medida es posible derogar o suspender los DESC. La práctica internacional, judicial y cuasi-judicial nos ofrece tres criterios potencialmente restrictivos de la discrecionalidad estatal para repercutir negativamente en el disfrute de los DESC: existencia de obligaciones mínimas, no regresividad y protección indirecta. Su respeto podría evitar abusos como resultado de una crisis y garantizar la progresividad de los DESC, aunque la relatividad de la justiciabilidad los DESC añada una dificultad legal estructural a nivel estatal.  The purpose of the article is to

  19. Integração financeira internacional e crescimento econômico: uma crítica à abordagem convencional International financial integration and economic growth: a critique to the conventional approach

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Aderbal Oliveira Damasceno

    2007-08-01

    Full Text Available RESUMO A defesa de um desenho institucional para as economias domésticas que permita a livre circulação de capitais entre as fronteiras é fundamentada por modelos teóricos que sublinham um conjunto de canais por meio dos quais a Integração Financeira Internacional levaria à melhoria na eficiência da alocação de recursos, estimulando o crescimento econômico de longo prazo dos países. O objetivo do trabalho é realizar uma crítica a essa abordagem, mostrando as fragilidades das teorias que estabelecem essa relação, a ausência de evidências empíricas a corroborá-la e, tendo por base fundamentos de inspiração (pós Keynesiana acerca do comportamento do mercado financeiro, esboçar uma abordagem alternativa.ABSTRACT The arguments in favor of developing an institutional framework for the liberalization of capital flows among countries are based on theoretical models that underline a set of channels through which the International Financial Integration would lead to a better resource allocation, stimulating long run economic growth. The aim of this work is to make a critical evaluation of those models, emphasizing their main fragilities and the lack of empirical evidence to support them. In addition, this paper outline an alternative approach, a Post-Keynesian point of view.

  20. LA POLÍTICA EDUCATIVA Y LA COOPERACIÓN INTERNACIONAL EN LA EDUCACIÓN SUPERIOR: EL CASO DE MÉXICO THE EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND THE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION: THE CASE OF MEXICO

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Claudio-Rafael Vasquez

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available El presente estudio muestra cómo en México la puesta en marcha de reformas educativas vinculadas a una política de Estado en materia de cooperación internacional son incipientes. Mas aún, se deja claro que aún no existe una toma de conciencia en los grupos de poder de las universidades, respecto a su importancia para avanzar en procesos de Internacionalización de la Educación Superior y por tanto, el papel estratégico y fundamental que ella tiene para el desarrollo institucional, no obstante que la Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior ha señalado su importancia desde el año 2000. This study shows how in Mexico the implementation of educational reforms, linked to a policy of State as a matter of international cooperation, is incipient. Even more, it is clearly stated that still there is no awareness in the groups of power at universities regarding their importance, in order to advance in internationalization processes of Higher Education. Therefore, the strategic and fundamental role it has to play for the institutional development is paramount, nevertheless that the National Association of Universities and Higher Educational Institutions, have pointed out its importance since the year 2000.

  1. The influence of organizational characteristics on employee solidarity in the long-term care sector

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    J.M. Cramm (Jane); M.M.H. Strating (Mathilde); A.P. Nieboer (Anna)

    2013-01-01

    textabstractAim. This article is a report of a study that identifies organizational characteristics explaining employee solidarity in the long-term care sector. Background. Employee solidarity reportedly improves organizations' effectiveness and efficiency. Although general research on solidarity in

  2. The CSN hosts the Second International Conference on Nuclear Security in Madrid; El CSN acoge en Madrid la Segunda Conferencia Internacional de Seguridad Fisica Nuclear

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Scialdone Garcia, A.

    2016-08-01

    The second International Conference on Nuclear Security was held in Madrid between May 9th and 13th last. The acting Minister of the Interior announced that the number of officers of the Guardia Civil watching over the Spanish nuclear power plants will be doubled. (Author)

  3. EL DERECHO A LA EDUCACIÓN Y SUS REGULACIONES BÁSICAS EN EL DERECHO CONSTITUCIONAL CHILENO E INTERNACIONAL DE LOS DERECHOS HUMANOS THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION AND REGULATIONS BASIC IN THE CHILEAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Humberto Nogueira Alcalá

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available A través del presente artículo se delimita el derecho a la educación determinando los atributos básicos que constituyen el derecho y sus fronteras, teniendo en consideración el derecho constitucional y el derecho internacional de los derechos humanos, es especial el Pacto Internacional de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales de Naciones Unidas, como asimismo, se consideran las líneas básicas jurisprudenciales en la materia.Through this article delineates the right to education by determining the basic attributes that make up the law and its borders, taking into consideration the constitutional law and international law of human rights, especially the International Convention of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, as also are considered the basic lines of jurisprudence in this area.

  4. Justicia en Conflicto y Conflictos sobre Justicia: el Derecho Internacional Penal en Tiempos de Altas Expectativas

    OpenAIRE

    Lafontaine, Fannie

    2014-01-01

    En este ensayo se analizan algunos aspectos del contexto que marca el nacimiento de la jurisdicción penal internacional permanente - la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI)- a saber, las expectativas que se colocaron en las instituciones de justicia penal inte This paper analyzes some aspects of the context that marks the birth of the permanent international criminal court the International Criminal Court (ICC)-namely the expectations that were placed upon the institutions of international crim...

  5. Um novo bipolarismo: notas metodológicas para a definição do sistema internacional A new bipolarism: methodological notes for the definition of the international system

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ademar Seabra da Cruz Jr.

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available O artigo parte de uma discussão metodológica para poder determinar as características do sistema internacional pós-1989. Textos da década de 1990 definiram o novo sistema a partir de variáveis tradicionais, assentadas no esquema de polaridades herdado da Guerra Fria e em instrumentos metodológicos do realismo nas relações internacionais. O advento da "nova fase" da globalização revelou que a visão dos eixos estruturantes do sistema a partir de vetores de poder estatal - em que se sobressaem os Estados Unidos - é insuficiente e distorce a real configuração de poder. A invasão do Iraque pelos EUA, em março de 2003, consistiu em laboratório para se determinar essa "real" distribuição de poder. Paralelamente à persistência de padrões de afirmação característicos da Guerra Fria (consubstanciados, por exemplo, na linguagem de que "quem não está conosco está a favor do terrorismo", a inexistência de um competidor ou competidores estatais à altura dos EUA fez com que a invasão correspondesse não somente a uma violação da ética e do direito, mas também a um equívoco à luz dos próprios interesses norte-americanos, que perfizeram leitura do novo cenário internacional a partir de instrumentos e conceitos defasados. Dois elementos complementares desse novo cenário são explorados no artigo: a o caráter progressivamente redundante e ineficaz de instrumentos bélicos para a promoção de "objetivos nacionais"; e b a formação de um novo bipolarismo, conformado pela política externa republicana e pelo bloco da "sociedade civil internacional". Esta recorre a valores e utiliza-se de recursos de poder que a credenciam à condição de foco em um novo sistema internacional, caracterizado por modalidade inédita e atípica de conflito.This essay begins with a methodological discussion about the fundamental outlines of the post-1989 international system. Influential scholars have defined the new system according to

  6. Europe at the crossroads of three worlds : alternative histories and connections of European solidarity with the Third World, 1960s-1970s

    OpenAIRE

    Christiaens, Kim

    2017-01-01

    Abstract: Over the past few years, there has been growing interdisciplinary interest in the history of European solidarity movements that mobilized on behalf of the Third World in the wake of the post-war decolonization process. Focusing on European campaigns against the Vietnam War and Pinochets Chile, this article aims at positioning these international solidarity movements in the broader history of NorthSouth and EastWest exchanges and connections in Europe during the Cold War. It explores...

  7. Os subsídios à agricultura no comércio internacional: as políticas da União Europeia e dos Estados Unidos da América The agricultural subsidies in international trade: the policies adopted by the European Union and the United States of America

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Flávio Marcelo Rodrigues Bruno

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo analisa a prática de subsídios à agricultura no comércio internacional, tendo como principal objetivo dimensionar a sua prática enquanto instrumento econômico estratégico para o setor agrícola, especialmente para os Estados Unidos e a União Europeia. Uma completa proibição dos subsídios não é desejável porque sua prática, em essência, constitui uma alternativa à busca do bem-estar social da nação. Contudo, a utilização dos subsídios agrícolas, na forma como vêm sendo praticados, constituem-se em intervenções de cunho protecionista que provocam distorções no comércio internacional. Sendo os Estados Unidos e a União Europeia as nações que mais os utilizam no comércio internacional, tem-se gerado preocupações sobre sua própria eficiência enquanto instrumento de política comercial estratégica para o comércio internacional.This study examines the practice of agricultural subsidies in international trade, aiming at scaling its practice as a strategic economic tool primarily for the agricultural sector, especially to the United States and the European Union. A complete ban on subsidies is not desirable because its practice, in essence, is a path to improve the welfare of the nation. However, the way the agricultural subsidies have been employed, constitute protectionist interventions that distort international trade. The United States and the European Union are the major users of this instrument in international trade, a factor that has raised concerns about their own efficiency as a strategic trade policy for international trade.

  8. Brazilian nuclear politics in the context of contemporary international relations; A politica nuclear brasileira no contexto das relacoes internacionais contemporaneas. Dominio tecnologico como estrategia de insercao internacional

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Carpes, Mariana Montez

    2006-09-15

    The present dissertation analyses the retaking of the debate over Brazilian nuclear Program's recovery by Luis Inacio Lula da Silva government, based on the defense of the utilization of an already acquired technology of its own to enrich uranium. In spite of the intrinsic duality on this subject and having in mind the pacific ends concerning the utilization of such technology by Brazil, the hypothesis sustained in this work is that the Program's defense is considered a strategy of sovereign international insertion with relative autonomy and an instrument of national valorization against other powers. In order to verify the hypothesis outlined above, we will analyse the actual government, comparing it to, two other moments in Brazilian History in which the nuclear issue also acquired preponderance on the national agenda, namely, Geisel and Sarney governments. Although these three moments differ in relation to their internal political regime, our goal is to identify their similarities. (author)

  9. Considerations on legislation, transportation and international trade of mineral commodities containing NORM; Consideracoes sobre legislacao, transporte e comercio internacional de commodities minerais contendo NORM

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Lauria, Dejanira da Costa; Borges, Flavia Luiza Soares; Villegas, Raul Alberto Sodre

    2016-07-01

    The radiation protection and transport procedures of the main importing countries of the Brazilian minerals, which are related to radioactive minerals are presented. The references and an overview about the safety procedures and guides, norms and regulations about NORM related to radiation limits for the public and personnel are also commented. The exemption values in the International Atomic Energy Agency - IAEA recommendations and the legislation of the main importers of Brazilian mineral goods: China, Europe and Community and United States are introduced.

  10. Culture, industrial policy and international competitiveness of Colombian Pyme’s (SME’s) Cultura, política industrial y competitividad internacional de las pyme en Colombia

    OpenAIRE

    Luis Fernanado Bustamante Zapata; Ana Carolina Arboleda Gallo; Jahir Alexander Gutiérrez Ossa

    2010-01-01

    So far the analysis related to the PyME production has focused on its components:organization, policies and technology. All these elements are considered as support for thePyMEs’ economic, productive and social management (Cardona, Cano, Ramírez, & Gutiérrez,2006). Thus, they help to determine the Colombian PyMEs’ relative competitiveness in theglobalized environment. This article pursues the establishment of cultural variables thataffect the production in the international business conte...

  11. ORGANIC SOLIDARITY FORMATION IN THE YOUTH ENVIRONMENT

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    G. F. Romashkina

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The research is aimed at investigating the social organisation processes and the problems of organic solidarity formation in the youth environment. Methods. The author applies for the mass formal and qualitative sociological research that approves the types and reasons of social activity among representatives of different youth groups. Empirical investigations named «Youth Policy and Social Activity of Youth» were carried out in the south cities of Tyumen region in January-February, 2014. 859 people took part in this survey. The series of the qualitative survey was multistage, quota-share representing young people from 18 to 30 years with age-gender characteristics and settlement place. The methods involve qualitative investigation of focus-groups; and the method of narrative interviews. Data analysis was based on Emile Durkheim’s theoretical concept of social solidarity enriched by the term «social capital» in modern interpretation. Results. The research findings demonstrate a gap between asserted and real image of socially active and socially passive youth. Youth behavioral responses within the context of social solidarity are analyzed. The youth imputation of general, global «social passivity» is not proved by empirical verification. The au thor notes that the most attractive activities for youth are sports, creative projects and tourism; young people like least being involved in political events, building mutually beneficial cooperation relationships and meeting planning with representatives of different cultures and nationalities. Communication, social relations, social supports and altruistic motives (social benefit are presented foremost in the hierarchy of social activity motives. Scientific novelty. The author classifies social behavior attitudes of today’s youth. The author updates the terms «organic/inorganic solidarity», «social intercourse » and «social capital» by reference to specific empirical data

  12. Mercadotecnia internacional: instrumento para el comercio global

    OpenAIRE

    Elizabeth Guadalupe Ramírez Moreno; Moisés Carranza Aranda

    2013-01-01

    La investigación tiene por objeto analizar la mercadotecnia internacional y sus contribuciones al comercio internacional. En muchas empresas toman la decisión de expandir su producción hacia otro u otros países. Así mismo sin embargo hay factores que se deben de tomar en cuenta antes de competir en un mercado hacia el extranjero. Todos los temas referentes del marketing internacional se han expandido en su ámbito internacional.

  13. La celebración del año internacional de la mujer en Argentina (1975: acciones y conflitos The celebration of the international women's year in Argentina (1975: actions and conflicts

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Verónica Giordano

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo estudia las repercusiones del Año Internacional de la Mujer (1975 en Argentina, cuya actividad central fue la Conferencia reunida en México DF entre el 19 de junio y el 2 de julio. En ese momento, Argentina atravesaba una coyuntura de fuerte conflictividad política situada entre dos férreas dictaduras (1966-1973 y 1976-1983. La convocatoria de la ONU dio a las mujeres mayor visibilidad como sujetos sociales con demandas propias. Es un tema poco visibilizado en la historiografía, que aquí se aborda considerando la invocación de los derechos de las mujeres como consigna política en disputa. El análisis permite evidenciar los límites y la reticencia del Estado y de algunas mujeres y grupos de mujeres para abarcar esas demandas.This article studies the impact of the International Women's Year (1975 in Argentina. Its main activity was an International Conference which took place in Mexico City between June, 19 and July, 2. At that moment, Argentina was going though a time of strong political conflict, a time embedded between two fierce dictatorships (1966-1973 y 1976-1983. It is a topic which has not been so much visible in historiographical studies and that this article considers together with the invocation of women's rights as a disputable political cause. The invitation addressed by the UN made women more visible as individuals with their own demands. The analysis of this topic helps evidence the limits and unwillingness of the State and of some women and women's groups to embrace those demands.

  14. Competitividade internacional e tecnologia: uma análise da estrutura das exportações brasileiras International competitiveness and technology: an analysis of the structure of Brazilian exports

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Wellington Pereira

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Neste trabalho, utiliza-se o comércio internacional como uma lente para captar a intensidade tecnológica da estrutura produtiva brasileira. Considera-se que produtos com maior conteúdo tecnológico vistos pelo lado das exportações indicam melhor qualificação da indústria local, contribuindo para uma inserção mais dinâmica nas relações de trocas internacionais. Há alguns indicadores sugeridos para avaliar a evolução da intensidade tecnológica do comércio brasileiro, inclusive a destinação das exportações e uma comparação com a estrutura comercial da Organização para a Cooperação e de Desenvolvimento Econômico (OCDE. Discute-se, dessa forma, em que medida a mudança estrutural no Brasil tem favorecido os setores dinâmicos na tecnologia e comércio. Finalmente, uma matriz de dinamismo comercial é sugerida, combinando indicadores de intensidade tecnológica com o índice de vantagem comparativa revelada.In this work, international trade is used as a specific vantage point to analyze the technological intensity of Brazil´s productive structure. Exports with a higher technological intensity indicate greater local technological capabilities, this leading to a more dynamic international insertion regarding terms of trade. Several indicators are used to measure this intensity, among which are the destination of Brazilian exports and a comparison of Brazilian and OECD exports. These are used to assess the extent to which structural change in Brazil has favored sectors in which technical change and demand growth are higher. Lastly, a matrix of trade dynamism is constructed, crossing the indicators of technological intensity with the index of revealed comparative advantage.

  15. La cooperación técnica internacional y las políticas de salud The international technical cooperation and the health policies

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Mario Bronfman

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo analiza los cambios ocurridos en la CTI atribuibles a dos procesos: los cambios en los escenarios internacionales y otros que surgen de las propias organizaciones que brindan CTI. Se toman dos procesos como casos centrales: las políticas y las reformas de salud, especialmente el papel desempeñado por la Organización Mundial de la Salud y su oficina para las Américas, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud, y sus relaciones con las agencias multilaterales. Compara los resultados de la CTI en términos de costo/efectividad y, finalmente, sugiere opciones para mejorar el proceso de CTI basadas en las consecuencias de los cambios en los escenarios internacionales, las modalidades de CTI y los valores que deben orientar la producción de la CTI.This paper analyses the changes in ITC that can be endorsed to modifications in the international scenario as well as those that can be attributed to the functioning of the international organizations themselves. Health policies and health reform are taken as the central instances for the analysis, specially the role played by the World Health Organization and its area office, the Panamerican Health Organization and its relationships with multilateral agencies. It also compares the outputs of ITC in terms of cost/effectiveness and, finally, it suggests courses of action addressed to improve the ITC, based upon three main aspects: consequences of the international scenario dynamics on the ITC, varieties of ITC, and the values that must steer the process of producing ITC.

  16. El proceso de reclutamiento del policía mexicano en el contexto internacional/The recruitment process of the mexican police in an international context

    OpenAIRE

    Camilo Valencia García

    2017-01-01

    Transparencia International realiza el estudio Barometro Global de la Corrupción en el cual, México se ubica entre los 11 países considerados más corruptos, por lo que se analizan los procesos de reclutamiento a nivel nacional y se contrastan con los países con mejores resultados en este estudio, bajo el entendido de que contratar a personas con tendencias a la antisocialidad implica tener corporaciones policiacas infiltradas por la delincuencia organizada, frágiles frente la corrupción y vio...

  17. Data bank international of events of failure of common cause ICDE; Banco de datos internacional de sucesos de fallo de causa comum (ICDE)

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Morales Castellanos, M. R.; Fernandez Andujar, B.; Pereira Pagan, M. B.

    2013-07-01

    Common Cause Failure (CCF) is a dependent event in which two or more components fail simultaneously or within a short space of time as a direct result of a shared common cause. Due to the low frequency of this type of events, some Member States of the Agency of Nuclear Energy (NEA) of the Organization for Cooperation and Economic Development (OECD) decided to create the project International Common-Cause Failure Data Exchange (ICDE) in order to encourage multilateral cooperation in the collection and analysis of data relating to CCF events.

  18. Solidarity Networks: What Are They? And Why Should We Care?

    Science.gov (United States)

    Smith, Janel

    2009-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the theoretical foundations of the solidarity network concept and its perceived utility as an enabling force for social organizations to influence change. The theoretical framework presented is intended to stimulate dialogue, interest and investigation on the subject of solidarity networks.…

  19. Pedagogy of Solidarity: Educating for an Interracial Working Class Movement

    Science.gov (United States)

    Ng, Winnie

    2012-01-01

    Purpose: This paper aims to report on the author's recent research examining the meaning and practices of educating for solidarity, specifically from anti-racism and decolonizing perspective. The research is part of the critical exploration on new educational approaches on solidarity building among workers and trade union members in the broader…

  20. An Exploration of Boundaries and Solidarity in Counseling Relationships

    Science.gov (United States)

    Speight, Suzette L.

    2012-01-01

    This article explores the boundaries between clinicians and clients in light of the construct of solidarity. A universal conception of boundaries is critiqued and a culturally congruent view of boundaries is examined, rooted in the concept of solidarity. The article includes case illustrations of the connection between boundaries and solidarity…

  1. Solidarity in Dutch families - Family ties under strain?

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Komter, A.E.; Vollebergh, W.A.M.

    2002-01-01

    The nature and extent of interpersonal exchange of care and help may indicate solidarity and cohesion in modern society. This article focuses on intergenerational solidarity. On the basis of empirical data from an earlier research project on giving in the Netherlands, the authors examine the nature

  2. Solidarity in a multicultural neighbourhood. Results of a field experiment

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    de Beer, P.; Berg, M.

    2012-01-01

    This paper investigates the effect of differences in sex, age, ethnicity and residency on the willingness of individuals to share money with others in a solidarity game. The solidarity game that was used in this study consists of groups of four players and has similarities with the well-known

  3. Religiosity and solidarity : dimensions and relationships disentangled and tested

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Reitsma, Jan

    2007-01-01

    Religions stress the importance of solidarity and brotherhood of man. However, believers do not necessarily conform to these moral standards. Specific kinds of religiosity may relate to specific kinds of solidarity to specific targets. Moreover, the motives religious people have for their prosocial

  4. Universal Health Coverage – The Critical Importance of Global Solidarity and Good Governance

    Science.gov (United States)

    Reis, Andreas A.

    2016-01-01

    This article provides a commentary to Ole Norheim’ s editorial entitled "Ethical perspective: Five unacceptable trade-offs on the path to universal health coverage." It reinforces its message that an inclusive, participatory process is essential for ethical decision-making and underlines the crucial importance of good governance in setting fair priorities in healthcare. Solidarity on both national and international levels is needed to make progress towards the goal of universal health coverage (UHC). PMID:27694683

  5. Fair trade: as an international hot topic and its approach in Brazil Fair Trade (comércio justo como um ‘Tópico Quente” internacional e sua abordagem no Brasil

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    José Carlos Lazaro Silva-Filho

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Normal 0 21 false false false PT-BR X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Tabela normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi; mso-fareast-language:EN-US;} This paper aims to analyse the concept of Fair Trade in international and Braszilian literature. Throgh the identification of the grow of thema and analyzing the possible "barriers" to the development of the theme in the Brazilian context. The authors  develop two bibliometric research, a eletronic amd international one based on database of "Web of Science from ISI” and another in the brazilian publications (proceedings and journals. Although the indentification of the thma as a real emerging theme in international literature("hot topic", the authors noted a significant gap in the Brazilian publications. The author propouses to use  use the theoretical approach, that emerges fom the French social science, the  "quality and conventions" aproach that are being use to understand the coordination of networks of agribusiness So, in Brazil, the Fair Trade still inscipiente because it does not comes from a "civic (moral convention", that could be a necessary phase to achive de “market convention”, in other side de developed countries began has a civic convention and are achiving the market as a new convention, assimilated by the retails networks.Este artigo tem como objetivo

  6. O impacto da migração internacional sobre a cidadania nacional (The impact of international migration on national citizenship

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Karina Junqueira

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: Este artigo tem como objetivo analisar como o processo de globalização e, em especial, os fl uxos migratórios internacionais alteraram a maneira de se perceber e de se exercer a cidadania nacional. Desse modo, busca-se compreender como essa cidadania, fundamentada nos conceitos de território e de soberania estatal, ganha uma nova signifi cação em um contexto de relativização do poder do Estado e de fragmentação da identidade nacional. Abstract: This article analyses how globalization processes and, in particular, how international migratory fl ows change the understanding and the exercise of national citizenship. Therefore, there is an effort to understand how citizenship based on concepts of territory and State sovereignty develops a new meaning in a context of State power relativization and national identity fragmentation.

  7. El proceso de reclutamiento del policía mexicano en el contexto internacional/The recruitment process of the mexican police in an international context

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Camilo Valencia García

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Transparencia International realiza el estudio Barometro Global de la Corrupción en el cual, México se ubica entre los 11 países considerados más corruptos, por lo que se analizan los procesos de reclutamiento a nivel nacional y se contrastan con los países con mejores resultados en este estudio, bajo el entendido de que contratar a personas con tendencias a la antisocialidad implica tener corporaciones policiacas infiltradas por la delincuencia organizada, frágiles frente la corrupción y violentas ante la sociedad, por lo que contar con adecuadas evaluaciones y métodos de selección se torna una herramienta primordial en la prevención delictiva.

  8. Exploring societal solidarity in the context of extreme prematurity.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Hendriks, Manya J; Bucher, Hans Ulrich; Klein, Sabine D; Streuli, Jürg C; Baumann-Hölzle, Ruth; Fauchère, Jean-Claude

    2017-03-21

    Extreme prematurity can result in long-term disabilities. Its impact on society is often not taken into account and deemed controversial. Our study examined attitudes of the Swiss population regarding extreme prematurity and people's perspectives regarding the question of solidarity with disabled people. We conducted a nationwide representative anonymous telephone survey with 1210 Swiss residents aged 18 years or older. We asked how people estimate their own personal solidarity, the solidarity of their social environment and the solidarity across the country with disabled persons. Spearman's correlation calculations were used to assess if a correlation exists between solidarity and setting financial limits to intensive care and between solidarity and withholding neonatal intensive care. According to 36.0% of the respondents intensive medical care should not be withheld from extremely preterm infants, even if their chances for an acceptable quality of life were poor. For 28.8%, intensive care should be withheld from these infants, and 26.9% held an intermediate position depending on the situation. A total of 31.5% were against setting a financial limit to treatment of extremely preterm newborns with an uncertain future quality of life, 34.2% were in favour and 26.9% were deliberating. A majority (88.8%) considered their solidarity toward disabled people as substantial; the solidarity of their personal environment and of the society at large was estimated as high by 79.1% and 48.6%, respectively. The Swiss population expressed a high level of solidarity which may alleviate some pressure on parents and health care providers in the decision-making process in neonatal intensive care units. In addition, there was no relationship between solidarity and people's willingness to pay for the care or withholding treatment of extremely preterm babies.

  9. The possibilities and constraints of engaging solidarity in citizenship

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Vasiljević Jelena

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available In a broader sense, this article is interested in solidarity as a politically operational concept. To be able to answer more general questions - like What does it mean to base a political community on the principles of solidarity? Can acts of solidarity be used not only to help (support others, but with the aim to change power relations and constitute new political orders as well? - we must first situate solidarity in relation to some already established frameworks of thinking about the political community. It is within theories and models of citizenship that I want to situate my exploration of the political value of solidarity in this paper. Firstly, if we want to go beyond isolated gestures and actions of solidarity, to question its general capacities for political reordering, we need to firmly anchor it in broad concepts that capture the ideals and visions of political community. Without a doubt, citizenship is one such concept. Secondly, there is hardly a theory or approach to citizenship that does not presuppose some aspects of solidarity as foundational. Finally, and closely related to the previous point, citizenship and solidarity, although often conceptually intertwined, form a paradoxical duo, reflecting further potential paradoxes that may arise from endeavours to engage solidarity as a political principle. In short, citizenship is a simultaneously inclusive and exclusive notion, incorporating the idea that some sort of boundary encircles a body of citizens (most often, but not exclusively, nation-state boundaries, despite the fact that solidarity loses much of its meaning when expected to operate and be exercised within certain imposed limits.

  10. La cooperación internacional española en el ámbito de la salud Spanish international cooperation in health

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    María José Montero-Corominas

    2004-05-01

    Full Text Available Se analiza la relación entre la política española de cooperación al desarrollo y los problemas más importantes de salud que tienen los países subdesarrollados, teniendo en cuenta la perspectiva de género. La salud de los pueblos es un exponente de la desigualdad en el desarrollo entre los países ricos y pobres. Los organismos internacionales establecen el marco y las prioridades de la cooperación, donde es prioritaria la erradicación de la pobreza. La Cumbre del Milenio se comprometió a reducir en dos tercios la tasa de mortalidad infantil y en tres cuartas partes la tasa de mortalidad materna antes del año 2015, detener y reducir el avance de la infección por el virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH/sida y la incidencia de la malaria y otras enfermedades graves (tuberculosis y proporcionar el acceso a medicinas a países en vías de desarrollo. Sin embargo, los recursos destinados a la cooperación se han reducido un 30% en los últimos años. La ayuda oficial al desarrollo en España en materia de salud es difícil de cuantificar, ya que figura dentro de los servicios sociales básicos y no va destinada a solventar los principales problemas de salud de los países más pobres.In this chapter, there is a view of the relationships between the Spanish policy for international cooperation aid and the main health problems of the developing world, with a gender perspective. The population health is a result of the development inequity between rich and poor countries. The international institutions have established the frame and priorities of the cooperation aid, being poverty eradication the main priority. The compromise of the Millennium Conference was to reduce in 2/3 child mortality and 3/4 maternal mortality before year 2015, to stop and reduce HIV-AIDS, malaria and others serious diseases as tuberculosis and to facilitate developing countries the access to drugs. Although the resources allocated, the total amount for

  11. Culture, industrial policy and international competitiveness of Colombian Pyme’s (SME’s Cultura, política industrial y competitividad internacional de las pyme en Colombia

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Luis Fernanado Bustamante Zapata

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available So far the analysis related to the PyME production has focused on its components:organization, policies and technology. All these elements are considered as support for thePyMEs’ economic, productive and social management (Cardona, Cano, Ramírez, & Gutiérrez,2006. Thus, they help to determine the Colombian PyMEs’ relative competitiveness in theglobalized environment. This article pursues the establishment of cultural variables thataffect the production in the international business context through the analytic-syntheticmethod, in order to unravel the possible impact in terms of competitiveness as an industrialpolicy element.Hasta el momento, el análisis acerca de los mundos de producción de las pyme ha girado en torno a sus componentes, organización, políticas y tecnología, considerados soportes de la gestión económica, productiva y social de dichas empresas. Por ende, vistas así las pyme, se facilita la determinación de su relativa competitividad en el entorno globalizado. El propósito de este artículo es establecer cuáles variables culturales afectan los mundos de producción en el contexto de los negocios internacionales de las compañías colombianas. El estudio se realizó a partir del método analítico–sintético con el objetivo de desentrañar el posible impacto en términos de competitividad desde el elemento política industrial.   ABSTRACT So far the analysis related to the PyME production has focused on its components: organization, policies and technology. All these elements are considered as support for the PyMEs’ economic, productive and social management (Cardona, Cano, Ramírez, & Gutiérrez, 2006. Thus, they help to determine the Colombian PyMEs’ relative competitiveness in the globalized environment. This article pursues the establishment of cultural variables that affect the production in the international business context through the analytic-synthetic method, in order to unravel the possible impact

  12. Transboundary aquifers: the response of international law and legal voids in Central America; Acuiferos transfronterizos: respuestas desde el derecho internacional y vacios en Centroamerica

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Boeglin, N.

    2012-11-01

    Central America is one of the regions of the world that will suffer the impact of climate change much more than others. The adoption of clear rules on the use of transboundary aquifers and on the need to preserve these groundwater reservoirs from serious pollution by the various states in the region is absolutely essential. Despite the lack of any bilateral or regional frameworks to rule on this issue, many general regulations have been adopted within the international framework of the United Nations that are applicable to shared surface and groundwater resources as well as to transboundary aquifers. The case of the Las Crucitas project in Costa Rica, halted by domestic tribunals thanks to the decisive action of its civilian society, reflects a clear lack of technical information concerning aquifers in Costa Rica, and probably in many other states in the region, despite the very valuable efforts being undertaken by the OAS and UNESCO under the aegis of the ISARM project for the Latin American region.

  13. Brazil's insertion in the international LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) route; A insercao do Brasil na rota internacional de GNL (Gas Natural Liquefeito)

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Kueng, Stephan de Carvalho; Bastos, Filipe Sant' Ana [Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), RJ (Brazil)

    2008-07-01

    In the late 1990's, PETROBRAS began considering diversifying its energy sources. This included the possibility of importing LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), making it one additional source for gas supply in Brazil. There is a belief that the imported LNG is the cheapest, quickest and most efficient option in terms of infrastructure compared to other transportation, such as pipelines. This will permit an increase in gas supply, given the growing demand for this energy source in the domestic market. The current international LNG trading market is adjusting itself to the world integration, where short-term (spot) agreements prevail. These agreements have many advantages, such as: lowering fixed trading costs; the possibility to diversify suppliers; minimizing gas supply risk; and facilitating import market supply adjustment. In Brazil, the main objective to import LNG is to supply natural gas (NG) to thermal plants, supplementing the hydroelectric - gas integration of the electric system. For the accomplishment of this project, it is forecasted the construction of LNG offloading terminals, together with the construction of gas distribution networks. Therefore, LNG transportation will guarantee security in supply, permit the diversification of the NG supply source and enable the increased use of NG in the Brazilian energy grid. (author)

  14. International Psychology: A balance between Output and Impact [La Psicología internacional: un balance entre la producción y el impacto

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Wilson López López

    2012-07-01

    citation worldwide, but it also shows the influence of the English lan- guage, and the influence of these two countries’ Psychology on global Psychology is self-evident. It would be interesting to assess the role that other countries could play with regards to the use of this production.When crossing different variables, certain groups tend to form. The first group consists of the countries with higher production, higher spe- cialisation, higher citation, and higher normalised impact. They are 14 countries, which produce 82% of the articles published worldwide, and get 88% of the total citations. This would be the “mainstream” International Psychology group, and its members include the United States, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, amongst others.Group 3 consists of countries with high spe- cialisation, distinguished Psychological production when compared to the country’s general produc- tion, and low impact. Countries such as Spain and Colombia are here – the latter showing an impor- tant growth in output, but with very low impact. Spain’s production, in contrast, is of higher impact. Groups 3 and 4 have been marked by quality edi- torial processes, which has enabled their journals to be covered by international indexes, and which has given their Psychologies international visibil- ity. Accreditation systems, incentive systems, and increases in science and technology budgets have also played an important role in the creation of these groups.Group 4, the most heterogeneous, comprises the lower output, lower specialisation, and low normalised citation countries. Brazil, France, and Japan, despite their significant production, have low global recognition expressed in normalised citation. Countries with low specialisation, but significant growth, such as Portugal, Mexico, Chile, and Argentina, are members of this group. Its 16 constituent countries account for 10.37% of the total global output, and received only 5.83% of the citations. The role of

  15. Las Migraciones en el Proceso de Integracion de las Americas: Seminario Internacional (Migration in the Integration Process in the Americas: International Seminar). Conference report.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Berglund, S

    1993-01-01

    This conference report of the Centro de Estudios Migratorios Latinoamericanos and the Center for Migration Studies pertains to meetings held in August 1992. Summary information on migration movements in Latin America is presented by region and subject. The topic of integration in the Americas was presented by Mr. Lelio Marmora. Other topics and presenters include the new Colombian Migration Policy (Mr. Carlos Adolfo Arenas), the integration policies in Central America (Mr. Pilar Norza of Costa Rica, Raimundo Alvarado of El Salvador, and Luis Armando Gusman of Nicaragua), the Andean Pact agreements (representatives of each country), US immigration policy (Charles B. Keely), the Mexican integration with Latin America and immigration to the US (Jorge Bustamante), migration to Bolivia and Argentina and Chile, and transnationalism in the Caribbean (Professor Andre Corten). Migration policy needs to be tailored specifically to the situation in Latin America, and greater attention needs to be devoted to labor migrants' rights and working conditions. There are still fundamental differences among countries in policies regarding the free circulation of persons across borders. There is a division among those who support migration and those who are realists. National sovereignty issues are solvable because of a common national past and a relatively homogenous population. Another opinion is that Latin America is more diverse than commonly recognized. Capital is protected more in international agreements than is migrant labor. Regional integration for the US does mean immigration from Mexico. The US sees Mexican migration as a policy problem, and Mexico sees migration as a labor opportunity.

  16. História, saúde e seus trabalhadores: da agenda internacional às políticas brasileiras History, health and its workers: from the international agenda to the Brazilian policies

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Fernando Pires-Alves

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available O artigo discute, em perspectiva histórica, as agendas dirigidas para a formação de trabalhadores e para a gestão do trabalho em saúde no Brasil, em especial as suas relações com os programas desenvolvidos pela Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde (OPAS e pela Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS. Na primeira seção, discute-se o papel da história no campo da saúde coletiva. A priorização do tema do trabalho em saúde na agenda internacional parece apontar para uma potencial renovação das relações entre história e saúde. Na segunda seção, realiza-se um balanço histórico a respeito das agendas da OMS em torno do tema recursos humanos. Na terceira parte, constrói-se balanço similar a respeito das ações da OPAS. Na quarta parte, discute-se - a partir da experiência do Programa de Preparação Estratégica de Pessoal de Saúde (PPREPS - a relação da agenda de trabalho nacional com a internacional em torno do desenvolvimento de recursos humanos, bem como se aponta para um conjunto de respostas adaptadas e soluções originais aos problemas da formação de pessoal de saúde dadas pelos técnicos brasileiros. Ao final, são levantadas algumas questões para discussão sobre a articulação entre história e as agendas de recursos humanos para a saúde discutida ao longo do artigo.This article discusses the agenda for the training and management of the health workforce in Brazil from a historical viewpoint, especially as refers to its relations with the programs in this field developed by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO and by the World Health Organization (WHO. In the first section one discusses the role of history in the field of community health. The priority given to the topic health work in the international agenda seems to point to a potential renewal of the relations between history and health. The second section provides a historical examination of the human resources programs of the WHO. In the third

  17. Reconfiguración de flujos en el circuito internacional de festivales: el programa "Cine en construcción" / Flows Reconfiguration in the International Film Festival Circuit: The Program «Cine en Construcció»

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Minerva Campos

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available En el contexto de programas de financiación destinados a determinados cines periféricos y/o minoritarios creados por los festivales de cine y fundaciones asociadas a ellos, este artículo se centra en el programa «Cine en Construcción»: una iniciativa conjunta del Festival Internacional de Cine de San Sebastián y los Rencontres Cinémas d’Amérique Latine de Toulouse creada en 2002 y destinada a la finalización de proyectos latinoamericanos. El artículo se interesa por cómo este tipo de operaciones pueden beneficiar a los festivales de cine impulsores en relación a su visibilidad en el circuito internacional. Al igual que los festivales se articulan en forma de red y tienen un calendario propio a lo largo del año, parece ser que estos fondos de ayuda se están estructurando de la misma forma. De igual manera, la itinerancia posterior en el circuito de festivales, salas comerciales o pantallas alternativas de las películas auspiciadas por estas iniciativas contribuiría a la visibilidad de los festivales impulsores, así como a una definición quizá más precisa del tipo de cine en el que está interesado el evento: ya que en casos como «Cine en Construcción» no solo se financian determinadas películas sino también la mayoría de las veces los festivales de San Sebastián y Toulouse las programan una vez finalizadas (ya sea en las secciones oficiales competitivas o en programas paralelos.Palabras clave: circuito de festivales de cine, fondos de financiación cinematográficos, itinerancia, estrategias de visibilidad, cines periféricos.AbstractIn the context of fund programs created by film festivals and associated foundations to finance some peripheral and/or minority cinemas, this article focuses on the program «Cine en Construcción» (‘Cinema under Construction’: a joint initiative created by San Sebastián International Film Festival and the Rencontres Cinémas d’Amérique Latine de Toulouse in 2002 destined to the

  18. El terremoto de 2010 en Chile: respuesta del sistema de salud y de la cooperación internacional The 2010 earthquake in Chile: the response of the health system and international cooperation

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Elizabeth López Tagle

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Conocer la respuesta que dieron el sistema de salud y la cooperación internacional a la situación de catástrofe generada por el terremoto y el tsunami ocurridos el 27 de febrero de 2010 en Chile, y elaborar propuestas para mejorar las estrategias dirigidas a reducir los efectos devastadores de los desastres naturales. MÉTODOS: Estudio descriptivo y cualitativo con una primera fase de análisis de información secundaria -como artículos de prensa, discursos oficiales e informes técnicos- y una segunda fase de aplicación de entrevistas semi-estructuradas a actores institucionales encargados de la respuesta al desastre desde el sector salud y a usuarios del sistema de salud que actuaron como líderes y/o dirigentes en dicha respuesta. La investigación se desarrolló entre mayo y octubre de 2010 y el levantamiento de información se focalizó en las regiones Maule, Bío Bío y Metropolitana. RESULTADOS: Faltaron procedimientos para el registro, la distribución y el control de las donaciones. Los servicios de salud sufrieron daños importantes, incluida la destrucción total de 10 hospitales. Los hospitales de campaña y los equipos médicos extranjeros fueron valorados por la comunidad. El modelo de salud familiar y el compromiso del personal facilitaron la calidad de la respuesta. Si bien hubo un buen manejo sanitario, se registraron dificultades para enfrentar los problemas de salud mental por la inexistencia de planes locales y de simulacros previos. La población más afectada fue la que vivía en condiciones de pobreza. Las mujeres se convirtieron en líderes sociales organizando a la comunidad. CONCLUSIONES: Aun cuando la respuesta sanitaria frente a la emergencia fue satisfactoria, tanto el sistema de salud como la movilización de la asistencia internacional acusaron falencias que reforzaron inequidades previamente instaladas, demostrando la necesidad de construir planes preventivos multisectoriales y participativos para

  19. From Alma-Ata to the Global Fund: the history of international health policy De Alma-Ata ao Fundo Global: a história da política internacional de saúde

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Gavino Maciocco

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available 'Verticalization' of health care delivery, in one form or another, is the common theme pervading the history of international health policy over the last sixty years. It is often accompanied by radical policies of privatization of health services, everywhere resulting in people being forced to pay for all services. The failure of the vertical approach, of which the global public-private partnership initiatives are a modernized version, has been well recognized and its reasons are clear: actions on the distal determinants of disease (income, education, housing, the environment and infrastructure, etc are overlooked; distribution of services dedicated to specific diseases and interventions (such as AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, etc. are artificially and temporarily reinforced, creating absurd and harmful forms of competition between services and making even more precarious and inefficient the work of already fragile basic health systems. This article describes the role played in this disturbing historical development by the prevailing economic ideology and its operational arm, the World Bank, with the view to reclaim international policy making processes and actors that really respond to people's health needs.A "verticalização" da assistência à saúde, de uma forma ou de outra, é o tema comum que permeia a história política internacional de saúde ao longo desses últimos sessenta nos, muitas vezes acompanhada com políticas radicais de privatização dos serviços de saúde, resultando, em todos os lugares, na obrigatoriedade de pagamento pelo povo, de todos os serviços. A falência da abordagem vertical, cujas iniciativas de parcerias globais público-privadas constituem sua versão moderna, tem sido reconhecida, tendo sido claras as suas razões: negligenciamento das ações sobre os determinantes distais das doenças (renda, educação, moradia, o ambiente e a infra-estrutura, etc.; a distribuição de serviços dirigidos para doen

  20. O papel da migração internacional na evolução da população brasileira (1872 a 1972 The role of international migration on the evolution of the Brazilian population (1872 to 1972

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Maria Stella Ferreira Levy

    1974-06-01

    Full Text Available Trabalho de caráter exploratório e informativo, teve como principal objetivo levantar dados sobre a migração internacional no Brasil, e a contribuição desse contingente imigratório para o crescimento da população brasileira. Nesse sentido construiu-se um índice que, pelo menos em primeira aproximação, proporcione estimativas da emigração de retorno, cuja ausência de dados prejudica a análise. Embora na introdução contenha elementos anteriores a 1872, considerou-se essa data como marco inicial por ser a do primeio censo nacional do Brasil. Analisou-se também, a partir de dados censitários, a distribuição espacial da população estrangeira por unidades da Federação.The present paper, exploratory and informative basically, had as main purpose, to put together data about International Migration in Brazil and the contribution of this migration to the growth of the brazilian population. For this matter an index that would proporcionate a first approximation for the estimatives of return emmigration, was build, once data on that matter is lacking. Despite the fact of the introduction having elements beyond 1872, this date was taken as inicial point, as it is of the first Brazilian National Census. It also has been analysed based on Census data, the spacial distribution by State, of the foreign population.

  1. The Role of Solidarity(-ies) in Rare Diseases Research.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Mascalzoni, Deborah; Petrini, Carlo; Taruscio, Domenica; Gainotti, Sabina

    2017-01-01

    Solidarity plays a relevant role in rare diseases (RDs) research to create and enable research in the field. In Europe RDs are estimated to affect between 27 and 36 million people even though single RDs can count very few patients, making the contribution of everyone essential to reach solid results. Often RD research is initiated by patient groups devoting substantial time and resources to the scientific enterprise. In RD research solidarity is often evocated and expressed, in different ways and on different levels, so that it is possible to talk about "solidarities" played by different stakeholders and sometimes conflicting with each other. In this paper we describe different contexts in which solidarity is expressed and embedded in RD research, in particular the context of tight relationships between individuals and their families or in small communities/ethnic groups; among individuals suffering from different RDs and researchers working on a specific RD or a group of RDs, and within society at large. In all these cases the different types of solidarity should be balanced against each other and also against conflicting values. The request to a patient to share data and samples to increase scientific knowledge on the basis of solidarity values needs to be balanced against the need to protect her privacy and autonomy; the duty for a researcher to allow fair access to RD sample and data collections which were donated in a spirit of solidarity is balanced against the need to be competitive in the research world. In the Report "Solidarity. Reflections on an emerging concept in bioethics", the Nuffield Council of Bioethics defines solidarity as "shared practices reflecting a collective commitment to carry 'costs' (financial, social, emotional or otherwise) to assist others". Therefore, if a solidarity framework has to be solid and ethically sound it needs to be framed as a shared value, reflected in the different practices by all the stakeholders and be based on

  2. La Organización Panamericana de la Salud y la salud internacional: una historia de formación, conceptualización y desarrollo colectivo The Pan American Health Organization and international health: a history of training, conceptualization, and collective development

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Annella Auer

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available El entorno global, cada vez más complejo y en constante cambio, requiere líderes con competencias especiales para responder eficazmente a este escenario. En este contexto, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS va más allá de los modelos tradicionales de formación en materia de liderazgo tanto en cuanto al diseño como al modelo conceptual de la salud internacional. Como organización de salud intergubernamental y centenaria, la OPS ofrece a los participantes una posición ventajosa única desde la cual pueden conceptualizar, compartir experiencias y desarrollar proyectos pertinentes para la salud internacional. Con más de dos decenios de experiencia (1985-2006 en la preparación de profesionales a través del Programa de Formación en Salud Internacional que lo antecedió, el Programa de Líderes en Salud Internacional "Edmundo Granda Ugalde" (PLSI utiliza un diseño innovador, actividades de aprendizaje virtuales y prácticas, y un enfoque basado en problemas para analizar los principales conceptos, teorías, actores, fuerzas y procesos en el campo de la salud internacional. En colaboración con las representaciones de la OPS/OMS e instituciones nacionales, los participantes desarrollan proyectos nacionales basados en los temas de salud prioritarios, muchos de los cuales se integran en la cooperación técnica de la Organización y/o son ejecutados por los ministerios pertinentes y otras entidades en sus respectivos países o subregiones. Desde su inicio en el 2008, en el PLSI han participado 185 personas en representación de 31 países, lo que se suma a las 187 personas capacitadas mediante el programa antecesor. Estas iniciativas han contribuido al desarrollo de profesionales de la salud dedicados a la salud internacional en la Región de las Américas, y ha hecho aportes importantes hacia la comprensión conceptual de la salud internacional mediante la promoción del debate sobre este tema.A constantly changing and

  3. Economical and ambient sustainability: an ideal of the international society Sustentabilidade econômica e ambiental: um ideal da sociedade internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marlene Kempfer Bassoli

    2005-12-01

    Full Text Available The incorporation of the environmental issue by international offices and regional blocks in the last decades, has demonstrated a growing preoccupation with the road to sustainable socio-economic development. The contemporary development process, consolidated by the capitalist production model, has exercised great influence on society in general. This globalized economic model gave rise to a new network of relations which have affected the political structures of the States. Thus, among the many concerns involving these changes is the incorporation of environmental values to reach sustainable development, to promote economic development taking into account environment protection and social justice. In face of the transnacionality issue and the importance of the objective at hand, it is fundamental to raise people’s awareness of the legal harmonization issue.A incorporação do tema ambiental por organismos internacionais e blocos regionais, ao longo das últimas décadas do século XX, demonstra uma lenta preocupação com o caminho do desenvolvimento sócio-econômico sustentável. O processo de desenvolvimento, que se consolidou a partir do modo de produção capitalista, exerceu influência sobre a sociedade de um modo geral. Um modelo econômico de efeito globalizante, trouxe à tona uma nova rede de relações, com reflexos, inclusive, nas estruturas políticas dos Estados. Assim, entre as necessárias preocupações, diante das mudanças, está a incorporação de valores relacionados ao meio ambiente para alcançar o desenvolvimento sustentável, ou seja, desenvolvimento econômico com preservação do meio ambiente e justiça social. Diante da transnacionalidade da questão ambiental e para alcançar tal objetivo, é fundamental despertar para a consciência do caminho da harmonização legislativa.

  4. Uniform and Complementary Social Interaction: Distinct Pathways to Solidarity.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Koudenburg, Namkje; Postmes, Tom; Gordijn, Ernestine H; van Mourik Broekman, Aafke

    2015-01-01

    We examine how different forms of co-action give rise to feelings of solidarity. We propose that (a) coordinated action elicits a sense of solidarity, and (b) the process through which such solidarity emerges differs for different forms of co-action. We suggest that whether solidarity within groups emerges from uniform action (e.g. synchronizing, as when people speak in unison) or from more complementary forms of action (e.g. alternating, when speaking in turns) has important consequences for the emergent position of individuals within the group. Uniform action relies on commonality, leaving little scope for individuality. In complementary action each individual makes a distinctive contribution to the group, thereby increasing a sense of personal value to the group, which should contribute to the emergence of solidarity. The predictions receive support from five studies, in which we study groups in laboratory and field settings. Results show that both complementary and uniform co-action increase a sense of solidarity compared to control conditions. However, in the complementary action condition, but not in the uniform action (or synchrony) condition, the effect on feelings of solidarity is mediated by a sense of personal value to the group.

  5. Intergenerational family solidarity: value differences between immigrant groups and generations.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Merz, Eva-Maria; Ozeke-Kocabas, Ezgi; Oort, Frans J; Schuengel, Carlo

    2009-06-01

    Although immigrants may be more dependent on their immediate family for support, they may also experience a wider generation-gap in values regarding intergenerational solidarity, because of processes of acculturation. Based on large scale survey data (N = 2,028), differences between first and second generation immigrants in values regarding intergenerational solidarity were examined among family members in the Netherlands with an immigration background from Turkey, Morocco, Suriname, and The Dutch Antilles. Using a multilevel analytic approach, effects of family and individual characteristics on values regarding intergenerational solidarity were tested, considering the perspectives of two generations. It was found that immigrants with Moroccan and Turkish backgrounds scored higher on values with respect to intergenerational family solidarity than immigrants stemming from Suriname and The Antilles. First generation immigrants placed higher values on family solidarity compared to second generation immigrants. Additionally, religious denomination was a significant predictor of higher values with respect to intergenerational family solidarity. Immigration and acculturation may create great strains in migrant families. Policies to support the fabric of intergenerational solidarity should consider ethnic and religious background and immigration history. Copyright 2009 APA, all rights reserved.

  6. Conhecimentos e Habilidades para Atuar no Ambiente Internacional de Negócios: a relevância do ensino de contabilidade internacional na percepção de alunos do curso de graduação em ciências contábeisKnowledge and Skills to Act in the International Business Environment: the relevance of the education in international accounting in the perception of students in the course of science degree in accountingConocimientos y Habilidades para Actuar en el Ambiente Internacional de Negocios: la relevancia de la enseñanza de contabilidad internacional en la percepción de los alumnos del curso de graduación en ciencias contables

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    OLIVEIRA, Antonio Benedito Silva

    2005-05-01

    Full Text Available RESUMO Promover o desenvolvimento de conhecimentos e habilidades que permitam ao profissional contábil ingressar no mercado de trabalho com condições de atender às necessidades dos diversos usuários da informação contábil, dentro de um contexto globalizado, é a principal responsabilidade das disciplinas dos cursos de graduação em Ciências Contábeis, entre elas, a Contabilidade Internacional. A proposta deste artigo é analisar o impacto, na formação do aluno, da inserção da disciplina Contabilidade Internacional na estrutura curricular dos cursos de graduação em Ciências Contábeis. Foi aplicado um questionário a alunos de último ano de duas instituições de ensino – uma que oferece a disciplina e outra que não oferece – o que permitiu testar a hipótese de que existe diferença significativa entre aqueles que cursam ou cursaram a disciplina e aqueles que não a cursaram, no que concerne à percepção dos alunos sobre seus conhecimentos, habilidades e competências para lidar com as questões internacionais. Considerando a carência de estudos nacionais nessa área e a atualidade do tema, o presente artigo, ainda que de caráter exploratório, poderá estimular pesquisas futuras, facilitando a construção de hipóteses; bem como contribuir na criação e revisão dos currículos de cursos de graduação em Ciências Contábeis, incentivando os responsáveis - órgãos governamentais e instituições de ensino - a repensar a formação do profissional contábil no Brasil. ABSTRACTThe main core of the accounting graduate courses disciplines – including “international accounting” – is to promote the development of knowledge and abilities that prepare the future accountant to fulfill the needs of the multiple users of accounting information in an international context. This paper analyzes the perceived impact of the discipline “international accounting” on the students’ formation. A survey conducted with

  7. Procedures to enter the international market of the carbon and PEMEX electrical generation projects; Procedimientos para ingresar al mercado internacional del carbono y proyectos de generacion electrica de PEMEX

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Zeferino Abundis, Yolanda [Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico, D.F. (Mexico)

    2006-11-15

    The consumption and production of the electrical energy contribute to the gas emission that has the property of retaining heat in the atmosphere, giving rise to an increment in the global average temperature of the Earth, and causing a climatic change that the international scientific consensus describes as important alterations in the meteorological patterns. As a result of this, international actions were taken. The most ambitious agreement and by its quantified and obligatory character is presented the Kyoto Protocol, that forces the countries listed in Annex 1 to reduce their emissions through national measures and flexible mechanisms, within these last ones is the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) that contemplates the mutual cooperation between developed and developing countries in the participation of projects tending to the reduction of gas emissions of greenhouse effect. Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) has large necessities of electrical energy and steam, and counts on projects with characteristics that under the CDM cover the characteristics to be technical and economically viable. [Spanish] El consumo y produccion de la energia electrica contribuye a la emision de gases que tienen la propiedad de retener calor en la atmosfera, dando lugar a un incremento en la temperatura promedio global de la Tierra, y provocando un cambio climatico que el consenso cientifico internacional describe como alteraciones importantes en los patrones meteorologicos. A raiz de esto, se tomaron acciones internacionales. El acuerdo mas ambicioso y por su caracter cuantificado y obligatorio lo representa el Protocolo de Kyoto, quien obliga a los paises listados en el Anexo 1 a reducir sus emisiones a traves de medidas nacionales y mecanismos flexibles, dentro de estos ultimos se encuentra el Mecanismo de Desarrollo Limpio (MDL) que contempla la cooperacion mutua entre paises desarrollados y en vias de desarrollo en la participacion de proyectos tendientes a la reduccion de emisiones

  8. El VI Congreso de la Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Maestros (FIAM-FIAI. Santander, 1933. The VI Congress of the International Federation of Teachers Associations (FIAM-FIAI. Santander, 1933

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ángel Llano Díaz

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available (ES En agosto de 1933 se desarrolló en Santander el VI Congreso de la FIAM, que supuso la celebra-ción en España de uno de los grandes congresos internacionales de educación y la internacionali-zación de la principal asociación profesional del magisterio español, la Asociación Nacional del Magisterio Primario. La relevancia de este congreso superó los aspectos profesionales y educativos planteados en un principio, que se centraban en la crítica a los recortes educativos producidos por la crisis de 1929, la educación para la paz y el estudio de las condiciones para el paso de la ense-ñanza primaria a la secundaria, para acabar centrándose en el enfrentamiento entre el sindicato nazi alemán y los sindicatos democráticos europeos. Las fuentes primarias utilizadas han sido La Revista de Pedagogía –fuente de primer orden para conocer la evolución del asociacionismo in-ternacional en esos años y su relación con el magisterio español- y la prensa local. También es importante la aportación de los recuerdos personales del que fuera secretario de la FIAM durante muchos años, Louis Dumas, recogidos en 1961. (EN In August 1933 took place in Santander the Sixth Congress of IFMA, which involved the helding in Spain of one of the major international conferences of education and internationalization of the leading professional association of Spanish teachers, the National Association Primary teachers. The relevance of this Congress passed the professional aspects and educational raised at first, which focused on criticizing education cuts caused by the crisis of 1929, education for peace and the study of the conditions for changing of primary to secondary, to stop focusing on the confron-tation between the German Nazi union and the European democratic unions. The primary sources used were The Journal of pedagogy -source first order to know the evolution of international associations in those years and its relationship with the Spanish

  9. Writing for international publication in nursing journals: a personal perspective (part 1 Como escribir para publicacion en enfermeria: una perspectiva personal (parte 1 Como escrever para publicação internacional em enfermagem: uma perspectiva pessoal (parte 1

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    G. Hussein Rassool

    2006-04-01

    Full Text Available The number of printed and electronic (Internet academic nursing publications in Brazil and around the world highlights the importance attached to publishing in the field of nursing. Internationally, journals are ranked according to their professional merits and peer review orientations. Financial institutions increasingly value publications in renowned journals as one criterion for granting funds for research. One important reason why many scientific articles do not meet the requirements from international journal reviewers, especially those submitted English, is the result of poor and literal translation of the text. The challenge we are facing in Latin America is to encourage the development of articles for publication in internationally reviewed journals. Co-authorship is a potentially stimulating model for researchers and postgraduate students to publish. This task can be undertaken through the help of international supervisors and researchers, supervisors or postgraduate students with good command of the English language. This article aims to demystify the publication process and present some guidelines on how to publish in international journals.El número de medios de divulgación académica impresos y electrónicos (Internet de enfermería de alcance nacional e internacional destaca la importancia de publicar entre enfermeros. Alrededor del mundo, las revistas están siendo categorizadas con relación a sus méritos para la profesión y evaluación de los pares. Cada vez más, las instituciones de financiamiento de investigación prestan atención a la publicación en revistas de prestigio académico como uno de los criterios para la concesión del mismo. Un factor importante a ser considerado entre los motivos por los cuales muchos artículos científicos fallan en cumplir los requisitos de evaluación de los revisores de revistas internacionales, principalmente aquellas de lengua inglesa, es la traducción pobre y de manera literal

  10. Writing for international publication in nursing journals: a personal perspective (Part 2 Como escribir para publicacion en enfermeria: una perspectiva personal (Parte 2 Como escrever para publicação internacional em enfermagem: uma perspectiva pessoal (Parte 2

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    G. Hussein Rassool

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available The number of printed and electronic (Internet academic nursing publications in Brazil and around the world highlight the importance attached to publishing in the field of nursing. Internationally, journals are ranked according to their professional merits and peer review orientations. Financial institutions increasingly value publications in renowned journals as one criterion for granting funds for research. One important reason why many scientific articles do not meet the requirements from international journal reviewers, especially those submitted English, is the result of poor and literal translation of the text. The challenge we are facing in Latin America is to encourage the development of articles for publication in internationally reviewed journals. Co-authorship is a potentially stimulating model for researchers and postgraduate students to publish. This task can be undertaken through the help of international supervisors and researchers, supervisors or postgraduate students with good command of the English language. This article aims to demystify the publication process and present some guidelines on how to publish in international journals.El número de medios de divulgación académica impresos y electrónicos (Internet de enfermería de alcance nacional e internacional destaca la importancia de publicar entre enfermeros. Alrededor del mundo, las revistas están siendo categorizadas con relación a sus méritos para la profesión y evaluación de los pares. Cada vez más, las instituciones de financiamiento de investigación prestan atención a la publicación en revistas de prestigio académico como uno de los criterios para la concesión del mismo. Un factor importante a ser considerado entre los motivos por los cuales muchos artículos científicos fallan en cumplir los requisitos de evaluación de los revisores de revistas internacionales, principalmente aquellas de lengua inglesa, es la traducción pobre y de manera literal

  11. Comparando a Classificação Internacional de Doenças em Odontologia e Estomatologia (CID-OE com a Classificação Estatística Internacional de Doenças e Problemas Relacionados à Saúde (CID-10 Comparing the International Classification of Disease to Dentistry and Stomatology (ICD-DA and the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Olga M. P. Silva

    2001-08-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: Nos estudos epidemiológicos de morbidade é necessário se adotar um sistema de classificação de doenças. Na odontologia e nos traumatismos buco-maxilo-faciais pode-se usar a Classificação Internacional de Doenças em Estomatologia e Odontologia (CID-OE mas, em alguns casos, esta classificação não é adequada. O objetivo deste estudo é comparar a aplicação da CID-OE com a aplicação da CID-10 na classificação de diagnósticos da área. MATERIAL E MÉTODOS: Foram analisados 2.372 casos atendidos em serviços de traumatismos buco-maxilo-faciais e emergências dentais no Município de São Paulo, Brasil, onde os diagnósticos encontrados foram codificados por ambas as classificações. RESULTADOS: A CID-OE especificou melhor 1.117 casos mas, em 267, não ofereceu possibilidade de codificação. Em 978 casos, o detalhamento dado pela codificação foi o mesmo em ambas as classificações.INTRODUCTION: Adopting a classification system of diseases is necessary to perform epidemiological studies of morbidity. In oral and maxillo-facial injuries and in dentistry we may use the International Classification of Diseases for Dentistry and Stomatology (ICD-DA, but the classification is not always appropriate. The objective of the study is to compare the accuracy of the ICD-DA to the International Classification of Diseases-10th Revision (ICD-10 in the classification of diagnoses. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 2,372 encounters were analyzed in oral and maxillo-facial care and in dental emergency services, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The encounters were codified by both classifications. RESULTS: 1,117 cases were better classified by the dental classification, but in 267 cases the ICD-DA does not offer a code. In 978 cases the details were the same in both classifications.

  12. Free movement of persons and the many faces of solidarity

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Jacqueson, Catherine

    of equal treatment and the free movement provisions. A certain mutualisation of risks or social solidarity between Member States and their citizens was therefore built in the Community at its very start, and was further developed by the Court. Social solidarity was reinforced by the introduction of Union...... citizenship with the Maastricht Treaty and the legal force that the Court subsequently enshrined it with. Sala, Grzelczyk, Bidar, Baumbast and Collins are all cases which each in their way tell the successful story of social solidarity between the Member States and the protection of the individual rights...... of the Union citizens. Yet, how successful is this success story in normative and practical terms? What kind and degree of financial solidarity or mutualisation of costs does it actually underpin? The present paper will reflect on these issues looking essentially at the Court’s case-law while also pointing...

  13. Contestação de normas e ameaça à paz e à segurança regional e internacional: a facilidade excessiva de acesso a armas Norm contestation and threat to regional and international peace and security: excessive ease of access to arms

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Denise Garcia

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available A facilidade de acesso a armas, pelos governos e atores não governamentais afins, exacerba os conflitos, destrói os acordos de paz frágeis e facilita a perpetração de violações dos direitos humanos e crimes hediondos contra a humanidade. Agravando isso, o comércio de armas está fora do alcance do direito internacional, ou seja, não existe um tratado global internacional juridicamente vinculativo que regulamente todos os aspectos da transferência de armas. A prática de transferência de armas para atores não estatais sem critérios em relação aos usuários finais é uma característica recorrente do comércio mundial de armas e, geralmente, tem consequências deletérias. Estas são percebidas nos conflitos prolongados no Afeganistão, na República Democrática do Congo, no Sudão, no Chifre da África, no Oriente Médio e mais recentemente na Síria e na Líbia, entre muitos outros. O presente artigo analisa uma tentativa contestada na construção de normas internacionais para conter uma prática internacional de longa data - a da transferência de armas para atores não estatais - e suas implicações para a segurança internacional, direito internacional e formulação de políticas a nível multilateral. No entanto, diferente dos construtivistas, examina uma norma que, apesar de difundida em diferentes contextos regionais, não conseguiu encontrar validade jurídica como uma realidade normativa internacional.The ease of access to arms, by governments and non-government actors alike, exacerbates conflicts, destroys fragile peace agreements, and facilitates the perpetration of violations of human rights and egregious crimes against humanity. Compounding this, the arms trade is out of the purview of International Law; that is, there is no comprehensive legally binding international treaty regulating all aspects of arms transfers. The practice of transferring arms to non-state actors with no criteria regarding the end users is a

  14. The role of 'accompagnement' in the end-of-life debate in France: from solidarity to autonomy.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Gaille, Marie; Horn, Ruth

    2016-12-01

    This article traces the way autonomy has become a recognised value in health care in France. In a country that based its social fundamentals on the very idea of solidarity for many years, autonomy has long been considered a foreign 'Anglo-American principle'. Taking the example of the end-of-life debate, the article shows, however, how the use of the French term 'accompagnement' allowed autonomy to be redefined and to be associated with the concept of solidarity. Exploring the arguments used over the past 25 years in professional guidelines, parliamentary reports, ethics committee reports, and legal texts, the authors describe the shift that took place in public and legal discourses on end-of-life care. The analysis demonstrates how the scope of autonomy has been limited by other social values, such as the protection of the dying person, in order to become an accepted social value in its own right. The example of the French end-of-life debate shows that depending on how the concept of autonomy is adapted and applied in a specific context, it can be compatible with the idea of solidarity. Such compatibility has been challenged previously in the international bioethics debate. By demonstrating the possibility of combining autonomy and solidarity, this article makes an important contribution to the international bioethics debate and to the dialogue between countries that are often perceived as significantly different.

  15. Understanding community and solidarity tourism: a dialog with experiences in Marraquech and Latin America

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Carlos Alberto Cioce Sampaio

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available Discussion on community tourism and solidarity tourism reflects on others such as: cultural tourism, ethnic tourism, ecotourism and rural tourism, many times expropriated by darwinean logics and capitalist dynamics which limit tourist experiences potentialities to the conservation of traditional ways of life. This article intends to dialog with commercial exchange ceremonies experienced in Marraquech in Dezember 2008 to understand community and solidarity tourism in Latin America. Tourism in Marraquech is divided through a wall. Inside it, at the Medina, socio cultural beriberi and Arabian culture is predominant, under the only commercial ceremonial: you never know if you are doing big deal. Outside, west prone socio-cultural circuit is predominant, with hotel chains, restaurants and international shops known as the more expensive, the best! Reflection is made about the way ceremonies, turned into ways of life are similar or not. No doubt real wall is not as big as the symbolic wall between villages: western and communitarian, and between tourisms, conventional and solidarity local based one.

  16. Enterprise Social Responsibility and Solidarity Economy: A Possible Partnership

    OpenAIRE

    Luisa, Graziela; Andrade, Edinara Terezinha de

    2012-01-01

    Enterprise Social Responsibility - ESR and Solidarity Economy are the main subjects of this article, a time that are significantly important subjects of the present time and are considered concepts still under construction. At first, it will discuss about the theory of Social Responsibility and solidarity economy, under the optics of different authors. After that, the partnership will be presented between the The Incubator of Popular Cooperatives of the Regional University of Blumenau (FURB),...

  17. Mercadotecnia internacional: instrumento para el comercio global

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Elizabeth Guadalupe Ramírez Moreno

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available La investigación tiene por objeto analizar la mercadotecnia internacional y sus contribuciones al comercio internacional. En muchas empresas toman la decisión de expandir su producción hacia otro u otros países. Así mismo sin embargo hay factores que se deben de tomar en cuenta antes de competir en un mercado hacia el extranjero. Todos los temas referentes del marketing internacional se han expandido en su ámbito internacional.

  18. Key elements of the audiovisual policy of the International Organization of la Francophonie / Líneas generales de la política audiovisual de la Organización Internacional de la Francofonía

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Lic. Félix Redondo Casado; fredondo@inst.uc3m.es

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper investigates the key elements of the audiovisual policy of the International Organization of la Francophonie (OIF. The hypothesis to be tested is that the audiovisual policy of la Francophonie presents a fundamental concept of the audiovisual.This study is exploratory in nature and considers only the last ten years of la Francophonie. The research presents a mixed methodological approach that combines quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.Many items have been analyzed: frameworks for action and declarations, the structure of the organization in the audiovisual area and programs and major projects. One of the most important conclusions of this study is that audiovisual policy of the OIF is characterized by diversity, as well as by its link with culture. However, the OIF tries to ensure the presence of the French universe, ignoring the voices of the rest of the organization.Este trabajo aborda las líneas generales de la política audiovisual de la Organización Internacional de la Francofonía (OIF. La hipótesis que ha guiado el estudio es que la política audiovisual de la Francofonía presenta una concepción fundamental del audiovisual. El estudio es de carácter exploratorio y se ha centrado en los últimos diez años de la Francofonía. La investigación empleó un enfoque mixto que combinó datos cualitativos y cuantitativos en la recogida y en el análisis.Se han analizado varios elementos: los marcos de actuación y declaraciones, la estructura de la organización en el área audiovisual y los programas y principales proyectos. Una de las conclusiones más importantes del estudio es que la política audiovisual de la OIF se caracteriza por su diversidad, así como por su ligazón con la cultura. Sin embargo, la OIF trata de garantizar la presencia del universo francés, olvidando las voces del conjunto de la organización.

  19. Atenção primária à saúde: diretrizes, desafios e recomendações. Revisão de bibliografia internacional Primary health care: guidelines, challenges and recommendations. A review of international literature

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Luiz Gustavo Silva Souza

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Apresentamos uma revisão de bibliografia internacional que teve por objetivo identificar e analisar a diversidade de temas associados à Atenção Primária à Saúde, especialmente o cotidiano de trabalho de seus profissionais, suas diretrizes e seus desafios políticos e clínicos. Analisamos os resumos de 105 artigos publicados entre 1999 e 2009. Selecionamos, para análise, 34 artigos identificados de acordo com critérios específicos. Criamos categorias temáticas e comparamos os dados com certa literatura brasileira sobre o tema. Os artigos centram-se no profissional de medicina e enfatizam a noção de medicina baseada em evidências. Abordam principalmente a implementação de diretrizes na Atenção Primária e as relações entre profissionais e usuários. Admitem a complexidade da Atenção Primária e a importância de aproximação à realidade dos pacientes. Entretanto, não abordam a intersetorialidade, não questionam radicalmente o especialismo curativista e não mencionam a promoção de cidadania, autonomia e cogestão junto aos usuários. Falam da necessidade de abordar problemas "humanos" nos níveis de implementação de diretrizes, encontro clínico etc., mas se mostram distanciados das ciências humanas.We present a review of international literature, aiming at identifying and analyzing the diversity of themes associated to Primary Health Care. We focused on the characteristics of the work of health care personnel, its guidelines and its political and clinical challenges. We analyzed the abstracts of 105 articles published between 1999 and 2009. Then, we integrally read and analyzed 34 articles, creating thematic categories. We compared data to Brazilian literature on the subject. The articles focus on physician's work and emphasize the notion of evidence-based medicine. They mainly approach the implementation of guidelines to primary health care and the professional-patient relations. They acknowledge the complexity of

  20. Regulamento sanitário internacional: emergências em saúde pública, medidas restritivas de liberdade e liberdades individuais | International health regulations: public health emergencies, freedom-restricting measures, and individual freedom

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Yara Oyram Ramos Lima

    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available O estudo objetiva identificar as principais características das medidas de controle restritivas de liberdade, adotadas nos países signatários do Regulamento Sanitário Internacional (RSI, em situações de epidemias/pandemias, com ênfase nas relações entre leis e princípios, benefícios e desvantagens da utilização dessas medidas. Realizou-se revisão até julho de 2012 nas bases de dados Medline, Web of Science e Scielo com os descritores: “Restrictives Measures”, “Quarantine”, “Nonpharmaceutical”, “Quarantine and Isolation”, “medidas restritivas”, “Quarentena”, “não-farmacêuticas”, “isolamento”. Encontrou-se diferentes posições entre os países e que o problema central no debate sobre medidas restritivas de liberdade não é exatamente a quarentena e o isolamento e sim questões de cunho econômico, social e administrativo. Percebe-se concordância tácita quanto à importância das medidas restritivas nas Emergências em Saúde Pública e que a efetivação de sua aplicação enseja problemas ainda não harmonizados entre os países signatários do RSI (2005. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This study aimed to identify the main features of the freedom-restricting control measures adopted by the signatories to the international health regulations (IHR in case of epidemics/pandemics. Relationships were emphasized between laws and principles and benefits and disadvantages from adopting them. A literature review search was conducted in Medline, Scielo, and Web of Science databases using the key words “Restrictives Measures,” “Quarantine,” “Nonpharmaceutical,” “Quarantine and Isolation,” “medidas restritivas,” “Quarentena,” “não-farmacêuticas,” and “isolamento” in articles published in or before July 2012. Different countries showed different approaches, and economic, social, and administrative issues

  1. Funcionalidade e incapacidade humana: explorando o escopo da classificação internacional da Organização Mundial da Saúde Human functioning and disability: exploring the scope of the World Health Organization's international classification

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Rosana Ferreira Sampaio

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available A produção teórica sobre incapacidade se apresenta dicotomizada nas perspectivas médica e social. O modelo biomédico foca a deficiência, doença ou anormalidade corporal e como esses fatores produzem incapacidade. A abordagem social sugere que o significado de deficiência e incapacidade emerge de contextos sociais e culturais específicos. A OMS criou a Classificação Internacional de Funcionalidade, Incapacidade e Saúde (CIF, que traz um sistema de classificação e modelo teórico baseados na junção dos modelos médico e social e usa uma abordagem biopsicossocial para integrar as dimensões da saúde. Apesar da importância e atualidade da CIF, alguns conceitos foram pouco detalhados e justificados, podendo ocasionar interpretações distintas. Propõe-se com este ensaio descrever o modelo da CIF e analisar o alcance da teoria biopsicossocial para explorar a natureza relacional das categorias deficiência e incapacidade, bem como o caráter universal da proposta da OMS. Um dos aspectos mais positivos da CIF é trazer à baila a natureza interativa da incapacidade e a divisão do fenômeno em três dimensões, mostrando o grau de complexidade do processo de funcionalidade e incapacidade humana.The theoretical discussion on disability is dichotomized according to the medical and social perspectives. The biomedical model focuses on impairment, disease, or physical abnormality and how these factors produce disability. The social approach suggests that the meaning of disability and impairment emerges from specific social and cultural contexts. The WHO created the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF, with a classification system and theoretical model based on the combination of the medical and social models and using a biopsychosocial approach to integrate the health dimensions. Despite the importance and immediacy of the ICF, some concepts were insufficiently detailed and justified and could lead to

  2. A convenção internacional sobre os direitos da criança: debates e tensões The international convention on the child's rights: debates and tensions

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Fúlvia Rosemberg

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo, revisitamos a literatura sobre o contexto sociopolítico e o texto da Convenção Internacional sobre os Direitos da Criança, bem como algumas de suas repercussões no Brasil. Nosso interesse de apresentar e discutir a literatura sobre a Convenção decorre não só da escassez da bibliografia brasileira, apesar da célere ratificação do documento pelo Brasil e de ele ter inspirado a elaboração do art. 227 da Constituição Brasileira de 1988 e do Estatuto da Criança e do Adolescente. Deriva, sobretudo, de sua inovação na representação de infância e dos direitos da criança e, em consequência, da intensa e instigante produção acadêmica que tem provocado no hemisfério norte. Além disso, parece-nos urgente que a sociedade brasileira disponha de embasamento mais consistente sobre os marcos legais que adotaIn this article, we look again at literature relating to socio-political contexts and the text of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, as well as some of its repercussions in Brazil. Our interest in presenting and discussing the literature on the Convention stems not only from the fact that little has been written in Brazil on this theme, despite its speedy ratification of the document, and the fact that it inspired the drafting of Article 227 of the 1988 Brazilian Constitution and the Statute of the Child and Adolescent. It derives above all, from the way it innovated in representing childhood and children's rights and, as a consequence, the intense and challenging academic production it provoked in the northern hemisphere. Furthermore, it seems for us that Brazilian society urgently needs to have a more consistent basis for the legal frameworks it adopts

  3. Propriedades psicométricas do questionário internacional: aparelho de amplificação sonora individual Psychometric properties of the international otcome inventory for hearing AIDS

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marisa Gasparin

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available Analisar as propriedades psicométricas de instrumentos de autoavaliação é primordial para verificar a confiabilidade e a validade dos testes, além de permitir a interpretação correta dos resultados. OBJETIVO: Verificar as propriedades psicométricas do IOI-HA (International Outcome Inventory for Hearing Aids na versão em português, denominada QI-AASI (Questionário Internacional - Aparelho de Amplificação Sonora Individual, em termos de consistência interna, correlação entre os itens e reprodutibilidade. FORMA DE ESTUDO: Descritivo, observacional e transversal. MATERIAL E MÉTODO: O questionário foi aplicado em 53 usuários de AASI, 34 do sexo feminino e 19 do sexo masculino, com idades compreendidas entre 19 e 92 anos e nível de instrução de ensino básico incompleto a ensino superior completo, abrangendo sujeitos com amplificação binaural e monoaural. RESULTADOS: O QI-AASI apresentou um Alpha de Cronbach em 0,69. Na correlação entre os itens foram verificadas várias correlações significativas. O instrumento se reproduziu de forma adequada, exceto para o item 6, que apresentou diferença significativa na comparação entre o teste e o reteste. CONCLUSÕES: Sugere-se o uso do QI-AASI no processo de reabilitação de usuários de prótese (s auditiva (s, porém considera-se que o questionário pode ser de difícil compreensão para sujeitos com baixo nível sociocultural na situação autoaplicada.It is paramount to assess the psychometric properties of self-assessment tools in order to check the tests' reliability and validity, also to enable proper outcome interpretation. AIM: to check the psychometric properties of the IOI-HA (International Outcome Inventory for Hearing Aids in its Portuguese version, called QI-AASI (International Questionnaire - Individual Sound Amplification Device, in terms of internal uniformity, correlation between the items and reproducibility. STUDY DESIGN: descriptive, observational and cross

  4. Notas e reflexões sobre a jurisprudência internacional em matéria ambiental: a participação de indivíduos e organizações não governamentais Notes and reflections on environmental international jurisprudence: the participation of individuals and non-governmental organizations

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Fúlvio Eduardo Fonseca

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo do artigo é oferecer uma sistematização da jurisprudência internacional relevante envolvendo onGs e meio ambiente. Para isso, buscou-se mapear os casos exemplares levados às instâncias internacionais, como forma de ilustrar o potencial e as limitações da estratégia de se recorrer ao direito internacional, levada a efeito por um crescente número de indivíduos e organizações. A pesquisa considerou as sentenças e decisões de órgãos judiciais (Corte Interamericana de Direitos Humanos, Corte européia de Direitos Humanos, tribunal de Justiça europeu e Corte Internacional de Justiça e quasi-judiciais (Comitê de Direitos Humanos das nações unidas, constituindo um aporte inicial aos interessados na matéria e um incentivo a estudos futuros que venham a complementá-la.The aim of this article is to present relevant international jusrisprudence involving NGOs and environment in a systematic way. Therefore, it seeks to identify examples of cases taken to international instances. The reasearch considered sentences and decisions as an example of the potential and limitation of the strategy used by an increasing number of individuals and organizations in making use of judicial (Interamerican Court of Human Rights, European Court of Human Rights, European Tribunal of Justice and International Court of Justice and quasi-judicial organs (United Nations Human Rights Committee, as an initial contribution to those interested in this issue and an incentive for future studies that could complement it.

  5. El financiamiento internacional para la cooperación al desarrollo de la salud de América Latina y el Caribe International financing for cooperation to develop health in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Rebecca De Los Ríos

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available El presente estudio tuvo como objetivos a conocer en qué medida América Latina y el Caribe (ALC se vio beneficiada por los aumentos de la asistencia internacional para el desarrollo de la salud (ADS a nivel mundial y si la tendencia observada después de la Cumbre del Milenio, también fue una tendencia observada en la Región, b determinar si existen diferencias en la distribución de esta asistencia, según el ingreso bruto per cápita de los países, c identificar el posible efecto de la crisis financiera internacional de 2008 en la ayuda oficial bilateral y d comparar las tendencias que tuvo el gasto público salud con respecto a la ADS antes y después de la Cumbre del Milenio Se encontró que la ADS en ALC sigue un curso muy diferente al de otras regiones del mundo. A partir de 1997 se entra en un período de estancamiento fluctuante que se extiende hasta 2008, con desembolsos promedios anuales de US$ 1 200 millones. La banca multilateral tuvo una participación de 79% de los desembolsos promedios entre 2002 y 2008 en los países de ingreso medio alto, mientras que la ayuda oficial bilateral registró la mayor participación (61% en los países de ingresos medios bajos y bajos. En este período la ayuda bilateral tiene un crecimiento anual de 13%, pero en el año posterior a la crisis los desembolsos caen en US$ 20 millones. El 64% de la ayuda bilateral provino de Estados Unidos, España y Canadá, y el 29% de la misma se destinó a VIH/Sida y enfermedades de transmisión sexual. Después de la Cumbre del Milenio la ADS canalizada hacia los gobiernos disminuyó en un 30% entre 2001-2006 y su participación con respecto al gasto público en salud regional fue de 0,30% en el mismo período, con una proporción igualmente marginal con respecto al gasto total en salud para 2008 (0,37%; US$ 2 per cápita. Se concluye que después de la Cumbre del Milenio la ADS en ALC no creció ni logró igualar las tendencias antes del 2000 y el gasto p

  6. Evaluation of Brazil's public health surveillance system within the context of the International Health Regulations (2005 Evaluación del sistema de vigilancia de salud pública del Brasil dentro del contexto del Reglamento Sanitario Internacional (2005

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Maria Glória Teixeira

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: To evaluate Brazil's public health surveillance system (HSS, identifying its core capacities, shortcomings, and limitations in dealing with public health emergencies, within the context of the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005. METHODS: In 2008-2009 an evaluative cross-sectional study was conducted using semistructured questionnaires administered to key informants (municipal, state, and national government officials to assess Brazilian HSS structure (legal framework and resources and surveillance and response procedures vis-à-vis compliance with the IHR (2005 requirements for management of public health emergencies of national and international concern. Evaluation criteria included the capacity to detect, assess, notify, investigate, intervene, and communicate. Responses were analyzed separately by level of government (municipal health departments, state health departments, and national Ministry of Health. RESULTS: Overall, at all three levels of government, Brazil's HSS has a well-established legal framework (including the essential technical regulations and the infrastructure, supplies, materials, and mechanisms required for liaison and coordination. However, there are still some weaknesses at the state level, especially in land border areas and small towns. Professionals in the field need to be more familiar with the IHR 2005 Annex 2 decision tool (designed to increase sensitivity and consistency in the notification process. At the state and municipal level, the capacity to detect, assess, and notify is better than the capacity to investigate, intervene, and communicate. Surveillance activities are conducted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in 40.7% of states and 35.5% of municipalities. There are shortcomings in organizational activities and methods, and in the process of hiring and training personnel. CONCLUSIONS: In general, the core capacities of Brazil's HSS are well established and fulfill most of the requisites listed

  7. Equivalência entre revisões da Classificação Internacional de Doenças: causas de morte Bridge-coding between revisions of the International Classification of Diseases: causes of death

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Augusto H Santo

    2000-02-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar a comparabilidade entre a causa básica e as causas múltiplas de morte codificadas segundo as regras e disposições correlatas da nona e da décima revisões da Classificação Internacional de Doenças. MÉTODOS: Os dados provieram de uma amostra sistemática de 3.313 declarações de óbito de falecidos residentes no Estado de São Paulo, no ano de 1992 (1,6% do total dos óbitos naquele ano. Os dados foram processados pelo sistema "Automated Classification of Medical Entities", incluindo códigos para todas as afecções mencionadas nos atestados médicos e a causa básica que havia sido avaliada e revista segundo as disposições da nona revisão. Todas as afecções foram recodificadas segundo as disposições da décima revisão e os códigos resultantes introduzidos no banco de dados original para seleção da causa básica pelo sistema de declarações de óbito de São Paulo. As tabulações das causas múltiplas de morte codificadas pela nona e pela décima revisões foram obtidas pelas versões respectivas do programa "Tabulador de Causas Múltiplas". A comparação das causas de morte foi realizada a partir dos capítulos de ambas as revisões da Classificação Internacional de Doenças. RESULTADOS/CONCLUSÕES: As mudanças mais importantes para as causas básicas, ocorridas nos capítulos I, III e VIII da nona revisão e nos correspondentes capítulos I, IV e X da décima revisão, devem-se ao deslocamento das mortes causadas pela doença devido ao vírus da imunodeficiência humana e pela preterição das pneumonias como causa de morte. Em relação às causas múltiplas de morte, verificou-se o aumento de menções de doenças respiratórias e a correspondente diminuição de menções incluídas no capítulo das afecções mal definidas, devido à recodificação da insuficiência respiratória.OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the comparability of the underlying cause and multiple causes of death identified according

  8. Igualdad, equidad, solidaridad Equality, equitableness and solidarity

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Mariano Fernández Enguita

    2001-10-01

    Full Text Available Se propone descomponer la idea inespecífica de igualdad o, mejor, justicia distributiva, en las más específicas de igualdad estricta, equidad (acorde con la contribución o el esfuerzo, excelencia (incentivos a las aportaciones extraordinarias y solidaridad (compensación para los discapacitados. Estos son los criterios de justicia de la sociedad actual - aunque no haya acuerdo sobre como alcanzarlos - y la escuela no necesita inventar otros sino adaptarlos a su contexto. Por otra parte, se diferencia entre las desigualdades intracomunitarias - clase, género y etnia - y las intercomunitarias - entre países, entre comunidades, entre nacionales e inmigrantes.This paper suggests to decompose the unspecific idea of equality or, rather, of distributive justice, into the more specific ideas of strict equality, equitableness (according to contribution or effort, excellence (incentives for extraordinary contributions and solidarity (compensation for the disabled. These are the criteria of justice in modern society - even though there is no agreement on how to reach them. School need not make up any new ones but adapt those to its own context. Besides, a distinction is made between intracommunity - class, gender and ethnicity - and intercommunity inequalities - between countries, communities and between nationals and immigrants.

  9. Migrant women: issues in organization and solidarity.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Garcia Castro, M

    1986-01-01

    To understand the situation of migrant women and their increased vulnerability, it is necessary to consider the structural factors--economic, political, and cultural--that have impelled the movement of labor, and specifically of women, from developing to developed, and also within capitalist countries. Unequal access to land and other resources has been the historic cause of rural men and women migrating, but it is the internationalization of former agrarian economies and their increased dependence on the world economic system that stand out as important new factors. In the US, about 40% of the women in domestic service work are Black women and the rest are predominantly foreigners, especially Latin Americans, Caribbeans, and to a lesser degree, Asians. Contrary to the myth that migrant women have been a passive labor force, the history of the garment industry shows that they have been in the forefront of labor issues in many developed nations. There is a need to guarantee conditions that will enable women to organize and work in labor and migrant organizations and still protect their special characteristics as women. Women migrants, because of their conditions as women and because of their status as citizens without citizenship, especially when they are undocumented, are greatly in need of a solidarity group to educate national populations of migrant worker's rights. It is essential to guarantee the autonomy of migrant women's organization without interfering with their specific demands, considering their race, nationality, and social class.

  10. Transplante de células-tronco hematopoéticas em doenças reumáticas parte 1: experiência internacional Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for rheumatic diseases part 1: international experience

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Júlio C. Voltarelli

    2005-08-01

    Full Text Available Nesta revisão, discutem-se os resultados dos transplantes de células-tronco hematopoéticas (TCTH para doenças reumáticas graves e refratárias à terapia convencional realizados no exterior. Revêem-se brevemente as bases clínicas e experimentais para a realização desses transplantes e os resultados internacionais obtidos em lúpus eritematoso sistêmico (LES (33/50 remissões completas no registro europeu, com dez recidivas posteriores e 12 óbitos; 41/45 remissões duradouras em um centro americano, com dois óbitos pós-mobilização e quatro óbitos pós-transplante, artrite reumatóide (AR do adulto (58/73 remissões parciais com 85% de recidivas posteriores e apenas um óbito no registro europeu, artrite idiopática juvenil (AIJ (18/34 remissões duradouras e cinco óbitos no registro europeu, esclerose sistêmica (ES (46/50 respostas em um estudo europeu multicêntrico, com 35% de recidivas e 23% de mortalidade, enquanto num estudo americano, houve quatro óbitos e duas pneumopatias progressivas dentre 19 pacientes e melhora cutânea e da qualidade de vida em todos os sobreviventes e em uma miscelânea de outras doenças, incluindo as vasculites (9/15 respostas completas no registro europeu. Conclui-se que, na experiência internacional, o TCTH autólogo induz remissões prolongadas na maioria das doenças graves e refratárias em que foi utilizado, com exceção da AR do adulto, justificando o início de estudos prospectivos randomizados comparando-o com a terapia convencional otimizada.In this review, we discuss the results of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT for severe and refractory rheumatic diseases performed abroad. We briefly review clinical and experimental basis for those transplants and the international results obtained in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE (33/50 complete remissions in the European registry with 10 relapses and 12 deaths, and 41 durable remissions in an American study with 2 deaths post

  11. PROSECUTOR VERSUS JEAN-PIERRE BEMBA GOMBO: O TRIBUNAL PENAL INTERNACIONAL E A RESPONSABILIDADE DO COMANDO -- PROSECUTOR VERSUS JEAN-PIERRE BEMBA GOMBO: THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT AND COMMAND RESPONSIBILITY

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Geziela Iensue

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available A responsabilidade de comando implica a responsabilidade do superior pelo descumprimento de agir para impedir condutas penais de seus subordinados. O superior é responsável tanto por sua falta de controle e autoridade no evento em que se cometem os crimes quanto por condutas penais alheias. O princípio da responsabilidade de comando, consagrado no artigo 28 do Estatuto de Roma, tem se convertido em um dos mais relevantes mecanismos de Direito Penal Internacional e de Direito Internacional Humanitário com vistas a combater a impunidade de crimes internacionais. No presente artigo pretendeu-se analisar a decisão do caso do político congolês Jean-Pierre proferido recentemente pelo Tribunal Penal Internacional (TPI, enfatizando-se o pioneirismo da fundamentação sob o princípio da responsabilidade de comando. Para tanto, apresentou-se a evolução da jurisdição penal internacional frente ao redimensionamento da ideia clássica de soberania e da responsabilização dos agentes estatais em face da proteção aos direitos humanos. Procurou-se discutir a natureza jurídica da responsabilidade superior a partir da problematização do caráter peculiar da imputação ao superior consistente em uma omissão. Por fim, circunscreveu-se a análise do caso Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, buscando-se evidenciar a relevância do julgado e suas inúmeras inovações, notadamente, a responsabilização penal do “superior de comando” fundada no princípio da responsabilidade do comando, cujas tropas promoveram crimes internacionais, mesmo que não os tenha diretamente ordenado ou estado no local, bem como o entendimento igualmente pioneiro daquela Corte quanto à violência sexual ser considerada um crime contra a humanidade. Conclusivamente, sustentou-se que a referida decisão representou um avanço em relação ao fim da impunidade e a toda forma de injustiça. Palavras-chave: Tribunal Penal Internacional. Estatuto de Roma. Responsabilidade do comando.

  12. SURGIMIENTO Y CONSOLIDACIÓN DE LA RESPONSABILIDAD INTERNACIONAL INDIVIDUAL POR CRÍMENES DE GUERRA COMETIDOS EN CONFLICTOS ARMADOS NO INTERNACIONALES

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Juan Pablo Pérez-León Acevedo

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available La presente investigación busca estudiar el proceso de surgimiento y afianzamiento de la figura de la responsabilidad internacional individual por crímenes de guerra cometidos en el contexto de conflictos armados no internacionales, los cuales han caracterizado el Derecho internacional contemporáneo. Para tal efecto, se hace un estudio de la respectiva norma de Derecho internacional consuetudinario la cual se cristalizó en el Derecho internacional convencional, representado por el Estatuto de la Corte Penal InternacionalThe present research seeks to study the process of emergence and consolidation of the institution of international individual responsibility for war crimes committed in the context of non-international armed conflicts, which have characterized contemporary International law. In order to reach that purpose, it is studied the respective customary international humanitarian law rule which crystallized in the treaty international law, represented by the International Criminal Court Statute

  13. The Global Challenge of Human Rights and Solidarity to Nordic Global Companies and Trade Unions

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Bernt Schiller

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available The idea that corporations, besides making profit, have a social responsibility to society is not new in history. Nor is it new that unions besides representing material interests stand for a universal ambition as defenders of the oppressed in the world. The article argues that corporations’ social responsibility and trade union solidarity, to the extent both are based on universal principles of human rights, ought to open for cooperation concerning Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR, where trade unions should be recognized as important stakeholders in corporations. This idea is new, even if examples exist, and it challenges traditional concepts of the role of management and unions in the company. However, trade unions have taken a critical attitude to CSR, the implementation of which they have mainly been excluded from. Instead, they have tried to get global agreements, Global Framework Agreements (GFAs, with the MNCs.1 In the article the development of the attitudes of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC and of the Nordic national centers is investigated. A long-term historical perspective, in addition to a general theory of collective action will be used to draft the hypothesis that, when unions as interest organizations, through the process of national integration, have achieved a strong position in the domestic labor market, they lack reasons to take transnational action and seek international trade union solidarity. This hypothesis is valid today for the well-established unions in the Nordic countries. But in questions concerning social responsibility and human rights, the article presents the possibility that GFAs might become a platform from which to extend the Nordic model of national partnership to the global level, while at the same time global competition will increasingly make it difficult for the unions to show international solidarity in interest questions of capital investments and outsourcing.

  14. CERN signs up to the Global Digital Solidarity Fund

    CERN Multimedia

    2006-01-01

    From its championing of the cause of open access to scientific publications to its promotion of freeware and support for research and training networks in Africa, CERN has recently stepped up its initiatives aimed at building an information society based on the principles of equality and solidarity. This commitment, reiterated at the recent World Summit on the Information Society, has been reinforced by a brand new initiative - from 1st January 2006, CERN will be applying the digital solidarity 'one percent'. This means that all calls for tenders relating to computer and telecommunications goods or services will contain a clause whereby the successful bidder will have to pay 1% of the contractual amount into the Digital Solidarity Fund, which finances projects aimed at bridging the digital divide (www.dsf-fsn.org). The 1% will be levied on the contractor's profit margin and, in return, the firm will be awarded the 'digital solidarity' label. The digital solidarity clause is also known as the 'Geneva Principl...

  15. [Comparison of the effects of exchange forms on social solidarity].

    Science.gov (United States)

    Inaba, Misato; Takahashi, Nobuyuki

    2012-04-01

    Although social solidarity is an essential component that helps maintaining social order, what produces solidarity and how does it work have not been fully investigated. We conducted an experiment to examine whether experiencing different forms of social exchange produces different levels of solidarity. We compared four forms of social exchange: reciprocal exchange (exchange resources without negotiation), negotiated exchange (with negotiation), pure-generalized exchange (giver can choose who to give) and chain-generalized exchange (giver cannot choose who to give). Two dimensions classify these exchanges: the number of players (two vs. more than two), and involvement of negotiation. Reciprocal and negotiated exchanges occur within dyads, while pure- and chain-generalized exchanges involve three or more players. Only the negotiated exchange involves negotiation process; the other exchanges are purely unilateral giving. Participants played a one-shot social dilemma game (SDG) before and after social exchange session. The more the players cooperated in SDG, the stronger the social solidarity. Results show that the cooperation rate in SDG increased more in the reciprocal, pure- and chain-generalized exchange conditions than that in the negotiated exchange condition, suggesting that social solidarity is facilitated by experiencing social exchange which does not involve negotiation.

  16. Governanças híbridas complementares aos contratos no comércio justo citrícola internacional Hybrid governances complementary to contracts in international fair trade orange juice

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Melise Dantas Machado Bouroullec

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available A maior complexidade da competitividade global e as novas estratégias dos oligopólios industriais incentivaram estudos sobre a eficácia dos modos de coordenação empresarial dos negócios que são distintos do mercado spot, como propriedades contratuais, influências em redes, compartilhamentos de recursos, formas distintas de liderança, etc. Estes mecanismos são tratados por Menard (2004 como complementares aos contratos e são denominados de governanças híbridas. O presente trabalho tem o objetivo de mostrar a governança híbrida empregada em transações entre organizações juridicamente independentes e que optaram por coordenar uma parte das atividades realizadas em conjunto. O setor escolhido é a cadeia do comércio justo internacional de suco de laranja (tradicional e orgânico e os principais atores envolvidos são organizações de produtores brasileiros de laranja, compradores europeus e certificadores internacionais do comércio socialmente justo. Um interesse maior é dado aos mecanismos de coordenação que são complementares aos contratos e que foram ressaltadas inicialmente por Menard (2004. Esses mecanismos de coordenação se concretizam em uma autoridade privada que é voluntariamente aceita pelas partes envolvidas. Essa autoridade, que pode ser mais ou menos formal, passa a coordenar diversos fatores ligados às transações, envolvendo um tipo misto de governança entre controles e incentivos.The increased complexity of global competitiveness and the new strategies of the industrial oligopolies have stimulated studies on the effectiveness of business coordination mechanisms that are different from spot market and include contractual properties, influence on networks, resource sharing, distinct forms of leadership, etc. According to Menard (2004, these mechanisms are complementary to contracts and are called hybrid governance structures. This work has the objective of showing the employment of the hybrid governance

  17. Diagnóstico do estado nutricional de escolares: comparação entre critério nacional e internacional Diagnosing the nutritional status of schoolchildren: a comparison between Brazilian and international criteria

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Henyse G. Valente da Silva

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Comparar critério nacional e internacional para avaliação do estado nutricional de escolares. MÉTODOS: Estudo transversal incluindo 160 crianças, 91 meninos e 69 meninas, de 7 a 9 anos completos, alunos de escola pública da cidade do Rio de Janeiro. Utilizou-se o índice de massa corporal (IMC por gênero e idade para diagnosticar baixo peso, peso adequado e excesso de peso, empregando-se critérios propostos por Cole et al., Conde & Monteiro e pela Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS. Foram aplicados teste t de Student, qui-quadrado, concordância de Kendall, qui-quadrado de tendência e gráficos demonstrando a evolução do IMC, segundo diagnóstico nutricional obtido com cada critério. RESULTADOS: As médias de IMC não diferiram entre sexos (t = 0,2845 e p = 0,7789. Segundo critérios propostos por autores, não houve baixo peso, enquanto que para os critérios da OMS, ocorreu um caso de baixo peso entre meninos. O teste de Kendall não demonstrou diferença significativa entre os três critérios (coeficiente de concordância: meninos = W OBJECTIVE: To compare Brazilian and international criteria for assessing the nutritional status of schoolchildren. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study that enrolled 160 schoolchildren from a public school in the city of Rio de Janeiro, 91 boys and 69 girls, aged 7 to 9 full years. Body mass index (BMI for sex and age was used to diagnose underweight, healthy weight and overweight, according to Cole et al., Conde & Monteiro, and the World Health Organization (WHO criteria. Student's t test, the chi-square test, the Kendall concordance test and the chi-square test for tendencies were used to analyze the data; graphs were plotted demonstrating BMI by age, according to the nutritional diagnosis at each set of criteria. RESULTS: Mean BMI did not differ by sex (t = 0.2845, p = 0.7789. According to the first two sets of criteria, none of the children were underweight, whereas, according

  18. PERCEPCIÓN DEL ALUMNADO DE TRADUCCIÓN DE LA UNIVERSIDAD INTERNACIONAL DE VALENCIA (VIU SOBRE EL CIBERPLAGIO ACADÉMICO / THE PERCEPTION OF ACADEMIC CYBER PLAGIARISM BY TRANSLATION STUDENTS AT THE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA (VIU

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Cinta Gallent Torres

    2017-12-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: Este trabajo presenta los resultados de un estudio sobre el ciberplagio en el ámbito de la enseñanza universitaria de lenguas y de la traducción en la modalidad virtual. Tras una revisión teórica sobre el concepto y el análisis de los factores que incitan a realizar esta práctica en el contexto educativo actual, se elabora una encuesta ad hoc dirigida al alumnado de los primeros cursos del Grado de Traducción e Interpretación de la Universidad Internacional de Valencia (VIU para analizar cómo utilizan la propiedad intelectual ajena en el desarrollo de sus actividades académicas. De los resultados alcanzados se desprende que los estudiantes (n=73 todavía no tienen muy claro cómo y cuándo referenciar sus fuentes bibliográficas y, para ello, necesitan formación. En ocasiones no recurren al ciberplagio deliberadamente, sino de manera involuntaria, ya que no son conscientes de ello. Desconocen la verdadera limitación del término, las normas del centro en materia de ciberplagio y las sanciones que deben aplicarse. De ahí que sea necesario tomar medidas urgentes dirigidas no solo a enseñarles la importancia de hacer un uso honesto de la información disponible en red, sino a intentar desarrollar su competencia informacional, lo que les permitirá transformar la información que manejan en conocimiento. ABSTRACT: This paper presents the results of a research work carried out on cyber-plagiarism in university online language teaching and translation training. Following a theoretical review of cyber-plagiarism and an analysis of the reasons behind this phenomenon in education, an ad hoc survey was conducted on students in the first courses of the Translation and Interpretation degree at the International University of Valencia (VIU. The purpose of this instrument was to analyze how students use other people’s intellectual property to develop their own academic activities. From the results obtained, students (n=73 still do

  19. Community learning and learning-by-struggling in solidarity economics

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marta Gregorčič

    2017-09-01

    Full Text Available The article covers the concept of solidarity economics developed by autogenous revolutionary struggles – potentias – in the Global South from the 1950s onwards. Theoretical placement and contextualisation of solidarity economics is critically discussed in the second section, followed by methodological and theoretical work on the concept in the third section. Findings and observations from field research in India and Venezuela conducted by the author in 2007 and 2008 are presented in the fourth section, where solidarity economics is seen as an epistemic community with the new language of struggle and also as an attempt at other epistemologies. Perspectives for mutual, participatory, and community learning from the aspect of ‘learning-bystruggling’ and the educational platform embedded in assemblies, encounters, and different forms of group discussion and decision-making processes are considered in the fourth and fifth sections, together with the idea of the authentic re-creation of community.

  20. Código de derecho penal internacional

    OpenAIRE

    Sánchez Sánchez, Hernando; Sánchez Sánchez, Raúl Eduardo

    2007-01-01

    Con la creación de los Tribunales Penales Internacionales ad hoc para la antigua Yugoslavia y Ruanda, y con el establecimiento de la Corte Penal Internacional como órgano internacional permanente de investigación y juzgamiento se ha hecho evidente la necesidad de ofrecer un texto especializado, que recoja los diferentes instrumentos del derecho penal internacional. Aunque en el ámbito doctrinario existen importantes aportes que contribuyen a la recopilación de los diferentes textos del derech...

  1. La protección internacional del medio ambiente

    OpenAIRE

    Bou Franch, Valentín

    2017-01-01

    PowerPoint del Tema 14 de la asignatura "Derecho Internacional Público". Curso 2017-18. Tema 14. La protección internacional del medio ambiente: 1.- El Derecho Internacional del Medio Ambiente: caracteres específicos. 2.- Principios fundamentales del Derecho Internacional del Medio Ambiente. 3.- Medio ambiente y Desarrollo: el Desarrollo Sostenible.

  2. Visibilidad internacional e impacto de la producción científica española en Sanidad Penitenciaria (2002-2011 International visibility and impact of the Spanish research on prison health (2002-2011

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    R. Ruíz-Pérez

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Analizar la difusión y el impacto de la investigación española sobre Sanidad Penitenciaria en los últimos diez años publicada en revistas científicas internacionales Material y método: Estudio descriptivo, longitudinal y retrospectivo de la producción científica. Se ha utilizado como fuente de información Medline-Pubmed. Se analizan aspectos bibliométricos de las revistas, los trabajos y los autores utilizando indicadores de Web of Science, Journal Citation Reports y los Essential Indicator. Se identifica la producción, las revistas, los autores y los temas de investigación. Resultados: Son 159 los trabajos publicados, lo que supone casi el 2% de la producción mundial en sanidad penitenciaria. El perfil de publicación mayoritario es en revistas internacionales de medio impacto en los JCR. La Revista Española de Sanidad Penitenciaria, sin alcanzar protagonismo, es la más productiva (9.09%. Por autores, solo dos alcanzan un nivel medio alto con hasta 10 trabajos publicados en la década. El estudio de coautoría muestra una red muy tupida con 14 autores y distintas redes menores fragmentadas. Respecto de las citas, 6 son los trabajos que reciben 15 o más, siendo solo 2 los que podemos considerar altamente citados. Los temas de estudio presentan tres frentes: enfermedades infecciosas, drogas y problemas psiquiátrico-psicológicos. Conclusiones: La aportación española a la investigación mundial en Sanidad Penitenciaria (1,9% está próxima a otras disciplinas, aunque es ligeramente inferior (Medicina General representa el 3,05%, Salud Pública 2,38%, Psiquiatría 2,29%, Toxicología 2,46%. Se prevé que la Sanidad Penitenciaria remontará con la incorporación a Medline de su revista homónima y con el colectivo de autores que se ha incorporado a la corriente internacional. Esta incorporación no ha significado aun la integración en revistas de alto nivel y en citación. Las revistas utilizadas promedian un Factor de

  3. A convergência entre a proteção ambiental e a proteção da pessoa humana no âmbito do direito internacional Convergence between the environmental protection and the human been protection in the field of the international law

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Fúlvio Eduardo Fonseca

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available A proteção ambiental está conectada à proteção do ser humano, o que implica na busca de interfaces entre os dois regimes, sendo esse o objetivo do presente artigo. A convergência entre meio ambiente e direitos humanos será esboçada a partir das origens do direito internacional ambiental, prosseguindo pela análise dos instrumentos internacionais, tentando-se evidenciar que ambos os sistemas representam um interesse comum da humanidade.Environmental protection is connected to human been protection, implying the search of interfaces between both regimes, the main goal of this paper. Convergence between environment and human rights will be traced back starting at the origin of the environmental international law, focalising the analysis of relevant international instruments, in order to demonstrate that they represent a common concern of humankind.

  4. EU Security of Gas Supplies: Solidarity Runs Through the Pipeline

    International Nuclear Information System (INIS)

    Aoun, Marie-Claire; Rutten, Daan

    2016-05-01

    The ongoing efforts to lessen the European Union's (EU) vulnerability to gas shortages by adopting internal measures were triggered by the Ukrainian gas disputes of 2006 and 2009. The latter deprived several EU Member States of 20% of their gas supplies (30% of imports) for 14 days in the middle of winter due to tensions with Russia. This prompted Member States in 2010 to adopt a Regulation for the Security of Gas Supply, replacing the skeletal 2004 Directive. Since 2014, tensions have increased significantly between the EU and Russia, the block's main gas supplier. Although this has not led to any gas supply disruptions in Europe, and this time Ukraine has been able to revert to reverse flows, national production and storage withdrawals to replace the Russian gas flows, there remains a perceived elevated risk of gas supply disruptions to the EU, especially by certain Member States. This led the European Commission (EC) to publish its first-ever European Energy Security Strategy in May 2014, which was followed by the Gas Stress Tests of October 2014. In February 2015, the EC published its Energy Union Strategy Framework, which was strongly motivated by energy security concerns. In that context, the EC announced a series of proposals for its gas and electricity markets in 2016 and 2017, among which was the 'Sustainable Energy Security Package' (hereafter: Package). This Package, published in February 2016, consists of four proposals. Two of them have a legislative nature, namely a Regulation for Security of Gas Supply and a Decision on Intergovernmental Agreements on energy. The two non-legislative proposals are strategy papers dealing respectively with LNG and Gas Storage, and Heating and Cooling. The purpose of this paper is to focus on the proposed Regulation and to offer considerations on some of its provisions, in particular on the move from the national to the regional level of cooperation and on the legislative formalization of solidarity

  5. Conditions and motives for voluntary sharing. Results of a solidarity game experiment

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    de Beer, P.; Berg, M.

    2012-01-01

    This paper studies experimentally the conditions and motives for voluntary solidarity, following a game theoretical approach. The ‘solidarity game’ that is used in this study consists of groups of four players and is based on the solidarity game of Selten and Ockenfels (1998). In each group, two

  6. Sticking together or falling apart? Solidarity in an era of individualization and globalization

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    de Beer, P.; Koster, F.

    2009-01-01

    This book examines, both theoretically and empirically, the impact of globalization and individualization on social solidarity. It focuses both on informal solidarity, such as volunteering, charitable giving, and informal care, and on formal solidarity, such as social benefits and development aid.

  7. Transferencia internacional de datos sanitarios

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    María Ascensión Martín Huertas

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Los datos genéticos, como las muestras que los contienen, si están identificados o son identificables (codificados o disociados de forma reversible se consideran datos de carácter personal que por afectar a la salud del individuo tienen, además, la categoría de sensibles. Esta última nota impone que haya que garantizarles un Nivel de Seguridad Alto por lo que han de cumplir todos los requisitos que legalmente se establecen, entre otras cuestiones, cuando son objeto de una Transferencia Internacional. La finalidad perseguida por la regulación sobre Transferencias Internacional de Datos (TID es evitar la vulneración del derecho a la protección de datos una vez transferidos a terceros países. En el presente análisis se estudia dicha cuestión tal y como se contempla en el ordenamiento jurídico español. En su mecánica de actuación se parte de un principio general: la transferencia de datos personales de un Estado a un tercer país sólo podrá efectuarse cuando éste garantice un nivel de protección adecuado; o bien, cuando preste las garantías adecuadas que aseguren la protección de los datos personales. Fuera de estas hipótesis el resto de transferencias requieren la autorización del Director de la Agencia Española de Protección de Datos. Finalmente, hay que tener en cuenta que se ha elaborado una propuesta de Reglamento por parte del Parlamento Europeo y del Consejo relativo a la protección de las personas físicas en lo que respecta al tratamiento de datos personales y a la libre circulación de estos datos que va a suponer, cuando entre en vigor, una adaptación de toda esta normativa a la era digital y, por ello, implicará, sin lugar a dudas, una mayor operatividad de las TID.

  8. A responsabilidade internacional do Estado como garantia da ordem pública internacional

    OpenAIRE

    Ana Maria Esteves de Souza

    2011-01-01

    Esta tese busca analisar os limites e possibilidades do regime da responsabilidade internacional do Estado como garantia da Ordem Pública Internacional, procurando demonstrar os riscos da implementação unilateral da responsabilidade. Inicialmente, através da análise do desenvolvimento normativo do instituto da responsabilidade internacional do Estado, a partir do pós-Segunda Guerra Mundial, buscamos apontar os principais indicadores do momento de transição paradigmática do sistema internacion...

  9. Derecho internacional privado y Derecho comunitario

    OpenAIRE

    Fernández Rozas, José Carlos

    2016-01-01

    Las Comunidades Europeas en el proceso de formación del Derecho internacional privado: un nuevo modelo de codificación. Ventajas de una interpretación uniforme por parte del TJCE. Realizaciones concretas y problemas suscitados en España tras su adhesión a las Comunidades Europeas. Las técnicas de Derecho internacional privado en la aplicación del Derecho comunitario.

  10. El Derecho Internacional Público y el Derecho Internacional Privado

    OpenAIRE

    Oyarce-Yuzzelli, Aarón

    2014-01-01

    Due to existing globalization in the world, supranational rights become increasingly important today, especially two international laws, the Public International Law and the Private International Law. We study the basic characteristics of these rights from their historic origin, as well as from the new trends in International Law. Debido a la globalización existente en el mundo, los derechos supranacionales cobran mayor relevancia en la actualidad, especialmente dos derechos in...

  11. Regional Policy Frameworks of Social Solidarity Economy in South America

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    M. Saguier (Marcelo); Z.W. Brent (Zoe)

    2013-01-01

    markdownabstract__Abstract__ This paper looks at how the Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) discourse has been deployed at the regional level by UNASUR and MERCOSUR and the implications of these new policy frameworks for the advancement of SSE practices. Though civil society groups have presented

  12. Intergenerational family solidarity: value differences between immigrant groups and generations

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Merz, Eva-Maria; Ozeke-Kocabas, Ezgi; Oort, Frans J.; Schuengel, Carlo

    2009-01-01

    Although immigrants may be more dependent on their immediate family for support, they may also experience a wider generation-gap in values regarding intergenerational solidarity, because of processes of acculturation. Based on large scale survey data (N = 2,028), differences between first and second

  13. Intergenerational family solidarity: value differences between immigrant groups and generations

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Merz, E.-M.; Özeke Kocabas, E.; Oort, F.J.; Schuengel, C.

    2009-01-01

    Although immigrants may be more dependent on their immediate family for support, they may also experience a wider generation-gap in values regarding intergenerational solidarity, because of processes of acculturation. Based on large scale survey data (N 2,028), differences between first and second

  14. Resolving mental illness stigma: should we seek normalcy or solidarity?

    Science.gov (United States)

    Corrigan, Patrick W

    2016-04-01

    Two approaches have emerged to deal with the stigma of mental illness: normalcy, where people with mental illness are framed as 'just like everyone else'; and solidarity, where the public agrees to stand with those with mental illness regardless of their symptoms. Pros and cons of each approach are considered. © The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2016.

  15. Remix Revisited: Critical Solidarity in Youth Media Arts

    Science.gov (United States)

    Jocson, Korina M.

    2013-01-01

    This article explores youth making media across genre practices. The author begins with a discussion of youth media arts, followed by a discussion of remix in the digital era. An exemplary video poem project from the San Francisco Bay Area is described to illustrate the importance of critical solidarity among youth. The multimodal design,…

  16. The Embodiment of Solidarity: : When Audiences and Performers Unite.

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    van Mourik Broekman, Aafke; Gordijn, Ernestine; Postmes, Tom; Koudenburg, Namkje

    2014-01-01

    This research investigates ‘organic’ growth of groups. Instead of focusing on group processes that explain large groups, i.e. in-group similarities and categorization (mechanical solidarity; Durkheim, 1893/1984), we focus on processes inherent to small groups, i.e. interactions, interdependencies,

  17. Regional Policy Frameworks of Social Solidarity Economy in South America

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    M. Saguier (Marcelo); Z.W. Brent (Zoe)

    2014-01-01

    markdownabstract__Abstract__ This paper looks at how the social and solidarity economy (SSE) discourse has been deployed at a regional level by the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) and Southern American Common Market (MERCOSUR), and the implications of these new policy frameworks for the

  18. Tricontinental Routes of Solidarity: Stokely Carmichael in Cuba

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Sarah Seidman

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Stokely Carmichael’s visit to Cuba for three weeks in the summer of 1967 illustrates a convergence in the transnational routes of the African American freedom struggle and the Cuban Revolution. African American activists saw Cuba as a model for resisting US power, eradicating racism, and enacting societal change, while the Cuban government considered African Americans allies against US imperialism and advocates of Cuba’s antiracist stance. Amidst racial violence in the United States and Cuba’s efforts to inspire revolution, Carmichael’s presence at the Organization of Latin American Solidarity conference in Havana—and in particular his interactions with Fidel Castro—caused ripples worldwide. A shared “tricontinental” vision that promoted unity in the Global South against imperialism, capitalism, and racism facilitated Carmichael’s solidarity with Castro. Yet divergent views on the role of race in fighting oppression limited their solidarity. Carmichael and Castro’s spectacular alliance demonstrated their personal affinity and ideological commonalities but did not result in an institutional alliance between the black liberation movement and the Cuban state. Instead Carmichael’s connection with the Cuban Revolution left an underexplored legacy. Examining Carmichael’s visit to Cuba illustrates the possibilities and pitfalls of transnational solidarity and furthers our understanding of postwar struggles for change.

  19. Digital solidarity, key to Africa's development — interview with Mr ...

    International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Digital Library (Canada)

    2011-02-03

    Feb 3, 2011 ... In terms of principle, we have said that this issue needs to be seen in the context of digital solidarity. In terms of mechanisms, we are proposing a fund. Of course the .... It is clear that when people use these technologies, they express themselves and they are creative in accordance with their own culture.

  20. The relationship between mental health and social solidarity among apartment residents in shahrekord, iran.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Ganji, Forouzan; Nekooee, Afsaneh; Safdari, Faranak; Parvin, Neda; Shafei, Akbar; Ganji, Hanife

    2012-01-01

    To examine the relationship between psychological well-being and social solidarity of apartment residents in Shahrekord, Iran. A sample of 200 apartment dwellers was selected randomly. Fessler Social Solidarity Inventory and General Health Questionnaire were used to gather data. Using partial correlation test and having controlled the effect of age, sex and education, we found significant relationship between mental health and social solidarity (r = 0.47; p= 0.023). After controlling education and marital status, it was also revealed that women were in a better solidarity situation compared to men (psolidarity of apartment residents in Sharekord. Good mental health accompanied with better social solidarity.

  1. International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health in women with breast cancer: a proposal for measurement instruments Clasificación Internacional de Funcionalidad, Incapacidad y Salud en mujeres con cáncer de mama: propuesta de instrumentos para medición Classificação Internacional de Funcionalidade, Incapacidade e Saúde em mulheres com câncer de mama: proposta de instrumentos para mensuração

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Rosalina Jorge Koifman

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available The International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF aims at standardization, but its applicability requires consistent instruments. In Brazil, invasive therapeutic approaches are frequent, leading to functional alterations. The current study thus aimed to identify and discuss instruments capable of measuring ICF core set codes for breast cancer. The review included ICF studies in women with breast cancer diagnosis and studies with the objective of translating and validating instruments for the Brazilian population, and consistent with the codes. Review studies, systematic or not, were excluded. Eight instruments were selected, and the WHOQOL-Bref was the most comprehensive. The use of various instruments showed 19 coinciding codes, and the instruments as a whole covered 58 of the total of 81 codes. The use of multiple instruments is time-consuming, so new studies are needed to propose parsimonious tools capable of measuring functioning in women treated for breast cancer.La Clasificación Internacional de Funcionalidad, Incapacidad y Salud (CIF tiene por objetivo una normatización, sin embargo, su aplicabilidad requiere instrumentos compatibles. En Brasil, los enfoques terapéuticos invasivos son frecuentes, conduciendo a alteraciones funcionales. En este sentido, el presente estudio tiene por objetivo identificar y discutir los instrumentos capaces de medir los códigos del core set de la CIF para el cáncer de mama. Se incluyeron estudios de la CIF en mujeres con diagnóstico de cáncer de mama y estudios con el fin de traducir y validar instrumentos para la población brasileña, compatibles con los códigos. Los estudios de revisión sistemática o no referentes a la literatura relacionada se excluyeron. Se seleccionaron ocho instrumentos, siendo el WHOQOL-BREF el más englobador. Con el uso de varios instrumentos se observaron 19 códigos coincidentes, siendo contemplados 58 de un total de 81 códigos. La utilizaci

  2. Atividades e participação de crianças com Paralisia Cerebral conforme a Classificação Internacional de Funcionalidade, Incapacidade e Saúde Actividades y participación de niños com Parálisis Cerebral según la Clasificación Internacional de Funcionalidad, Incapacidad y Salud Activities and participation of children with Cerebral Palsy according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ismênia de Carvalho Brasileiro

    2009-08-01

    Full Text Available A paralisia cerebral compromete o desempenho funcional do indivíduo acometido. Entretanto, as alterações nas atividades e participação deste têm sido pouco discutidas na literatura. O objetivo da presente pesquisa foi descrever características de um grupo de crianças com paralisia cerebral de uma instituição de Fortaleza quanto à capacidade em executar tarefas e participar das atividades de vida diária por meio da Classificação Internacional de Funcionalidade, Incapacidade e Saúde. Ao todo 32 participantes foram avaliados. Os dados foram coletados e agrupados pelo programa Statistical Package of Social of Science. A utilização da CIF proporcionou uma descrição objetiva quanto à dimensão da limitação das crianças com paralisia cerebral estudadas e quanto ao impacto desta alteração na vida da criança.La parálisis cerebral afecta al desempeño funcional del individuo acometido. Sin embargo, las alteraciones en las actividades y participación de este han sido poco discutidas en la literatura. El objetivo de la presente investigación fue describir características de un grupo de niños con parálisis cerebral de una institución de Fortaleza en relación a la capacidad de ejecutar tareas y participar en actividades de la vida diaria, por medio de la Clasificación Internacional de Funcionalidad, Incapacidad y Salud. En total fueron evaluados 32 participantes. Los datos fueron colectados y agrupados por el programa Statistical Package of Social of Science. La utilización de la CIF proporcionó una descripción objetiva en relación a la dimensión de la limitación de los niños con parálisis cerebral estudiada y al impacto de esta alteración en la vida del niño.Cerebral palsy is among the most common motor disabilities in our midst that limits individuals from carrying out their normal daily routines. The adjacent alterations, characterization, and participation of the child in these activities is not appropriated

  3. Conjunto Internacional de Dados Essenciais de Enfermagem: comparação com dados na área de Saúde da Mulher Conjunto Internacional de Datos Esenciales para Enfermería: comparación con datos en el área de Salud de la Mujer International Essential Data Set for Nursing: a comparison with data in the area of Women's Health

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Heimar de Fátima Marin

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Comparar o Conjunto Internacional de Dados Essenciais de Enfermagem com o conjunto de dados de enfermagem utilizados em formulários de coleta para a área da Saúde da Mulher. MÉTODOS: Trata-sede um estudo observacional, descritivo, retrospectivo e correlacional, desenvolvido a partir de formulários de levantamento de dados de interesse de enfermagem na área de saúde materna validados. RESULTADOS: Na primeira categoria, dos seis ítens presentes, quatro estavam contemplados. Na segunda, todos podem ser considerados presentes, inclusive o ítem gênero que, embora não explícito, estava contemplado por razão da área estudada. A terceira categoria estava totalmente contemplada nos formulários. CONCLUSÃO: os formulários utilizados foram considerados satisfatórios, servindo para os propósitos de documentação e análise do processo de trabalho dos enfermeiros, viabilizando quantificar e qualificar a sua contribuição para a qualidade do atendimento prestado às mulheres nos setores estudados.OBJETIVO: Comparar el Conjunto Internacional de Datos Esenciales de Enfermería con el conjunto de datos de enfermería utilizados en formularios de recolección de datos para el área de la Salud de la Mujer. MÉTODOS: Se trata de un estudio de observación, retrospectivo, descriptivo y de correlación, desarrollado a partir de formularios de recopilación de datos de interés de enfermería en el área de salud de la maternidad validado. RESULTADOS: En la primera categoría, en los seis ítems presentes, cuatro estaban contemplados. En la segunda, todos pueden ser considerados como presentes, inclusive el ítem género que, a pesar de que no era explícito, estaba contemplado debido al área estudiada. La tercera categoría estaba totalmente contemplada en los formularios. CONCLUSIÓN: Los formularios utilizados fueron considerados satisfactorios, sirviendo para los propósitos de documentación y análisis del proceso de trabajo de

  4. The Greek Financial Crisis: Discourses of Difference or Solidarity?

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Hans Bickes

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available The so-called Greek Financial Crisis, which has been the object of close attention in the German media since the end of 2009, has caused a public debate on who should be held responsible for the decline of crisis-hit Greece, the common currency and the Eurozone. The media’s enduring and controversial public discussion has lately been referred to as the Greek bashing. When the crisis had spread much further in 2012 and also other countries suffered from high debt, economic stagnation and unemployment, the news coverage became more moderate. This project report highlights the role of medial discourses of difference and solidarity during the crisis. Therefore, we rely on an exemplary data-set that does not only take the development of the German media’s tenor on the Greek Crisis into consideration, but also adds an international perspective in order to compare the medial treatment of different countries involved. The study methodologically focuses on the analysis of (metaphorical language and grammatical structures in the news coverage of the German daily newspaper BILD, the German magazine SPIEGEL as well as the international news magazines Economist (Great Britain and TIME (USA. Therefore, the interdisciplinary approach of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA was used in order to produce insights into public discourses in sociopolitical contexts. Deutsche Medien haben der sogenannten Griechischen Finanzkrise erhebliche Aufmerksamkeit gewidmet. Im Hinblick auf die Verantwortlichkeiten für den Niedergang Griechenlands, für die Krise des Euros und der Eurozone war die öffentliche Meinung in Deutschland gespalten. Damit einher ging eine anhaltende und kontroverse mediale Diskussion, die aufgrund des teils rüden Stils alsbald als Greek bashing bezeichnet wurde. Nachdem sich die Krise 2012 auf andere Mitgliedsstaaten ausdehnte und dort zu hoher Staatsverschuldung, ökonomischer Stagnation und Arbeitslosigkeit führte, nahmen Mediendiskurse (auch zu

  5. Os direitos humanos e a responsabilidade do credor internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Douglas Antônio Rocha Pinheiro

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available Partindo do conceito moderno de dívida odiosa e da política creditícia do Banco Mundial, o presente artigo pretende destacar a viabilidade de se exigir o respeito aos direitos humanos como requisito indispensável ao empréstimo internacional. Based on the modern concept of odious debt and the loan policy of the World Bank, this article intends to point out the viability of requiring respect for human rights as an essential condition for the international lending.

  6. Análise da informação em saúde: 1893-1993, cem anos da Classificação Internacional de Doenças Analysis of information on health data: 1893-1993, a hundred years of the International Classification of Diseases

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ruy Laurenti

    1991-12-01

    Full Text Available A análise da mortalidade por causas, bem como da morbidade, necessita de um instrumento que agrupe as doenças segundo características comuns, isto é, uma classificação de doenças. Atualmente está em uso a Classificação Internacional de Doenças da OMS, na sua Nona Revisão. Esta classificação surgiu em 1893; para 1993 está proposta a implantação da Décima Revisão. O trabalho descreve as raízes de uma classificação internacional, fazendo referências a John Graunt, William Farr e Jacques Bertillon bem como à evolução pela qual passou em suas sucessivas revisões. Inicialmente era uma classificação de causas de morte passando a ser, a partir da Sexta Revisão, uma classificação que incluiu todas as doenças e motivos de consultas, possibilitando seu uso em morbidade, sendo que a partir da Décima Revisão se propõe uma "família" de classificações, para os mais diversos usos em administração de serviços de saúde e epidemiologia. O trabalho também apresenta algumas críticas que são feitas à Classificação Internacional de Doenças.The analysis of mortality by cause, as well as of morbidity, calls for an instrument that groups the diseases according to common characteristics, that is to say, a classification of diseases. The WHO Internatinal Classification of Diseases, in its Ninth Revision, is currently in use. This classification first appeared in 1893; its Tenth Revision is being proposed for 1993. This present paper describes the origins of this international classification, making special references to John Graunt, William Farr and Jacques Bertillon as well as describing the evolution that has occurred through its successive revisions. Initially it was a classification that included only causes of death. After the Sixth Revision included all the diseases and causes of medical consultations, thus allowing its use in morbidity. For the tenth and later revisions, a "family" of classifications is proposed, for

  7. Save the Children, the humanitarian project, and the politics of solidarity: reviving Dorothy Buxton's vision.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Baughan, Emily; Fiori, Juliano

    2015-10-01

    This paper reflects on the foundational years of Save the Children, one of the oldest and largest Western humanitarian agencies and a mainstay of the humanitarian project. In doing so, it considers how and why, at an early stage, the organisation depoliticised its activities, centring its narrative on the innocent, pre-political child-the image of unsullied humanity. In addition, it seeks to recover the internationalist vision of Save the Children's 'forgotten founder', Dorothy Buxton. Save the Children's turn to non-politics is indicative of the broader depoliticisation of Western humanitarian action. Given the intensely contested spaces in which Western humanitarian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operate, these entities cannot escape politics. This paper argues that Buxton's efforts to build an international solidarity network through humanitarian action after the end of the First World War in 1918 provide an instructive basis on which these NGOs can pursue a politics of solidarity in the present day. © 2015 The Author(s). Disasters © Overseas Development Institute, 2015.

  8. “Awakening Asia”: Korean Student Activists in Japan, "The Asia Kunglun," and Asian Solidarity, 1910-1923

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Dolf-Alexander Neuhaus

    2017-09-01

    Full Text Available The contributions of Korean and Taiwanese authors to the many and varied formulations of interwar pan-Asianism have so far remained a relatively unexplored subject of scholarly research, despite an unbroken interest in the trajectory of state-based Japanese pan-Asianism. Focusing on Korean students and independence activists, this article discusses alternative configurations of regional unity and solidarity that emanated from the interactions among Korean, Taiwanese, and other Asian actors who resided in Tokyo during the 1910s and 1920s. When the ethnic-nationalist interpretations of the Wilsonian principle of self-determination failed to materialize, a portion of anti-colonial activists in Asia began to emphasize the need for solidarity by drawing on what they perceived as traditional and shared “Asian” values. While challenging the Western-dominated international order of nation-states that perpetuated imperialism, such notions of Asian solidarity at the same time served as an ideology of liberation from Japanese imperialism. Examining journals published by Korean students and activists, including The Asia Kunglun, this article adds another layer to the history of pan-Asianism from below, a perspective that has often been neglected within the larger context of scholarship on pan-Asianism and Japanese imperialism in Asia.

  9. SOLIDARITY EXPRESSIONS EMERGED IN ADDRESSING SYSTEM AS LINGUISTIC SIGNAL

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Winantu Kurnianingtyas Sria Agung

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Language has the particular roles relevant to the situation and event when the communication holds. In taking a part into a communication, the speaker must understand in what context they speak whether he speaks in formal or informal context. Moreover, the role-relationship between the speaker and hearer, for instance, the communication between parents to children, a boss and his employee. Then, the setting of the communication, for example, at home, offce, market, etc also becomes the major factors in conducting communication. Language allows community not only to communicate with others but also to establish personal identity among individuals and communities. The social class or social stratifcation exists in the term of power and solidarity. The existence of power and solidarity reflects in the way people communicate with others and it can be seen through thelanguage they use.

  10. The role of intergenerational solidarity in digital literacy

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Magda Sofia Roberto

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available In the context of ageing and the need to focus on intergenerational learning to develop digital literacy, this study applies the Theory of Planned Behaviour to analyse university student’s intentions to help seniors acquire digital skills. We applied a questionnaire to 135 students and the results enphasise the need to promote educacional pro-social strategies to enhance the value of solidarity and designing meaningful activities for both generations.  

  11. Some Research-Based Issues and Recommendations Expressed at the Seminario Internacional Sobre la Educacion Bilingue.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Bernal, Ernesto M.

    The first Seminario Internacional Sobre la Educacion Bilingue (International Seminar on Bilingual Education), under the aegis of the National Association for Bilingual Education and the Mexican secretary for public education, brought together professionals from Canada, the United States, and Mexico in Oaxtepec, Mexico in November 1986 to share…

  12. The solidarity economy: a possible revival of the European Union?

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Daniel GOUJON

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available The European Union is in crisis. Economic crisis, but also political crisis and symbolic crisis: the citizens distrust Europe which does not have clear project anymore Our hypothesis is that the solidarity economy can contribute to the emergence of a new European, clear and mobilizing project. A project offering new socioeconomic perspectives to the European citizens and an attractive utopia. This text will take place in four phases. In a first part, we shall describe the exhaustion of paradigm liberal and the limits of paradigm keynesian. Secondly, we shall try hard to demonstrate the theoretical possibility of establishing new one paradigm. In the third time, we shall illustrate this possibility by revisiting, in the light of the European solidarity initiatives, three economic notions keys. Finally, in a last time, we shall try hard to show in what the solidarity economy , which makes some deliberation between equals the best means assign all resources, can contribute to bringout the European construction of the current impasse.

  13. ABOUT THREE PROCESSES IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION FOR SOLIDARITY ECONOMY ENTERPRISES

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Renata Cristina Geromel Meneghetti

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available This paper focuses on Mathematics Education in the context of Solidarity Economy and aims to approach our performance, aiming to answer demands of Mathematics Education of the three Solidarity Economy Enterprises (SEE: a cooperative cleaning, of a women carpenter’s group and a group manufacturing homemade soap. Based on the Ethnomathematics, a pedagogical intervention with these SEE was performed, in which we seek to work the Mathematics within the cultural context of these enterprises through problem situations related to their daily work. The research followed a qualitative research through action research. As a result we found that the approach applied has contributed to changes some attitudes, it was favorable to the learning of concepts and also the socioeconomic reintegration, in the direction of a posture more critical and emancipatory. The interventions were inserted in the Non Formal Education, and we point out that realize this type of education can indeed contribute to the ideals of Education in the Solidarity Economy as a way include those who have been socially excluded by formal education provided at school.

  14. Public health ethics and more-than-human solidarity.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Rock, Melanie J; Degeling, Chris

    2015-03-01

    This article contributes to the literature on One Health and public health ethics by expanding the principle of solidarity. We conceptualise solidarity to encompass not only practices intended to assist other people, but also practices intended to assist non-human others, including animals, plants, or places. To illustrate how manifestations of humanist and more-than-human solidarity may selectively complement one another, or collide, recent responses to Hendra virus in Australia and Rabies virus in Canada serve as case examples. Given that caring relationships are foundational to health promotion, people's efforts to care for non-human others are highly relevant to public health, even when these efforts conflict with edicts issued in the name of public health. In its most optimistic explication, One Health aims to attain optimal health for humans, non-human animals and their shared environments. As a field, public health ethics needs to move beyond an exclusive preoccupation with humans, so as to account for moral complexity arising from people's diverse connections with places, plants, and non-human animals. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  15. Solidarity, society and the welfare state in the United Kingdom.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Ashcroft, R E; Campbell, A V; Jones, S

    2000-01-01

    Political argument and institutions in the United Kingdom have frequently been represented as the products of a blend of nationalistic conservatism, liberal individualism and socialism, in which consensus has been prized over ideology. This situation changed, as the standard story has it, with the rise of Thatcherism in the late 1970s, and again with the arrival of Tony Blair's "New Labour" pragmatism in the late 1990s. Solidarity as an element of political discourse makes its appearance in the UK late in the day. It has been most strongly linked to the Third Way debate, as framed most influentially in the work of Prof. Anthony Giddens. In this paper we review the history and pre-history of the debate on solidarity in the UK, focussing mostly on its implications for welfare state reform. In particular we discuss the proposals for the long-term care of the Elderly issued by the Royal Commission on long-term care in 1999. In this context we critically examine the idea that solidarity is a new concept in British political culture, and that it is a concept which has real political "bite" in the project of welfare reform. We examine this through a consideration of Gidden's attempted synthesis of political argument and social theory.

  16. Solidarity Action in Global Labor Networks

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Wad, Peter

    2014-01-01

    Globalization transforms workforces of transnational corporation from predominantly home countrydominated workforces into foreign-dominated, multinational workforces. Thus, the national grounding of trade unions as the key form of labor organizing is challenged by new multinational compositions...... reorganize from national unions and industrial relations institutions into global labor networks that allow prolabor improvement in global workplaces? b) How and why has labor in a globalized economy secured the core International Labor Organization (ILO) international labor right to organize companies...... and cross-border relocations of corporate employment affecting working conditions of employees and trade unions in local places. We assume that economic globalization is characterized by expanding global corporate network of vertically and horizontally integrated (equity-based) and disintegrated (nonequity...

  17. Fatores Determinantes da Competitividade Internacional da Indústria de Papel de Imprimir e Escrever sob a Ótica da Cadeia de ValorDeterminant factors in the international industry of printing and writing paper on a value chain perspectiveFactores Determinantes de la Competitividad Internacional de la Industria de Papel de Imprimir y Escribir bajo la Óptica de la Cadena de Valor

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    SILVA, Christian Luiz da Silva

    2004-01-01

    associated to process and product, cause the development of large corporations that are vulnerable to market and have low capability of affecting it. In order to understand such market dynamics and the factors determining its competitiveness, we should analyze how to aggregate value to this type of industry. The present study aims at analyzing the factors determining the international competitiveness of the printing and writing paper segment through an analysis comparing the Brazilian and international companies production chain. Preliminary, it was inferred that the main difference is set in the product distribution internationalization process that permits to innovate and participate in new market. Such internationalization process also allows the creation of new organization forms through cooperation within the production chain. The Brazilian companies should be more concerned about the way they are organized and sales of their products than about processes and products; they should be linked to an internationalization project which effectively provides the other country’s final consumer a guarantee that the Brazilian product has an aggregated value.RESUMENLa industria de papel y celulosa convive con cuestiones de adecuación de oferta y demanda que influyen en la toma de decisión en varias etapas de la cadena productiva. La necesidad de aumentar la capacidad de producción genera una demanda por altas inversiones. Sin embargo, la presión por costos bajos requiere nuevas inversiones en tecnología, normalmente asociadas al proceso y al producto. Con esto se desarrollan grandes corporaciones, que son vulnerables al mercado y tienen poca capacidad de influenciarlo. Al buscar comprender la dinámica de este mercado y los factores que determinan su competitividad, hay que analizar de qué forma este tipo de industria agrega valor. Este estudio tuvo por finalidad analizar los factores que determinan la competitividad internacional del segmento de imprimir y escribir a

  18. El factor internacional en la transición española: la influencia del contexto internacional y el papel de las potencias centrales

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Juan Carlos PEREIRA CASTAÑARES

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: La transición española hacia la democracia ha sido objeto de numerosos estudios; sin embargo, en la mayoría de los casos la transición se ha analizado desde el punto de vista interno o de los protagonistas nacionales. En nuestra investigación analizamos, por el contrario, la influencia del factor internacional en ese proceso de transición. Entendemos el factor internacional desde dos perspectivas: la incidencia de este factor hacia el interior, es decir, la influencia del contexto internacional y sus actores; por otro lado, hacia el exterior, es decir, cómo se produce también una transición en el proceso de formulación, decisión y ejecución de la política exterior del autoritarismo a la democracia. Se presenta en este trabajo unos primeros resultados de la investigación sobre la influencia del contexto internacional, planteando una propuesta teórico-metodológica que se aplica al caso español. Por último, nos centramos más concretamente en la intervención de Francia, Alemania y Estados Unidos, como potencias centrales en esa influencia internacional. Palabras clave: Transición Española, Contexto Internacional, Francia, Alemania, Estados Unidos ABSTRACT: The Spanish Transition to democracy has been the aim of many studies, but the majority of the cases the transition has been analysed from the inside point of view or from the perspective of national actors. In our reserach we study, on the other hand, the International Factor in this process of transition. We consider the International Factor from two perspectives: on the one hand, the impact of this factor toward the domestic affairs, the influence of International Context and its actors; and, on the other hand, toward outside, the way of transition in the process of formulation, decision and execution of the foreign policy from authoritarianism to democracy. We show in this work a first results of the research about the influence of the International Context and

  19. Ciência na periferia: a Unesco, a proposta de criação do Instituto Internacional da Hiléia Amazônica e as origens do Inpa Science in the periphery: Unesco, the proposal to create the International Institute of the Hylean Amazon and the origins of Inpa

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marcos Chor Maio

    2000-09-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo aborda as tentativas feitas, entre 1945 e 1952, de se criar uma instituição científica na Amazônia, sobretudo a proposta do cientista Paulo Estevão de Berrêdo Carneiro de criação do Instituto Internacional da Hiléia Amazônica (IIHA, com o patrocínio da Unesco. A literatura sobre o tema enfatiza o fracasso do IIHA em decorrência da ideologia nacionalista. Evitando operar com a idéia de êxito/fracasso, sugerimos que os impasses do projeto resultaram também de visões distintas acerca do papel social da ciência no pós-guerra. É destacada ainda a importância das disputas que surgiram nos primórdios da Unesco, quando a agência recém-criada objetivava implementar política de colaboração científica no plano internacional, acima das competições. Os percalços do plano IIHA devem-se também aos frágeis vínculos entre o projeto da Unesco e a comunidade científica brasileira. Contudo, o projeto do IIHA gerou um efeito não previsto: o Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (Inpa.This article focuses on efforts between 1945 and 1952 to create a scientific institute in the Amazon and, specifically, on the project designed by the Brazilian scientist Paulo Estevão de Berrêdo Carneiro. He intended to create with the support of Unesco the International Institute of the Hylean Amazon (IIHA. The literature on the topic has argued that the project met with failure because the prevailing nationalist ideology ran counter to the implementation of such an international institute in the Amazon. Eschewing the notion of success/failure, the present text suggests that the project ran into impasses for other reasons too. For one thing, actors disagreed on the social role of science in the post-World War II period. Another factor consisted of the international and regional disputes around the time of the creation of Unesco, when it wanted to enforce a policy of international scientific collaboration, outside the realm of

  20. Efectos de la normalización contable internacional en españa y Portugal para un sector económico estratégico Effects of international accounting standard setting in spain and Portugal for a strategic economic sector

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    C. Esther Falcón Pérez

    2006-08-01

    Full Text Available La estrategia armonizadora de la Unión Europea, con la adopción de las Normas Internacionales de Información Financiera del IASB, supone un reto para las empresas constructoras españolas y portuguesas. Ambos países cuentan con una regulación contable específica para el sector de la construcción, que va a verse afectada por las normas internacionales. En este trabajo se analizan diversas cuestiones en torno a la representación y valoración contable del resultado obtenido por las empresas constructoras hispano-lusas en el desarrollo de sus actividades, a fin de dar respuesta a las problemáticas suscitadas por la armonización contable internacional.The present on going process in the European Union, with a strategy towards the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards from IASB, creates a challenge for Spanish and Portuguese construction enterprises. Standards setters from both countries have issued specific accounting regulations for construction enterprises, which will be affected by the International Financial Reporting Standards. The aim of this paper is to analyze several questions regarding the measurement and disclosure of earnings by Spanish and Portuguese construction enterprises, in order to face the issues raised by the international accounting standards.

  1. PERSPECTIVES OF SOLIDARITY ECONOMY IN MICROREGIONS OF WEST SANTA CATARINA

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Luiz Victor Pittella Siqueira

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available As field of work, the Solidarity Economy is an differentiated alternative to build opportunities for income generation and socio-productive inclusion It is projected on Solidary Economic Enterprises the capable of generating development with greater appreciation of human beings and the environment This article provides a discussion of Solidarity Economy in the west catarinese, with the goal of understanding the prospects of their actions, considering the characteristics of management, supporting institutions and operational policy challenges. It uses the mixed method research, once it allows cut and merge quantitative and qualitative data and providing greater legitimacy and improving the understanding of the categories and variables that are expressed around the object studied. We used the search field in the range of Amosc and Ameosc micro-regions. In Ameosc were surveyed Solidarity Economic Enterprises (SEE and supporting institutions of their actions and Amosc, only those institutions. For field research with the selected subject (representatives of enterprises and leaders made use of forms and interviews. As regards the legal formalization, stands out the association’s form, the most common among Solidary Economic Enterprises of tow microregions. Among the productive activities of enterprises, stands out the production of food and handicrafts. The self-managed mode adopted in the surveyed enterprises has provided, in particular, integration between partners and additional income generation. Notwithstanding, there are difficulties to be overcome: low education workers; diversification and product differentiation and, little involvement of members in the management of the enterprise. Furthermore dynamic management of SEE also has political and operational difficulties to be overcome: limited commercial coverage and participation in networks; appropriate legal formalization for expand trade and investment opportunities. Once fortified, are

  2. EL PAPEL DE LA CORTE PENAL INTERNACIONAL EN LA PROTECCIÓN DE LOS DERECHOS HUMANOS / THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT IN THE PROTECTION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Susana Arango Haupt

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo tiene como finalidad presentar los puntos más relevantes del papel de la Corte Penal Internacional en la protección de los derechos humanos. Para lo anterior, se centrará en explicar las disposiciones estatutarias más importantes sobre la participación de las víctimas durante todas las etapas procesales, teniendo en cuenta los derechos del acusado. Especial atención prestará al carácter distintivo del Estatuto en relación con los delitos de carácter sexual. Abordará también dos casos específicos, el de Callixte Mbarushimana y el de Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. Los susodichos permitirán entender que el cumplimiento de los deberes tanto de las Salas como de la Fiscalía principalmente respecto del estudio de crímenes de carácter sexual, depende en gran medida de la estrategia de litigio y de la formación de los Jueces en relación con la violencia sexual. La importancia de ambos casos reside en el hecho que la Sala Primera de Cuestiones Preliminares determinó no confirmar los cargos en contra de Mbarushimana debido a los deficientes medios probatorios aducidos por la Fiscalía, en tanto que el caso de Thomas Lubanga ha sido el único hasta ahora decidido por la Corte. Además del hecho que en este último caso la Fiscalía no imputó cargos relacionados con delitos sexuales en contra del acusado, y la mayoría de la Sala de Juicio decidió no incluir las ofensas sexuales como constitutivas de la utilización de menores en un conflicto armado. El artículo culminará su análisis haciendo alusión al principio de complementariedad, especialmente a la complementariedad positiva. Teniendo en cuenta este punto, resaltará las falencias de la Fiscalía en el análisis preliminar de la situación de Colombia y cómo las mismas han conllevado a que no se extienda una solicitud formal de investigación. La relevancia de este caso particular reside en que la Fiscalía no tiene criterios claros de valoración de la situaci

  3. Dia Internacional de la Dona 2007

    OpenAIRE

    Punt BIU

    2007-01-01

    Exposición conmemorativa del Día Internacional de la Mujer 2007 organizada por las Bibliotecas de la UA: Por ellas. Violencia de género. Por ellas. Mujeres escritoras. Mujeres y derecho. Mujer y educación. La mujer y la ciencia. La mujer y el mundo laboral. Mujeres en la arquitectura. Cine y mujer.

  4. ESTUDO BIBLIOMÉTRICO DA PRODUÇÃO CIENTÍFICA NACIONAL E INTERNACIONAL NO SETOR DE SANEAMENTO/ PRODUCTION BIBLIOMETRIC SCIENTIFIC STUDY IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SANITATION SECTOR

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Diego Araujo Reis

    2017-03-01

    Full Text Available O saneamento básico é entendido como sendo a gestão ou controle dos fatores físicos que podem exercer efeitos nocivos aos seres humanos, prejudicando, portanto, o seu bem-estar físico, mental e social. O debate acerca do saneamento básico é fundamental para a proposição de ações de empresas e governos inseridos nesse setor. Contudo, é fundamental que tais ações estejam amparadas em estudos que qualifiquem e quantifiquem o contexto das discussões acadêmicas sobre o tema. Este artigo tem como objetivo mapear, selecionar e analisar as principais características do perfil da produção científica nacional e internacional na área do Saneamento, entre 1994 e 2015. Para tanto, realizou-se um estudo bibliométrico, isto é, uma pesquisa qualitativa e quantitativa como principal ferramenta metodológica. Foram mapeados 2.282 artigos científicos. Após a análise do conteúdo foram selecionados 153 para compor o portfólio bibliográfico de revisão da literatura científica sobre saneamento. Os achados demonstram uma relativa expansão das pesquisas em saneamento e a presença de pesquisadores brasileiros, indicando uma base intelectual local. Conclui-se que a pesquisa sobre o saneamento é fundamental para visualizar lacunas e dar suporte a novos estudos.

  5. Family solidarity and informal care: the case of care for people with dementia.

    Science.gov (United States)

    ter Meulen, Ruud; Wright, Katharine

    2012-09-01

    According to Bayertz the core meaning of solidarity is the perception of mutual obligations between the members of a community. This definition leaves open the various ways solidarity is perceived by individuals in different communities and how it manifests itself in a particular community. This paper explores solidarity as manifested in the context of families in respect of caregiving for a family member who has become dependent because of disease or illness. Though family caregiving is based on the same perception of mutual obligation as the solidarity that supports welfare arrangements in society, the manifestation of solidarity in families is different. Solidarity that underpins welfare arrangements is based on a perception of mutual obligation towards an anonymous dependent other and is enforced by the government. Solidarity in families is directed towards a concrete other and is based on free choice, albeit often accompanied by a strong sense of personal duty. In this paper we try to distinguish between solidarity as a sociological concept and as a moral concept. An important moral element of solidarity, as expressed in families, is the need for recognition of family caregivers, not only of their concrete practical efforts, but also of their own identity as caregivers and as individuals. We illustrate this argument by referring to examples in the Nuffield Council on Bioethics report Dementia: ethical issues, about the experiences of family caregivers in dementia care and the importance for them of recognition of their role. © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

  6. Solidarity and the Encapsulated and Divided Histories of Health and Human Rights

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Su-Ming Khoo

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available This article examines the central but neglected principle of solidarity in human rights, health and bioethics, a concept subject to contention, evasion and confusion. It addresses the general ambivalence toward solidarity within law, philosophy and politics by discussing solidarity’s co-evolution with inegalitarian encapsulations and divisions of human rights. It argues that a renewed conception of solidarity is essential to meet increasingly salient ethical demands, as gender equality and the individualization of responsibilities coincide with deficits of care and collective responsibility. Questions of embodiedness, (interdependence, care and asymmetry are neglected by dominant liberal approaches, but are key to rethinking solidarity.

  7. Uso da Classificação Internacional para as Práticas de Enfermagem na assistência a mulheres mastectomizadas Uso de la Clasificación Internacional para las Prácticas de Enfermería en el cuidado a mujeres con mastectomía Using the International Classification for Nursing Practice in the care of women with mastectomy

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Cândida Caniçali Primo

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Caracterizar o perfil de mulheres submetidas à mastectomia participantes de um Programa de Reabilitação; identificar os diagnósticos de enfermagem mais comuns e elaborar as intervenções para cada diagnóstico, utilizando a Classificação Internacional para as Práticas de Enfermagem - CIPE/versão1.0. MÉTODOS: Estudo descritivo realizado em hospital de referência para Oncologia em Vitória - ES. A amostra abrangeu 239 prontuários sorteados aleatoriamente e os dados, coletados em maio de 2008, focaram os registros das consultas de enfermagem às mulheres mastectomizadas. RESULTADOS: Dentre as 239 participantes, 64,8% tinham entre 40 e 59 anos, 55%, eram casadas, 48,2% cursaram o ensino fundamental incompleto, 60,7% eram da região metropolitana do Estado do ES e 34,3% exerciam atividades do lar. Os diagnósticos registrados não possuíam relação exclusiva com o câncer de mama e podem ser verificados em clientes com outras alterações de saúde. CONCLUSÃO: A CIPE utiliza métodos práticos para elaboração do diagnóstico e seleção das intervenções que facilitam a sistematização da assistência de enfermagem.OBJETIVO: Caracterizar el perfil de las mujeres sometidas a mastectomía que participan de un programa de rehabilitación, con la finalidad de identificar los diagnósticos de enfermería más comunes y elaborar intervenciones para cada diagnóstico, utilizando la Clasificación Internacional para la Práctica de Enfermería (CIPE, versión1.0. MÉTODOS: Se trata de un estudio descriptivo realizado en un hospital de referencia de Oncología en la ciudad de Vitoria, ES. La muestra consistió de 239 expedientes seleccionados al azar y los datos fueron recolectados en mayo de 2008, el estudio se concentró en los registros de consultas de enfermería para mujeres con mastectomía. RESULTADOS: Entre las 239 participantes, 64.8% tenían entre 40 y 59 años, 55% estaban casadas, 48,2% terminaron la escuela primaria

  8. OPEC aid: a question of solidarity

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Abalkhail, S.M.

    Economic assistance to developing countries was traditionally a role played by rich countries, but OPEC members, who share many of the problems of development, began assuming this role 20 years before the 1973 oil price adjustment. OPEC acid differed because there was no history of colonialism involved. There were no trade restrictions that would preclude recipients from receiving appropriate technology or expertise. OPEC aid is a reflection of cultural and religious traditions which attaches special significance to sharing and cooperation. The author describes trends in the amounts and nature of OPEC aid programs to individual countries, and makes particular mention of the Tenth Anniversary of the OPEC Fund for International Development, which operates as a common institution for the aid effort.

  9. Cooperação internacional para a preservação do meio ambiente: o direito brasileiro e a convenção de Aarhus International cooperation for the preservation of the environment: the Brazilian law and the Aarhus convention

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Valerio de Oliveira Mazzuoli

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available O artigo examina a cooperação internacional para a preservação do meio ambiente na Lei dos Crimes Ambientais e propõe o seu entendimento à luz das regras do Direito Internacional Público, especialmente sob a óptica da Convenção de Aarhus de 1998 sobre acesso à informação, participação do público no processo de tomada de decisão e acesso à justiça em matéria ambiental. Trata-se de uma pesquisa bibliográfica, sendo utilizadas legislação e doutrina, tanto produzida no Brasil quanto no direito comparado. Os resultados alcançados demonstram que o acesso à informação de cunho ambiental é fundamental ao aperfeiçoamento de uma cultura global de cooperação, sendo fundamental a informação, participação e interferência da coletividade nos processos de decisão ambientalmente relevantes. O ensaio conclui que a Convenção de Aarhus, conquanto ainda não ratificada pelo Brasil, serve de paradigma à legislação doméstica com relação ao dever de cooperar internacionalmente para fins de preservação do meio ambiente.This article examines the international cooperation for environmental preservation in the Environmental Crimes Law, and suggests that the law can be understood in light of the rules of International Public Law, especially from the viewpoint of the Aarhus Convention of 1998 regarding access to information, public participation in the decisionmaking and access to justice in environmental matters. The results show that access to information of environmental nature is essential to the development of a global culture of cooperation is fundamental to information, participation and interference of the community in decision-making environmentally relevant. The essay concludes that the Aarhus Convention, while still not ratified by Brazil, should serve as a paradigm for domestic legislation in terms of the obligation for international cooperation in order to protect the environment.

  10. Implementación del Reglamento Sanitario Internacional en Cuba: evaluación de capacidades básicas del sector salud en provincias seleccionadas Implementation of the International Health Regulations in Cuba: evaluation of basic capacities of the health sector in selected provinces

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ángela Gala

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Obtener información de línea base sobre el estado de las capacidades básicas del sector salud a nivel local, municipal y provincial, a fin de facilitar la identificación de prioridades y orientar las políticas públicas dirigidas a garantizar los requisitos y capacidades establecidos en el Anexo 1A del Reglamento Sanitario Internacional de 2005 (RSI-2005. MÉTODOS: Se realizó un estudio descriptivo de corte transversal mediante la aplicación de un instrumento de evaluación de capacidades básicas referidas a la autonomía legal e institucional, el proceso de vigilancia e investigación y la respuesta frente a emergencias sanitarias en 36 entidades involucradas en el control sanitario internacional de los niveles local, municipal y provincial en las provincias de La Habana, Cienfuegos y Santiago de Cuba. RESULTADOS: Los policlínicos y centros provinciales de higiene y epidemiología de las tres provincias contaban con más del 75% de las capacidades básicas requeridas. Doce de 36 unidades disponían del 50% del marco legal e institucional implementado. La vigilancia e investigación de rutina presentaron una disponibilidad variable, mientras que las entidades de La Habana contaron con más del 40% de capacidades básicas en el campo de la respuesta ante eventos. CONCLUSIONES: Las provincias evaluadas cuentan con capacidades básicas instaladas que permitirán la implementación del RSI-2005 según el plazo previsto por la Organización Mundial de la Salud. Es necesario establecer y desarrollar planes de acción eficaces para consolidar a la vigilancia como una actividad esencial de seguridad nacional e internacional en términos de salud pública.OBJECTIVE: Obtain baseline information on the status of the basic capacities of the health sector at the local, municipal, and provincial levels in order to facilitate identification of priorities and guide public policies that aim to comply with the requirements and capacities

  11. Procesos de integración de personas solicitantes de protección internacional y refugiadas en la ciudad de Alicante: Cruz Roja Española (Integration processes of persons seeking international protection and refugees in the city of Alicante: Spanish Red Cross

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Araujo Rocca, Natalia

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Resumen: La llegada a un país de residencia diferente al de origen implica, para cualquier persona, un reajuste y adaptación a la nueva realidad, y también a la propia sociedad receptora, no exenta de dificultades. Este artículo expone en primer lugar, las conclusiones acerca de cuáles son y como intervienen determinados condicionantes (internos y externos, influyentes en el proceso de integración social de las personas solicitantes de protección internacional en España, en un entorno urbano. En segundo lugar, se aborda la realidad encontrada por este colectivo durante dicho proceso de integración social, en el contexto concreto de la ciudad de Alicante.Abstract: The arrival at a country of residence different from that of origin implies for any person, a readjustment and adaptation to the new reality, and even for society itself which receive, does not exempt of difficulties. Firstly, this article expounds the conclusions about how certain conditions intervene and witch are these (internal and external, influential in the course of social integration of the persons seeking international protection in an urban environment in Spain. Secondly, it deals with the reality found by this group during the above mentioned process of social integration, in the specific context of Alicante.

  12. O Direito Internacional repensado em tempos de ausências e emergências: a busca de uma tradução para o princípio da não-indiferença International Law reconceptualized in a time of absences and of emergency: the search for a translation to the Principle of Non-Indifference

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ricardo Antônio da Silva Seitenfus

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo consiste na tentativa de buscar um traço comum às experiências africana e brasileira em relação àquele que vem sendo chamado, nas relações internacionais contemporâneas, Princípio da Não-Indiferença. A escolha se justifica por se tratar de um Princípio jovem, que enseja a revisão de alguns dos conceitos clássicos do Direito Internacional Tradicional, tais como a Não-Intervenção e a Soberania, carecendo, portanto, de teorização e reflexão que ampare sua aplicação.The article is an attempt to find a commonality among African and Brazilian experiences towards what is termed, in cotemporary International Relations, the Principle of Non-Indifference. The subject of analysis is chosen for its cutting edge quality and its challenge to some of Traditional International Law's concepts, such as Non-Intervention and Sovereignty Its novelty calls for reflection in its support.

  13. Origem e ascensão do debate sobre o capital internacional na formação econômica brasileira (1889-1964 Origin and rise of the debate about international capital in the Brazilian economic formation (1889-1964

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Alexandre Macchione Saes

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available O artigo discute a origem e a ascensão do debate intelectual sobre o capital internacional na formação econômica brasileira, entre o início do período republicano e a eclosão do golpe militar em 1964. Esse período divide-se em “origem”, do final do século XIX a 1930, e “ascensão”, do Governo Vargas ao início do regime ditatorial em 1964. O primeiro momento situa os debates embrionários à problemática da atuação do capital estrangeiro que suscitaram as primeiras manifestações nacionalistas. A partir da Revolução de 1930, os governos se voltaram para a industrialização, mas tal estratégia jamais se mostrou plenamente autônoma à utilização de recursos externos. Nesse contexto histórico que, os pensadores brasileiros nos anos 50 e 60 passaram a debater sobre a questão do capital estrangeiro versus capital nacional naquele padrão de desenvolvimento que se consolidava. Palavras-chave: Capital internacional. Vias de desenvolvimento. Debate intelectual. The article discusses the origin and rise of the debate about international capital in the Brazilian economic formation, between the inception of the Republican period and the launch of 1964 coup d’etat. This period is divided into “origin”, from the last decade of 19th century to 1930, and “rise”, from the Vargas government to the military government in 1964. The first moment shows the preliminary debates arising from issues regarding the foreign capital dynamic that promoted the initial nationalistic manifestations. As of the 1930 revolution, governments invested in industrialization, but this strategy was never fully autonomous from the utilization of foreign resources. Within in this historical context, Brazilian intellectuals in the 50’s and 60’s started to discuss the foreign versus national capital issues in that new development pattern that was being setting across the country. Keywords: International capital. Ways of

  14. A evolução do sistema internacional de propriedade intelectual: proteção patentária para o setor farmacêutico e acesso a medicamentos Evolution of the international intellectual property rights system: patent protection for the pharmaceutical industry and access to medicines

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Gabriela Costa Chaves

    2007-02-01

    Full Text Available O artigo discute a evolução do sistema internacional de direitos de propriedade intelectual em três fases e as implicações para saúde pública, especialmente para a implementação de políticas de acesso a medicamentos. Durante a primeira fase, caracterizada pelas Convenções de Paris e de Berna, os países signatários determinavam os campos tecnológicos que seriam protegidos ou não. Na segunda fase, com a implementação do Acordo TRIPS pela OMC, os países são obrigados a garantir proteção patentária a todos os campos tecnológicos, inclusive para a indústria farmacêutica. Dentro das suas respectivas legislações nacionais, os países também têm a oportunidade de implementar o acesso às flexibilidades do TRIPS para medicamentos. Com a terceira fase, caracterizada pela negociação e assinatura de acordos comerciais bilaterais e regionais, os países terão que implementar medidas TRIPS-plus que podem ter implicações negativas para as flexibilidades do TRIPS e para políticas de acesso a medicamentos. Os autores concluem que a proposta atual de sistema internacional de direitos de propriedade intelectual favorece os direitos dos detentores de patentes, que deveriam estar em equilíbrio com os direitos à saúde para a população.This article discusses the evolution of the international intellectual property rights system in three phases and the implications for public health, especially for the implementation of policies for access to medicines. During the first phase, characterized by the Paris and Berne Convention, signatory countries defined which technological fields should be protected (or not. Under the second phase, with the enforcement of the WTO TRIPS Agreement, countries are obliged to grant patent protection for all technological fields, including for the pharmaceutical industry. Within their national legislations, countries also have the opportunity to implement access to TRIPS flexibilities for medicines

  15. Comércio internacional de serviços e complexo industrial da saúde: implicações para os sistemas nacionais de saúde International trade in health services and the medical industrial complex: implications for national health systems

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Maria Angelica Borges dos Santos

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available Os serviços de saúde evidenciam um padrão de inovação - na forma de expansão para mercados públicos e do comércio internacional - que os credencia a assumir um papel preponderante no complexo industrial da saúde. O comércio internacional e suas bases regulatórias, definidas no General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS, têm o potencial de gerar desenvolvimento econômico, mas também de reordenar os recursos disponíveis para a saúde em âmbito nacional e global, em direções favoráveis ou não. Onde houver uma combinação de prestadores públicos e privados atuando na saúde pública, como no caso brasileiro, os termos do GATS admitem a interpretação de que a prestação pública recai no âmbito do GATS, criando-se restrições às opções políticas dos países para a saúde. São necessárias informações sistematizadas e específicas para cada país sobre serviços eletrônicos, movimento de pacientes e profissionais, e investimento direto estrangeiro em serviços de saúde para compor evidências que permitam decisões mais informadas sobre adesão ao GATS.Health services have increasingly proven to be an innovative sector, gaining prominence in the medical industrial complex through expansion to public and international markets. International trade can foster economic development and redirect the resources and infrastructure available for healthcare in different countries in favorable or unfavorable directions. Wherever private providers play a significant role in government-funded healthcare, GATS commitments may restrict health policy options in subscribing countries. Systematic information on the impacts of electronic health services, medical tourism, health workers' migration, and foreign direct investment is needed on a case-by-case basis to build evidence for informed decision-making, so as to maximize opportunities and minimize risks of GATS commitments.

  16. The human right to sustainable development in solidarity with Nature

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Anya Teresa Parrilla Díaz

    2017-06-01

    Full Text Available This article addresses the issue of human development as a universal right subjected to the welfare of Nature. Nature is presented as supporter of life and supplier of the essential resources needed to achieve a complete human development. In light of the global ecological crisis, the author proposes sustainable development as the central framework for a new human development that can be fairer to Nature and to mankind. The challenge of sustainable human development consists in viewing Nature from an ethical perspective of human rights and solidarity.

  17. Solidarities and Divisions of Hometown and Hometown Associations

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Christiansen, Connie Carøe

    in regard to engagements with the home town, not least as the migration process develops and transforms into new phases. In the following I go into more detail on the establishment of one of these associations, Kücükkale Dayanisma Dernegi (or Kücükkale Solidarity Association). Like the surrounding villages....... I argue that the formation and non-formation of HTAs of this area serve as a prism for illuminating the way migrants differ in regard to engagements with the home town, not least as the migration process develops and transforms into new phases. In the following I go into more detail...

  18. Consciousness, Solidarity and Hope as Prevention and Rehabilitation

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Elliott Currie

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available This paper grapples with the question of how progressive criminologists might approach working with people who have committed violent or predatory crimes, or are ‘at risk’ of doing so. Progressives have often been uneasy about ‘intervention’ with people who offend: but in the face of the destructiveness of violence, especially in some parts of the world, a posture of simple non-intervention won’t suffice. I suggest three central principles – which I call consciousness, solidarity and hope – that may guide us in developing ways of working with offenders that are both progressive and effective.

  19. Migración internacional y derechos fundamentales

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Di Castro, Elisabetta

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available To raise the matter of international migration it is necessary to start from the process of globalization and the current world order. After outlining some of the principal aspects of this process and order in which the increase of the migratory phenomenon is manifested –and on which the organization into a hierarchy of the national States and their corresponding citizenships stands out–, the necessity of the defense of the fundamental rights of the migrants is considered. This defense must be from a global perspective –beyond the States and the citizenships put into a hierarchy–, aiming to reach the establishment of the necessary international instruments that guarantee the application of these rights institutionally. In this sense, this article concludes with the raising of the appropriateness and urgency of global migratory politics that allow the governability of international migration.

    Para el abordaje del tema de la migración internacional se requiere partir del proceso de globalización y del orden mundial vigente. Después de delinear algunos de los principales aspectos de este proceso y orden en el que se manifiesta el incremento del fenómeno migratorio, y en el que se destaca especialmente la jerarquización de los Estados-nación y sus correspondientes ciudadanías, se plantea la necesidad de la defensa de los derechos fundamentales de los migrantes. Esta defensa debe ser a su vez desde una perspectiva global, más allá de los Estados y las ciudadanías jerarquizadas, con el fin de que se puedan llegar a establecer los instrumentos internacionales necesarios que garanticen institucionalmente el accionar de esos derechos. En este sentido, el artículo concluye con el planteamiento de la pertinencia y urgencia de una política migratoria global que permita la gobernanza de la migración internacional.

  20. La migracion internacional en Argentina hacia 2010

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Laura Calvelo

    Full Text Available El artículo presenta los principales lineamientos de la migración internacional en Argentina hacia el año 2010, con detenimiento en el período 2000-2010. En el caso de la inmigración no nativa se basa en información de los censos nacionales de población 2001 y 2010. En el caso de la migración internacional de la población nativa de Argentina el análisis se sustenta en información de censos extranjeros hasta la ronda 2000 y en otras fuentes de datos de los principales países de destino hasta 2010 (Estados Unidos y España.

  1. Maternal and child health indicators: implications of the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases Indicadores de salud materna e infantil: implicaciones de la décima revisión de la Clasificación Internacional de Enfermedades

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ruy Laurenti

    1997-07-01

    Full Text Available Since the end of the 1940s, when the World Health Organization assumed responsibility for the decennial revisions of the Classification of Causes of Death, the Classification came to include diseases and definitions of use in vital statistics, resulting in the Sixth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-6. The most recent revision of this work, the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10, is more significantly different than any revision since ICD-6, especially in the area of maternal and child health. Among the changes introduced in ICD-10 are the inclusion of obstetrical tetanus in the chapter on infectious diseases, which will facilitate the recording of this cause of maternal death; the incorporation of new definitions, such as late maternal death; and the redefinition of the perinatal period, which ICD-10 defines as starting at 22 completed weeks of gestation and ending 7 completed days after birth. This article seeks to highlight these changes and to discuss their consequences for the presentation and interpretation of indicators used in the evaluation of maternal and child health.A partir de finales de los años cuarenta, cuando la OMS asumió la responsabilidad de revisar cada decenio la Clasificación Internacional de Causas de Defunción, la Clasificación vino a incluir enfermedades y definiciones de utilidad para las estadísticas vitales, y ello dio por resultado la Sexta Clasificación Internacional de Enfermedades (CID-6. La revisión más reciente de esta obra, que es la Clasificación Estadística Internacional de Enfermedades y Problemas Relacionados con la Salud (CID-10, representa los cambios más importantes que se han efectuado desde la CID-6, principalmente en lo relativo al área maternoinfantil. Entre los cambios introducidos en la CID-10 figuran la inclusión del tétanos obstétrico en el capítulo sobre enfermedades infecciosas, que facilitar

  2. International Conference on Promotion of the Global Application of Decommissioning and Environmental Restoration Programmes; Conferencia Internacional sobre el Fomento de la Aplicacion global de Programas de Clausura y Restauracion Medioambiental

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    NONE

    2016-08-01

    The Conference on Promotion of the Global Application of Decommissioning and Environmental Restoration Programmes, organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with CSN participation, was held in Madrid between May 23rd and 27th. (Author)

  3. Una perspectiva internacional de la contabilidad

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Martha Lucia Suarez Suarez

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available En la medida en que la internacionalización empresarial ha ido intensificándose y va surgiendo un nuevo usuario de la información internacional, la problemática ha ido pasando tanto al ámbito académico como al profesional. Consciente de esta realidad, la Facultad de Contaduría Pública de la Universidad de La Salle ha ido reformando el plan de estudios, e incorporando a los profesores a una visión internacional de la profesión, para atender la demanda formativa en este campo de la Contaduría Pública, para cualificar a los profesionales de la empresa en el escenario que la nueva dimensión internacional de la información contable está creando y necesitando. Uno de los principales objetivos de la contabilidad es proporcionar información útil para la toma de decisiones por parte de los usuarios. Esto adquiere mayor relevancia en la utilización de la información contable, la cual no se ciñe al ámbito nacional, sino que va más allá de las fronteras; la evolución del entorno que rodea a la empresa ha propiciado en los últimos años un proceso de internacionalización de la actividad económica, como consecuencia de la información contable.

  4. Strikes, solidarity and scabs. Union members participation norms and williengness to participate in strikes.

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Akkerman, A.; Born, M.; Torenvlied, R.

    2013-01-01

    This article studies how participation norms affect workers' willingness to strike. A factor analysis on the responses of 468 Dutch union members about appropriate behavior during a strike produces two factors. The first factor reflects a "solidarity norm" favoring group solidarity; the second

  5. Social Relations That Generate and Sustain Solidarity after a Mass Tragedy

    Science.gov (United States)

    Hawdon, James; Ryan, John

    2011-01-01

    Numerous researchers discuss the solidarity-producing effects of crime, natural disasters and mass tragedies; however, there is much we do not understand about the processes involved in the phenomena. We specify the social relationships that "generate" and "sustain" solidarity by building on Hunter's descriptions of the…

  6. The influence of organizational characteristics on employee solidarity in the long-term care sector.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Cramm, Jane M; Strating, Mathilde M H; Nieboer, Anna P

    2013-03-01

    This article is a report of a study that identifies organizational characteristics explaining employee solidarity in the long-term care sector. Employee solidarity reportedly improves organizations' effectiveness and efficiency. Although general research on solidarity in organizations is available, the impact of the organizational context on solidarity in long-term care settings is lacking. Cross-sectional survey. The study was carried out in Dutch long-term care. A total of 313 nurses, managers and other care professionals in 23 organizations were involved. Organizational characteristics studied were centralization, hierarchical culture, formal and informal exchange of information and leadership style. The study was carried out in 2009. Findings.  All organizational characteristics significantly correlated with employee solidarity in the univariate analyses. In the multivariate analyses hierarchical culture, centralization, exchange of formal and informal information and transformational leadership appears to be important for solidarity among nurses, managers and other professionals in long-term care organizations, but not transactional and passive leadership styles. The study increased our knowledge of solidarity among nurses, managers and other professionals in the long-term care settings. Organizational characteristics that enhance solidarity are high levels of formal and informal information exchange, less hierarchical authority, decentralization and transformational leadership styles. © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

  7. Through Solidarity to "Fluidarity": Understanding Difference and Developing Change Agency through Narrative Reflection

    Science.gov (United States)

    Maruggi, Matthew

    2012-01-01

    This paper examines the development of the concept of solidarity as expressing a sense of shared humanity, while detailing critiques of its current use, especially when it implies a privileged center setting the agenda for the sake of marginalized others. My research demonstrates how solidarity can be modified when encountering difference, and how…

  8. Intersectional Political Consciousness: Appreciation for Intragroup Differences and Solidarity in Diverse Groups

    Science.gov (United States)

    Greenwood, Ronni Michelle

    2008-01-01

    This article introduces an intersectional approach to political consciousness and presents data to demonstrate its importance for predicting solidarity in diverse social change organizations. Women activists (N = 174) completed measures of political consciousness, diversity, and solidarity. As expected, women differed in the degree to which their…

  9. Recognition of the dosimetric calibration capacities of Cuba by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; Reconocimiento de las capacidades de calibracion dosimetrica de Cuba por el Buro Internacional de Pesas y Medidas

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Walwyn S, G.; Gutierrez L, S.; Tamayo G, J.A.; Gonzalez R, N.; Alonso V, G. [CPHR, Calle 20 No. 4113 e/ 41 y 47, Playa C.P. 11300, La Habana (Cuba)]. e-mail: gonzalo@cphr.edu.cu

    2006-07-01

    The declared mission of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures are the world uniformity of the measurement, however until some years ago a formal mechanism didn't exist for its complete implementation. With this end arose the Mutual Recognition Agreement whose specific objective is to establish the grade of equivalence of the national standards, the one of mutually recognizing the calibration and measurement certificates and the one of providing to the governments of a sure technical tool in its commercial negotiations and regulatory matters at international level. Cuba like an associated country to the Meter Convention, signed the agreement and it intended to demonstrate the international equivalence of its standards. The best measurement and calibration capacities of the country in the dosimetric magnitudes are in the Secondary Laboratory of Dosimetric Calibration of the Protection and Hygiene of Radiations Center. This capacities were included in the Regional Metrological Organization COOMET in the year 2003. In June of the 2005 the metrological capacities have been approved and published in the databases of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures as demonstration of the high competition of the calibration works that its are carried out in the laboratory. This approval is one of the maximum international recognitions that the patterns of a country can receive and its are the result of 10 years of work of the laboratory like part of the international net OIEA/OMS, which has given it the possibility to gauge the patterns and of adopting internationally validated calibration methodologies. On the other hand, it has been decisive the participation of the laboratory in multiple international comparisons of their patterns, as well as the implementation of a system of administration of the quality credited by the competent national organ. The article reviews the technical work of the laboratory during several years that it gave as result this

  10. Universal Health Coverage - The Critical Importance of Global Solidarity and Good Governance Comment on "Ethical Perspective: Five Unacceptable Trade-offs on the Path to Universal Health Coverage".

    Science.gov (United States)

    Reis, Andreas A

    2016-06-07

    This article provides a commentary to Ole Norheim' s editorial entitled "Ethical perspective: Five unacceptable trade-offs on the path to universal health coverage." It reinforces its message that an inclusive, participatory process is essential for ethical decision-making and underlines the crucial importance of good governance in setting fair priorities in healthcare. Solidarity on both national and international levels is needed to make progress towards the goal of universal health coverage (UHC). © 2016 by Kerman University of Medical Sciences.

  11. Solidarity with Animals: Assessing a Relevant Dimension of Social Identification with Animals.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Amiot, Catherine E; Bastian, Brock

    2017-01-01

    Interactions with animals are pervasive in human life, a fact that is reflected in the burgeoning field of human-animal relations research. The goal of the current research was to examine the psychology of our social connection with other animals, by specifically developing a measure of solidarity with animals. In 8 studies using correlational, experimental, and longitudinal designs, solidarity with animals predicted more positive attitudes and behaviors toward animals, over and above existing scales of identification, and even when this implied a loss of resources and privileges for humans relative to animals. Solidarity with animals also displayed predicted relationships with relevant variables (anthropomorphism, empathy). Pet owners and vegetarians displayed higher levels of solidarity with animals. Correlational and experimental evidence confirmed that human-animal similarity heightens solidarity with animals. Our findings provide a useful measure that can facilitate important insights into the nature of our relationships with animals.

  12. From solidarity to autonomy: towards a redefinition of the parameters of the notion of autonomy.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Fainzang, Sylvie

    2016-12-01

    Starting from examples of concrete situations in France, I show that autonomy and solidarity can coexist only if the parameters of autonomy are redefined. I show on the one hand that in situations where autonomy is encouraged, solidarity nevertheless remains at the foundation of their practices. On the other hand, in situations largely infused with family solidarity, the individual autonomy may be put in danger. Yet, based on my ethnographic observations regarding clinical encounters and medical secrecy, I show that while solidarity may endanger individual autonomy, it does not necessarily endanger autonomy itself. The social practices observable in France reflect the reality of an autonomy that goes beyond the individual, a reality that involves a collective subject and includes solidarity. The opposition between these two values can then be resolved if the content of the notion of autonomy is understood to be dependent on its cultural context of application and on its social use.

  13. Solidarity in Swedish welfare--standing the test of time?

    Science.gov (United States)

    Bergmark, A

    2000-01-01

    Swedish welfare has for decades served as a role model for universalistic welfare. When the economic recession hit Swedish economy in the beginning of the 1990s, a period of more than 50 years of continuous expansion and reforms in the welfare sector came to an end. Summing up the past decade, we can see that the economic downturn enforced rationing measures in most parts of the welfare state, although most of this took place in the beginning of the decade. Today, most of the retrenchment has stopped and in some areas we can see tendencies of restoration--but more so in financial benefits than in the caring sectors. In the article this process is discussed as a process of reallocation where general principles of solidarity become manifest. Various levels of decision making are discussed within the context of socio-political action. Current transitions in Swedish health care are described with respect to coverage rates, content, marketization and distribution. Basic principles of distribution are highlighted in order to analyse the meaning of social solidarity in a concrete allocative setting. The significance of popular opinion--it's shifts and determinants--is also considered. The article concludes with a discussion of how the (once salient) features of universalism in welfare and health care provision have been affected by the developments in the past decade in Sweden.

  14. The World Trade Organization and the new opportunities in the international market for Brazilian sugar and alcohol sector; A Organizacao Mundial do Comercio e as novas oportunidades do mercado internacional para o setor sucroalcooleiro brasileiro

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Mariotoni, Marili Arruda [Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, SP (Brazil). Fac. de Engenharia Mecanica. Nucleo Interdisciplinar de Planejamento Energetico (NIPE); Faculdade Municipal Prof. Franco Montoro, Mogi Guacu SP (Brazil); Furtado, Andre Tosi [Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, SP (Brazil). Inst. de Geociencias

    2004-07-01

    This main objective of this work is to present the obstacles to the Brazilian participation in the international ethanol and sugar market, specially in the European Union. Therefore it is emphasized the main reasons which conduct Brazil to discuss in the International Trade Organization the production quota system impositions and the heavy subsidy exportation used in the European Union. In despite of improving the negotiation arguments, it has been felt at the most recent International Trade Organization meeting that the Brazilian interests has got to confront international barriers to punish the Brazilian sugar with an high tax importation as in the European Union. Due to those difficulties, the possibility of opening a larger ethanol market, mainly in those countries which wish to reduce pollution emission, mixing anhydrous alcohol to gasoline appeared as a good alternative. Actually the European Community members have strategic reasons to maintain the sugar production subsidies. Brazil and most of the European Community members have been discussing an agreement to reduce the subsidies. The Brazilian victory on the appeal made in the International Trade Organization, on August the 4th; against the subsidies to the sugar conceded by EU, provoked rejection of many. (author)

  15. LOS PRECIOS DE LOS RECURSOS EN EL COMERCIO INTERNACIONAL

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Homero Cuevas

    2000-12-01

    Full Text Available En este ensayo se analizan, a nivel teórico, los impactos sobre el comercio internacional de las diferencias entre paises en los precios del capital y el trabajo, utilizando un modelo clásico de precios en equilibrio general, involucrando el capital humano en forma explicita y prestando especial atención a la discusión sobre los corolarios de la Teoria Heckscher-Ohlin.This article ana1yzes, at theoretical level, the impacts on the international trade of the differences among countries in the prices of the capital and the work, using a Classic model of prices in general equilibrium, involving the human capital in exp1icit form and giving special attention to the discussion on the corollary oE the Theory Heckscher-Ohlin.

  16. Investigação pedagógica em educação física: análise das publicações em um periódico internacional Pedagogical research in physical education: scope analyses in a international journal

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Carlos Henrique Ribeiro

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho tem como objetivo analisar as publicações de um periódico internacional e traçar o seu perfil editorial. A partir desta análise, traça um quadro comparativo com a produção nacional da Educação Física na sua subárea sociocultural. Para tanto, selecionamos um periódico especializado que fosse considerado de alto conceito pela plataforma WEB QUALIS periódicos, base de dados que tem sido utilizada para avaliar, em última instância, a qualidade dos Cursos de Pós-Graduação Stricto Sensu no Brasil. Nossas análises se pautaram em três grandes categorias, a saber: a a presença constante de pesquisadores advindos das universidades americanas em grande parte dos artigos deste periódico; b a discussão recorrente do papel da educação física como promotora da atividade física em ambientes formais de educação; c a ausência de discussão epistemológica sobre a educação física neste periódico. Como conclusão, discutimos acerca da necessidade de ajustes teóricos e metodológicos por parte da comunidade acadêmica da educação física brasileira, para que seja possível publicar neste periódico internacional.This paper aims to discuss about an editorial scope of pedagogical journal in physical education field. Our intent is compare some of their pedagogical issues with Brazilian ones. We chose the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education because it is well qualified in the Educational Brazilian Governmental web system. We framed our scope in three big issues: a the high concentration of American researchers in the most of papers; b the permanent idea about the Physical Education is the responsible for promote wellness in schools and the related problems; c the absence of epistemic discussions about the role of physical education in the Educational System. At the end, we discuss the necessity of having many theorical and empirical adjustments in the Brazilian Physical Educational papers, so as to we are

  17. Sobre la democracia en el ámbito internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    García Guitián, Elena

    2001-06-01

    Full Text Available Changes originated by the complex dynamics labeled as globalization in the context of the end of Cold War world order have increased the number of normative proposals that focus on the possibility and convenience of democratizing the international sphere. Nevertheless, we still lack a clear understanding about how this process should and could take place. Democracy has always been thought as a form of government that presupposes some well defined territorial basis and demos. That is the reason why we should not try just to apply its principles and institutions to the international order, but to propose functional equivalents. And one of the most complex questions we have to deal with is the way to restructure political representation.

    Las transformaciones generadas por los procesos agrupados bajo la etiqueta de la globalización unidas a la desaparición del modelo de orden mundial establecido durante la Guerra Fría han hecho proliferar propuestas normativas que plantean la posibilidad y conveniencia de democratizar las relaciones en el ámbito internacional. Sin embargo, no está claro cómo puede y debe llevarse a cabo ese proceso, ya que la democracia está pensada como forma de gobierno que presupone una base territorial y un demos definido. Por ello, la aplicación de sus principios e instituciones al ámbito de las relaciones en la esfera internacional no puede hacerse sin más, sino que exige la adaptación de sus categorías al nuevo medio. Y una de las cuestiones que presenta más complejidad es la de la estructuración de la representación política.

  18. Memorias Conferencia Internacional IEEE Mexico 1971, Sobre Sistemas, Redes Y Computadoras. Volumen I and Volumen II. (Proceedings of International Conference of IEEE Concerning Systems, Networks, and Computers. Volume I and Volume II.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Concheiro, A. Alonso, Ed.; And Others

    The following papers in English from this international conference may be of particular interest to those in the field of education. T. Nakahara, A. Tsukamota, and M. Matsumoto describe a computer-aided design technique for an economical urban cable television system. W. D. Wasson and R. K. Chitkara outline a recognition scheme based on analysis…

  19. Prólogo al libro la Corte Penal Internacional

    OpenAIRE

    López Martín, Ana Gemma

    2004-01-01

    Con motivo de prologar la obra de M. Álvarez Dorrego, se efectúa un somero análisis de la evolución del Derecho internacional en el ámbito penal, más concretamente, respecto del reconocimiento de la responsabilidad internacional de los individuos por la comisión de crímenes internacionales, que pueden ser juzgados por la Corte Penal Internacional.

  20. International litigation, Forum Non Conveniens and punitive damages: the case of Spanair's air accident / Litigación internacional, Forum Non Conveniens y daños punitivos: el caso del accidente aéreo de Spanair

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Isabel Lorente Martínez

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available On 20 August 2008 he moved to the history of Spanish civil aviation as a black day. A plane of Spanair taking off from Madrid-Barajas airport was due Gran Canaria suffered a fatal accident on takeoff. 18 people survived with injuries of varying degrees and 154 died. From a pragmatic perspective, this work tries to clear two unknowns: the International Judicial Jurisdiction and State Law applicable to a case where there is a contractual liability of a product.

  1. Nursing diagnoses for the elderly using the International Classification for Nursing Practice and the activities of living model Diagnósticos de enfermería para ancianos utilizándose la Clasificación Internacional para la Práctica de Enfermería y el modelo de vida Diagnósticos de enfermagem para idosos utilizando-se a Classificação Internacional para a Prática de Enfermagem e o modelo de vida

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ana Claudia Torres de Medeiros

    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: To develop nursing diagnosis statements for the elderly based on the Activities of Living Model and on the International Classification for Nursing Practice. METHOD: Descriptive and exploratory study, put in practice in two stages: 1 collection of terms and concepts that are considered clinically and culturally relevant for nursing care delivered to the elderly, in order to develop a database of terms and 2 development of nursing diagnosis statements for the elderly in primary health care, based on the guidelines of the International Council of Nurses and on the database of terms for nursing practice involving the elderly. RESULTS: 414 terms were identified and submitted to the content validation process, with the participation of ten nursing experts, which resulted in 263 validated terms. These terms were submitted to cross mapping with the terms of the International Classification for Nursing Practice, resulting in the identification of 115 listed terms and 148 non-listed terms, which constituted the database of terms, from which 127 nursing diagnosis statements were prepared and classified into factors that affect the performance of the elderly's activities of living - 69 into biological factors, 19 into psychological, 31 into sociocultural, five into environmental, and three into political-economic factors. CONCLUSIONS: After clinical validation, these statements can serve as a guide for nursing consultations with elderly patients, without ignoring clinical experience, critical thinking and decision-making. OBJETIVO: Construir afirmativas de diagnósticos de enfermería para ancianos fundamentadas en el Modelo de Vida y en la Clasificación Internacional para la Práctica de Enfermería. MÉTODO: Estudio exploratorio descriptivo, llevado a cabo en dos etapas: 1 recolecta de términos y conceptos considerados relevantes, clínica y culturalmente, para la atención de enfermería al anciano, visando a la construcción de un banco de

  2. Rawls, tolerancia internacional y las modernidades alternativas

    OpenAIRE

    Álvarez García, David

    2009-01-01

    El presente artículo analiza los problemas de la transición desde un modus vivendi hasta una concepción moral de la tolerancia liberal y su extensión al ámbito internacional en la obra de John Rawls. Para ello partimos de los problemas conceptuales implícitos en la experiencia de la Reforma europea como acontecimiento inspirador del liberalismo político y analizamos su desarrollo y acomodación a un contexto globalizado contemporáneo. Prestamos especial atención a los problemas que se plantean...

  3. Love, Rights, and Solidarity: Sports’ Potential for Recognition

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Andersen Wivi

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Sport occupies a central role in modern society. Philosophers of sport suggest that sport can offer a realm of play by being structurally and logically independent from everyday life. But what ethical values can sport be seen to offer us, if any? Explanations are sought based on Honneth’s theory of recognition. Honneth views the presence of three forms of recognition - love, rights, and solidarity - as necessary conditions not only for a just society, but also for a society in which human beings can realize their potential and experience life as being good. Based on Honneth, I argue that sport can be seen as an arena with potential for an aggregated form of recognition. If practiced in the right way, sport has the potential to realize all three forms of recognition inherent in society.

  4. Trade Union Responses to Labour Immigrants: Selective Solidarity

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Rolle Alho

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available The Finnish service sector trade union Palvelualojen ammattiliitto or Service Union United has the largest amount of migrant members of all Finnish trade unions. It walks the narrow line between defending the perceived interests of its members from the ‘threat’ of labour immigration, and simultaneously trying to act as an immigrant-friendly force. This qualitative case study analyses the outcomes of the union’s strategies in questions related to immigration. The outcomes affect different immigrant groups in a different manner. Furthermore, the established quasi-state character of the Finnish trade union movement affects both the strengths and weaknesses of its strategies. The politicized anti-immigration views in the Finnish society indirectly to some degree impact trade union strategies. Results suggest that the lay distinction between ‘us’ and ‘them’ based on nationality still shapes trade union strategy in a way that can be labeled selective solidarity.

  5. Towards a solidarity economy zakat Decrease poverty vs economic growth

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Mébarek BOUBLAL

    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available Historically, inequalities in the distribution of goods between men existed. Different economic policies have been developed in order to solve not only the problem of inequality, but also that of unemployment. The statistics speak for themselves; despite efforts provided, no solution has been able to solve this twofold problem. Indeed, we must understand that today's economy is primarily responsible for capital growth; support social policy is the responsibility of the welfare state. Policies such as the single tax , or flat tax and the social economy, or non profit sector, have emerged but not able to reconcile the dilemma posed by the management of the social side with economic growth and to help grow the capital. Consideration of zakat as a social economic system, or zakat solidarity economy, provides an opening to a third way. This pathway is ale to support the reduction of inequalities in redistribution and unemployment, without jeopardizing economic growth.

  6. Thinking ethical and regulatory frameworks in medicine from the perspective of solidarity on both sides of the Atlantic.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Prainsack, Barbara; Buyx, Alena

    2016-12-01

    This article provides a concise overview of the history of scholarship on solidarity in Europe and North America. While recent decades have seen an increase in conceptual and scholarly interest in solidarity in North America and other parts of the Anglo-Saxon world, the concept is much more strongly anchored in Europe. Continental European politics in particular have given rise to two of the most influential traditions of solidarity, namely, socialism and Christian ethics. Solidarity has also guided important public instruments and institutions in Europe (e.g., welfare, healthcare, etc.). Despite the much stronger affinity of continental European societies to solidaristic thinking, we argue that solidarity has much to offer for addressing societal challenges on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond. After proposing a working definition of solidarity that highlights its utility for guiding policy and practice, we give an example of how a solidarity-based perspective can shape instruments for the governance of data use.

  7. Comparative analysis of quality control tests on computed tomography in accordance with national and international laws; Analise comparativa dos testes de controle de qualidade em tomografia computadorizada de acordo com as legislacoes nacional e internacional

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Ramos, Fernando S.; Vasconcelos, Rebeca S.; Goncalves, Marcel S.; Oliveira, Marcus V.L. de, E-mail: fernando_siramos@hotmail.com, E-mail: marcusradiology@gmail.com [Instituto Federal da Bahia (IFBA), Salvador, BA (Brazil)

    2014-07-01

    The objective of this study is to perform a comparative analysis between the Brazilian legislation and internationals protocols, with respect to the quality control tests for computerized tomography. We used 07 references, published from 1998-2012: the Protocolo Brasileiro - Portaria 453/98 SVS/MS and the Guia de Radiodiagnostico Medico da ANVISA; Quality Assurance Programme for Computed Tomography: Diagnostic and Therapy Applications of the IAEA; European Protocol - European Guidelines on Quality Criteria for Computed Tomography of the EUR No. 16262 EN; Radiation Protection No. 162 - Criteria for Acceptability of Medical Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy of the European Commission; the Protocols of Control de Calidad en Radiodiagnostico IAEA / ARCAL XLIX; and the Protocolo Espanol de Control de Calidad en Radiodignostico. The comparative analysis of these legislations was based on aspects of tolerance / limit, frequency and objectives of the recommended tests. Were found 18 tests in the Brazilian legislation. The tests were grouped according to their nature (dosimetric tests / exposure and geometric tests and image quality tests). Among the evaluated protocols was identified divergence between tests contained in the documents and the criteria of assessment set out in this work. It is clear, moreover, that for certain documents are not observed tolerances, well-defined methodologies and even frequency of testing. We conclude that the current legislation in Brazil differs in certain respects from international protocols analyzed, although this has a great numbers of quality control tests. However, it is necessary that the Brazilian legislation takes into account technological advances presented to time.

  8. Contemporary Euroscepticism as a Challenge to European Solidarity

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Mariia O. Shibkova

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available The article analyses the influence of Eurosceptic sentiments on the level of solidarity among European Union member states. At the outset of the integration project construction the advantage of the Old Continent unification after being destroyed by the Second World War was apparent. However, with the European Union transformation and the emergence of new challenges, Eurosceptic voices are becoming louder and an increasing number of states start to question the efficiency of supranational institutions and choose to take measures on their own. The main trigger of the rise of Euroscepticism in the new millennium was the financial crisis with austerity measures and citizens' frustration with their low standard of living following. Without taking into consideration the results of the European Parliament Elections 2014, which proved the reinforcement of Eurosceptics, Brussels continued to further develop the integration process. However, with the lapse of time it became clear that Eurosceptics despite being deprived of the right to vote at the supranational level, can implement its potential to influence the EU through their activity within their countries. As a result of their actions the EU is faced up with two serious challenges: Brexit and inability to cope with the migration crisis by common effort. By giving certain examples of the reaction of member states' governments on the migration crisis and illustrating how these actions depend on the extent of Euroscepticism popularity in the countries the author shows that currently the level of European solidarity has become so low that it allows to speak about the transformation of the EU economic crisis into a truly political one.

  9. Redes de promoção internacional e suas contribuições no processo de internacionalização: o caso do psi wines from Brazil International promotion networks and their contribution in the internationalization process: PSI wines from Brazil case

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marlon Dalmoro

    2012-08-01

    para os efeitos das políticas setoriais de estímulo à formação de redes de promoção internacional.This study focuses the formal international promotion networks, formed by companies that operate in the same sector and country of origin. The objective is to analyze an international promotion network and its contribution in the internationalization process of affiliates companies. For this, it was carried out a literature review on the following topics: network cooperation, internationalization and network formation for internationalization. Empirical evidence was collected through a qualitative approach through a case study. The unit of analysis was the Integrated Sector Project (PSI Wines from Brazil, formed by 39 wine companies and supported by the Brazilian Institute of Wine - IBRAVIN and APEX Brazil. Network was observed through issue-based net view, focusing on the linkages between network members. Empirical evidence was collected during visits in loco, through semi-structured interviews with 14 companies' managers and two network managers. Data were interpreted using the content analysis technique. For analysis support, it was developed a conceptual matrix, with four constructs: relationships between stakeholders, government policies, network participation effects and changes generation. Results indicate that the network formation contributes with internationalization process of affiliates companies mainly through financial support and information and knowledge exchange. Network consists in a structural link between companies, government and sectorial institutions that enables the exchange of resources required for internationalization. Networks affiliation is a strategic option, especially for less internationally developed industries. Furthermore, results point out effects of sectorial policy that stimulate the formation of international promotion networks.

  10. Do Reconhecimento de Estado e de Governo no Direito Internacional: considerações sobre a evolução do tema na jurisprudência e prática internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Tatiana Waisberg

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available O artigo aborda o tema do reconhecimento de Estado e de governo no Direito Internacional sob a perspectiva da jurisprudência e prática internacional.  São apresentados três estágios evolutivos referentes ao assunto, com o objetivo de demonstrar as principais características de cada um deles, e delinear os contornos da prática e jurisprudência internacional relativa ao reconhecimento de Estado e de governo no contexto pós-guerra fria.   This article approaches the subject related to the recognition of states and governments in International Law from a jurisprudential and state practice perspective. It is presented three stages of evolution of this issue in order to describe its main characteristics, and to trace the outline of jurisprudence and state practice related to the recognition of states and government in the post-cold war context.

  11. Model for prioritization of regional strategies within the technical cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency; Modelo para priorizacao de estrategias regionais no ambito da cooperacao tecnica da Agencia Internacional de Energia Atomica

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Silva, Pedro Maffia da

    2017-11-01

    The International Atomic Energy Agency's Technical Cooperation Program is the main mechanism through which services are provided to its member states to help them build, strengthen and maintain their capabilities in the safe use of nuclear technology in support of socio-economic development. The technical cooperation program operates in four geographical regions, each regional program helps Member States to meet their specific needs, taking into account existing capacities and different operating conditions. The technical cooperation regions are Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean. Developing activities together with the technical cooperation program we have the Regional Cooperation Agreement for the Promotion of Nuclear Science and Technology in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARCAL), which involves the majority of the members of the International Atomic Energy Agency of that region, for Technical Cooperation. All ARCAL's work is guided by the Regional Strategic Profile, which identifies the needs and problems of the region that require support projects. In the technical meeting of the Regional Strategic Profile, the needs and problems that are analyzed through indexes associated with severity, urgency, extension, relevance and difficulty are listed by different thematic areas. To these indexes, values are established by the technical staff on a continuous scale between 1 and 5. From these values an expression is used to arrive at a priority number for the needs and problems. In the face of many criticisms associated with similar approaches, such as Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, and Timing, Trend and Impact Matrix, the aim of this thesis is to propose a methodological approach that can assist in the prioritization of investments of technical cooperation projects and programs that take into account the budget available and the technical and strategic visions of the parties involved. For this, the Probabilistic

  12. The debate on globalization and international revitalization of labour

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Søborg, Henrik

    2014-01-01

    The Article discusses some alternative or critical theoretical contributions regarding globalization and labour. The main question is if there are changes in direction of a possible revitalization of labour movements and if international solidarity can increase due to globalization....

  13. Redes transnacionales y partidos políticos. La Internacional Socialista en América Latina (1951-1991)

    OpenAIRE

    Fernando Pedrosa

    2014-01-01

    El objetivo de este artículo es presentar las estrategias de la Internacional Socialista para extender su influencia en América Latina. Se mostraran los cambios, continuidades y actores principales en este proceso ocurrido en el marco del escenario internacional de la Guerra Fría.   Abstract   The aim of this paper is to present the strategies of the Socialist International to extend its influence in Latin America. It will show the changes, continuities and major players in this p...

  14. Importance of animal/human health interface in potential Public Health Emergencies of International Concern in the Americas Importancia de la interfaz entre la salud humana y la sanidad animal en las posibles emergencias de salud pública de importancia internacional en la Región de las Américas

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Maria Cristina Schneider

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available This study analyzed the importance of zoonoses and communicable diseases common to man and animals as potential Public Health Emergencies of International Concern to build an evidence base for future efforts to reduce risk of infection at the animal/human health interface. The events recorded in the World Health Organization (WHO Event Management System (EMS database for the Americas during the 18 months since the implementation of the 2005 revised version of WHO's International Health Regulations (15 June 2007-31 December 2008 were the main source for this analysis. Of the 110 events recorded by the EMS for the Americas during the study period, 86 were classified as communicable diseases-77 (70.0% "within the animal/human health interface," 9 (8.2% "not common to man and animals," 16 (14.5% "syndromes with unknown etiologies," and 8 (7.3% "product-related/ other." Of the 77 events within the animal/human health interface, 48 were "substantiated" (the presence of hazard was confirmed and/or human cases occurred clearly in excess of normal expectancy. These results confirm previous research and underscore the importance of the animal/human health interface as well as inter-sectoral collaboration.En este estudio se analizó la importancia de las zoonosis y las enfermedades transmisibles comunes a los seres humanos y los animales como posibles emergencias de salud pública de importancia internacional, a fin de sentar una base científica para las actividades futuras destinadas a reducir el riesgo de infección en la interfaz entre animales y seres humanos. La fuente principal para este análisis fueron los eventos registrados en la base de datos del Sistema de Gestión de Eventos de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS para las Américas durante los 18 meses que transcurrieron (15 de junio del 2007 al 31 de diciembre del 2008 desde la puesta en marcha del Reglamento Sanitario Internacional de la OMS (versión revisada en el 2005. De los 110

  15. A classificação internacional de funcionalidade, incapacidade e saúde da organização mundial da saúde: conceitos, usos e perspectivas The international classification of functioning, disability and health: concepts, uses and perspectives

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Norma Farias

    2005-06-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo do presente artigo é apresentar a Classificação Internacional de Funcionalidade, Incapacidade e Saúde (CIF, que faz parte da "família" de classificações desenvolvida pela Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS. São apresentados o histórico e o processo de revisão da classificação anterior - Classificação Internacional de Deficiências, Incapacidades e Desvantagens (CIDID- que deram origem à atual classificação - CIF. O modelo da CIF substitui o enfoque negativo da deficiência e da incapacidade por uma perspectiva positiva, considerando as atividades que um indivíduo que apresenta alterações de função e/ou da estrutura do corpo pode desempenhar, assim como sua participação social. A funcionalidade e a incapacidade dos indivíduos são determinadas pelo contexto ambiental onde as pessoas vivem. A CIF representa uma mudança de paradigma para se pensar e trabalhar a deficiência e a incapacidade, constituindo um instrumento importante para avaliação das condições de vida e para a promoção de políticas de inclusão social. A classificação vem sendo incorporada e utilizada em diversos setores da saúde e equipes multidisciplinares. No entanto, será mais adequada à medida que for utilizada por um número maior de profissionais, em locais diversos e a partir de pessoas e realidades diferentes.The aim of this article is to present the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF, which comprises the "family" of classifications of the World Health Organization (WHO. This study presents the background and the process of reviewing the previous classification, the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities, and Handicaps (ICIDH, on which the current classification was based. The framework of ICF replaces the negative perspective of impairment and disability with a positive standpoint, considering the activities that a person with alterations in body functions and

  16. Importance to include the term superficial musculoaponeurotic system in medical subject headings and in the international anatomical nomenclature A importância da inclusão do termo sistema musculoaponeurótico superficial nos descritores em ciências da saúde e na terminologia anatômica internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Lydia Massako Ferreira

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available PURPOSE: To investigate the relevance of the term superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS and demonstrate that this term is important enough to be added to the MeSH database and listed in International Anatomical Nomenclature. METHODS: Terms related to SMAS were selected from original articles retrieved from the ISI Web of Science and MEDLINE (PubMed databases. Groups of terms were created to define a search strategy with high-sensitivity and restricted to scientific periodicals devoted to plastic surgery. This study included articles between January 1996 and May 2009, whose titles, abstracts, and keywords were searched for SMAS-related terms and all occurrences were recorded. RESULTS: A total of 126 original articles were retrieved from the main periodicals related to plastic surgery in the referred databases. Of these articles, 51.6% had SMAS-related terms in the abstract only, and 25.4% had SMAS-related terms in both the title and abstract. The term 'superficial musculoaponeurotic system' was present as a keyword in 19.8% of the articles. The most frequent terms were 'SMAS' (71.4% and superficial musculoaponeurotic system (62.7%. CONCLUSION: The term SMAS refers to a structure relevant enough to start a discussion about indexing it as a keyword and as an official term in Terminologia Anatomica: International Anatomical Terminology.OBJETIVO: Investigar a relevância do termo sistema musculoaponeurótico superficial (SMAS para propor a sua indicação para indexação como palavra-chave e inclusão na Terminologia Anatômica Internacional. MÉTODOS: Termos relacionados ao SMAS foram recuperados de artigos originais identificados por mapeamento automático nas bases ISI Web Of Science e MEDLINE (PubMed. Os termos foram agrupados a fim de formar uma estratégia de busca de alta sensibilidade, limitada a periódicos exclusivos da especialidade de Cirurgia Plástica. Destes periódicos, foram selecionados artigos publicados de janeiro de 1996 a

  17. Who amends the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants, the participation that the Latin American Herbaria have and how it can be increased? ¿Quién modifica el Código Internacional de Nomenclatura para algas, hongos y plantas, que participación tienen los herbarios latinoamericanos y como puede ésta incrementarse?

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Lourdes Rico-Arce

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Changes to the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature are decided upon every 6 years at Nomenclature Sections that are part of International Botanical Congresses (IBC. How the Code is amended? The "decision" to conserve the name Acacia with a new type from Australia, one of the most heated and polarized debates over botanical nomenclature, casting doubt over the legitimacy of the procedure and botanical decision-making is taken as example. Despite a website www.acaciavote.com, for which by July 2011, the votes were: 7 659 opposing the re-typification of Acacia, including 101 votes from people in Australia, and only 110 accepting the re-typification, did not make any affect to influence to amend the Code? Only delegates present at the Nomenclature Section and the number of active institutional votes that they carry can decide the changes to the Code; from 878 distributed to registered herbaria only 396 of these were taken to Melbourne. Australia and the United States were the countries with the largest number of votes. There is little participation of Latin American Countries, in general of developing countries, how this can be increased and effective throughout herbaria institutional votes? In this note the steps to follow up are given.Cada 6 años se debate sobre las modificaciones que se efectuarán en el Código Internacional de Nomenclatura en el marco del Congreso Internacional de Botánica. ¿Quién decide modificar el código? Se toma como ejemplo la "decisión" de conservar el nombre del género Acacia con un nuevo tipo de una especie australiana, que es uno de los debates más controversiales y polarizados en la historia de la nomenclatura botánica, a la vez que puso en duda lo legitimidad del procedimiento efectuado. A pesar de los resultados que tuvo el sitio web www.acaciavote.com a fines de Julio del 2011, 7 659 se opusieron a la retipificación, que incluyeron 101 de personas Australiana, en contra de solo 110 aceptando esta

  18. Pesquisa em, sobre e para os serviços de saúde: panorama internacional e questões para a pesquisa em saúde no Brasil Research in, about, and for health services: an international overview and questions for health research in Brazil

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Hillegonda Maria Dutilh Novaes

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Os serviços e sistemas de saúde têm uma participação importante na determinação dos níveis de saúde e condições de vida das populações atualmente. Aprofundar e ampliar o conhecimento sobre eles, na perspectiva da acessibilidade, desempenho e impacto dos sistemas, e sobre as condições e qualidade da atenção prestada em contextos específicos, podendo se constituir em apoio às decisões de gestores, gerentes e profissionais da área da saúde, é o objetivo de uma área temática multidisciplinar de "pesquisa em serviços de saúde". Neste texto, através da análise da literatura internacional recente, discutem-se as principais vertentes e características dessa produção, bem como algumas das questões que essa análise coloca para a pesquisa nessa área temática no Brasil.Health systems and services are important determinants of health conditions and quality of life. Health services research is a multidisciplinary area aimed at deepening and widening knowledge on the area in specific contexts and focusing on system accessibility, impact, and performance and conditions and quality of health care in order to contribute to decisions by policy-makers, managers, and health professionals. This article analyzes the main characteristics and trends in recent output in the international literature and discusses several key questions for health services research in Brazil.

  19. Concurso Internacional: “Área de remodelación en el centro de Santiago de Chile” - U.I.A. 1972. Primer Premio. Galería fotográfica. / International competition: “Redevelopment area in down town Santiago – Chile” – U.I.A. 1972. First prize. Photo Gallery.

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Revista de Urbanismo (M.I.Pavez Co-Ed.

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Revista de Urbanismo presenta una compilación de imágenes referidas al Concurso Internacional: “Área de remodelación en el centro de Santiago de Chile” - U.I.A. 1972. Ella ha sido realizada a partir de los archivos profesionales del arquitecto Emilio Sessa (por su gentileza desde Argentina, y del arquitecto Juan Parrochia B., (en la Colección “Juan Parrochia Beguin”, Archivo Nacional de Chile, DIBAM. También se presenta imágenes en AUCA N° 24/25, Santiago de Chile, 1973; en SUMMA, N°57, Buenos Aires, Argentina, marzo de 1975, y finalmente, una fotografía aérea vertical en Google Earth, mayo de 2011. Otras fotografías de interés han sido realizadas por M.I. Pavez R. y Diego Vallejos O., en mayo de 2011. /Revista de Urbanismo presents a compilation of images referring to the International Competition "Redevelopment area in downtown Santiago de Chile" - UIA 1972. It compiles the architect's professional files of Emilio Sessa (by courtesy from Argentina, and Juan Parrochia B., (from the collection "Juan Parrochia Beguin", National Archives of Chile, DIBAM. It also presents images from AUCA No. 24/25, Santiago de Chile, 1973, and from SUMMA N°57, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 1975, and finally, a vertical aerial photography in Google Earth, May 2011. Other photos of interest have been carried out by M.I. Pavez R. and Diego Vallejos O., in May 2011.

  20. La industria tabaquera y la promoción del tabaquismo entre los menores y jóvenes: una revisión internacional The tobacco industry and smoking promotion among minors and youths: an international review

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Francisco Soto Mas

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available Objetivos: Recopilar documentación científica que evidencia el interés histórico de las compañías tabaqueras por los menores y jóvenes. Métodos: Revisión electrónica de la literatura en bases de datos científicas y búsqueda electrónica de informes técnicos y artículos científicos posteriores a 1999. Resultados: Se recopilaron y resumieron 13 informes y 30 artículos de revistas y publicaciones científicas de todo el mundo. La mayoría de los informes y artículos estaban centrados en las tácticas propagandísticas y de mercado. Conclusiones: La información recopilada evidencia los esfuerzos de las grandes tabaqueras para estimular el uso de tabaco entre los menores y jóvenes en todo el mundo e interferir con las políticas de regulación y control que positivamente repercuten en la iniciación al tabaquismo.Objectives: To compile scientific documentation of the historic interest of the tobacco industry in minors and youths. Methods: We performed a literature review of electronic scientific databases and an electronic search of technical reports and scientific articles published after 1999. Results: Thirteen technical reports and 30 articles in international scientific journals and other publications were retrieved and summarized. Most reports and articles focused on advertisements and marketing. Conclusions: This study compiled evidence of the interest of the tobacco industry in promoting tobacco use among minors and youths globally, as well as in interfering with tobacco control policies that prevent tobacco smoking initiation among youths.

  1. Terrorismo e política internacional: uma aproximação à América do Sul Terrorism and international politics: an approach to South America

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marcial A. Garcia Suarez

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo tem como objetivo: i analisar como a definição do conceito de terrorismo varia de acordo com distintos contextos e objetivos políticos, partindo-se do pressuposto de que a compreensão política sobre o terrorismo é contextualmente determinada; ii questionar como o fenômeno do terrorismo pode ser compreendido pela teoria de Relações Internacionais, discutindo os limites e possibilidades das diferentes abordagens; e iii analisar como países sul-americanos têm se adaptado a uma agenda antiterror marcadamente exógena ao contexto político regional. A proposta teórica do estudo consiste em um debate desde o fenômeno político do terrorismo contemporâneo ao marco mais geral da teoria de Relações Internacionais, propondo um questionamento teórico entre o fenômeno e as capacidades explicativas das teorias que compõem o mainstream da teoria de RI. Finalmente, tentamos explorar a Escola de Copenhague como uma via analítica e teórica de pesquisa, e para tanto debatemos a questão do terrorismo na América do Sul.This study analyzes: i how the definition of terrorism varies between distinct political contexts and goals, arguing that that such definitions depend on political context; ii how terrorism might be analyzed using mainstream International Relations Theory, debating the limits and possibilities of these schools of thought, and; iii how South American countries have adopted a global counterterrorism strategy which is clearly exogenous to their proper political agendas. The theoretical proposal of this article is to analyze terrorism as a political phenomenon using the theoretical apparatus of the Copenhagen School, availing itself of several South American cases.

  2. Competitividade internacional da indústria brasileira exportadora de papel de imprimir e escrever à luz da cadeia de valor Printing and writing paper export Brazilian industry international competitiveness by the value chain

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Christian Luiz da Silva

    2005-04-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste artigo foi analisar o posicionamento estratégico das principais empresas exportadoras mundiais e brasileiras de papel de imprimir e escrever a partir do estudo da cadeia de valor. Para tanto, realizou-se uma pesquisa tipo aplicada, de nível explicativo e de caráter qualitativo. A amostra foi selecionada por tipicidade e a pesquisa aconteceu em duas etapas. A primeira etapa foi uma pesquisa indireta, a fim de conhecer o posicionamento competitivo dos principais exportadores mundiais, que representam 35% da produção mundial. Na segunda etapa a pesquisa foi direta, por meio de entrevistas semi-estruturadas, com as quatro principais empresas exportadoras do Brasil, além de um agente de financiamento, uma consultoria desta atividade e a associação de classe. A análise por meio da cadeia de valor mostrou que a vantagem absoluta baseada na dotação de recursos naturais e o seu desenvolvimento não garantem a competitividade na indústria brasileira.This article aims at analyzing the strategic positioning of international and Brazilian Printing and Writing Paper companies based on the value chain analysis. To that end, we carried out a two-step explanatory and qualitative applied research, choosing the samples according to their types. The first step consisted in an indirect research aimed at knowing the competitive position of the main world exporters which account for 35% of the world production. The second step consisted in a direct research carried out through semi-structured interviews with the four main Brazilian export companies, a financing agent, a consultancy on that activity and its class association. The value chain analysis allowed us to reach the conclusion that the absolute advantage based on natural resources endowment and development does not guarantee the Brazilian industry competitiveness.

  3. LA CONTABILIDAD DE COOPERATIVAS EN UN PROCESO DE ARMONIZACIÓN CONTABLE INTERNACIONAL. EL CASO DE ESPAÑA/THE ACCOUNTING OF CO-OPERATIVES IN A PROCESS OF COUNTABLE INTERNATIONAL HARMONIZATION. THE CASE OF SPAIN

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Fernando POLO GARRIDO

    2006-05-01

    Full Text Available Las cooperativas desde sus orígenes atienden a unas finalidades diferenciadas, para su funcionamiento, al igual que otras unidades económicas necesitan servirse de la contabilidad. Así el estudio de la contabilidad de las cooperativas suscita interés desde fechas remotas como lo refleja el hecho que aparezca en España una obra monográfica sobre la contabilidad de cooperativas en 1925. El presente trabajo estudia la contabilidad de las cooperativas en España desde sus inicios hasta la actualidad, diferenciando distintas etapas. En estos momentos estamos viviendo un proceso de reforma contable, por este motivo se estudian los diferentes impactos que puede tener la aplicación de las Normas Internacionales de Información Financiera a las cooperativas. Finalmente se estudian los movimientos de respuesta surgidos a raíz de la CINIIF 2 más allá de nuestras fronteras./Cooperatives meet differentiated purposes since their origins. In the same way as other economic units, they need to make use of accounting. So the study of cooperative accounting arouse interest from distant time, as it is shown by the fact that in Spain a monograph book about cooperative accounting came out in 1925. The present work studies the cooperative accounting in from the beginnings until nowadays. Currently we are living a process of accounting reform, for this reason we analyse the different impacts that can be the result of the application of International Financial Reporting Standards to cooperatives. Finally we study the response's movements arisen as result of IFRIC 2 beyond our frontiers.

  4. Declaraciones del Comité Internacional de Directores de Revistas Médicas anexas a las normas de Vancouver Statements issued by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors in conjunction with the Vancouver standards

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    1998-04-01

    Full Text Available Estas declaraciones, emitidas por el Comité de Directores de Revistas Médicas como publicación anexa a las normas de Vancouver, abarcan temas relacionados con algunos aspectos legales, éticos y prácticos de la publicación de trabajos de investigación, y de los comentarios que estos suscitan, en revistas biomédicas. Partiendo de la definición de lo que constituye una revista sometida a arbitraje científico, se describen las funciones de los propietarios y directores de revistas y de los miembros de una junta editorial y se establecen normas de conducta en casos de conflictos de intereses, retractaciones o correcciones, fraude y violaciones de la confidencialidad. Por último se exploran, entre otros temas, los problemas que encierra la divulgación de los resultados de investigaciones por los medios de comunicación de masas, la inclusión de material propagandístico en la revista y la aceptación simultánea de manuscritos cuyos autores llegan a conclusiones divergentes sobre los resultados de una misma investigación.These statements, which are published by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors in conjunction with the Vancouver standards, cover some of the legal, ethical, and practical aspects of the publication of research papers, and of the comments generated by them, in biomedical journals. Following a definition of what constitutes a peer-reviewed journal, the roles of journal owners and editors are described, along with those of members of an editorial board, and procedural norms are set forth in connection with conflicts of interests, retractions or corrections, fraud, and breaches of confidentiality. Among the last topics explored are the problems involved in the dissemination of research results by the popular media, the handling of advertising within the journal, and the simultaneous acceptance of manuscripts whose authors have arrived at opposite conclusions regarding the results of a particular study.

  5. Solidarity with Animals: Assessing a Relevant Dimension of Social Identification with Animals

    OpenAIRE

    Amiot, Catherine E.; Bastian, Brock

    2017-01-01

    Interactions with animals are pervasive in human life, a fact that is reflected in the burgeoning field of human-animal relations research. The goal of the current research was to examine the psychology of our social connection with other animals, by specifically developing a measure of solidarity with animals. In 8 studies using correlational, experimental, and longitudinal designs, solidarity with animals predicted more positive attitudes and behaviors toward animals, over and above existin...

  6. O local e o global na estrutura da política ambiental internacional: a construção social do acidente químico ampliado de Bhopal e da Convenção 174 da OIT The local and the global in the international environmental politics structure: the social construction of the Bhopal major chemical accident and the ILO Convention 174

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Aletheia de Almeida Machado

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo, adota-se a abordagem construtivista das Relações Internacionais (RI para analisar o impacto normativo internacional do acidente químico de Bhopal, privilegiando-se o papel constitutivo da ação humana na Política Ambiental Internacional (PAI. Emprega-se articulação de conceitos construtivistas, útil na visualização da estrutura em que está inserido o evento local e, também, do processo de construção social tanto do evento quanto da norma internacional que precipitou.O pressupostoéodeque prevalece a co-constituição entre estruturas e agentes - responsáveis pela construção social do evento-ede que, portanto, não se pode prescindir desses elementos, tampouco dos elos que os unem. Almeja-se, por um lado, compreender a maneira pela qual o evento local é construído socialmente, tendo por referência a estrutura de idéias e de normas, referidas à proteção ambiental e ao desenvolvimento sustentável; e, por outro, como a ocorrência local gera impactos políticos, sociais e normativos em nível global. Assim, evidenciam-se elementos de globalidade, pertencentes ao evento local, sobretudo quando se verifica um processo de amadurecimento ideacional e normativo que tem como marcos políticos a Conferência de Estocolmo sobre o Meio Ambiente Humano de 1972 e a Conferência das Nações Unidas sobre Desenvolvimento e Meio Ambiente, ocorrida no Rio de Janeiro, em 1992. Assim, destaca-se o contexto cultural e institucional da cena ambiental como um todo, evidenciando-se o veio condutor do processo de construção social enfocado: a relação local/global na área ambiental. Focaliza-se, também, o papel da Organização Internacional do Trabalho (OIT como agência líder na discussão internacional da segurança química a fim de indicar por que a construção normativa enfocada se verifica no fórum daquela Organização Internacional (OI.The present article utilizes the constructivist approach of International

  7. A inserção subordinada do Brasil na divisão internacional do trabalho: consequências territoriais e perspectivas em tempos de globalização / The subordinated insertion of Brazil in the international division of labour: territorial consequences and perspectives in globalization times

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Mirlei Fachini Vicente Pereira

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available A divisão internacional do trabalho resulta diretamente numa divisão territorial do trabalho que cada Estado nação acolhe em seu território, e é por isso que ela se torna tema de interesse e de importância na análise geográfica. O texto pretende avaliar as formas de inserção subordinada do Brasil na divisão internacional do trabalho, buscando compreender as conseqüências desta situação de subordinação para o território nacional.

  8. Contestação de normas e ameaça à paz e à segurança regional e internacional: a facilidade excessiva de acesso a armas Norm contestation and threat to regional and international peace and security: excessive ease of access to arms

    OpenAIRE

    Denise Garcia

    2011-01-01

    A facilidade de acesso a armas, pelos governos e atores não governamentais afins, exacerba os conflitos, destrói os acordos de paz frágeis e facilita a perpetração de violações dos direitos humanos e crimes hediondos contra a humanidade. Agravando isso, o comércio de armas está fora do alcance do direito internacional, ou seja, não existe um tratado global internacional juridicamente vinculativo que regulamente todos os aspectos da transferência de armas. A prática de transferência de armas p...

  9. Solidarity and ambivalence: comparing two perspectives on intergenerational relations using longitudinal panel data.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Hogerbrugge, Martijn J A; Komter, Aafke E

    2012-05-01

    Research on family relations has extensively used the intergenerational solidarity model proposed by Bengtson and colleagues. Recently, the relevance of this model for explaining changes in family relations has been questioned, and the concept of intergenerational ambivalence has been proposed as a relevant addition to the model, supposedly acting as a catalyst, and thus serving as an explanation for changes in family relations. This study tests both the viability of the intergenerational solidarity model and the hypothesized effect of ambivalence employing longitudinal data. We use data from 2 waves of the Netherlands' Kinship Panel Study on parent-adult child relationships to estimate latent variable structural equation models. Affection, association, and support between family members are core, mutually reinforcing dimensions of solidarity. The hypothesis that ambivalence is a catalyst for change in family relations was not confirmed. Adding conflict separately revealed that it only affects the core solidarity dimensions but is itself, like normative and structural solidarity, not influenced by them. The relevance of the concept of intergenerational ambivalence for studying changes in family relations can be questioned. The viability of the intergenerational solidarity model is, however, confirmed. The concept of intergenerational ambivalence might be further explored in qualitative studies on family change.

  10. “Si Nicaragua Venció”: Lesbian and Gay Solidarity with the Revolution

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Emily K. Hobson

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available This article analyzes the radical imagination of lesbian and gay activism in solidarity with the Nicaraguan Revolution. It examines the reasons US lesbian and gay radicals supported that revolution and investigates the ways that homoerotic, especially lesbian, desire shaped their solidarity. Drawing on Herbert Marcuse and Michel Foucault, the article argues that lesbian and gay radicals viewed the Nicaraguan Revolution in erotic and heterotopic terms. Posters, fliers, and interviews reveal that US activists, people of color and white, represented the Revolution and solidarity through tropes of female masculinity and women’s affection. Many Nicaraguan lesbians and gay men shared these nonnormative images of socialist change. Yet while Nicaraguans claimed Sandinismo as their own, for US activists revolution remained a distant object of desire and solidarity a “seduction,” “crush,” or embrace.  United States activists who embraced developmentalist views of Latin American sexualities remained unable to witness lesbian and gay life inside Nicaragua, while lesbian and gay Sandinistas kept silent about FSLN homophobia so as not to undermine solidarity against the Contra war. Desire served as a powerful tool for mobilizing transnational solidarity. By failing to examine desire critically, however, US activists limited their communications with Nicaraguan lesbians and gay men and weakened the relationship they sought with revolution itself.

  11. euro a ser una moneda internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    María Hortensia Lacayo Ojeda

    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available En este trabajo se estudia cuáles son los principales factores económicos y financieros que llevan al euro, la nueva moneda común europea, a ser una moneda internacional junto al dólar y al yen. Entre dichos factores se encuentran, en primer lugar, el respaldo económico de los doce países de la Unión Económica y Monetaria medido a través de su importancia demográfica, su producto interno bruto (PIB y su grado de apertura comercial; en segundo lugar, la dimensión financiera de la zona euro en lo referente a las inversiones realizadas en la moneda europea, su utilización como moneda de reserva y como moneda de intercambio; en tercer término, la confianza que inspire el euro a los actores económicos

  12. Excesso de peso em crianças: comparação entre o critério internacional e nacional de classificação do índice de massa corpórea Exceso de peso en niños: comparación entre los criterios internacional y nacional de clasificación del índice de masa corporal Excess of body weight among children: comparison between international and national criteria for body mass index classification

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Teresa Maria B. de Quadros

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar o desempenho dos pontos de corte para o índice de massa corpórea recomendados por Cole et al e Conde e Monteiro para diagnosticar o excesso de peso em crianças. MÉTODOS: A amostra foi composta por 585 escolares com idades entre seis e nove anos, do município de Ponta Grossa, no estado do Paraná. Foram realizadas medidas de peso, estatura e da dobra cutânea subescapular, a qual foi considerada como padrão-ouro para a caracterização do excesso de adiposidade, utilizando como ponto de corte o percentil 85 da curva de referência do National Center for Health Statistics. Foram calculados a sensibilidade, a especificidade e os valores preditivos positivo e negativo dos critérios de classificação do índice de massa corpórea desenvolvidos por Cole et al e Conde e Monteiro. RESULTADOS: A prevalência do excesso de peso foi de 20,7 e 28,9%, de acordo com os critérios de Cole et al e de Conde e Monteiro, respectivamente. Independentemente da idade analisada, a sensibilidade do critério nacional foi superior ao internacional para o sexo masculino, com extensão de 53,3 a 100,0% versus 33,3 a 92,3%, e semelhante para o feminino, variando de 68,4 a 100,0% para ambos os critérios. Em contrapartida, os pontos de corte de Cole et al apresentaram especificidade superior aos de Conde e Monteiro em ambos os sexos, variando de 87,3 a 98,4% versus 74,6 a 93,5%. CONCLUSÕES: Tanto o critério internacional quanto o nacional apresentaram resultados satisfatórios para o diagnóstico do excesso de peso em crianças brasileiras. Entretanto, o critério de Conde e Monteiro mostrou-se mais sensível, acarretando menor número de falsos-negativos.OBJETIVO: Evaluar el desempeño de los puntos de corte para el Índice de Masa Corporal (IMC, recomendados por Cole et al y Conde y Monteiro para diagnosticar el exceso de peso en niños. MÉTODOS: La muestra fue compuesta por 585 escolares, con edades entre 6 a 9 años, del municipio de Ponta

  13. El vector internacional aumenta en relevancia

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    David JORGE

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Este capítulo se centra en la bibliografía más reciente relacionada con diversos aspectos internacionales de la Guerra Civil. En un análisis necesariamente breve, dada la naturaleza del presente trabajo colectivo, las páginas que siguen buscan definir las líneas seguidas por los historiadores a través de un tema complejo y a menudo infravalorado. Si bien puede apreciarse cierta toma de conciencia acerca de las implicaciones foráneas de la guerra, siempre un tema favorito de la historiografía extranjera, todavía queda por hacer de cara a contextualizar el conflicto utilizando documentación española dentro del panorama internacional en un mundo abocado al precipicio de una nueva guerra general. La guerra de España, que atrajo las miradas de todo el mundo durante un significativo período de tiempo en la segunda mitad de los años treinta, no puede separarse del dramático panorama europeo que condujo a la Segunda Guerra Mundial. El hecho de que en la actualidad sean principalmente historiadores españoles, y ya no hispanistas, quienes están tratando de reconstruir el pasado basando sus esfuerzos en la investigación en fuentes primarias, representa una excelente señal para la historiografía (tanto nacional como internacional, así como para la propia salud del país, dado que constituye la forma más relevante de progreso en cuanto a una narración del pasado que pretenda ser lo más rigurosa posible.

  14. Abya Yala’s Indigenous and Aboriginal Women Agendas of Integration and Solidarity

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Katherine Galeano

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Today the claims of Abya Yala’s indigenous and aboriginal women are positioned within Latin American’s indigenous agenda. Their participation in the indigenous movement and their own organizational processes as women led to the Continental Indigenous Women’s Summit Meeting of Abya Yala (Cumbre Continental de Mujeres Indígenas del Abya Yala, CCMI which has been held twice in the region in 2009 in Puno Peru and in 2013 in La María Piendamó Colombia. In this paper, we analyze the processes of emergence, articulation, consolidation and integration challenges of Abya Yala’s indigenous and aboriginal women into the Continental Indigenous Women’s Summit Meeting of Abya Yala, a successful process of constructing networks and solidarities. Through these summits, the specific claims of indigenous women have reached the international indigenous agenda, feminist and women’s movements, promoting their organization and empowerment. As observers in the second summit meeting and analyzing existing literature, we examine the actors that favored the process of emergence, how the first and second summit meetings were held, and debates and selection of the topics. We also discuss indigenous women’s relationship with feminism which influenced in some way or the other the processes that led to the summit meetings. Finally, we address the challenges of this organizational space of empowerment managed and constituted by indigenous and aboriginal women of the continent.

  15. Will Biomedical Enhancements Undermine Solidarity, Responsibility, Equality and Autonomy?

    Science.gov (United States)

    Lev, Ori

    2009-01-01

    Prominent thinkers such as Jurgen Habermas and Michael Sandel are warning that biomedical enhancements will undermine fundamental political values. Yet, whether biomedical enhancements will undermine such values depends on how biomedical enhancements will function, how they will be administered and to whom. Since only few enhancements are obtainable, it is difficult to tell whether their predictions are sound. Nevertheless, such warnings are extremely valuable. As a society we must, at the very least, be aware of developments that could have harmful consequences. Indeed, if important values would be jeopardized, we should take appropriate measures to protect them. This paper focuses on four central values: solidarity, personal responsibility, equality and autonomy. It delineates the conditions under which biomedical enhancements would undermine these values. It also details the circumstances under which these values would be unaffected by enhancements as well as those under which they would be promoted. Specifying these conditions is valuable; it would enable society to prepare appropriate ethical guidelines and policy responses in advance. PMID:20002073

  16. About virtual communities and Alzheimer's disease - Solidarity, care and information

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Liliane Maria da Silva Melo Bruno

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available From an approach to the environment virtual communities related to Alzheimer’s Disease, this study sought highlighted the scale of this issue in internet and watch how to approach the pathology in fourteen communities specific. The theoretical study focused on the complexities of family care to old guided the course of drafting the research. Through and analysis qualitative community, observed the importance of virtual environment training support networks for caregivers of relatives with Alzheimer’s. Among 5337 shares of virtual users from a same community it was felt content suggesting the formation of social ties-affective quite significant in reference to an exercise of solidarity social and ability to resist adversities of the progression of degenerative disease. Once standing as a tool for information dissemination and exchange of experience, the internet could represent an additional resource potentially able to establish greater approach among caregivers, which in ultimately could contribute to creation of an interactive network of care beyond the virtual environment.

  17. The Development of a "Neighborhood in Solidarity" in Switzerland.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Zwygart, Marion; Plattet, Alain; Ammor, Sarah

    2017-01-01

    This article presents a case study based on the "Neighborhood in Solidarity" (NS) methodology to illustrate its application in a locality of 8,000 inhabitants in Switzerland. This specific project is proposed to exemplify the global aim of the NS methodology. That aim is to increase the integration of elderly persons in societies in order to improve their quality of life. The case study demonstrates the enhancement of the capacity of the older people to remain actively engaged in their neighborhood. The article focuses on the creation of an autonomous community of empowered older people who can resolve their own problems after a 5-year project. The construction of the local community is presented throughout the six steps of the methodology: (1) preliminary analysis, (2) diagnostic, (3) construction, (4) project design, (5) project implementation, and (6) empowerment and with three degrees of involvement (community, participative, and integrative involvement). Performance and output indicators, quality indicators, and social determinants of health assess the development of the local project. The impacts of the projects which are illustrated in this specific example motivated this publication to inspire practitioners from other countries.

  18. Vietnamese women at solidarity meeting of world women in Cuba.

    Science.gov (United States)

    1998-01-01

    This article summarizes experiences of a Vietnamese delegation at a solidarity meeting of world women during April 13-16, 1998, in Cuba. The President of the Viet Nam Women's Union headed the delegation. The advisor was the vice-chairperson of the Vietnamese National Assembly. The delegation participated in 6 forums: women and sustainable economic development; women, health, education, and social security; women, communication and the mass media; women in politics and decision-making; women, violence and discrimination; and national independence, sovereignty, peace, and women. The delegation also participated in sessions on women's issues; implementation issues; women parliamentarians; and migrant and displaced women. The delegation met with delegates from other countries and participated in a world meeting and an Asian-Pacific meeting to support Cuban women. The entire delegation presented a stage show of songs, which was well received by the 3000 participants. The delegation met with Cuban delegates to discuss the formation of women's groups and to build better relations between the women of both countries. The delegation visited a training center of women cadres and the center for gender education. Participants adopted the Havana Declaration, which states the intention of world women to eradicate poverty and war and to promote peace, progress, and happiness in all countries. The Havana Declaration condemned the US embargo against Cuba. Fidel Castro spoke and expressed gratitude for the strong support from world women, especially Vietnamese women.

  19. La Universidad Internacional de Verano para Mayores: la experiencia de la Universitat de les Illes Balears

    OpenAIRE

    Macías González, Liberto; Orte Socias, Carmen

    2011-01-01

    El póster que presentamos pretende servir como revisión y valoración de las tres ediciones realizadas de la International Summer Senior University (Universidad Internacional de Verano para Mayores) que organiza la Oficina para Programas Universitarios de la UOM de la Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB). La International Summer Senior University es un espacio de encuentro entre alumnado senior que está cursando un programa de formación en alguna Universidad de Europa, a través de una semana...

  20. Os Direitos Humanos e o Direito Internacional do Meio Ambiente

    OpenAIRE

    Vitória Schmidt, Rafael

    2010-01-01

    Este artigo objetiva analisar, no que se refere ao direito internacional, em que medida a proteção ao meio ambiente se insere na relação dos direitos humanos fundamentais. Até o marco estabelecido pela declaração de Estocolmo de 1972, o meio ambiente era considerado, no plano global, uma questão alienada da humanidade e dos direitos humanos. Atualmente, o já denominado Direito Internacional do Meio Ambiente, ao lado da proteção internacional dos Direitos Humanos, constitui um dos temas princi...

  1. Impact Assessment of Citizen Fairs in the Process of Transition from the Popular Economy to a Solidarity Economy

    OpenAIRE

    Ángel Enrique Zapata-Barros; Mikel Ugando-Peñate

    2017-01-01

    The law of popular and solidarity economy in Ecuador was created to promote the transition of organizational forms of popular solidarity economy towards forms of organization. This law made possible the development of projects aimed at strengthening solidarity economic practices. One of these projects are the citizens fairs, promoted since 2008 by the state (government ministry). The fairs are an associative marketing strategy is an alternative to price speculation and a viable path to the or...

  2. Campus Solidarity Campaign: Developing a Program to Promote an Environment of Solidarity and Support on College Campuses for Students with Mental Illness

    Science.gov (United States)

    Kosyluk, Kristin A.; Corrigan, Patrick W.; Jones, Nev; James, Drexler; Abelson, Sara; Malmon, Alison

    2016-01-01

    Purpose: The aim of this work was to develop a campaign to promote an environment of solidarity and support on college campuses for students with mental illnesses. Method: Data were gathered from 24 members of a Chicago university campus who were selected as representatives of key campus stakeholder groups including students, administrative staff,…

  3. Impact Assessment of Citizen Fairs in the Process of Transition from the Popular Economy to a Solidarity Economy

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ángel Enrique Zapata-Barros

    2017-06-01

    Full Text Available The law of popular and solidarity economy in Ecuador was created to promote the transition of organizational forms of popular solidarity economy towards forms of organization. This law made possible the development of projects aimed at strengthening solidarity economic practices. One of these projects are the citizens fairs, promoted since 2008 by the state (government ministry. The fairs are an associative marketing strategy is an alternative to price speculation and a viable path to the organization of popular venture. Effective evidence that the fairs do not contribute to the transition offered popular economic forms towards forms of organization solidarity.

  4. Economia Internacional: Teoria e Prática

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    João Gabriel Ayello Leite

    2011-02-01

    Full Text Available Resenha do livro BAUMANN, Renato, Otaviano Canuto, Reinaldo Gonçalves. Economia Internacional: teoria e experiência brasileira. Rio de Janeiro: Elsevier, 2004, 1ª ed., 442 p. ISBN: 85-352-1441-0.

  5. Conflicto, paz e intervención internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Alfredo Molano

    2000-09-01

    Full Text Available Nuestro conflicto armado nunca ha estado desvinculado del contexto internacional, bien como presencia activa de terceros, o bien como pretexto y expediente para legitimar a una de las partes y desligitimar a la otra.

  6. Las mujeres, las guerras y el derecho internacional humanitario

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marta Postigo Asenjo

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available La violencia sexual se emplea como instrumento de intimidación, castigo y terror, e incluso coadyuvante de limpieza étnica, en los conflictos armados. En las últimas décadas, se han producido importantes avances en la inclusión de la violación entre los crímenes contra el derecho internacional humanitario. Sin embargo, aún son necesarias acciones más eficaces para evitar que se produzcan violaciones sistemáticas en las zonas en conflictos y post-conflicto. Este trabajo destaca la importancia que tiene la lucha por la igualdad y la incorporación de las mujeres en los procesos de toma de decisiones para combatir esta lacra y asegurar la paz y la estabilidad.  Sexual violence has long been used as a weapon of war, with the purpose of intimidating, injuring and punishing civilians, and even as an ethnic cleansing adjuvant, in armed conflicts. In the last decades, though, there have been important advances towards the definition and prosecution of rape as a crime against international humanitarian law. Notwithstanding, more effective measures are needed to protect women from this heinous crime in the conflict zones and post-conflict. This article stresses the need to keep struggling for gender equality and improving women’s participation in decision making processes to achieve peace and stability

  7. Declínio funcional de idosa institucionalizada: aplicabilidade do modelo da Classificação Internacional de Funcionalidade, Incapacidade e Saúde Functional decline of an institutionalized elderly woman: applicability of the model of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Carolina Depolito

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo é relatar a evolução clínico-funcional de uma idosa residente em instituição de longa permanência (ILPI, descrevendo a influência das condições contextuais (socioeconômicas e familiares em sua saúde, bem como discutir a provável relação entre os eventos e seu declínio funcional utilizando o modelo conceitual da Classificação Internacional de Funcionalidade, Incapacidade e Saúde (CIF. A CIF foi elaborada pela Organização Mundial de Saúde para atender a diferentes setores e estabelecer uma linguagem comum na descrição da saúde, permitindo uma abrangência multidimensional dos fatores direta e indiretamente relacionados ao quadro clínico-funcional, bem como intervenções de caráter interprofissional na clínica ou no ambiente institucional. A paciente passou por diferentes momentos na ILP e foi a óbito após 12 meses. A discussão do caso permite planejar melhores estratégias para lidar com os eventos adversos à saúde que podem ocorrer nesse contexto.The purpose of this study was to analyse the clinical functional evolution of an elderly institutionalized woman, focussing on the way socioeconomic context and family-related conditions influenced her health, as well as to discuss the probable relationship between contextual events and the patient's functional decline, by following the conceptual model of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF. ICF was created by the World Health Organization to address different areas of health and to establish a common language in health description, allowing a multidimensional description of direct and indirect factors related to the clinical-functional framework, targeting interprofessional interventions both in outpatient clinics and in institutional environment. The patient went through distinct stages in the long-term care facility, and deceased after 12 months. The discussion of the case allows for planning better

  8. Os conhecimentos alternativos e científicos na área de ciências naturais: uma revisão a partir da literatura internacional Scientific and alternative knowledge in the field of natural sciences: a review of the international literature

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Darcy Ribeiro de Castro

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Este texto trata dos aspectos teóricos dos conhecimentos alternativos e científicos com crianças em faixa etária entre sete e 11 anos de idade, na área de Ciências Naturais. Deriva de uma dissertação de mestrado que estudou os de conceitos de microrganismos e funções vitais de animais e plantas numa escola cooperativista da cidade de Central, estado da Bahia, em 2009-2010. Neste estudo, organizamos uma síntese das concepções espontâneas e científicas, baseada essencialmente na literatura internacional, para fins de contribuir com a análise de conhecimentos das crianças da referida escola. Os principais aspectos estudados sobre os microrganismos foram a estrutura, tamanho e importância; enquanto, para os animais e plantas, foram consideradas, no estudo, as funções de nutrição, trocas gasosas, respiração e transporte, enfatizando as funções digestórias no ser humano. Discutimos as implicações desse referencial para o planejamento de um ensino para as séries iniciais, destacando o conhecimento biológico da criança.This text deals with the theoretical aspects of alternative and scientific knowledge with children between seven and 11 years of age, in the area of natural sciences. It derives from a dissertation that studied the concepts of microorganisms and vital functions of animals and plants in a cooperative school in Central town, in 2009-2010. In this study, we organize a synthesis of spontaneous and scientific conceptions, based essentially on international literature for the purpose of contributing to the analysis of children's knowledge of that school in this area. The main aspects studied about microorganisms were their structure, size and importance; While, for the animals and plants the functions of nutrition, gas exchange, respiration and transportation were considered, emphasizing the digestive functions in humans. There is a discussion of the implications of this benchmark work for the planning of

  9. Knowledge adn application of the International Human Right and the Medical Mission in the emergency services in the east region of Antioquia Conocimiento y aplicación del Derecho Internacional Humanitario y la Misión Médica en los servicios de urgencias del oriente antioqueño

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Carlos Andrés Villa B.

    2003-03-01

    Full Text Available In october ctober 2002 a descriptive study was made to find out the grade of knowledge in the Emergency Services of the East region of Antioquia of the International Human Right, (IHR and the Medical Mission (MM. This region has been suffering since many years the consequences of the war that show what has been happening in the entire country. A questionnaire was filled by the directors of the hospitals in this region about both items. They agree on the importance of the items but said they have little knowledge about them and they have received few instructions regarding those items. In their hospitals there are neither guides nor education programs for the personnel in this regard. To be posted in a hospital, a person needs not show proficiency in IHR or MM. En octubre de 2002 se llevó a cabo un estudio descriptivo de corte con el propósito de investigar sobre el conocimiento y la aplicación del Derecho Internacional Humanitario (DIH y la Misión Médica (MM, en los servicios de urgencias localizados en municipios del oriente del departamento de Antioquia, región que sufre desde hace varios años las consecuencias del conflicto armado colombiano y que refleja la problemática general del país. El estudio se hizo encuestando a los directores de esos servicios de urgencias para averiguar qué formación habían tenido sobre DIH y MM y qué pautas había en las instituciones que representaban para la aplicación de estas normas. Los directores encuestados manifestaron tener muy poca información acerca del DIH y la MM. Durante su formación académica de pregrado y posgrado no recibieron educación formal al respecto. Estuvieron de acuerdo en la importancia del tema, la necesidad de capacitarse y la posibilidad de aplicarlo. Por otra parte, en las instituciones de salud que cuentan con servicios de urgencias en el oriente antioqueño se carece de protocolos o manuales sobre el DIH y la MM así como de actividades de formación continua que

  10. Aplicación de Gestión Total Eficiente de Energía en el Centro Internacional de Salud “La Pradera” ; Application of Total Management Techniques of Energy Efficiency at the International Health Centre "La Pradera”

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Leyat Fernández Velázquez

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se presentan los primeros resultados obtenidos de la aplicación de la Metodología de las Técnicas de Gestión Total Eficiente de la Energía en el Centro Internacional de Salud “La Pradera”. Se realizó una caracterización energética del Centro, determinándose la estructura de consumo de los portadores energéticos. Se efectuó una investigación estadística de los datos del Centro durante los años 2010 y 2011, obteniéndose que el portador energético más influyente en el consumo de la instalación es la energía eléctrica. Se analizó la relación entre el índice de consumo kilowatt hora vs habitación-día-ocupada (kWh/HDO para evaluar correctamente la eficiencia energética del centro, determinándose que la temperatura ambiente es un factor significativo en los consumos de electricidad, lo cual conllevó a la obtención de un nuevo índice de consumo que refleja acertadamente el comportamiento del consumo de energía eléctrica en función de los servicios prestados por esta entidad. This article presents the first results of the application of the Methodology for Total Management Techniques of Energy Efficiency at the International Health Centre "La Pradera". It was realized an energetic characterization of the Centre, determining the structure of energy carriers consumption. It was conducted a statistical investigation of the data Centre during the years 2010 and 2011, giving the electricity as the more influential energy consumption of the facility. It was analyzed the relationship between kilowatt hour consumption rate vs day-occupied-room (kWh / HDO to assess correctly the energy efficiency of the Centre concluding that the room temperature is a significant factor in the consumption of electricity, which led to the award of a new index that accurately reflects the consumption behaviour of electric energy consumption based on the services provided by this entity.

  11. La aplicación del Derecho Internacional en el Derecho interno

    OpenAIRE

    Bou Franch, Valentín

    2017-01-01

    PowerPoint del Tema 15 de la asignatura "Derecho Internacional Público". Curso 2017-2018. Tema 15.- La aplicación del Derecho Internacional en el Derecho interno. 1.-Las relaciones entre el Derecho Internacional y el Derecho interno. 2.- Los procesos de remisión entre el Derecho Internacional y el Derecho interno. 3.- La integración de las normas internacionales en el Derecho interno. 4.- Los conflictos entre el Derecho Internacional y el Derecho interno.

  12. [Example of product development by industry and research solidarity].

    Science.gov (United States)

    Seki, Masayoshi

    2014-01-01

    When the industrial firms develop the product, the research result from research institutions is used or to reflect the ideas from users on the developed product would be significant in order to improve the product. To state the software product which developed jointly as an example to describe the adopted development technique and its result, and to consider the modality of the industry solidarity seen from the company side and joint development. The software development methods have the merit and demerit and necessary to choose the optimal development technique by the system which develops. We have been jointly developed the dose distribution browsing software. As the software development method, we adopted the prototype model. In order to display the dose distribution information, it is necessary to load four objects which are CT-Image, Structure Set, RT-Plan, and RT-Dose, are displayed in a composite manner. The prototype model which is the development technique was adopted by this joint development was optimal especially to develop the dose distribution browsing software. In a prototype model, since the detail design was created based on the program source code after the program was finally completed, there was merit on the period shortening of document written and consist in design and implementation. This software eventually opened to the public as an open source. Based on this developed prototype software, the release version of the dose distribution browsing software was developed. Developing this type of novelty software, it normally takes two to three years, but since the joint development was adopted, it shortens the development period to one year. Shortening the development period was able to hold down to the minimum development cost for a company and thus, this will be reflected to the product price. The specialists make requests on the product from user's point of view are important, but increase in specialists as professionals for product

  13. internacional en el México Central

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Maricela Carmona González

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo fue determinar la prevalencia obesidad en niños y niñas escolares de 6-12 años de los hogares rurales, en localidades con tradición migratoria internacional de la región sur del Estado de México. Así mismo se describen las transformaciones en sus hábitos alimentarios y estilos de vida. Para determinar la prevalencia se obtuvo el Índice de Masa Corporal (IMC de 276 escolares de tres comunidades, divididos en 2 grupos: escolares con padre migrante y sin padre migrante, subdivididos por género, con el fin de observar alguna diferencia entre los grupos, y se aplicó una encuesta de frecuencia alimentaria para conocer las dietas de los escolares. Además de la observación participante para obtener información cualitativa sobre el comportamiento en las comidas, se realizaron 40 entrevistas informales las madres de los escolares para profundizar en los temas de la comida, la migración, las remesas y los estilos de vida. Se concluye que el acceso a recursos monetarios, provenientes de las remesas, de ingresos extra-agrícolas y/o de programas gubernamentales, son algunos de los factores que influyen para que en estas comunidades se den prevalencias de obesidad y sobre peso tan altas como las que se encuentran en el medio urbano.

  14. Colombia frente a la coyuntura financiera internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Fernando E. Suescún M.

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available Las perspectivas de la economía colombiana y en particular su situación fiscal y cambiaria se analizan a la luz de las políticas sugeridas por el Consenso de Washington (ajuste fiscal, privatización y apertura y las críticas a este enfoque realizadas por el premio Nobel, Joseph Stiglitz. A partir de la experiencia de los países del sudeste asiático y su respuesta exitosa a la crisis financiera internacional, las políticas de austeridad fiscal y apertura a los mercados externos ganan credibilidad ante los organismos financieros internacionales. Sin embargo, los casos de Argentina y Brasil minan las bases de esta confianza. Argentina enfrenta una situación caótica, con una devaluación del 250% y restricciones a las operaciones comerciales. También Brasil presenta un alto riesgo de cri- sis, a pesar del apoyo recibido por el FMI. ...

  15. El debate internacional sobre el desarrollo sostenible

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Eguzki Urteaga

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available El desarrollo sostenible es un concepto político forjado al finalizar los «treinta gloriosos», es decir después de un largo periodo de desarrollo socioeconómico (1945-1975 sinónimo de alto crecimiento, de pleno empleo y de elevado nivel de vida. Las cuestiones medioambientales aparecen entonces como la otra cara de la moneda. El desarrollo sostenible se impone como el reto fundamental del siglo XXI. Presentado como la solución a todos los problemas a los que se enfrenta la humanidad, el desarrollo sostenible sigue siendo un enigma: ¿Cómo se puede crecer, aumentar el bienestar de la población mundial, luchar contra las desigualdades sociales y salvaguardar la dinámica de la biosfera? ¿Hay que confiar en el capitalismo y en la regulación por los precios o, por el contrario, es preciso imponer nuevas normas para limitar los efectos del capitalismo? Si así es, ¿esta normativa debe ser elaborada por actores públicos o privados? Para contestar a estas preguntas es imprescindible detenerse en la historia del debate internacional sobre la noción de desarrollo sostenible.

  16. Simulating progressive social transfers. Gas subsidies and solidarity bonds in Ecuador

    International Nuclear Information System (INIS)

    Cuesta, J.; Ponce, J.; Leon, M.

    2004-02-01

    After two decades of neglect, social expending has become a cornerstone in the current fight against poverty in Ecuador. Ecuador is presently considering the elimination of regressive gas subsidies and the shift of these resources into pro-poor targeted Solidarity Bonds. Great distributive gains are expected from this reform. There are, however, a number of considerations that may prevent this policy shift from obtaining substantial poverty and equality gains. Despite their regressivity, implicit gas subsidies still represent a considerable proportion of total household consumption among poor households. Also, solidarity bonds siphon off a substantial share of their total benefits to middle income groups. This paper estimates the redistributive consequences of policy reforms on gas subsidies and solidarity bonds in Ecuador. A simulation methodology estimates both direct and indirect (labour-driven) distributive effects of four alternative scenarios: (1) total elimination of gas subsidies; (2) selective elimination of gas subsidies among non-poor households; (3) total elimination of gas subsidies and shift of resources to solidarity bonds targeted to the poor; (4) selective elimination of gas subsidies and shift of resources to solidarity bonds targeted to the poor. Estimates confirm that the redistributive gains from these reforms are rather small both for poverty and inequality. Incentives to work following the elimination of subsidies compensate, or even outdo, immediate poverty rises. Also, the elimination of gas subsidies without further expansion of subsidy bonds will unambiguously increase poverty in Ecuador between one and one and a half percent points

  17. Health sector solidarity: a core European value but with broadly varying content.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Saltman, Richard B

    2015-01-01

    Although the concept of solidarity sits at the center of many European health sector debates, the specific groups eligible for coverage, the financing arrangements, and the range of services and benefits that, together, compose the operational content of solidarity have all changed considerably over time. In prior economic periods, solidarity covered considerably fewer services or groups of the population than it does today. As economic and political circumstances changed, the content of solidarity changed with them. Recent examples of these shifts are illustrated through a discussion of health reforms in Netherlands, Germany and also Israel (although not in Europe, the Israeli health system is similar in structure to European social health insurance systems). This article suggests that changed economic circumstances in Europe since the onset of the 2008 financial crisis may lead to re-configuring the scope and content of services covered by solidarity in many European health systems. A key issue for policymakers will be protecting vulnerable populations as this re-design occurs.

  18. Intergenerational solidarity: the paradox of reciprocity imbalance in ageing welfare states.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Thijssen, Peter

    2016-12-01

    In this article a new theoretical framework is applied to a research field that is somewhat fragmented, namely that of intergenerational solidarity in ageing welfare states. Inspired by utilitarian considerations many scholars tend to problematize the lack of reciprocity characterizing intergenerational exchanges. As some generations are longer old and more numerous they may receive excessive state-administered support of the younger generations, especially in a democratic setting. However, in reality there is limited empirical evidence of intergenerational conflict and theoretical explanations of this paradox are rare. An integrated and dynamical approach that incorporates Durkheim's solidarity theory, Honneth's intersubjective recognition theory, and the current work on reciprocal exchange is necessary in order to understand the survival of intergenerational solidarity in ageing welfare states. According to this model reciprocal recognition leading to the empathization of exchanges is the driving force of intergenerational solidarity in a prefigurative and democratized culture where the status of the young has risen dramatically. Hence, we come to the paradoxical conclusion that attempts to preserve intergenerational solidarity by openly denouncing excessive transfers and trying to bypass them institutionally sometimes might be counterproductive because they may erode their empathic underpinnings. © London School of Economics and Political Science 2016.

  19. Derecho internacional y política de adaptación al cambio climático en Reino Unido

    OpenAIRE

    Araya Ahumada, Gabriel

    2016-01-01

    Este artículo describe la influencia que ha ejercido el derecho internacional desde las orientaciones provenientes del régimen internacional del cambio climático y la Unión Europea, en la gobernanza actual de la adaptación al cambio climático en el Reino Unido, especialmente en relación con la política del desarrollo sustentable.  This article describes in what ways international environmental law, the international regime of climate change and the European Union have influenced current cl...

  20. ENGLISH FOR SCIENCE. ENSEÑANZA DE INGLÉS EN LA UNIVERSIDAD PARA LA INSERCIÓN EN LA COMUNIDAD CIENTÍFICA INTERNACIONAL / ENGLISH FOR SCIENCE. ENGLISH TEACHING AT THE UNIVERSITY FOR THE INSERTION IN THE INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Silvia Beatriz Giogia

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available La enseñanza del inglés en el nivel universitario ha generado una extensa e inacabada discusión acerca de los contenidos, objetivos, metodología, y materiales a incluir, entre otros. En este contexto, las diversas universidades argentinas han desarrollado distintos programas de enseñanza de dicha lengua. En la Universidad Nacional de San Luis, la mayor parte de las carreras han incorporado inglés para Propósitos Específicos como asignatura obligatoria, cuyos objetivos son la lectura, interpretación y traducción de textos auténticos en inglés sobre temas específicos de las correspondientes disciplinas. Considerando que algunas carreras no habían incorporado esta asignatura como obligatoria y teniendo en cuenta las necesidades crecientes de incorporación a la comunidad académico-científica internacional de los distintos miembros de la comunidad universitaria, el Centro de Lenguas Extranjeras de dicha institución tiene a su cargo el desarrollo de un Proyecto de Enseñanza Extracurricular de las Lenguas Extranjeras cuyo objetivo es desarrollar habilidades escritas y orales generales en inglés, francés, italiano y portugués, siendo sus destinatarios los alumnos de grado y posgrado, personal docente y administrativo de la universidad. Este trabajo tiene como objetivo presentar una experiencia de enseñanza del curso Inglés para la Ciencia, que representa el último escalón en el aprendizaje de dicha lengua en el contexto descripto y cuyo objetivo es desarrollar habilidades escritas y orales en un inglés científico que le permita a los beneficiarios publicar sus investigaciones en revistas internacionales, participar activamente en congresos, seminarios, foros de discusión, reuniones de proyectos, y concretar pasantías y/o estancias de investigación en el exterior. Se presentan también los resultados de la experiencia, los cuales fueron corroborados a través de entrevistas y conversaciones con los alumnos. / The teaching

  1. Armas estratégicas e poder no sistema internacional: o advento das armas de energia direta e seu impacto potencial sobre a guerra e a distribuição multipolar de capacidades Strategic weapons and power in international system: the arise of direct energy weapons and their potential impact over the war and multipolar distribution of capabilities

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Fabrício Schiavo Ávila

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available O pós-Guerra Fria (1991-2006 apresenta uma mudança significativa no cenário estratégico: a maior acessibilidade da tecnologia militar e o surgimento de novas armas capazes de modificar o poder coercitivo dos países - como as armas de energia direta - acabam pondo em xeque a ideia de que a primazia nuclear é condição suficiente para garantir a unipolaridade. Focando-se no atual recrudescimento das tensões entre EUA e Rússia - especialmente com a proposta norte-americana de implementação do Escudo Antimíssil no Leste Europeu - e analisando as relações de poder entre os três países, procuramos revelar que tipo de competição ocorrerá no sistema internacional nas próximas décadas. O presente artigo analisa as reais possibilidades de que a primazia nuclear norte-americana se torne efetiva, uma vez que, para tanto, é necessário o desarmamento estratégico das demais potências. Como uma guerra nuclear entre os três países possui um custo político muito elevado, as disputas tendem a ser decididas na esfera das operações. Para ilustrar esta última afirmação, usamos um cenário contrafactual de guerra nuclear limitada entre Estados Unidos, Rússia e China, por meio do qual tentamos evidenciar as precondições táticas e operacionais para uma eventual vitória da coalizão sino-russa.The evolution of the Post-Cold War (1991-2006 international system shows a significant amount of change regarding the strategic capabilities of United States, Russia, and China. The rise of a new class of strategic weapons called directed energy weapons (lasers and high power microwaves, as well as the great costs associated with the quest for nuclear primacy, demand closer examination of the current assumption about the links between nuclear primacy and unipolar distribution of power in the International System. Starting with the current tensions between US and Russia, we try to reveal in this article what kind of competition might be observed

  2. Intergenerational solidarity in family communication and childrearing among Russians living in Estonia

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Järva I.

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this research was to ascertain the importance of intergenerational solidarity in communication within the family and childrearing among the Russians living in Estonia. Generations see the world differently enough. One of the reasons for that is individualistic worldview which characterizes not only the younger generation, but individualistic tendencies have percolated into other generationsas well. All generations admit the presence of a generation gap, but they disclaim presence of intergenerational conflict. At the same time respondents affirm that there is solidarity between generations in their families and it is based on love and respect. Solidarity between generations in families is revealed both on spiritual level (communicating, love, trust, mutual understanding, common interests as well as in real help given by generations to each other as far as homework, children's upbringing, and economical aid are concerned.

  3. Kick to kik. Trabajadores offshore desplazados y ley aplicable a la seguridad social internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    MARINA VARGAS GÓMEZ-URRUTIA

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available Offshore workers displaced and applicable law to international social security: lex loci laboris, law of residence of the worker or law of the seat of the employer? Responses to light the matter Kik (STJUE c-266/13, 19.3.2015 Trabajadores offshore desplazados y ley aplicable a la seguridad social internacional: ¿lex loci laboris, ley de la residencia del trabajador o ley de la sede del empleador? Respuestas a la luz del asunto Kik (STJUE C-266/13, de 19.3.2015

  4. Advancements and results of the program of energy cooperation of the agency for the international development (USAID-MEXICO) in Mexico; Avances y resultados del programa de cooperacin energetica de la agencia para el desarrollo internacional (USAID-MEXICO) en Mexico

    Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB)

    Landa Bonilla, J. [Agencia para el Desarrollo Internacional, Embajada de los Estados Unidos de Norte Amrica, (Mexico)

    1997-12-31

    This paper presents the cooperation programs and their results in energy efficiency, renewable energies and pollution prevention between Mexico an the United States through the Agency for the International Development, USAID-Mexico and various specialized institutions of the sector. The main programs of the USAID-Mexico in this area are centered in Pilot Projects: With CONAE as well as with FIDE, programs have been implemented centered in the replacement of standard motors for high efficiency motors, in the optimization of distribution systems and in the steam generation, in the study of motor rewinding practices; Evaluation and Monitoring: Technical assistance is being given for the financial assessment and monitoring of the on line programs of CONAE, FIDE and PAESE, as well as the utilization of the results of the pilot programs for possible large scale programs on incentives, discounts and technology promotion; Standardization: Support has been provided to CONAE for the development of various norms on energy efficiency and programs will be designed for the assessment of the impact of these norms on the productive sector of the country; Renewable Energies: Since 1993 a cooperation program has been implemented on alternate sources of energy with productive applications in rural areas with various institutions of the rural productive sector such as FIRCO and some state governments; Pollution Prevention: Jointly with the Energy Efficiency Program of the USAID in Washington, the EPA and the Centro Mexicano para la Produccion mas Limpia, various energy efficient pilot projects and pollution prevention in industries such as the maquiladora of galvanoplasty and smelting have been developed; Institutional Strengthening: During the last fourth years support has been given to the main institutions, mentioned earlier in terms of training for the internal strengthening of their technical staff. [Espanol] Se presentan los programas de cooperacion y resultados en eficiencia

  5. The Construction of a Solidarity Sustainability Concept Theoretical Contributions to the Reach of Socio-Environmentalism

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Heloise Siqueira Garcia

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available The article has as general objective to draw up considerations about the concept of sustainability having as its apparatus its intimate connection with solidarity, so that the studies traced are presented as theoretical contributions to socio-environmentalism. In this context, the following specific objectives were listed: analyze the main aspects of Sustainability, focusing on the social dimension; to study Solidarity in its historical and conceptual aspects; and to understand the close correlation between both categories. In the methodology was adopted the inductive method, having been applied the techniques of the referent, category, operational concepts, bibliographical research and file.

  6. Solidarity on the Move. Politics, Sociology and Law between Welfare and Globalization

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Luca Cobbe

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Starting from the current revival of the debate around the issue of solidarity, this introductory contribution to the monographic section of «Scienza & Politica» aims to highlighting the epistemological function of this concept in the constitution of the time and the space of social regulation. Taking into consideration the contribution of sociology to the construction and the development of the twentieth-century welfare state, it treats and questions the heuristic and normative capacity of the concept of solidarity in front of the challenges that globalization poses to the economic and social possibility of a societal regulation of global interdependencies.

  7. A ordem econômico-comercial internacional: uma análise da evolução do sistema multilateral de comércio e da participação da diplomacia econômica brasileira no cenário mundial The international economic-commercial order: an analysis of the evolution of the multilateral trading system and of the involvement of the brazilian economic diplomacy in the global scenario

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ivan Tiago Machado Oliveira

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available O trabalho traça uma análise histórica do Sistema Multilateral de Comércio (SMC, tendo como foco a sua importância para a conformação da ordem econômica internacional do pós-Segunda Guerra Mundial. A partir de uma perspectiva analítico-evolutiva, faz-se uma apresentação do contexto internacional no qual o sistema multilateral foi gerado e identificam-se as interações entre as transformações históricas mundiais, tanto no plano político quanto no econômico, e a estruturação do Sistema Multilateral de Comércio, desde o Acordo Geral sobre Tarifas e Comércio (em inglês, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT até a Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC. Ademais, o papel desempenhado pela diplomacia econômica brasileira na construção e transformação do SMC será discutido ao longo do presente trabalho. Também são feitas considerações sobre a atual Rodada de negociações multilaterais, a Rodada Doha, e a sua relevância na ótica dos países em desenvolvimento.This work brings a historical analysis of the multilateral trading system, focusing on its importance to the building up of the international economic order, after the Second World War. From an evolutionary perspective, the international context in which the multilateral trading system was created is presented. Moreover, the interactions between world historical transformations and the development of the multilateral trading system, from GATT to WTO, are analyzed, both in political and economic points of view. Furthermore, the role played by the Brazilian economic diplomacy in building and transforming the multilateral trading system is analyzed. Some considerations are also made on the Doha Round of trade talks and its importance to the developing countries.

  8. Social and Solidarity Economy, Sustainable Development Goals, and Community Development: The Mission of Adult Education & Training

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Catalina Quiroz-Niño

    2017-11-01

    Full Text Available A utopia of sustainable development is becoming established on the international stage. To get there, varied and complementary strategies must come into play—among them education. This trend is turning to the “Social and Solidarity Economy” (SSE, especially since the approval by the United Nations (UN of the 2030 Agenda; the fulfilment of which demands adult education strategies and programs in line with the principles and values of sustainability. This article offers a response to that demand. It aims to carry out a reflective analysis that reveals the similarities between the principles and values of the SSE and those guiding the UN’s 2030 Agenda, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs. Based on the results of this analysis, we will argue that training in the competencies for sustainability, essential in achieving the SDGs, is among the main functions of education within the SSE framework. Further, in order to make educational programs more sustainable, such training must be included in their operating objectives. The work uses a hermeneutic methodology based on the existing literature and gives particular attention to UNESCO’s directives on training in key competencies for sustainability. The significant contribution the results make is to show: (a the emphases of each approach and their similarities; (b how the two are complementary; and (c the potential, and need, for creating synergies based on their respective strengths. A further original contribution is a proposed basic guide for the design of training activities geared towards gaining the normative competency that UNESCO has identified as key to sustainability. This innovative proposal will be useful for improving the quality of adult training programs, thereby contributing to the achievement of the SDGs in communities.

  9. Search Results | Page 17 | IDRC - International Development ...

    International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Digital Library (Canada)

    2017-12-18

    Results 161 - 170 of 8491 ... Science Diplomacy Awards recognize outstanding achievements in South Africa's international science, technology, and innovation (STI) cooperation, as well as global contributions toward harnessing STI for international peace, solidarity, and susta. Published date. December 18, 2017. Research ...

  10. DIFERENCIAS ENTRE EL DERECHO PENAL INTERNACIONAL Y EL DERECHO INTERNACIONAL PENAL

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Jean Carlo Mejía Azuero

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Resulta interesante plantear académicamente algunas diferencias entre los dos tipos de derecho estudiados hasta el momento, con el fin de evidenciar sus distanciamientos, pero también su evidentes cercanías; esta comparación puede igualmente ayudar a establecer contenidos y contextos de aplicación y facilitar la ubicación de la herramientas, ora para la defensa de causas ante tribunales internacionales o bien, desde la perspectiva estatal en procesos de extradición, ya sea con miras a facilitar la persecución de cierto tipo de criminalidad sobre lo cual existe un consenso mínimo a nivel internacional, o bien para garantizar el respeto y la protección de los derechos fundamentales de los posibles sujetos de extradición o de las personas que ya han sido extraditadas.

  11. El redimensionamiento del derecho internacional del trabajo

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Miguel Canessa

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available The resizing of International Labor LawThe transformations brought about by the globalization of the labour world render insufficient the national efforts to face a cross-boundaries phenomenon. Similarly, the International Labour Organization efforts are praiseworthy but incomplete because its Members are reluctant to new international commitments. In this situation, labour human rights are in the best position to face the challenges of globalization.

  12. Educación sin Fronteras: Proyecto Internacional de Cooperación Académica entre las Escuelas de Enfermería del Grupo Tordesillas Education without frontiers: An international co-operation Project between Schools of Nursing belonging to the Tordesillas Group

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Beatriz Gerbassi Costa Aguiar

    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available Los cambios sociales y culturales del mundo globalizado colocan nuevos desafíos en la formación universitaria, al tiempo que estimulan la conformación de redes de cooperación entre universidades y países. Es en este contexto que surge el Grupo Tordesillas que hoy congrega universidades españolas, brasileñas y portuguesas. Este artículo se propone describir la experiencia del acuerdo académico establecido entre las Escuelas de Enfermería: Alfredo Pinto de la Universidad Federal del Estado de Río de Janeiro (Brasil, Escuela Universitaria de Estudios Sanitarios de la Universidad Pública de Navarra (España y Escuela Universitaria de Enfermería de la Universidad de Valladolid (España. La metodología utilizada fue el relato de experiencia fundamentado a partir de las normativas que al respecto han sido tomadas por los gobiernos de estos países. Los resultados parciales apuntan la posibilidad de: innovar prácticas educativas y de investigación en enfermería; producir conocimiento que respalde la actuación del enfermero en diversos espacios del escenario internacional; construir una red de cooperación interinstitucional. Se concluye que las diferencias entre los países que integran el Grupo Tordesillas, lejos de constituirse en obstáculos al desarrollo científico, son la oportunidad de preparar a los profesionales de enfermería, en sintonía con las necesidades del mundo de hoy.Social and cultural changes in the globalizad world are new challenges for university education and encourage the formation of co-operation nets between universities and countries. Thus the "Grupo Tordesillas" was born and nowadays meets several Spanish, Brazilian and Portuguese universities. Here we propose to describe the experience of an academic agreement that some schools of nursing have established: Escola de Enfermagem Alfredo Pinto (Federal University of State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Escuela Universitaria de Estudios Sanitarios (Public

  13. Device-associated infection rates and mortality in intensive care units of Peruvian hospitals: findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium Tasas de infección asociadas a aparatos y mortalidad en unidades de cuidados intensivos de hospitales peruanos: datos del Consorcio Internacional para el Control de las Infecciones Nosocomiales

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Luis E. Cuellar

    2008-07-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVES: To measure device-associated infection (DAI rates, microbiological profiles, bacterial resistance, and attributable mortality in intensive care units (ICUs in hospitals in Peru that are members of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC. METHODS: Prospective cohort surveillance of DAIs was conducted in ICUs in four hospitals applying the definitions for nosocomial infections of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System (CDC-NNIS and National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN. RESULTS: From September 2003 to October 2007 1 920 patients hospitalized in ICUs for an aggregate of 9 997 days acquired 249 DAIs, accounting for a rate of 13.0% and 24.9 DAIs per 1 000 ICU-days. The ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP rate was 31.3 per 1 000 ventilator-days; the central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections (CVC-BSI rate was 7.7 cases per 1 000 catheter-days; and the rate for catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI was 5.1 cases per 1 000 catheter-days. Extra mortality for VAP was 24.5% (RR 2.07, P OBJETIVOS: Determinar las tasas de infecciones asociadas a aparatos (IAA, sus perfiles microbiológicos y la resistencia bacteriana, así como la mortalidad atribuible a estas infecciones en unidades de cuidados intensivos (UCI de hospitales de Perú, miembros del Consorcio Internacional para el Control de las Infecciones Nosocomiales (INICC. MÉTODOS: Se hizo un seguimiento retrospectivo de cohorte de las IAA en las UCI de cuatro hospitales, según las definiciones de infección nosocomial del Sistema Nacional de Vigilancia de Infecciones Nosocomiales de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC-NNIS y de la Red Nacional de Seguridad Sanitaria (NHSN, de los Estados Unidos de América. RESULTADOS: De septiembre de 2003 a octubre de 2007, 1 920 pacientes hospitalizados en las UCI, con un total de 9 997 días, adquirieron

  14. Em busca da eficiência: visibilidade internacional da produção científica dos programas brasileiros de pós-graduação em saúde infantil e do adolescente entre 1998 e 2003 Pursuing efficiency: international visibility of the scientific production of Brazilian graduate programs in child and adolescent health from 1998 through 2003

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Marcelo Z. Goldani

    2007-10-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO:Avaliar a tendência do número de publicações oriundos dos programas de pós-graduação brasileiros em saúde da criança e do adolescente e a proporção de citações desses artigos no MEDLINE e no Journal Citation Reports (JCR, utilizando a primeira base de dados como medida de eficiência e a última como indicador de visibilidade. MÉTODOS: Avaliamos 14 programas de pós-graduação quanto ao número de teses, dissertações e artigos citados no MEDLINE e JCR, através de dados secundários das duas últimas avaliações trienais realizadas pela Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES, de 1998 até 2000 e de 2001 até 2003. RESULTADOS:O número de artigos publicados aumentou (de 1.520 para 1.917, bem como o número mediano de artigos citados tanto no MEDLINE (de 32,5 para 45 como no JCR (de 24,5 para 27. O número mediano de dissertações aumentou de 19,5 para 26,5; o número mediano de teses cresceu de 12 para 13,5. O número mediano de orientadores diminuiu (de 21,5 para 18,4. CONCLUSÃO: Os programas de pós-graduação em saúde infantil e do adolescente tornaram-se mais eficientes quanto à produção de conhecimento através da publicação de mais artigos com maior visibilidade internacional. Tal tendência foi acompanhada contraditoriamente pela redução no número de orientadores.OBJECTIVE:To assess the trend in the number of published articles by Brazilian graduate programs in child and adolescent health and the proportion of such publications cited in MEDLINE and Thomson Scientific's Journal Citation Reports (JCR, using the former database as a proxy for efficiency and the latter as an indicator of visibility. METHODS: We assessed the trends of 14 graduate programs concerning the number of theses, dissertations, and articles cited in MEDLINE and JCR, through secondary data from the latest two triennial evaluations carried out by the Brazilian Federal Agency for the Improvement of

  15. La información obtenida por tecnologías espaciales ante el derecho internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Silvia Maureen Williams

    2008-05-01

    Full Text Available ResumenEl trabajo avanza sobre investigaciones recientes dirigidas por la autora en el Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas de la Argentina (Conicet así como, en el ámbito internacional, en la International Law Association, en el marco del proyecto Legal Aspects of the Privatisation and Commercialisation of Space Activities: Remote Sensing, National Space Legislation and Registration, Considerada como una investigación de alcance internacional. Uno de los temas centrales se fundamenta en los aspectos jurídicos y conexos de la utilización de satélites de observación de la tierra, sus aplicaciones y dilemas, y la validez de los principios de las Naciones Unidas sobre Teleobservación de la tierra (1986 en el escenario internacional de hoy. Los avances se desarrollan sobre el análisis del nuevo escenario internacional comparándose posiciones –y fundamentos– que proponen un marco más preciso para los principios de 1986, reemplazándolos por un instrumento internacional vinculante. Se advierte la comercialización creciente de la actividad espacial en estos tiempos y consecuente atenuación de la rigidez de reclamos de soberanía que ceden espacio al aspecto comercial de la actividad. En este contexto, los principios se van transformando en normas de la costumbre y se pone acento en un problema de actualidad: la validez ante los tribunales, como medio de prueba, de la información obtenida por tecnologías espaciales.AbstractThis paper advances on recent research directed by the author in the Scientific Investigations National Council in Argentina, as well as in the international scenario, in the International Law Association, in the frame of the project entitled, Legal Aspects of the Privatization and Commercialization of Space Activities: Remote Sensing, National Space Legislation and Registration, considered as a research of international reach. One of the central themes is based upon the judicial aspects and

  16. Solidarity and Conflict Between Adult Childrenand Parents : A Latent Class Analysis

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Gaalen, Ruben I. van; Dykstra, Pearl A.

    2006-01-01

    Using multiple dimensions of solidarity and conflict in a latent class analysis, we develop a typology of adult child–parent relationships. The data (N ¼ 4,990) are from the first wave of the Netherlands Kinship Panel Study. In descending order of relationship quality, the 5 types are harmonious

  17. Acting in solidarity : Testing an extended dual pathway model of collective action by bystander group members

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Saab, Rim; Tausch, Nicole; Spears, Russell; Cheung, Wing-Yee

    We examined predictors of collective action among bystander group members in solidarity with a disadvantaged group by extending the dual pathway model of collective action, which proposes one efficacy-based and one emotion-based path to collective action (Van Zomeren, Spears, Fischer, & Leach,

  18. Talking about Service-Learning: Product or Process? Reciprocity or Solidarity?

    Science.gov (United States)

    Clifford, Joan

    2017-01-01

    Through an exploration of values of the neoliberal university and critical service-learning, this article explores how associating service-learning with products and relationships based on reciprocity negatively impacts its connection to social justice. By emphasizing the constructs of process and solidarity, instead of products and reciprocity,…

  19. Acts of Solidarity: Developing Urban Social Justice Educators in the Struggle for Quality Public Education

    Science.gov (United States)

    Katsarou, Eleni; Picower, Bree; Stovall, David

    2010-01-01

    By taking the position that teaching for social justice is an act of necessity and solidarity, this work seeks to highlight two examples of teacher education initiatives. Because the relationships between teacher, student, family, school, and state are integral to the teaching process, three central questions guide the authors' thinking and…

  20. Exploring Pan-Africanism's theories: from race-based solidarity to political unity and beyond

    Czech Academy of Sciences Publication Activity Database

    Kasanda, Albert

    2016-01-01

    Roč. 28, č. 2 (2016), s. 179-195 ISSN 1369-6815 Institutional support: RVO:67985955 Keywords : solidarity * unity * sovereignty * race * Africa * Afropolitanism * Pan - Africanism * colonization Subject RIV: AA - Philosophy ; Religion Impact factor: 0.917, year: 2016

  1. Positive Portrayals of Feminist Men Increase Men's Solidarity with Feminists and Collective Action Intentions

    Science.gov (United States)

    Wiley, Shaun; Srinivasan, Ruhi; Finke, Elizabeth; Firnhaber, Joseph; Shilinsky, Alyssa

    2013-01-01

    The present study examined whether positive portrayals of feminist men could increase men's sense of solidarity with feminists and, through it, their intentions to engage in collective action in support of women. A sample of 102 mostly White men between the ages of 18 and 63 was recruited from Mechanical Turk, an online crowdsourcing marketplace.…

  2. Solidarity economy in Brazil: movement, discourse and practice : Analysis through a Polanyian understanding of the economy

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    A. Lemaître (Andreia); A.H.J. Helmsing (Bert)

    2011-01-01

    textabstractSolidarity economy initiatives constitute a worldwide phenomenon that is today at the very heart of numerous economic and social debates. They are active in a very diverse number of economic sectors, aiming for example to creating employment and income for poor and low-qualified workers,

  3. Survivors' Solidarity and Attachment in the Immediate Aftermath of the Typhoon Haiyan (Philippines).

    Science.gov (United States)

    Bartolucci, Andrea; Magni, Michele

    2017-01-09

    Anti-social behavior and self-preservation are often assumed to be normal responses to threats and disasters; on the contrary, decades of research and empirical studies in social sciences showed that pro-social behaviors are frequently common and that solidarity is the typical response to a variety of threats. The main objective of this study is to investigate and describe survivors' behavior, especially solidarity, according to the presence of familiar persons and to the perception of physical danger, elaborating the framework of Mawson's social attachment theory. In order to investigate these relationships, a behavioral research was carried out involving 288 people affected by the December 8th 2013 Haiyan Typhoon (Yolanda). Results revealed that solidarity was predominant and people reacted collectively and actively taking part in relief activities. Furthermore, we found strong solidarity and help towards strangers and unfamiliar persons. Investigating how people react is essential to develop a more efficient and effective response strategy, especially in the immediate aftermath of a disaster when disaster managers have little control of the situation and people rely on themselves; the natural tendency to help others can be essential to reduce losses and to fill the temporal gap between the event and the arrival of the organized relief unit.

  4. Survivors’ Solidarity and Attachment in the Immediate Aftermath of the Typhoon Haiyan (Philippines)

    Science.gov (United States)

    Bartolucci, Andrea; Magni, Michele

    2017-01-01

    Introduction: Anti-social behavior and self-preservation are often assumed to be normal responses to threats and disasters; on the contrary, decades of research and empirical studies in social sciences showed that pro-social behaviors are frequently common and that solidarity is the typical response to a variety of threats. The main objective of this study is to investigate and describe survivors’ behavior, especially solidarity, according to the presence of familiar persons and to the perception of physical danger, elaborating the framework of Mawson’s social attachment theory. Methods: In order to investigate these relationships, a behavioral research was carried out involving 288 people affected by the December 8th 2013 Haiyan Typhoon (Yolanda). Results: Results revealed that solidarity was predominant and people reacted collectively and actively taking part in relief activities. Furthermore, we found strong solidarity and help towards strangers and unfamiliar persons. Discussion: Investigating how people react is essential to develop a more efficient and effective response strategy, especially in the immediate aftermath of a disaster when disaster managers have little control of the situation and people rely on themselves; the natural tendency to help others can be essential to reduce losses and to fill the temporal gap between the event and the arrival of the organized relief unit. PMID:28154787

  5. Universal health coverage in Latin American countries: how to improve solidarity-based schemes.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Titelman, Daniel; Cetrángolo, Oscar; Acosta, Olga Lucía

    2015-04-04

    In this Health Policy we examine the association between the financing structure of health systems and universal health coverage. Latin American health systems encompass a wide range of financial sources, which translate into different solidarity-based schemes that combine contributory (payroll taxes) and non-contributory (general taxes) sources of financing. To move towards universal health coverage, solidarity-based schemes must heavily rely on countries' capacity to increase public expenditure in health. Improvement of solidarity-based schemes will need the expansion of mandatory universal insurance systems and strengthening of the public sector including increased fiscal expenditure. These actions demand a new model to integrate different sources of health-sector financing, including general tax revenue, social security contributions, and private expenditure. The extent of integration achieved among these sources will be the main determinant of solidarity and universal health coverage. The basic challenges for improvement of universal health coverage are not only to spend more on health, but also to reduce the proportion of out-of-pocket spending, which will need increased fiscal resources. Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  6. Pedagogy Lost? Possibilities for Adult Learning and Solidarity in Food Activism

    Science.gov (United States)

    Kepkiewicz, Lauren

    2015-01-01

    In this paper, I examine the potential for solidarity between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples within food movements working in the context of a settler colony such as Canada. I argue that it is necessary to engage with narratives provided by indigenous food activists and indigenous studies scholars and that learning from these narratives…

  7. Mestiza Consciousness in Relation to Sustained Political Solidarity: A Chicana Feminist Interpretation of the Farmworker Movement

    Science.gov (United States)

    Barvosa, Edwina

    2011-01-01

    Two of the most significant themes in Chicana feminist thought are the character of mestiza consciousness and the view that political solidarity--that is, the uniting of diverse people in common cause--should build upon diversity among peoples rather than on a single shared identity. Numerous Chicana and Latina feminists have connected these two…

  8. The ANC and the 'Myth' of Liberation Solidarity: 'Othering' in Post ...

    African Journals Online (AJOL)

    In the official narratives concerning Southern Africa's former national liberation movements, the concept of a collective, regional solidarity in the struggle against white minority rule features prominently. Since gaining political power in 1994, the African National Congress (ANC) has consistently repeated the mantra that the ...

  9. Mutuality and solidarity in healthcare in South Africa | McLeod ...

    African Journals Online (AJOL)

    This paper uses Wilkie's definitions of mutuality and solidarity to review the history of private healthcare in South Africa. The vision for a future unified national healthcare system is given and the phases of reform are outlined. The first phase of reforms has been completed and these are contextualised in terms of a return to ...

  10. More than an Ally: A Successful White Teacher Who Builds Solidarity with His African American Students

    Science.gov (United States)

    Boucher, Michael Lee, Jr.

    2016-01-01

    This qualitative case study provides a counternarrative to the literature of White teachers who are unsuccessful in bridging the achievement gap and disrupts the assumed meaning of solidarity between successful White teachers and their African American students. As part of successful classroom practice, this teacher interrogated his own whiteness…

  11. Solidarity outpatient clinics in Greece: a survey of a massive social movement.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Evlampidou, Iro; Kogevinas, Manolis

    2018-03-06

    Until 2016, around 3 million persons had limited access to health care in Greece due to the economic crisis. We describe a massive solidarity movement of community clinics and pharmacies in Greece. We conducted a survey in 2014-15 and describe the characteristics of community clinics and pharmacies spontaneously established all over Greece after 2008. A characteristic of the 92 active solidarity clinics is autonomous collective functioning, free services, and funding from non-governmental sources. The largest clinics examined more than 500 uninsured or partly insured patients per month. Clinics covered a wide range of clinical and preventive services. Funding, availability of drugs, vaccines, medical material and their legal status were the main problems identified. The solidarity movement involved thousands of health professionals covering essential population needs. The community outpatient clinics were an outstanding example of solidarity and temporarily alleviated the health needs of a large part of the population. Copyright © 2018 SESPAS. Publicado por Elsevier España, S.L.U. All rights reserved.

  12. Durkheim in Sichuan: The Earthquake, National Solidarity, and the Politics of Small Things

    Science.gov (United States)

    Xu, Bin

    2009-01-01

    Commemorative rituals consolidate solidarity by reaffirming one's secular faith and by enhancing emotional energy even without value consensus. Yet, state rituals, especially the ones organized by an authoritarian state, are usually shrugged off and mocked by its citizens. What made the state-sponsored national commemoration so effective? The…

  13. Imagining Research as Solidarity and Grassroots Globalisation: A Response to Appadurai (2001)

    Science.gov (United States)

    Novelli, Mario

    2006-01-01

    In response to Appadurai's "Grassroots globalization and the research imagination", this paper explores some of the theoretical, ethical, methodological and practical issues of developing a "strong internationalisation" of research with and amongst grassroots globalisation movements. Drawing on five years of solidarity and…

  14. Globalizing Social Justice Education: The Case of The Global Solidarity Network Study e-Broad Program

    Science.gov (United States)

    Harrison, Yvonne D.; Kostic, Kevin; Toton, Suzanne C.; Zurek, Jerome

    2010-01-01

    This paper documents the development, implementation, and evaluation of "The Global Solidarity Network Study e-Broad Program (GSNSeBP)", an online social justice educational program that is blended into an onsite academic course. This global electronic program, which was developed through a partnership between Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and…

  15. “One in christ”: Fedsem spiritualities of solidarity | Duncan | Acta ...

    African Journals Online (AJOL)

    The spiritual life of the seminary, manifested most clearly in its worship life, became its source of strength and sustained its mission and vision: to be and yet, to become “One in Christ”. This was conveyed by means of various forms of denominational and ecumenical solidarity as an expression of Christian love.

  16. Building a Society of Solidarity through Critical Pedagogy: Group Teaching as a Social and Democratic Tool

    Science.gov (United States)

    Nikolakaki, Maria

    2012-01-01

    Against the menacing shadow of neoliberalism, which promotes individualism and competition, the author illustrates in this paper the need for group teaching. Group teaching as a method of instruction and learning fosters community bonds, solidarity, and is more effective teaching. Group teaching is a democratic tool necessary for society to…

  17. I Jornada Internacional GEMInIS (JIG/2014)

    OpenAIRE

    Grupo de Estudos sobre Mídias Interativas em Imagem e Som, GEMInIS

    2013-01-01

    A I Jornada Internacional GEMInIS (JIG/2014) terá como tema central os processos da convergência midiática que transformam o “entretenimento transmídia” na base da economia criativa. O ‘entretenimento transmídia’ ocupa um lugar central na esfera da produção e consumo, porém, é uma noção que permanece relativamente inédita no campo acadêmico. Historicamente, entretenimento é um conceito que aparece associado ao que é ‘alegre, divertido, emocionante e prazeroso’. Na I Jornada Internacional GEMI...

  18. Redes sociales: herramienta de marketing internacional en el sector hotelero

    OpenAIRE

    Ana María Miranda Zavala; Isaac Cruz Estrada

    2016-01-01

    El presente artículo tiene como objetivo identificar las estrategias de marketing internacional en redes sociales que realizan los hoteles de cuatro y cinco estrellas de la ciudad de Tijuana, Baja California, México. Así mismo, la revisión de las características y contenidos de las redes sociales de este sector, reconociendo la importancia en el marketing internacional como medio de comunicación con los huéspedes. De este modo, se propone caracterizar los atributos que consideran esenciales l...

  19. Analysis of financial impact resulting from option for aircraft noise reduction against operational optimization at Brasilia International Airport = Análise do impacto financeiro resultante da opção por redução de ruído aeronáutico contra otimização operacional no Aeroporto Internacional de Brasília

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Cunha, Daniel Alves da

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo se propõe a realizar uma análise do impacto financeiro no sistema de transporte aéreo resultante da adoção de rotas mais longas de táxi para aeronaves, para pousos e para decolagens, no Aeroporto Internacional de Brasília, devido ao impacto do ruído aeronáutico em seus arredores, a fim de contribuir para novas decisões operacionais a serem tomadas, tanto pela comunidade aeroportuária quanto pela autoridade de aviação civil

  20. El Estoppel: dificultades para definir una regla en derecho internacional y el rol deslucido de la Corte Internacional de Justicia

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Vassallo, Federico J.

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Nacido como instituto del common law, el estoppel fue introducido en el Derecho Internacional a través de laudos de árbitros británicos y norteamericanos en los siglos XIX y XX. Recogido luego –implícita o explícitamente– por la CPJI y la CIJ (Empréstitos Serbios, Estatus Legal de Groenlandia Oriental, Pesquerías, Plataforma Continental del Mar del Norte, entre otros, se ha convertido en una defensa perentoria de frecuente invocación. Sin embargo, la Corte Internacional no parece haber sabido precisar sus elementos constituyentes, derivando en una interpretación inconsistente del silencio y de la denominada detrimental reliance. Esto ha generado una incertidumbre que ha puesto incluso en duda la misma existencia del estoppel como regla del Derecho Internacional.

  1. La adopción internacional de menores: especial referencia al requisito de la idoneidad en el procedimiento de constitución

    OpenAIRE

    Guzmán Peces, Montserrat

    2006-01-01

    I. PLANTEAMIENTO DE LA CUESTIÓN. II. LOS FACTORES SOCIO-JURÍDICOS DE LA ADOPCIÓN INTERNACIONAL EN ESPAÑA. III. EL RÉGIMEN JURÍDICO DE LA ADOPCIÓN INTERNACIONAL. IV. FUNDAMENTO DE LA INTERVENCIÓN ADMINISTRATIVA EN LA FASE PREVIA A LA CONSTITUCIÓN DE LA ADOPCIÓN. V. EL “CERTIFICADO DE IDONEIDAD” COMO REQUISITO SUSTANCIAL EN LA CONSTITUCIÓN DE ADOPCIONES. 1. Concepto, carácter y contenido. 2. Problemática que plantea la valoración de la idoneidad en la adopción intern...

  2. Mental health and solidarity economy: the experience of users and workers of a Psychosocial Care Center

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ioneide de Oliveira Campos

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available This work is within the context of discussions on mental health and solidarity economy. It is an account of the experience lived at the Tabatinga II Psychosocial Care Center (CAPS in the Federal District, Brazil, where projects designed to generate employment and income in the mental health area reaffirm their ability, as tools for social inclusion, to incorporate the principles and values of solidarity economy aiming at the empowerment and autonomy of citizens in mental distress. This work intended to support and encourage reflections on the possibilities for social inclusion arising from the generation of jobs and income through collective and cooperative actions developed and elaborated with the participation of users, family members, and workers of this service. Emphasis on participatory methodology guided the development of the experience, and the proposition of triggering actions on mental health and solidarity economy at different times, under the coordination of the performing team, afforded, concurrently, the realization of two actions/interventions: a group activity designed to service users and their relatives who gathered to learn and reflect on collective work and supportive venture; and three monthly training sessions, from August to December 2013, on cooperativism, solidarity economy, and mental health addressed to the professionals of that CAPS. At the end of these interventions, it was possible to observe that the involvement of people under mental distress in these projects contributes to overcome their current state of subordination and weakness. It is worth mentioning that, in general, the development of these actions favored reflections on the world of collective work and aggregated methodological knowledge on solidarity ventures.

  3. Tratamiento contable de las stock options según la normativa contable internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Elena Merino Madrid

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available La retribución que hacen las empresas a sus directivos y empleados mediante la entrega de opciones sobre acciones (stock options se ha convertido en una práctica habitual en muchos países del mundo. Hasta fechas recientes no existía un consenso sobre el tratamiento contable que se debía dar a este tipo de transacciones; sin embargo, en la actualidad parece que tal consenso se ha alcanzado al exigir tanto el International Accounting Standards Board (iasb como el Financial Accounting Standards Board (fasb, en la International Financial Reporting Standard, ifrs 2 (niif 2, Norma Internacional de Información Financiera y Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (sfas 123 (R respectivamente, que se reconozca la remuneración basada en la entrega de opciones sobre acciones como un gasto en los estados financieros. El objetivo de este trabajo es analizar el tratamiento contable aplicable de acuerdo con la normativa contable internacional o de información financiera (nic/niif.

  4. O direito internacional em sua aplicação por cortes e tribunais: rumo a um sistema judicial internacional?

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Camilla Capucio

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available Partindo da análise do direito internacional como um sistema, coeso e unitário, em negação ao discurso da fragmentação, este trabalho objetiva destacar a aplicação deste corpus juris na atualidade. Assim, são visitados não somente os tribunais e cortes internacionais, mas inclusive os órgãos judiciais internos. Por fim, é brevemente comentada a integração entre essas instituições, de modo a constituírem um sistema judicial internacional.

  5. 1er. Taller internacional sobre oso hormiguero gigante (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)

    OpenAIRE

    M.V. Guillermo Pérez Jimeno

    2008-01-01

    ResumenLos pasados días 2 y 3 de noviembre se llevó a cabo el 1er. Taller internacional sobre oso hormiguero gigante (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), en instalaciones del Zoológico de Florencio Varela. Participaron activamente representantes de Brasil, Colombia, Holanda, Alemania y Argentina.

  6. Modernización aeropuerto internacional de Luanda

    OpenAIRE

    Lopez Rivera, Raul

    2012-01-01

    Projecte realitzat en col•laboració amb Indra El PFC describe los trabajos realizados en el proyecto de modernización del aeropuerto internacional de Luanda. Los trabajos a describir son los que realice bajo el rol de jefe de proyecto de los sistemas IT implantados, contratados a la empresa en la que realizo mi actividad laboral.

  7. O Direito internacional no alvorecer do século XXI

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Manfred Lachs

    1994-08-01

    Full Text Available Ao longo do século XX, o número de Estados aumentou, assim como evoluíram a ciência e a tecnologia. Numerosos campos do Direito Internacional foram enriquecidos como mostra a intensa atividade das organizações internacionais. As imensas mudanças deste século que termina explicam o sucesso da codificação, assim como provocam uma modificação do conceito de soberania. O futuro, que pode ser concebido a partir do exemplo da guerra do Golfo e do papel desempenhado pela ONU, pode levar a uma força permanente da ONU e a um controle sobre as armas nucleares, mas também a um encaminhamento em direção à eqüidade e à promoção da justiça internacional.During the 20th. century, the number of States has considerably increased and science as well as technology have been in constant evalution. The scope of international law was dramatically enlarged, as shown by the developping activity of international organisations. These stricking transformations, (which are actually reading an end with the collaps of an international society dominated until a recent past by the rivality between two superpowers does explain the successes which have been known by the codification of international law. In the future, which can be forseen through the role played by the United Nations during the Gulf War, one could expect the outcome of a permanent force under the control of the United Nations, the limitation of nuclear weapons and the entrancement of international justice and equity.

  8. The international institute of welding (IIW, its potential positive influence in the world and some national models for technology innovation O instituto internacional de soldagem (IIS, sua influência potencial positiva no mundo e alguns modelos nacionais de inovação tecnológica

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Chris Smallbone

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available Since its establishment 60 years ago, the International Institute of Welding (IIW has had numerous successes that have helped the world. In 2006, the IIW introduced a major project entitled "To Improve the Global Quality of Life Through Optimum Use of Welding Technology". Many of the initiatives being implemented will be of benefit to many countries, particularly with such significant global growth taking place throughout the world. It is estimated that during this next decade, many trillions of US dollars will be spent on infrastructure projects in the energy and processing industry, in this truly global world. Besides the normal fabrication, construction and maintenance work within countries, the additional infrastructure projects will create challenges for welding technology. Such challenges include the fabrication, construction, maintenance, inspection and testing of trillions of components whilst ensuring that they are made efficiently and cost effectively, in an environmentally friendly manner and have high integrity and reliability in service. In most industrialised countries, pressure equipment is aging and plant life is pushed well beyond original design considerations. Much plant is now required to operate at extremely high levels of availability with very limited time available for inspection and maintenance. This is a recipe for disaster. It is predicted that in five years time the world will see an increasing number of failures such as these, possibly resulting in death, injury, environmental damage and lost production. The subsequent economic impact will be enormous. This paper gives an overview of the work of IIW internationally, in various regions of the world and industry sectors utilising welding, the challenges being faced, opportunities available, and probable requirements for the successful introduction and optimum use of welding technology. Successful models used in other countries, particularly for technology diffusion to

  9. O monismo de primazia internacional: a proposta de Alfred Verdross para a relação entre direito internacional e direito estatal

    OpenAIRE

    Guimarães Nóbrega, Beatrice

    2009-01-01

    A relação entre direito internacional e direito estatal corresponde a uma das questões freqüentemente presentes nos estudos do direito internacional. Por isso, diversas foram as propostas apresentadas por juristas, internacionalistas ou não, acerca de tal relação. Proposta como a do internacionalista Alfred Verdross, o qual explica a relação que ocorre entre direito internacional e direito estatal por meio da Teoria Monista de primazia do direito internacional, a qual será objeto do presente ...

  10. Human Development report 2007/2008 - Fighting climate change: human solidarity in a divided world

    International Nuclear Information System (INIS)

    2007-01-01

    Climate change is the defining human development challenge of the 21. Century. Failure to respond to that challenge will stall and then reverse international efforts to reduce poverty. The poorest countries and most vulnerable citizens will suffer the earliest and most damaging setbacks, even though they have contributed least to the problem. Looking to the future, no country - however wealthy or powerful - will be immune to the impact of global warming. The Human Development Report 2007/2008 shows that climate change is not just a future scenario. Increased exposure to droughts, floods and storms is already destroying opportunity and reinforcing inequality. Meanwhile, there is now overwhelming scientific evidence that the world is moving towards the point at which irreversible ecological catastrophe becomes unavoidable. Business-as-usual climate change points in a clear direction: unprecedented reversal in human development in our lifetime, and acute risks for our children and their grandchildren. There is a window of opportunity for avoiding the most damaging climate change impacts, but that window is closing: the world has less than a decade to change course. Actions taken - or not taken - in the years ahead will have a profound bearing on the future course of human development. The world lacks neither the financial resources nor the technological capabilities to act. What is missing is a sense of urgency, human solidarity and collective interest. As the Human Development Report 2007/2008 argues, climate change poses challenges at many levels. In a divided but ecologically interdependent world, it challenges all people to reflect upon how we manage the environment of the one thing that we share in common: planet Earth. It challenges us to reflect on social justice and human rights across countries and generations. It challenges political leaders and people in rich nations to acknowledge their historic responsibility for the problem, and to initiate deep and

  11. Neighborhood attributes security and solidarity promote the well-being of community-dwelling older people in the Netherlands.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Cramm, Jane M; Nieboer, Anna P

    2014-07-01

    To determine whether the neighborhood attributes solidarity and security positively affect the well-being of community-dwelling older people in the Netherlands after accounting for individual characteristics, and to test if a higher level of security in combination with a stronger sense of neighborhood solidarity results in a higher level of well-being. The study sample for the cross-sectional study consisted of 869 out of 2212 (39% response rate) independently-living older adults (aged >70 years) in 92 neighborhoods of Rotterdam. We fitted a hierarchical random-effects model to account for the structure of the study design: 869 older people (level 1) nested in 92 neighborhoods (level 2) in 10 districts (level 3). Neighborhood security and solidarity among neighbors varied significantly among the 10 districts. Univariate analyses showed that education, income, neighborhood security and solidarity within neighborhoods (all P ≤ 0.001) were significantly related to the well-being of community-dwelling older people. Multilevel analyses showed neighborhood security and solidarity within neighborhoods predicted the well-being of community-dwelling older people. Furthermore, a positive interaction effect was found between neighborhood security and solidarity within neighborhoods, and well-being of community-dwelling older people. Neighborhood security and solidarity among neighbors are important for the well-being of community-dwelling older people. Furthermore, neighborhoods with high levels of perceived security in combination with stronger solidarity among neighbors are especially beneficial to the well-being of community-dwelling older people. © 2013 Japan Geriatrics Society.

  12. Sede Central para el Banco Internacional de Comercio Madrid-España

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Lamela, Antonio

    1980-02-01

    Full Text Available The building, occupying almost three-quarters of a 1,900 m2 plot in the downtown area of the city, houses the main office of the Banco Internacional de Comercio, is outstanding for the integrated and sober design of its exterior where glass and aluminium are combined in a horizontal pattern. The building, with eight floors above grade and four basement levels, houses a number of bank sections, both for public banking and for internal corporate functions, served by all necessary equipment, plant facilities and installations for a successful operation.

    Ocupando cerca de las tres cuartas partes de un solar de 1.900 m2 situado en una zona céntrica de la capital, la Sede Central del Banco Internacional de Comercio destaca por el integrado y sobrio diseño de sus fachadas, que combinan aluminio y vidrio en franjas horizontales. El edificio, en sus ocho plantas sobre rasante y cuatro sótanos, distribuye toda una serie de dependencias, tanto públicas como de organización interior, servidas por un completo equipo de instalaciones de adecuado funcionamiento.

  13. Redes de colaboración científica internacional en tabaquismo: análisis de coautorías mediante el Science Citation Index durante el periodo 1999-2003 Network of international scientific collaboration on smoking: analysis of coauthorship through the Science Citation Index (1999-2003)

    OpenAIRE

    José Ignacio de Granda-Orive; Santiago Villanueva-Serrano; Rafael Aleixandre-Benavent; Juan Carlos Valderrama-Zurián; Adolfo Alonso-Arroyo; Francisco García Río; Carlos A. Jiménez Ruiz; Segismundo Solano Reina; Gregorio González Alcaide

    2009-01-01

    Objetivo: El objetivo de este trabajo fue establecer los patrones de colaboración científica internacional y la visibilidad que genera la coautoría de artículos sobre tabaquismo en relación a países, a través del Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCI-Expanded) en el periodo de 1999 a 2003. Material y métodos: Se seleccionaron los artículos de colaboración sobre tabaquismo entre países en SCI-Expanded (1999-2003). Se analizaron las redes de colaboración subyacente entre países, comparando su pr...

  14. Comparabilidad entre la novena y la décima revisión de la Clasificación Internacional de Enfermedades aplicada a la codificación de la causa de muerte en España Comparability between the ninth and tenth revisions of the International Classification of Diseases applied to coding causes of death in Spain

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    M. Ruiz

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Analizar la comparabilidad entre la novena y la décima revisión de la Clasificación Internacional de Enfermedades (CIE para el análisis de la codificación de la mortalidad en España. Métodos: A 80.084 boletines estadísticos de defunción disponibles, correspondientes a las Comunidades Autónomas de Andalucía, Cantabria, Murcia, Navarra y País Vasco, y la ciudad de Barcelona, inscritos en 1999, se les asigna la Causa Básica de Defunción (CBD según la novena y la décima revisión de la CIE. Las CBD se agregan en una lista de 17 grupos y se calcula la correspondencia simple, el índice kappa y las razones de comparabilidad por grandes causas. Resultados: El 3,6% de las defunciones cambia de grupo debido al aumento (36,4% de las enfermedades infecciosas y parasitarias, principalmente por la inclusión del sida, y la correspondiente disminución por exclusión de las enfermedades endocrinas, nutricionales y metabólicas, que además pierden el síndrome mielodisplásico, que pasa al capítulo de las neoplasias. Aumenta (14,7% la agrupación formada por las enfermedades del sistema nervioso, del ojo y sus anexos, y del oído y de la apófisis mastoides, a expensas de las enfermedades mentales y del comportamiento, por la inclusión de la psicosis orgánica senil y presenil. Se incrementan las entidades mal definidas (14,1% al añadirse la parada cardíaca y sinónimos junto con la insuficiencia cardiorrespiratoria, en detrimento de las enfermedades del aparato circulatorio. Las enfermedades del sistema respiratorio aumentan (4,8% por la inclusión de la insuficiencia respiratoria, antes considerada una causa mal definida. Para el conjunto de causas se obtuvo una concordancia simple del 96,4% con un índice kappa del 94,9%. Conclusiones: La introducción de la CIE-10 afecta a la comparabilidad de las series estadísticas de mortalidad por causas. Los resultados de este estudio permiten conocer las principales modificaciones y

  15. Between activity and solidarity: Comprehending retirement and extended working lives in Swedish rural areas.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Lundgren, Anna Sofia; Liliequist, Evelina; Sjöstedt Landén, Angelika

    2018-03-01

    The expected costs of population ageing have generally led to perceived needs to postpone the age of retirement. Drawing on 20 semi-structured interviews, the aim of this paper is to describe the ways that the possibility of an extended working life is comprehended by persons over the age of 60 living in sparsely populated areas in northern Sweden. While defining themselves as active, the interviewees argued strongly in favour of the right to retire. What are often described as opposing retiree subject positions - healthy and active vs. vulnerable and dependent - were partly transgressed in the interviews. The interviewees performed a solidarity that had the potential of including their future selves as possible objects of solidarity. Another important result was that in comprehending the possibility of an extended working life, morally charged notions of geographic place became central. Copyright © 2017 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  16. Rethinking the Social and Solidarity Society in Light of Community Practice

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    David Barkin

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available Building social alternatives is necessary to resist the destructive impacts of the capitalist organization on well-being, social organization, and the planet. This paper offers an analysis of the ways in which peoples are mobilizing to build organizations and to define social movements to move beyond current crises. The lines for constructing an ecologically sound and social-solidarity society require mechanisms for mutual cooperation based on alternative systems of decision making, as well as for doing work and assuring well-being to every member of the community. These depend on forging a process of solidarity among the members of a society as well as building alliances among communities; to assure the satisfaction of basic needs while also attending the most pressing requirements for physical, social and environmental infrastructure and to assure the conservation and rehabilitation of their ecosystems.

  17. The Institution of Justice. Solidarity as the Obligation of the Moderns according to Durkheim

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Nicola Marcucci

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available This essay is dedicated to Durkheimian conception of justice. The Hobbesian polarization between law and justice is considered paradigmatic for modern political thought. The Durkheim contribution is a significant reformulation of Hobbes’ alternative, able to highlight differently the constitutive tension between law and justice. Durkheim’s criticism against contract theories reframes the juridical order trough the concept of solidarity, considered by Durkheim as the unthought premise to modern obligation. The contract theory, has to been considered as the modern way to think the relation between society, individual, property and work. Thus, contract theory becomes the claim allowing the emergence of a new conception of justice able to call into question - by the way of the notion of fair contract – the formal premises on which contract itself is grounded. So characterized, social justice join the notion of solidarity reframing the concept of obligation itself.

  18. Tensions in the Parent and Adult Child Relationship: Links to Solidarity and Ambivalence

    Science.gov (United States)

    Birditt, Kira S.; Miller, Laura M.; Fingerman, Karen L.; Lefkowitz, Eva S.

    2009-01-01

    Tensions are normative in the parent and adult child relationship, but there is little research on the topics that cause the most tension or whether tensions are associated with overall relationship quality. Adult sons and daughters, aged 22 to 49, and their mothers and fathers (N = 158 families, 474 individuals) reported the intensity of different tension topics and relationship quality (solidarity and ambivalence) with one another. Tensions varied between and within families by generation, gender and age of offspring. In comparison to tensions regarding individual issues, tensions regarding the relationship were associated with lower affective solidarity and greater ambivalence. Findings are consistent with the developmental schism hypothesis, which indicates that parent-child tensions are common and are the result of discrepancies in developmental needs which vary by generation, gender, and age. PMID:19485648

  19. Right to Education, Principle of Solidarity and Inclusive School : Building a Society for All

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Juliana Izar Soares da Fonseca Segalla

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available This paper aims to reflect the relationship between the fundamental right to educa- tion, the constitutional principle of solidarity and inclusive school, demonstrating that, as diversity is one of humanity’s features, a positive approach to the differences is condu- cive to human development, preparing for citizenship and professional qualification.  Ba- sed on Article 205 of the Brazilian Constitution that establishes priorities of the right to education, Brazilian education will be examined, including the necessary highlight to the importance of inclusive school to achieve constitutional objectives and to build a free, fair and solidary society. The constitutional principle of solidarity must also be taught and practiced in the school environment. Therefore, the educational institution that welcomes students with and without disabilities has naturally more chance to act in accordance with the Constitution.

  20. Solidarity: an innovative perspective in the management and organization of Sanitary Surveillance actions.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Leal, Cristian Oliveira Benevides Sanches; Teixeira, Carmen Fontes de Souza

    2017-10-01

    This is a theoretical essay about the development of the concept of solidarity, a word used in the regulatory framework and in political proposals to reorient the Brazilian Unified Health System (SUS). The methodology consisted of mapping authors addressing human action aspects related to this theme from Durkheim's tradition, linking them to his followers, like Marcel Mauss and authors from the "anti-utilitarianism" movement in social sciences. Solidarity is one way to express a "gift" and appears as a multidimensional action, where duty and freedom, instrumental interest and disinterest interpose and interlace. The planning and execution of sanitary surveillance (VISA) actions requires comprehension of organizational forms and solidary relationship management among agents involved in health risk control, transcending the strongly normative aspect of the prevailing supervision actions. The development of associative actions involving sanitary surveillance professionals, economic agents and consumers, aiming to share the responsibilities in the health risk control of products, services and environments subjected to Sanitary Surveillance action is suggested.

  1. Medicine for the City: Perspective and Solidarity as Tools for Making Urban Health.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Fullilove, Mindy Thompson; Cantal-Dupart, Michel

    2016-06-01

    The United States has pursued policies of urban upheaval that have undermined social organization, dispersed people, particularly African Americans, and increased rates of disease and disorder. Healthcare institutions have been, and can be, a part of this problem or a part of the solution. This essay addresses two tools that healthcare providers can use to repair the urban ecosystem-perspective and solidarity. Perspective addresses both our ability to envision solutions and our ability to see in the space in which we move. Solidarity is our ability to appreciate our fellowship with other people, a mindset that is at the heart of medical practice. These two tools lay the foundation for structurally competent healthcare providers to act in a restorative manner to create a health-giving built environment.

  2. The Social Solidarity and the Meritorious Award of Special Pensions Premiais in Brazil

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Milton Vasques Thibau de Almeida

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available The Brazilian constitution contempt any different types of solidarity, some of them by the expressed form and others by the implicit form, have being awarded in this article the honor social solidarity, that gives legal fundaments to the special monthly and for all life pensions concessions to the ex-football players of the champion Brazilian Team on the World Championships of 1958, 1962 and 1970, the same that has been occurred with the ex-olimpic athletic Laís da Silva Souza. The Brazilian constitutional jurisprudence has been recognized the constitutionality of those laws that has given those rewarded pension concessions, but has been given to them the juridical nature of assistance benefit. Although a particular analyses of these laws that has been given those reward pensions concession revels the existence of supposes and requires that has been typical of the pension funds juridical nature.

  3. Digital solidarity, key to Africa's development — interview with Mr ...

    International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Digital Library (Canada)

    2003-12-02

    Dec 2, 2003 ... In Dakar, on December 2, 2003, His Excellency Mr Abdoulaye Wade, President of the Republic of Senegal, accorded Senegalese journalist Mame Less Camara an exclusive interview on behalf of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Mr Wade is coordinator of the information and ...

  4. The impact of migration on family solidarity types

    NARCIS (Netherlands)

    Baykara-Krumme, H.; Fokkema, T.

    2017-01-01

    This paper aims to expand knowledge on the effects of international migration on parent-adult child relationships. We develop a typology of families, include non-migrant families in the country of origin for comparison, and consider transnational families. Analyses are based on the Turkish 2000

  5. Solidarity-conflict and ambivalence: testing two conceptual frameworks and their impact on quality of life for older family members.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Lowenstein, Ariela

    2007-03-01

    The purpose of this study was to test empirically two major conceptualizations of parent-child relations in later adulthood-intergenerational solidarity-conflict and ambivalence paradigms-and their predictive validity on elders' quality of life using comparative cross-national data. Data were from a sample of 2,064 elders (aged 75 and older) from the five-country OASIS study (Old Age and Autonomy: The Role of Service Systems and Intergenerational Family Solidarity; Norway, England, Germany, Spain, and Israel). Multivariate and block-recursive regression models estimated the predictivity of the two conceptualizations of family dynamics on quality of life controlling for country, personal characteristics, and activity of daily living functioning. Descriptive analyses indicated that family solidarity, especially the affective/cognitive component (called Solidarity A), was high in all five countries, whereas conflict and ambivalence were low. When I entered all three constructs into the regression Solidarity A, reciprocal intergenerational support and ambivalence predicted quality of life. Controlling for activity of daily living functioning, socioeconomics status, and country, intergenerational relations had only a weak explanatory power, and personal resources explained most of the variance. The data suggest that the three constructs exist simultaneously but in varying combinations, confirming that in cross-cultural contexts family cohesion predominates, albeit with low degrees of conflict and ambivalence. The solidarity construct evidenced relatively robust measurement. More work is required to enhance the ambivalence measurement.

  6. Frecuencia y caracterización del síndrome metabólico según criterios de la Federación Internacional de Diabetes en familiares de primer grado de personas con diabetes tipo 1 Frequency and characterization of metabolic syndrome according to the criteria of the International Federation of Diabetes in first degree relatives of persons with type 1 diabetes

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Judith Parlá Sardiñas

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: el síndrome metabólico se ha definido como la asociación de varios factores precursores de enfermedad cardiovascular y de diabetes mellitus tipo 2. Objetivo: determinar la frecuencia de síndrome metabólico, según los criterios de la Federación Internacional de Diabetes en familiares de primer grado de diabéticos tipo 1. Métodos: se seleccionaron 96 adultos y 97 adolescentes, se les aplicó un cuestionario, y se les realizó un examen físico general. Además, se les realizaron determinaciones en ayunas de glucosa, insulina, colesterol, triglicéridos y HDL colesterol, y se calculó el índice de resistencia a la insulina. Resultados: la frecuencia del síndrome metabólico fue mayor en los adultos 17,7 % (17/96 que en los adolescentes 3,09 % (3/97, y la resistencia a la insulina en los adultos fue similar en los sujetos con y sin síndrome metabólico. La historia familiar de enfermedad cardiovascular, diabetes mellitus tipo 2, obesidad, dislipidemia e hipertensión arterial no está asociada con la presencia del síndrome metabólico en los familiares de primer grado de diabéticos tipo 1. Conclusiones: el síndrome metabólico, según los criterios de la Federación Internacional de Diabetes, es más frecuente en los adultos que en los adolescentes familiares de primer grado de diabéticos tipo 1, y la resistencia a la insulina en estos sujetos no está exclusivamente asociada al síndrome metabólico.Introduction: the metabolic syndrome is defined as the association of some factors causing cardiovascular disease and of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Objective: to determine the frequency of the metabolic syndrome according to the criteria of the International Federation of Diabetes in first degree relatives of persons with type 1diabetes. Methods: ninety six adults and 97 adolescents were selected to apply a questionnaire and a general physical examination. Also, assessment of fast glucose, insulin, cholesterol

  7. Approaches to Solidarity. A Complementary Currency's Case Study in Volos, Greece.

    OpenAIRE

    Antonaki, Marianthi

    2015-01-01

    This master's thesis investigates the complementary currency TEM (Local Alternative Unit) operating in the city of Volos, Greece, during 2013-2014. TEM functions on the principles of LETS (Local Exchange Trading Systems) type. The study focuses on the role of solidarity in TEM, as an example of grassroots organisation. A research question seeks the impact of solidary action on the scheme's members, by examining the experimental housing project which was launched by TEM in 2011. An additional ...

  8. Exploring conceptions of the social and solidarity economy: informal financial groups in Kenya

    OpenAIRE

    Johnson, Susan

    2017-01-01

    Introduction While the term social and solidarity economy (SSE) is now increasingly used, definitions present a spectrum of conceptualisations. These range from those that describe and seek to understand the social dimensions of collective economic activity as non-market activity to those that examine how forms of collective action are a response to the rise of capitalism involving transformations that seek to “resist the growing commodification of social life” (Laville 2010a, 81). This latte...

  9. Community, solidarity-based economy. A practice more than a concept

    OpenAIRE

    Herrán Gómez, P. Javier

    2013-01-01

    Community, solidarity-based economy is seen as a concept, about which no solid criteria has been made. It is put into practice through new ways of production that wager on new ways of cooperation, that reintegrate those who have been excluded from production and consumption. It is characterized for guaranteeing the use of workforce, available resources, and basic needs satisfaction, both material and immaterial. Those who become involved in these processes, make the road toward...

  10. Global health inequalities and the need for solidarity: a view from the Global South.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Tosam, Mbih J; Chi, Primus Che; Munung, Nchangwi Syntia; Oukem-Boyer, Odile Ouwe Missi; Tangwa, Godfrey B

    2017-12-20

    Although the world has experienced remarkable progress in health care since the last half of the 20th century, global health inequalities still persist. In some poor countries life expectancy is between 37-40 years lower than in rich countries; furthermore, maternal and infant mortality is high and there is lack of access to basic preventive and life-saving medicines, as well a high prevalence of neglected diseases, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Moreover, globalization has made the world more connected than before such that health challenges today are no longer limited within national or regional boundaries, making all persons equally vulnerable. Because of this, diseases in the most affluent countries are closely connected with diseases in the poorest countries. In this paper, we argue that, because of global health inequalities, in a situation of equal vulnerability, there is need for global solidarity not only as a means of reducing health inequalities, but also as a way of putting up a united force against global health challenges. We argue for an African approach to solidarity in which the humanity of a person is not determined by his/her being human or rational capacity, but by his/her capacity to live a virtuous life. According to this view of solidarity, because no one is self-sufficient, no individual can survive alone. If we are to collectively flourish in a world where no individual, nation or region has all the health resources or protection needed for survival, we must engage in solidarity where we remain compassionate and available to one another at all times. © 2017 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

  11. Right to Education, Principle of Solidarity and Inclusive School : Building a Society for All

    OpenAIRE

    Juliana Izar Soares da Fonseca Segalla; Sandra Filomena Wagner Kiefer

    2016-01-01

    This paper aims to reflect the relationship between the fundamental right to educa- tion, the constitutional principle of solidarity and inclusive school, demonstrating that, as diversity is one of humanity’s features, a positive approach to the differences is condu- cive to human development, preparing for citizenship and professional qualification.  Ba- sed on Article 205 of the Brazilian Constitution that establishes priorities of the right to education, Brazilian education will be examine...

  12. Solidarity on the Move. Politics, Sociology and Law between Welfare and Globalization

    OpenAIRE

    Luca Cobbe

    2014-01-01

    Starting from the current revival of the debate around the issue of solidarity, this introductory contribution to the monographic section of «Scienza & Politica» aims to highlighting the epistemological function of this concept in the constitution of the time and the space of social regulation. Taking into consideration the contribution of sociology to the construction and the development of the twentieth-century welfare state, it treats and questions the heuristic and normative capacity ...

  13. Thrênoi to Moirológia: Female Voices of Solitude, Resistance, and Solidarity

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Andrea Fishman

    2008-10-01

    Full Text Available This essay examines the relationship among gender, lamentation, and death in the Greek lament tradition by comparing ancient Greek literary representations of women in mourning from Euripides’ Suppliants to documented examples of women’s ritual laments for the dead from modern-day rural Greece—specifically Inner Mani and Epiros. The author explores the aesthetics of pain, lament as social protest, and the function of lament for creating solidarity among women mourners.

  14. Tadeusz Kowalik: Radical Political Economist, Solidarity Advisor and Critic of Globalised Capitalism

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Jan Toporowski

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available The work is an obituary of Tadeusz Kowalik, the doyen of Polish political economists, who died in Warsaw on July 30th, 2012. In the English-speaking world Kowalik is best known as the last surviving collaborator of Michał Kalecki, an advisor to the Polish trade union Solidarity during the 1980s, and subsequently as a fierce critic of the brand of capitalism that established itself in his country.

  15. La experiencia internacional en peajes urbanos

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Julio Pozueta Echavarri

    2008-05-01

    In the last few years, particularly since the London´s Congestion Charging Scheme (2003 urban toll rings have became one of the most relevant topics in urban mobility and congestion discussion among academics, technicians and administrators. However, available information is scarce, simplistic and often based by group interest. In these conditions, getting a well-founded opinion about these systems seems to be very difficult. This report aims to fill this gap presenting a critical analyse of international experience on toll rings, evaluating their outcomes, extracting conclusions and trying to design guidelines about when and how implement them.

  16. Moving Forward/Looking Back: Reclaiming and Revising our Feminist Past and Searching for Solidarity

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Cassandra Denise Fetters

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available Interweaving personal anecdotes, feminist theory, and literary and popular culture references, this article attempts to provide answers to the question of how we build a social movement and establish solidarity among women while still recognizing and respecting difference. The article traces historical accounts of feminists contending with the “difference impasse” and argues that we should return to and revise the feminist thought that preceded us, weaving together theories from our feminist past with contemporary models, including those of feminist psychoanalyst Jessica Benjamin and her ideas of “mutual recognition” and intersubjectivity. Drawing on fictional accounts from literature by women writers, the middle section of the article illustrates what intersubjective relating can mean for the feminist movement and provides a discussion of how differences and interdependencies can be sources of connection rather than division. The article ends with examples of divisions among women drawn from popular culture, wherein the author recognizes the difficulty of establishing solidarity in the face of the neoliberal cooptation of the feminist movement, the intensely materialist and individualistic images and ideas bombarding us daily, and the polarizing economic conditions faced by women today. Ultimately, the article acknowledges that finding solidarity is just a starting point, as we really need a pervasive change in consciousness.

  17. Latin American social medicine across borders: South-South cooperation and the making of health solidarity.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Birn, Anne-Emanuelle; Muntaner, Carles

    2018-02-22

    Latin American social medicine efforts are typically understood as national endeavours, involving health workers, policymakers, academics, social movements, unions, and left-wing political parties, among other domestic actors. But Latin America's social medicine trajectory has also encompassed considerable between-country solidarity, building on early twentieth century interchanges among a range of players who shared approaches for improving living and working conditions and instituting protective social policies. Since the 1960s, Cuba's country-to-country solidarity has stood out, comprising medic exchanges, training, and other forms of support for the health and social struggles of oppressed peoples throughout Latin America and around the world, recently via Misión Barrio Adentro in Venezuela. These efforts strive for social justice-oriented health cooperation based on horizontal power relations, shared political values, a commitment to social and economic redistribution, bona fide equity, and an understanding of the societal determination of health that includes, but goes well beyond, public health and medical care. With Latin America's left-wing surge now receding, this article traces the provenance, dynamics, impact, challenges, and legacy of health solidarity across Latin American borders and its prospects for continuity.

  18. A dialectic of cooperation and competition: solidarity and universal health care provision.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Butler, Samuel A

    2012-09-01

    The concept of solidarity has achieved relatively little attention from philosophers, in spite of its signal importance in a variety of social movements over the past 150 years. This means that there is a certain amount of preliminary philosophical work concerning the concept itself that must be undertaken before one can ask about its potential use in arguments concerning the provision of health care. In this paper, I begin with this work through a survey of some of the most prominent bioethical, political philosophical and intellectual historical literature concerned with the project of determining a philosophically specific and historically perspicacious meaning of the term 'solidarity'. This provides a conceptual foundation for a sketch of a four-tiered picture of social competition and cooperation within the nation-state. Corresponding to this picture is a four-tiered account of health care provision. These two models, taken together, provide a framework for articulating the conclusion that, while there are myriad examples of solidarity in claiming health care for some, or even many, the concept does not provide a basis for claiming health care for all. © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

  19. Networks of Solidarity: Student mobilizations against sexual violence in universities

    OpenAIRE

    Vidu Afloarei, Ana

    2017-01-01

    [eng] According to the United States Department of Justice (Krebs et al., 2016), 1 in 5 women are sexually assaulted in college. Gender-based violence occurring in universities and on university campuses is an issue researched at the international level, especially in the United States (Coker et al., 2016). Several social and student movements have been working in different parts of the world to prevent and overcome this problem. Their influence has created situations favorable to the establi...

  20. Individualism and social solidarity in vaccination policy: some further considerations.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Sim, Fiona M

    2017-01-01

    This commentary, in response to the paper by Boas et al [IJPHR December 2016], considers some of the wider ethical, cultural and practical factors that may influence the official response of a polio-free nation following the identification of introduced wild virus within its borders. It looks at factors influencing vaccine uptake internationally, using examples of nations striving to improve childhood vaccine uptake, the relevance of mandatory versus voluntary immunisation and the role of public education and misinformation.

  1. A economia internacional no século XX: um ensaio de síntese

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Paulo Roberto de Almeida

    2001-06-01

    Full Text Available Ensaio sobre as grandes tendências da economia mundial no século XX, com ênfase nas transformações estruturais e institucionais de sua primeira metade, na expansão e crise da economia internacional no pós-Segunda Guerra e nas características do processo de globalização capitalista do final do século XX e princípios do XXI (discussão sobre as desigualdades estruturais entre países e sociedades. Seções específicas do trabalho são dedicadas ao comércio (do liberalismo ao protecionismo e do multilateralismo ao neoprotecionismo, às finanças internacionais e ao câmbio (do padrão ouro ao padrão ouro-dólar e à flutuação generalizada de moedas e à estrutura institucional da economia internacional no século XX.Essay on the main trends of the world economy during the XXth century, stressing the structural and institutional changes of the first half of that period, the expansion and crisis of the international economy in the post-WWII and the main features of the globalization process of the end of that century and the beginning of the XXIth (discussion on the structural inequalities among countries and societies. Special sections of the work are devoted to trade (from liberalism to protectionism and from multilateralism to neoprotectionism, to international finance and exchange (from gold standard to gold-dollar standard and the overall flotation of currencies and to the institutional structure of the international economy of the XXth century.

  2. I Jornada Internacional GEMInIS (JIG/2014

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    GEMInIS Grupo de Estudos sobre Mídias Interativas em Imagem e Som

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available A I Jornada Internacional GEMInIS (JIG/2014 terá como tema central os processos da convergência midiática que transformam o “entretenimento transmídia” na base da economia criativa. O ‘entretenimento transmídia’ ocupa um lugar central na esfera da produção e consumo, porém, é uma noção que permanece relativamente inédita no campo acadêmico. Historicamente, entretenimento é um conceito que aparece associado ao que é ‘alegre, divertido, emocionante e prazeroso’. Na I Jornada Internacional GEMInIS, pretende-se debater os processos de compartilhamento da propriedade intelectual e comercial das marcas, visando um maior entendimento sobre o modo como o conteúdo audiovisual é concebido e distribuído nas redes culturais e comunicacionais.

  3. Algunas consideraciones en torno a la Corte Penal Internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Karla Matus Roa

    2001-06-01

    Full Text Available Para muchos, el siglo XX ha sido escenario de los peores actos de violencia que se han registrado en la historia de la humanidad. El presente artículo contiene algunas consideraciones en torno a la Corte Penal Internacional, instrumento aprobado el 17 de julio de 1998 por la Conferencia Diplomática de Plenipotenciarios de las Naciones Unidas, en la búsqueda de un efectivo y real respeto de los Derechos Fundamentales.

  4. Ensayos de teoría constitucional y derecho internacional

    OpenAIRE

    Monroy-Cabra, Marco-Gerardo

    2007-01-01

    Esta obra trata temas de la actualidad constitucional e internacional. Todos los escritos aquí presentados versan sobre aspectos relevantes en la actual teoría constitucional, como el concepto de constitucional y su valor como fuente principal de ordenamiento jurídico, la importancia de los tribunales constitucionales, la interpretación constitucional, el control de constitucionalidad y las perspectivas del constitucionalismo moderno, entre otros. Igualmente, se analizan importantes problemas...

  5. Formação de trabalhadores e pesquisa na construção do movimento de ação solidária de luta pela saúde: o caso da Associação Brasileira de Expostos ao Amianto do Rio de Janeiro (ABREA/RJ Workers education and research in the construction of the solidarity action movement for the struggle for health: the case of the Brazilian Association of the Exposed to Asbestos (ABREA/RJ

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Vanda D'Acri

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo, analisamos o movimento de um grupo de Ação Solidária denominado Associação Brasileira de Expostos ao Amianto do Rio de Janeiro (ABREA/RJ. Privilegiamos a fala e o ponto de vista dos próprios trabalhadores sobre o movimento, com base no enfoque dos estudos qualitativos e da investigação participativa. Sob a égide do método da educação popular, realizamos reuniões de grupo pautadas na colaboração entre trabalhadores e pesquisadores, o que se mostrou uma estratégia pedagógica facilitadora da reconstrução dos vínculos de solidariedade e da promoção da saúde. Desenvolvemos o argumento de que as práticas de educação em saúde, relativas ao mundo do trabalho, exigem socialização das informações e do conhecimento científico, aliadas a uma ação política integrada que potencialize transformações a favor de uma cidadania plena no trabalho. Outrossim, sustentamos o caráter imprescindível de alguns elementos para a concretização, a contento, de uma práxis educativa em saúde dos trabalhadores, a saber: participação, diálogo, solidariedade e aliança entre trabalhadores e pesquisadores. Por fim, enfatizamos o valor das redes - nas esferas nacional e internacional - de apoio aos trabalhadores no fortalecimento do movimento de banimento do amianto, como também o fato de o próprio trabalho ser um importante ativador da organização de luta pela saúde.In this article we analyze the movement of a solidarity action group named Brazilian Association of the Exposed to Asbestos of Rio de Janeiro (ABREA/RJ. We focused on the workers' discourse and point of view about this movement, based on the perspective of qualitative studies and participatory investigation. Making use of the methodology of popular education, we have held group meetings based on the collaboration between workers and researchers, which turned out to be a good pedagogical strategy that helped in the reconstruction of solidarity bonds and

  6. Diferentes matizes da idéia de solidariedade Different notions of solidarity

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Vera Herweg Westphal

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa os diferentes sentidos do termo solidariedade, identificando que não há uma abundância em teorias sobre este mesmo, mas é tema na sociologia, na filosofia e na política. Resgata a origem do termo quando tinha o sentido de unidade e de auxílio ao próximo. Contextualiza o termo na modernidade, apresentando seu uso no solidarismo francês, na doutrina social da igreja e do movimento de classe dos trabalhadores e na adoção da solidariedade como princípio de Estado, quando fornece suporte à formulação de políticas sociais. Por fim, aborda o termo na economia solidária, constatando seu o uso na forma lingüística de adjetivo, além de sua apresentação com a conotação de algo a ser construído e vivido entre iguais, quais sejam, entre os excluídos de esfera econômica dominante. Reflete acerca do uso do termo na economia solidária, tendo em vista sua construção social e histórica.This article analyzes the different meanings of the term solidarity. There are not many theories about this theme, although it is debated in the fields of sociology, philosophy and political science. The paper looks at the origin of the term when it had the meaning of unity and assistance to others. The term is considered in the context of modernity, presenting its use in the French solidarity movement, in the social doctrine of the church, in the working class movement and in the adoption of solidarity as a Government principle that guides social policies. Finally, it considers the term of solidarity economics, and finds that the use of the linguistic form of the adjective, in addition to its presentation with the connotation of something to be built and lived among equals, whoever they are, and among those excluded from the dominant economic sphere. It reflects on the use of the term solidarity economics, considering its social and historic construction.

  7. Innovaciones organizativas y productividad: el caso del outsourcing internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    José Carlos Fariñas

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available La evolución reciente del comercio internacional se ha caracterizado, entre otros factores, por un creciente aprovisionamiento de inputs intermedios en los mercados internacionales. En este artículo se analizan estas decisiones empresariales a través de la comparación de las características de tamaño, productividad, edad, intensidad de capital, composición de la mano de obra, esfuerzo innovador, costes, participación de capital extranjero, entre las empresas que hacen outsourcing internacional y las que no lo hacen. Para organizar el análisis empírico se toma como referencia el modelo de Antràs y Helpman (2004 que predice que las empresas con mayor productividad se autoseleccionan al tomar la decisión de realizar outsourcing internacional. El artículo ofrece evidencia empírica que confirma esta predicción a partir de una muestra de empresas industriales españolas de la Encuesta sobre Estrategias Empresariales.

  8. Innovaciones organizativas y productividad: el caso del outsourcing internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    José Carlos Fariñas

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available La evolución reciente del comercio internacional se ha caracterizado, entre otros factores, por un creciente aprovisionamiento de inputs intermedios en los mercados internacionales. En este artículo se analizan estas decisiones empresariales a través de la comparación de las características de tamaño, productividad, edad, intensidad de capital, composición de la mano de obra, esfuerzo innovador, costes, participación de capital extranjero, entre las empresas que hacen outsourcing internacional y las que no lo hacen. Para organizar el análisis empírico se toma como referencia el modelo de Antràs y Helpman (2004 que predice que las empresas con mayor productividad se autoseleccionan al tomar la decisión de realizar outsourcing internacional. El artículo ofrece evidencia empírica que confirma esta predicción a partir de una muestra de empresas industriales españolas de la Encuesta sobre Estrategias Empresariales.

  9. All projects related to | Page 336 | IDRC - International Development ...

    International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Digital Library (Canada)

    2010-10-25

    The Chantier de l'économie social, in consortium with its major partners, is organizing an international forum on social economy and solidarity (Forum international de l'économie sociale et solidaire) in Montreal, 17-20 October 2011. Start Date: October 25, 2010. End Date: October 25, 2013. Topic: COMMUNITY ...

  10. Un milieu de travail diversifié : l’apport de l’obligation d’accommodement raisonnable selon le droit international et le droit canadien A diversified work environment : the contribution of the obligation for reasonable accommodation according to international law and Canadian law Un medio de trabajo diversificado : el aporte de la obligación de un acomodo razonable según el derecho internacional y el derecho canadiense

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Pierre Verge

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available L’accommodement ou l’aménagement dit « raisonnable » : la diversité humaine du milieu de travail est distinctement subordonnée à une pratique en ce sens. L’enjeu : le droit au travail, surtout porté par le droit à l’égalité dans sa reconnaissance et son exercice. Cela implique, de la part de l’ordre juridique en cause, de prohiber la discrimination dans toutes les facettes de l’emploi et son corollaire, pour l’employeur, l’obligation d’accommoder raisonnablement la personne victime d’une telle discrimination. Quelle place le droit international et le droit canadien réservent-ils à cette obligation d’accommodement raisonnable ? Ceux-ci, dans leur sphère d’application respective, sont appelés à assurer le droit à l’égalité : ils doivent rendre possible la diversité dans le milieu de travail, en la protégeant spécifiquement, mais aussi la promouvoir par des mesures appropriées et des pratiques de gestion qui tiennent compte de la situation réelle des travailleurs en cause. La place des travailleurs handicapés dans les milieux de travail illustre, d’une façon particulière, la problématique.“Reasonable” accommodation : human diversity in the workplace is clearly subordinate to such a practice. The issue is the right to work, borne particularly by the right to equality in its recognition and its exercise. This means that the legal system in question must prohibit discrimination in all facets of employment, and its corollary, the employer’s duty to reasonably accommodate victims of such discrimination. What place is reserved in international law and Canadian law for this obligation for reasonable accommodation ? In their respective spheres of application, they are each called on to ensure the right to equality ; they not only have to allow the possibility of diversity in the workplace, by specifically protecting it, but they also have to promote it by appropriate measures and

  11. Visibilidad internacional de las revistas iberoamericanas de Bibliotecología y Documentación

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Herrero Solana, Víctor

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available The degree of international visibility is an important indicator about the quality of a journal. In this study we analyze the citation of Ibero- American journals in Library and Information Science (LIS. To do this we minning the Web of Science (WOS in order to retrieve the different citation forms for all journals. The results are presented in many charts.

    El grado de visibilidad internacional es un indicador importante sobre la calidad de una revista. En este estudio analizamos la citación de revistas Iberoamericanas en Bibliotecología y Documentación (ByD. Para lograr esto fue revisado el Web of Science (WOS con el objetivo de recuperar las diferentes formas con que cada revista fue citada. Los resultados se presentan en varias gráficas.

  12. Solidarity and the city: The case of modern Tokyo

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Greve, Anni

    generis regardless of what we wish it should be. On the other side, his work is guided by a claim to universalism; it is marked by ‘the tension of how to retain, but in a renovated form, cosmopolitanism’s original universalism’ (Chernilo 2007; Fine and Boon 2007). The essay argues that ‘glimpses...... of places of urban sociability. But whereas one school - ‘the city planning’ or ‘anti-city planning’ - is in look after places linked to community through local culture, another one - - detects the in-between places of urban sociability that run outwards. At these places society shows itself as emergent...... part of the essay centres on a second generation of Japanese architects to mature after World War II. They share a critique of the International Schools anti-tradition and points to a heritage from the seventeenth-century metropolis of Edo (1600-1867); regardless of massive urban destructions present...

  13. A Agenda Verde Internacional e seus Impactos no Brasil

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Antonio Teixeira de Barros

    2015-12-01

    ón de que la política ambiental brasileña se desarrolló tardíamente en comparación con otras políticas sectoriales y sobre la base de las presiones externas de los países desarrollados y las organizaciones multilaterales como la ONU. Palabras-clave: la política internacional y el medio ambiente. La política ambiental brasileña. La política y la ecología. Política y legislación ambiental. ABSTRACT:  This paper analyzes the impacts of globalization on the green Brazilian agenda, based on a periodization of the national agenda since the first official initiatives to the present context. Identifies the following as the most significant aspects of this agenda: conservatism; ecopacifism; debate on environmental risks; multilateral negotiations before and after the Stockholm Conference (1972, and policies aimed at sustainability and the reduction of greenhouse gases after Rio 92. The study is based on the techniques of documentary research and meta-analysis. Concludes that the Brazilian environmental policy was developed so late compared to other sectoral policies and in function of external pressures from developed countries and multilateral organizations such as the UN. Keywords: International politics and the environment. Brazilian environmental policy. Politics and ecology. Environmental policy and legislation.

  14. Relaciones entre el derecho internacional y el derecho interno: Nuevas perspectivas doctrinales y jurisprudenciales en el ámbito americano

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Aníbal Quiroga León

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available El artículo analiza la protección de los derechos fundamentales en el marco de las relaciones entre derecho internacional y derecho interno, teniendo como punto central el sistema interamericano y sus órganos de aplicación, La Comisión y la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, considerando aspectos procedimentales y la adopción de medidas cautelares por esta última. Finalmente, se analiza la superioridad del derecho internacional de los derechos humanos sobre el derecho interno, teniendo como fundamento los casos "Barrios Altos" (Chumbipoma Aguirre y otros, cuya sentencia es del 14 de marzo del 2001 y el caso "La última tentación de Cristo" (Olmedo Bustos y otros cuya sentencia es del 05 de febrero del 2001.This article analyzes the protection of fundamental rights within the framework of the relationship between international and internal law. The core of our analysis is the Inter-American system, and its bodies of application: the Inter- American Human Rights Commission and Court. We consider procedural dimensions as well as precautionary measures pertaining to the latter. Finally, we examine the preeminence of the international law of human rights over internal law, on grounds of the "Barrios Altos" case (Chumbipoma Aguirre et al., decided on March, 2001 y the "La última tentación de Cristo" case (Olmedo Bustos et al. decided on February 5, 2001.

  15. A COBERTURA INTERNACIONAL NO JORNAL NACIONAL: O LUGAR DA AMÉRICA LATINA

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Maria de Jesus Daiane Rufino Leal

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available RESUMO A cobertura internacional é um dos conteúdos mais presentes no Jornal Nacional, da emissora TV Globo. O estudo investigou qual o lugar dos países latino-americanos nesta cobertura em relação ao espaço ocupado, às temáticas abordadas, aos formatos mais frequentes e à autoria dos conteúdos. Para tanto foi realizada uma Análise de Conteúdo do telejornal recorrendo-se as teorias do Agenda Setting, Espiral do Silêncio e estudos de Newsmaking como suporte para interpretar os resultados da análise. Constatou-se que o espaço destinado a América Latina é restrito e que os formatos não favorecem o conteúdo. Identificou-se ainda uma super-representação dos Estados Unidos e de alguns países europeus no telejornal. Palavras-chave: Jornalismo, Cobertura Internacional, América Latina.   ABSTRACT International coverage is one of the most content present in the Jornal Nacional of broadcaster TV Globo. The study investigated what the place of Latin American countries in this coverage in relation to the space occupied, the themes, the most common formats and the authorship of the contents. For both a content Analysis of television news using the theories of Agenda Setting, Espiral do Silêncio and Newsmaking studies as support for interpreting the results of the analysis. It was noted that the space for Latin America is restricted and that do not favor the content formats. Identificou-se ainda uma super-representação dos Estados Unidos e de alguns países europeus no telejornal.   Key words: Journalism, International Coverage. Latin America. 

  16. A intervenção do ambientalismo internacional na Amazônia

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Rosineide Bentes

    2005-08-01

    Full Text Available ENTRE 1989 e 2002, a Amazônia sofreu a intervenção do ambientalismo internacional. Permitida pelos governos brasileiros, essa intervenção, além do desejo de controle político, reflete as dificuldades dos povos industrializados em abandonar os princípios e os interesses desenvolvimentistas antiecológicos em casa. Os princípios e projetos do ambientalismo internacional reafirmam a atribuição de status superior à ciência, legitimando o papel central de cientistas e tecnoburocratas nos processos decisórios e ignorando que a Amazônia é patrimônio histórico-cultural dos amazônidas, em particular daqueles que praticam o plantio-manejo ecológico de recursos naturais, os quais apenas marginalmente têm alguma influência nas decisões.IN 1989-2002, international environmentalism intervened in Amazonia. Supported and followed by the Brazilian government, this intervention ideology and projects reflect not only the economic and political interests of industrialized people but also their difficulty to abandon the predatory developmental principles and interests at home. It ignores that Amazonian is the historical-cultural patrimony of the Amazonian peoples, enhancing the superior status of science and the central position of scientists, large Ongs, international and state bureaucracy in the decision-making process. It, therefore, attributes a secondary rule even to those locals who preserved Amazonian environment.

  17. El Entorno como Variable Discriminante en la Diferenciación Internacional de Sistemas Contables

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    José Antonio Laínez Gadea

    1999-06-01

    Full Text Available La existencia de diferencias entre los modelos contables de cada país es un hecho evidente y aceptado en la literatura internacional. Estas divergencias son asociadas a la actuación del denominado ti entorno contable", conformado por aspectos de carácter social, legal, económico, cultural, etc. En este contexto, el objetivo principal del presente trabajo es la obtención de evidencia empírica sobre la incidencia que determinadas variables del entorno poseen sobre la modelización de los sistemas contables en el contexto internacional, para lo cual se analizan veinticuatro países. De los resultados obtenidos, se desprende que la pertenencia a la Unión Europea, la situación geográfica y la tasa de inflación son los tres aspectos del entorno que poseen mayor poder discriminante entre los distintos modelos de sistema contable. The existence of differences between the accounting models of each country is an established fact and one that is accepted in international literature. These differences are associated with the behaviour of the socalled "accountíng environment". made up of aspects of a social legal, economic and cultural character. In this context, the main objective of this paper is to obtain empirical evidence of the impact that specific environmental variables exert on the modelling of accounting systems in the international sphere, and to that end we analyse a total o/ twenty four countries. On the basis of the results. We find that membership of the European Union, geographical situation and the rate of inflation are the three environmental aspects that possess greater discriminatory power between the different accounting system models.

  18. Direito Internacional Privado: o diálogo como instrumento de efetivação dos Direitos Humanos

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Gisele Cittadino

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available The Private international law, having as the axiological axis the man, is one of the most important tools of legal science in the recognition and preservation of dignity and human rights. The intercultural dialogue, in turn, is an instrument used by private international law as a way to find a common denominator between the rights of different peoples from different cultures. The standardization and codification of Private International Law, through the composition of large spaces of debate and negotiation, as the Permanent Convention Hague, allow respect for cultural and social differences. Consequently, during the construction of the best law to be applied or even the substantive law adopted by the Convention, it’s built a solid and legitimate set of rules that provides promotion to the individual.Resumo: O Direito Internacional Privado, tendo como eixo axiológico o homem, é um dos mais importantes instrumentos da ciência jurídica no reconhecimento e preservação da dignidade e dos direitos humanos. O dialogo intercultural, por sua vez, é instrumento utilizado pelo Direito Internacional Privado como forma de encontrar um denominador comum entre os direitos dos mais diversos povos das mais diversas culturas. A uniformização e a codificação do Direito Internacional Privado, por meio da composição de grandes ambientes de debates e negociação, como a Convenção Permanente da Haia, possibilitam o respeito às diferenças culturais e sociais. Consequentemente, no momento da construção da melhor lei a ser aplicada ou até mesmo da lei material adotada pela Convenção, constrói-se um conjunto normativo sólido e legítimo que fornece ao indivíduo sua promoção.

  19. EL RÉGIMEN JURÍDICO DEL DERECHO FUNDAMENTAL A LA SEGURIDAD SOCIAL EN CHILE: UN ANÁLISIS CRÍTICO DESDE LA PERSPECTIVA DEL DERECHO INTERNACIONAL DE LA PERSONA HUMANA -- THE LEGAL REGIME ABOUT THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT TO SOCIAL SECURITY IN CHILE: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS FROM AN INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW PERSPECTIVE

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Ivan Obando Camino

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available El régimen jurídico de la seguridad social chileno tiene una naturaleza mixta, tanto pública como privada, y su gestión la efectúa el Estado y del sector privado. Este régimen jurídico regula el acceso al derecho citado y la cobertura de los distintos riesgos y contingencias sociales en términos teóricamente heterodoxos, empleando para ello mecanismos tanto contributivos como no contributivos. No obstante, un análisis de este régimen, en su dimensión constitucional y legal, a la luz del derecho internacional de la persona humana, sugiere la existencia de déficits normativos que tensionan, si no dificultan, la protección social de las personas y depositan dudas sobre la observancia real de la dignidad de la persona humana, como norma rectora del orden constitucional. En gran medida, el Estado chileno eligió una forma de seguridad social, condicionado en parte por el contexto político y económico, cuyos resultados finales pueden ser inciertos en términos de bienestar colectivo y promoción de los derechos humanos. Palabras clave: Seguridad social. Constitución. Régimen previsional.

  20. The Solidarity and Health Neutrality of Physicians in War & Peace.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Burkle, Frederick M; Erickson, Timothy; von Schreeb, Johan; Kayden, Stephanie; Redmond, Anthony; Chan, Emily Yy; Della Corte, Francesco; Cranmer, Hilarie; Otomo, Yasuhiro; Johnson, Kirsten; Roy, Nobhojit

    2017-01-20

    The wars in the Middle East have led to unprecedented threats and attacks on patients, healthcare workers, and purposeful targeting of hospitals and medical facilities. It is crucial that every healthcare provider, both civilian and military, on either side of the conflict become aware of the unique and inherent protections afforded to them under International Humanitarian Law. However, these protections come with obligations. Whereas Governments must guarantee these protections, when violated, medical providers have equal duty and obligations under the Law to ensure that they will neither commit nor assist in these violations nor take part in any act of hostility. Healthcare providers must not allow any inhuman or degrading treatment of which they are aware and must report such actions to the appropriate authorities. Failure to do so leads to risks of moral, ethical and legal consequences as well as penalties for their actions and inactions. There must be immediate recognition by all parties of the neutrality of health care workers and their rights and responsibilities to care for any sick and injured patient, regardless of their nationality, race, religion, or political point of view.

  1. La iniciativa internacional por el nacimiento MadreBebé: Un abordaje de la atención materna eficiente a la luz de los derechos humanos

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Robbie DAVIS-FLOYD

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo describe la historia, principios y los 10 pasos de la Iniciativa Internacional por el Nacimiento MadreBebé (IMBCI, creado por la Organización Internacional por el Nacimiento MadreBebe, lanzado en marzo de 2008. La IMBCI A iniciativa internacional pelo nascimento MãeBebê: Uma abordagem de um atendimento materno eficiente à luz dos direitos humanos1 The International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative: A Human Rights Approach to Optimal Maternity Care La iniciativa internacional por el nacimiento MadreBebé: Un abordaje de la atención materna eficiente a la luz de los derechos humanos REFLEXÕES SOBRE HUMANIZAÇÃO E A REALIDADE DOS SERVIÇOS REFLECTIONS ON HUMANIZATION AND THE REALITY OF HEALTH SERVICES REFLEXIONES SOBRE LA HUMANIZACIÓN Y LA REALIDAD DE LOS SERVICIOS 94 // Rev Tempus Actas Saúde Col actualmente está desarrollando tres proyectos ilotos en hospitales de Quebec, Brasil y Austria y construye en varios países la Red MadreBebé (MBnets. Un componente critico de la IMBCI es destacar el hecho de que “los derechos de las mujeres y de los niños son derechos humanos” y que “el acceso a la salud humana e eficaz es un derecho humano básico”.

  2. Solidarity Action in Global Labor Networks. Four Cases of Workplace Organizing at Foreign Affiliates in the Global South

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Peter Wad

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available Globalization transforms workforces of transnational corporation from predominantly home countrydominated workforces into foreign-dominated, multinational workforces. Thus, the national grounding of trade unions as the key form of labor organizing is challenged by new multinational compositions and cross-border relocations of corporate employment affecting working conditions of employees and trade unions in local places. We assume that economic globalization is characterized by expanding global corporate network of vertically and horizontally integrated (equity-based and disintegrated (nonequity-based value chains. We also assume that globalization can both impede and enable labor empowerment. Based on these premises the key question is, how can labor leverage effective power against management in global corporate networks? This question is split into two subquestions: a How can labor theoretically reorganize from national unions and industrial relations institutions into global labor networks that allow prolabor improvement in global workplaces? b How and why has labor in a globalized economy secured the core International Labor Organization (ILO international labor right to organize companies and conduct collective bargaining? The Global Labor Network perspective is adopted as an analytical framework. Empirically, a comparative case methodology is applied comprising four more or less successful industrial disputes where labor achieved the right to organize and undertake collective bargaining. The disputes took place in affiliated factories of foreign transnational corporations located in Malaysia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Turkey. The conclusion is that the combination of global labor capabilities and global labor strategizing must generate strategic labor power that adequately matches the weaknesses of the counterpart’s global corporate network in order to achieve prolabor outcomes. The most efficient solidarity action was leveraged

  3. The European Union Solidarity Fund: An Important Tool in the Recovery After Large-Scale Natural Disasters

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Maria IONCICĂ

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available This paper analyses the situation of the European Union Solidarity Fund, as an important tool in the recovery after large-scale natural disasters. In the last millennium, the European Union countries have faced climate change, which lead to events with disastrous consequences. There are several ex-post financial ways to respond to the challenges posed by large-scale natural disasters, among which EU Solidarity Fund, government funds, budget reallocation, donor assistance, domestic and/or external credit. The EU Solidarity Fund was created in 2002 after the massive floods from the Central Europe as the expression of the solidarity of EU countries. Romania has received financial assistance from the EU Solidarity Fund after the occurrence of major natural disasters, regional and neighbouring country disasters. The assessment of large-scale natural disasters in EU is very important and in order to analyse if there is a concentration of large-scale natural disasters in EU we used the Gini coefficient. In the paper, the method of the statistical analysis and the correlation between several indicators were used to study the financial impacts of large-scale natural disasters in Europe, and especially in Romania.

  4. A necessidade de criação de um regime ambiental internacional: o caso dos deslocados ambientais

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Andrea Maria Pacheco Pacífico

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available Um regime internacional protege o alvo do referido regime e, em se tratando de meio ambiente, a ausência de um regime definido deixa os deslocados ambientais desprotegidos juridicamente. Este artigo visa dar visibilidade a estes migrantes forçados e propor medidas para proteger seus direitos humanos via cooperação entre atores. An international regime protects its target and, regarding environmental issues, the absence of a defined regime leaves environmentally displaced persons legally unprotected. This article seeks to give visibility to these forced migrants and to propose measures to protect their human rights through cooperation among actors.

  5. Marco general de la competencia y cooperación procesal penal internacional

    OpenAIRE

    Silva, Jorge Alberto

    2016-01-01

    El autor llama la atención sobre algunos elementos de derecho internacional acogidos en la codificación procesal penal mexicana. Presenta la temática relacionada con la competencia judicial internacional, el orden jurídico regulador de los problemas de tráfico jurídico internacional, la cooperación internacional en el nuevo Código Nacional de Procedimientos Penales, incluido el reconocimiento de decisiones extranjeras, la extradición, así como la asistencia consular. The author specificall...

  6. Altruism or solidarity? The motives for organ donation and two proposals.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Saunders, Ben

    2012-09-01

    Proposals for increasing organ donation are often rejected as incompatible with altruistic motivation on the part of donors. This paper questions, on conceptual grounds, whether most organ donors really are altruistic. If we distinguish between altruism and solidarity--a more restricted form of other-concern, limited to members of a particular group--then most organ donors exhibit solidarity, rather than altruism. If organ donation really must be altruistic, then we have reasons to worry about the motives of existing donors. However, I argue that altruism is not necessary, because organ donation supplies important goods, whatever the motivation, and we can reject certain dubious motivations, such as financial profit, without insisting on altruism. Once solidaristic donation is accepted, certain reforms for increasing donation rates seem permissible. This paper considers two proposals. Firstly, it has been suggested that registered donors should receive priority for transplants. While this proposal appears based on a solidaristic norm of reciprocity, it is argued that such a scheme would be undesirable, since non-donors may contribute to society in other ways. The second proposal is that donors should be able to direct their organs towards recipients that they feel solidarity with. This is often held to be inconsistent with altruistic motivation, but most donation is not entirely undirected in the first place (for instance, donor organs usually go to co-nationals). While allowing directed donation would create a number of practical problems, such as preventing discrimination, there appears to be no reason in principle to reject it. © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

  7. El Fondo Monetario Internacional ante la crisis financiera actual

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Romualdo Bermejo y Rosana Garciandía

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available La convulsión financiera iniciada en octubre de 2008 ha reavivado el debate político, social y doctrinal sobre las debilidades del sistema monetario y financiero internacional. Desde su consolidación institucional en la segunda post-guerra mundial, su legitimidad,eficiencia y justicia se han cuestionado constantemente. En estos últimos meses, su incapacidad para prever y evitar crisis como la actual se ha criticado especialmente. La crisis de la deuda de los años ochenta, el “tequilazo” mexicano de 1994 o la crisisasiática de finales de los años noventa ponen de manifiesto la existencia de elementos que dichas instituciones no han sido capaces de controlar. La cadena de infortunios financieros de los últimos meses lo corrobora y hace necesaria una profunda reflexión en términos económicos, jurídicos y también institucionales.El Fondo Monetario Internacional constituye, junto con el Banco Internacional de Reconstrucción y Fomento, el núcleo del sistema monetario y financiero internacional. Creado por los acuerdos de Bretton Woods en diciembre de 1945, el Fondo debía encargarse en su origen de favorecer la estabilidad financiera y el crecimiento económico de los Estados, poniendo a disposición de éstos sus recursos. Con el paso de los años, su cometido se ha ampliado abarcando cada vez más aspectos como la supervisión de las políticas económicas de los países miembros o la influencia en las políticas macroeconómicas nacionales. Esa extensión de sus facultades va unida, sin lugar a duda, a una creciente responsabilidad por el cumplimiento satisfactorio de su misión.Teniendo esto en cuenta, el actual debate sobre la necesidad de una nueva arquitectura financiera internacional debe ahondar en las fortalezas y debilidades del Fondo, por su papel fundamental en la misma. En este sentido, la reforma iniciada en 2005 bajo ladirección del español Rodrigo Rato se ha enfrentado a la evaluación más exigente: una crisis

  8. A novíssima China e o Sistema Internacional

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Paulo G. Fagundes Visentini

    2011-11-01

    Full Text Available A chegada da China à periferia em desenvolvimento, com uma agenda política e econômica abrangente, inaugura um novo estágio na projeção internacional chinesa e no próprio sistema mundial. Quais são os objetivos dessa Novíssima China em termos de política internacional? Não são poucos os que identificam nas ações chinesas aspirações ambiciosas de dominação mundial, sucedendo os Estados Unidos como liderança do planeta. Em uma manifestação que beira a sinofobia (como outrora o "perigo amarelo", argumentam que seu desenvolvimento almeja concentrar a riqueza mundial em suas mãos, quebrando com a economia das demais nações. Tomando como base as relações estabelecidas com o continente africano, defendemos a hipótese de que Pequim inaugura uma nova etapa na grande política internacional e suplanta a fase em que a Nova China lutava para recuperar sua soberania e desenvolvimento, começando a Novíssima China a transformar o próprio sistema mundial. Para tal, argumentamos que a China busca evitar as hegemonias, tanto a dos Estados Unidos como a dela própria, pois nesse último caso, poderia ter a mesma sorte que a Alemanha nas duas guerras mundiais. Não se trata de uma tarefa fácil, pois a China move-se em meio à fluidez diplomática do período posterior à Guerra Fria e ao envelhecimento do capitalismo contemporâneo em seus centros históricos.

  9. The solidarization potencies of Buddhist axiological system and humanistic grounding of its priorities

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Stefaniv Maryana Ivanivna

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available The article is devoted to the analysis of the value system of the Buddhist religion in the context of current globalization trends. The author considers the stereotypes about the confrontation in the parameters “West – East” and offers the alternative view on the model of Buddhist values and its solidarization potencies. The author extrapolates her ideas on the intellectual and practical sense of a famous Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda. The author emphasizes the importance of a practical way of aesthetic and ethical projects initiated by Ikeda and justifies their humanistic social significance.

  10. Cultural Consumption Through the Epistemologies of the South: 'Humanization' in Transnational Football Fan Solidarities

    OpenAIRE

    Petersen-Wagner, R

    2016-01-01

    In 2014, Boaventura de Sousa Santos awoke the global sociological community to the need to privilege ‘humanization’ in the exploration of transnational solidarities. This article presents the cultural consumption of a football club – Liverpool FC – to understand the common ‘love’, ‘suffering’, ‘care’ and ‘knowledge’ that fans who are part of the ‘Brazil Reds’ or ‘Switzerland Reds’ (although not all fans engaged in such communities are ‘from’ Brazil or Switzerland) experience. The argument is ...

  11. Jürgen Hoffmann (org., The Solidarity Dilemma: Globalisation, Europeanisation and the Trade Unions

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Hermes Augusto Costa

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Organizado por Jürgen Hoffmann, conceituado especialista em questões laborais e sindicais no quadro europeu e global, o presente livro é o resultado de uma conferência realizada em Março de 2001 pelo Instituto Sindical Europeu (ISE. A maioria dos textos reunidos em The Solidarity Dilemma são versões revistas das contribuições para essa conferência, consagrada à análise dos desafios colocados aos sindicatos num contexto de europeização e de globalização. A ideia recorrente de que os sindicat...

  12. Feminism and Society: Solidarity Amongst Pakistani Women Still a Distant Dream

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Dr. Farhat Jabeen

    2013-06-01

    Patriarchal structure of society, socio-customary practices and discrimination against women are very serious concerns/issues which need to be understood as multidimensional problem. This paper examines the role of feminism on gender development in south Asian perspective especially in Pakistan. Pakistani women seem to have been circumscribed in bounds of religious, cultural and national ideologies as envisioned by the patriarchy of Pakistan. Due to certain cultural, male domination state of affairs the solidarity amongst Pakistani women still distant dream. Current research paper would draw attention to issue mentioned above.

  13. The Political Economy of Longevity: Developing New Forms of Solidarity for Later Life.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Phillipson, Chris

    2015-01-01

    Aging populations now exert influence on all aspects of social life. This article examines changes to major social and economic institutions linked with old age, taking the period from the mid-20th century to the opening decades of the 21st century. These developments are set within the context of the influence of globalization as well as the impact of the 2008 financial crisis, these restructuring debates around the longevity revolution. The article examines how the basis for a new framework for accommodating longevity can be built, outlining ways of securing new forms of solidarity in later life.

  14. Legal Origin and Social Solidarity: The Continued Relevance of Durkheim to Comparative Institutional Analysis.

    Science.gov (United States)

    Johnson, Phil; Brookes, Michael; Wood, Geoffrey; Brewster, Chris

    2017-06-01

    By using the classic works of Durkheim as a theoretical platform, this research explores the relationship between legal systems and social solidarity. We found that certain types of civil law system, most notably those of Scandinavia, are associated with higher levels of social capital and better welfare state provision. However, we found the relationship between legal system and societal outcomes is considerably more complex than suggested by currently fashionable economistic legal origin approaches, and more in line with the later writings of Durkheim, and, indeed, the literature on comparative capitalisms. Relative communitarianism was strongly affected by relative development, reflecting the complex relationship between institutions, state capabilities and informal social ties and networks.

  15. The production of soft power: practising solidarity in Brazilian South–South development projects

    DEFF Research Database (Denmark)

    Bry, Sandra

    2015-01-01

    Brazil’s development cooperation and solidarity discourse have been portrayed as soft power resources. However, few studies have analysed how Brazil implements development cooperation, and soft power theory itself suffers from a lack of empirical evidence. This article looks at the perceptions...... of participants in three Brazilian projects, particularly how soft empowerment is manifested through the demand-driven and horizontality approaches to development cooperation. I contend that these approaches have produced a positive image among the “recipients”, and I show that their perceptions of development...

  16. El contrato de franquicia en el comercio internacional (Tema Central)

    OpenAIRE

    Castellanos Peñafiel, Lorena del Carmen

    2006-01-01

    El artículo destaca el rol trascendente que desempeña el contrato de franquicia en el mundo globalizado de hoy y su proyección jurídica en el comercio internacional. A tal efecto, parte del estudio de temas generales, tales como su origen, concepto, características, elementos y clasificación, para luego examinar, a profundidad, los rasgos que determinan su naturaleza jurídica, su aproximación a otros tipos contractuales y el régimen conflictual aplicable, analiza, así mismo, la incidencia de ...

  17. Competitividad sectorial internacional. Caso: sector del cuero y del calzado

    Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden)

    Diana Carolina Villegas Álvarez

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente escrito se origina en un trabajo de investigación cuya pretensión fue indagar sobre el nivel de competitividad internacional (C.I, del sector del cuero y del calzado colombiano, mediante la aplicación de indicadores que, a partir de la información estadística de las variables de comercio exterior permiten establecer ciertas relaciones que dan cuenta de la importancia del producto en los mercados de los países de la Comunidad Andina de Naciones (CAN, seleccionados para la comparación.

  18. Albacete en el Año Internacional de la Luz

    OpenAIRE

    Beléndez Vázquez, Augusto; Arribas Garde, Enrique

    2015-01-01

    El 20 de diciembre de 2013 la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas en su resolución nº 68, “reconociendo la importancia de la luz y las tecnologías basadas en la luz para la vida de los ciudadanos del mundo y para el desarrollo futuro de la sociedad mundial en muchos niveles”, proclamó 2015 como Año Internacional de la Luz y de las Tecnologías basadas en la Luz para poner de manifiesto el papel fundamental que desempeñan la luz y sus tecnologías en todas las actividades humanas. La luz se ...

  19. Los derechos humanos laborales en el Derecho Internacional

    OpenAIRE

    Canessa, Miguel

    2009-01-01

    El presente estudio pretende abordar esa temática desde el horizonte del Derecho internacional. En el primer acápite se plantea un concepto para este selecto grupo de derechos laborales básicos, así como se postulan los argumentos que justifican su reconocimiento jurídico en los instrumentos internacionales de derechos humanos. En el segundo acápite se aborda la identificación de los derechos laborales con los derechos sociales, como una forma de desvalorizar su relevancia jurídica. En el ter...

  20. Rawls, tolerància internacional i les modernitats alternatives

    OpenAIRE

    Álvarez García, David

    2009-01-01

    Aquest article analitza els problemes de la transició des d'un modus vivendi fins a una concepció moral de la tolerància liberal i la seva extensió a l'àmbit internacional en l'obra de John Rawls. Per a això partim dels problemes conceptuals implícits en l'experiència de la Reforma europea com esdeveniment inspirador del liberalisme polític i analitzem el seu desenvolupament i acomodació a un context globalitzat contemporani. Prestem especial atenció als problemes que es plantegen en l...