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Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello

Jus Ad Bellum Jus Ad Bellum, the justness of entering into conflict consists of six primary tenets: legitimate authority, just cause, proportionality, right intention, chance of success, and last resort. 1. Legitimate Authority – Only those of legitimate authority may justly lead its country into war. This tenet disqualifies revolutionaries, radicals and/or subversives who seek…

McDonaldization

McDonaldization, is the term Ritzer derived from the McDonalds’ fast food chain to describe the state of our society. Ritzer claims our social institutions have become completely dehumanized in the form of a bureaucracy. Health care is an example of one institution that is characterized by the four components of bureaucracy: efficiency, predictability, control and…

Essay: Problems of Modernization in Developing Nations

The economic situation which exists in the developing world today, is the result of the relationship between the modern, and developing nations of the world.  Modernized nations benefited from this relationship because it gave them access to natural resources. However, because of this relationship, many developing nations now suffer from severe problems.  These nations are…