The way government gets legitimacy has been at the centre of political inquiry. As political legitimacy is seen as individuals' voluntary consent to be governed by the political authority, the real question is how such consent is generated.
The world today faces an increasing array of threats to peaceful coexistence – from climate change and conflict to poverty and disease – all of which loom over the future of the planet’s physical survival, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today in a lecture delivered at Harvard University.
Speaking in an address to the University’s Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he accepted the Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award on behalf of “brave and courageous UN staff” the...
(Reuters) - Moves by some U.S. states to isolate medical workers returning from fighting Ebola in West Africa could worsen the global health crisis by discouraging badly needed new volunteers, according to health experts at Harvard University.
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The innovation is a small business disaster micro-insurance program to enhance recovery of local markets that play a critical role in providing goods and services to disaster affected populations in urban settings.