Implicit in the social contract
is the idea that each party must give up something in the exchange.
Of course, there is nothing sacrosanct about any of the details of these social contracts
As such, the social contract
is a set of promises of the state to the citizen as well as promises of the citizen to the state.
But whatever the ethos, we will always need a social contract
to make it work.
It is also unfortunate that Wraight dedicates relatively little space to setting up the social contract
tradition of Hobbes that, as Helena Rosenblatt has persuasively argued, was defining the political battles in Rousseau's beloved Geneva of this time.
WHEREAS, the authority for the practice of nursing is based on a social contract
that acknowledges the professional rights and responsibilities of nursing and includes mechanisms for public accountability; and
Buoyed by such prosperity, the auto industry pioneered the American model for the social contract
between workers and their employers--from the $5 a day Henry Ford offered workers in 1914 to the health-care and pension benefits that became a mainstay of the expanding middle class.
For better or worse, the Declaration adopts a classic social contract
view, in which individual rights precede duties and the aggregation of individuals, not some larger organic whole, is the basis of political community.
The laws, serving as a social contract
between the government and its citizens, provide reasonable punishments for breaches of the social contract
that, in effect, will deter deviant behavior.
What should education in Brazil and Latin America be like if it is to contribute to emergence of a new social contract
, an alternative to the modern social contract
Despite occasional calls for a vaguely defined "new social contract
," much of Callahan's analysis is marked by the kind of hyper-economic myopia you'd expect from his Chicago School foes.
Further, there are different conceptualizations about justice--distributive, legal, and commutative--that are based on the social contract
tradition that has prevailed among political philosophers from Hobbes, Locke, Kant and Rousseau to John Rawls and Robert Nozick.