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We are asking only that the United States exercise its high international bully pulpit to reproach or condemn India for its chilling human rights record in Kashmir as part of a campaign of moral suasion and transparency in the disputed territory.
Delany's faith in moral suasion thrust practical education to the center stage of his philosophy of education.
But while they possessed moral suasion, they lacked political strength (p.
What religious leaders used to achieve through moral suasion and argument, they now seek to obtain through government power.
Against this backdrop, the authorities have recently been using moral suasion and tax incentives to encourage companies to increase wages.
Although the board does not have statutory powers, the RBI has ensured that banks adhere to its regulation through moral suasion and urging banks to become BCSBI members.
An important summary of Tiemstra's views on these matters can be found in the last section (Possibilities for Responsible Global Capitalism) of the last chapter ("The Social Economics of Globalization") in which he stresses the following policy and institutional recommendations: (1) limiting the globalization of financial markets; (2) international agreements on labor, the environment, and diversity; and (3) moral suasion.
Moral suasion refers to a policy in which the government or the Central bank uses persuasion rather than regulatory force to convince financial sector participants to take a particular action.
Second, by acting as a cheerleader for things like credit default swaps and collateralized debt obligations, the Fed creates a moral suasion problem of directly encouraging the use of these things amongst inexperienced participants.
However, he said the probe was no reason for him to relinquish his post since Saipem was a completely independent entity and Eni could do nothing more than exercise moral suasion, Reuters said.
3) Indirectly inducing (via moral suasion in our view) the two largest public banks and Commercial International Bank (CIB) to raise long-term deposit rates by 50-100 bps
Abolition celebrates activism--ordinary people using moral suasion, association, the pen, the ballot, and their pocketbooks to undermine an institution they came to regard as evil.
Mort never deviated from her commitment to Garrisonian moral suasion as the only righteous path to ending slavery.
Churches and their councils are voluntary organizations, and church leadership is based upon moral suasion, which lacks enforcement measures.
Moral suasion proved to be useless, because everyone was already convinced of the moral rightness of the cause.