Societal Problems → Distortion
Distortion is the alteration of the original shape of something. In communications and electronics it means the alteration of the waveform of an information-bearing signal, such as an audio signal representing sound or a video signal representing images, in an electronic device or communication channel.
Organizations relating to Distortion
World Problems relating to DistortionFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
Distortionary tax systems
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory customs and administrative entry procedures
Deliberate lying by corporation officials
Restrictive business practices
Distortion of international trade through obstacles to patent protection
Distorted media presentations
Resource consumption exacerbated by price distortions
Corporation financial secrecy
Distortion of international trade by embargoes
Desynchronization of bodily rhythm by international travel
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory formulation of health and sanitary regulations for agricultural and pharmaceutical products
Distortion of international trade by restrictive controls over foreign investment
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory government and private procurement policies
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory requirements with respect to marks of product origin
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory requirements with respect to product standards and measures
Distortion of international trade by minimum pricing regulations and other measures to regulate domestic prices
Distortion of national economies from food subsidies
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory formulation of equipment safety regulations
Discriminatory exchange rate policies
Distortion of United Nations system by factional interests
Distortion of international trade by restrictive controls on movement of labour
Commercial exploitation of health
Action Strategies relating to DistortionFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
Reducing agricultural trade distorting subsidies
Distorting international trade by discriminatory preference agreements
Clarifying musical pitch
Identifying resource pricing distortions arising from environmental programmes
Distorting international trade through obstacles to patent protection
Distorting past events
Distorting tax systems
Distorting foreign aid
Distorting musical pitch
Distorting indicators of achievement
Distorting intergovernmental organizations by mini-state membership
Reducing measures supporting uncompetitive production
Distorting international trade as a result of government participation
Improving pricing efficiency
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