What is Social Justice? What is its purpose?

Equality or Liberation: Theorising Social Justice, Lecture 1

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1. Ableism

2. Concept of fairness, between a person and the rest of society

3. To protect the Norms and values in society.

3.1. Making a society that works for everyone

4. Imperialism

5. concepts of human rights and equality

6. Helping the most vulnerable in society maintain quality of life.

7. Questioning inequalities

8. Protecting the rights of an individual through different acts, ie equality act 2010.

9. Disrupting normativity

10. Standing up to what you believe in.

10.1. Speaking up if you see something you do not agree with.

10.2. If you feel like something is wrong, or doesn’t sit right with you.

11. Looking at the power distributed in society - which groups hold the most power.

12. Justice with society

13. creating a safe and fair place for everyone in society

14. It's purpose to ensure each person fulfils their societal roles

15. equality

15.1. Inclusivity

15.2. opportunities

16. human rights

17. Fair relations which means individuals in societies

18. An on going issue

19. Unequal Government Regulation

19.1. Voting Laws

19.1.1. Redistricting

19.2. Environmental Laws

19.2.1. Clean water and air/industrial waste disposal

19.3. Health Care Laws

19.3.1. Insurance mandates

19.4. Education Laws

19.4.1. Public school segregation

19.5. Marriage Laws

19.5.1. Maternity/Paternity Laws

20. Distribution of wealth and opportunities fairly for the individual and society

21. fairness/ giving everyone a level playing field

21.1. equity

22. Protecting human rights

23. Gender

24. Sexual Orientation

25. equal access to opportunities

25.1. in education

25.1.1. in workplace oppurtunities

26. Concept of fairness, between a person and the rest of society

27. Nationality

28. Mental or Physical Ability

29. a movement towards social change against unequal institutions

30. something that not everyone cares to think about (as a result of not experiencing injustice themselves)

30.1. differences in race, gender, class and ability

31. No one having to suffer needlessly because of bureaucracy and policy

32. all cultures being treated with the same amount of respect and understanding

33. Ethical ways of treating people accordingly to their actions- a treatment which would be approved of by the majority/general public

34. breaking up whats formed from historical events

34.1. capitalism - economic

34.2. Segregation

34.3. Imperialism

35. creating a voice for the people

35.1. Treating everyone fairly

36. Equal oppotunities

37. Understanding various cultures and lifestyles

38. Human rights