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 Oppression: The Fundamental Injustice of Social Institutions

Ann E. Cudd

in Analyzing Oppression

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195187434
eISBN:
9780199786213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187431.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the use of the concept of oppression in political and philosophical discussions, and theories that attempt to explain it. From the genealogy of the concept, a general ... More


Social Categorization, Standards of Justice, and Collective Guilt

Anca M. Miron and Nyla R. Branscombe

in The Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195300314
eISBN:
9780199868698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300314.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter outlines a model describing when and how one particular intergroup emotion — collective guilt — will be experienced depending on the standard employed for judging the social injustice ... More


A Social Connection Model

Iris Marion Young

in Responsibility for Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195392388
eISBN:
9780199866625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392388.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter proposes an alternative conception of responsibility called the social connection model of responsibility. The social connection model finds that all those who contribute by their ... More


Care, Gender, and Justice

Diemut Elisabet Bubeck

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279907
eISBN:
9780191684319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279907.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Women's unpaid work at home has not concerned theorists of social justice, despite the fact that it renders women vulnerable to exploitation and hence to social injustice. Based on a critical ... More


The Nature Of Social Injustice And Its Impact On Public Health

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the nature of social injustice and its impact on public health. It defines social injustice in two ways: as the denial or violation of economic, sociocultural, political, ... More


Assaultive Violence And War

James A. Mercy

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses social injustice in relation to assaultive violence and war. It considers social injustice as a cause of violence and the influence of cultural forms of injustice, including ... More


Strengthening Communities And The Roles Of Individuals In Community Life

Robert E. Aronson, Kay Lovelace, John W. Hatch, and Tony L. Whitehead

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses strengthening communities and the roles of individuals in community life as ways of reducing social injustice. It describes how social injustice can be addressed through ... More


Mental Health

Carles Muntaner and Jeanne Geiger-Brown

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses social injustice in relation to mental health, including access and quality of treatment. It describes what needs to be done, including grassroots advocacy for the rights of ... More


Women

Stacey J. Rees and Wendy Chavkin

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes how social injustice affects the health of women and the underlying causes and roots of social injustice against women. It discusses what needs to be done, including increasing ... More


Promoting Equitable And Sustainable Human Development

Richard Jolly

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes how social injustice can be reduced by promoting equitable and sustainable human development. It covers requirements for greater social justice in public health. It describes ... More


The Challenge of Global Capitalism: A Christian Perspective

Brian Griffiths

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Brian Griffiths sets out his interpretation of the Christian attitude and response to global capitalism. After identifying the foundations of a Christian perspective, viz. the nature of the world God ... More


Cultural justice and addressing ‘social exclusion’: a case study of a Single Regeneration Budget project in Blackbird Leys, Oxford

Zoë Morrison

in Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the New Labour government's strategy for addressing the social injustices of deprivation and social polarisation, focusing on the Single Regeneration Budget (SRB) project in ... More


Protecting Human Rights Through International And National Law

Peter Weiss and Henry A. Freedman

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the protection of human rights through international and national law. It describes how international and national law can reduce social injustice and provides specific ... More


Guilt versus Responsibility: A Reading and Partial Critique of Hannah Arendt

Iris Marion Young

in Responsibility for Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195392388
eISBN:
9780199866625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392388.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explicates the distinction between guilt and responsibility as it appears in Hannah Arendt's essays, “Organized Guilt and Universal Responsibility” and “Collective Responsibility.” It ... More


Nutrition

J. Larry Brown

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses social injustice as it relates to nutrition and the relationship between poor nutritional status and adverse health outcomes. It describes the impact of social injustice on ... More


Addressing Social Injustice In A Human Rights Context

Sofia Gruskin and Paula Braveman

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes what needs to be done to address social injustice in a human rights context. It covers core concepts, human rights as legal standards and obligations of government, human ... More


The Search for Democratic Pluralism in Islam

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in The Islamic Roots of Democratic Pluralism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139914
eISBN:
9780199848935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139914.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter seeks to identify the role of religion in governance and politics. Emphasis is given on how religious institutions should or should not play in fighting social and political injustices ... More


Children

Sara Rosenbaum and Chung-Hi H. Yoder

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter deals primarily with the impact of social injustice on children in the United States, emphasizing children's rights in a legal context. It covers the legal status of children in society, ... More


Catholic Studies and the Sacramental Imaginary: New Directions in Catholic Humanism

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates how the “Catholic imagination” mode of interpretation might better serve what the philosopher Charles Taylor calls the “social imaginary.” It suggests that the prevailing ... More


Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

John Hultgren

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694976
eISBN:
9781452952345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694976.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In contemporary politics, nature is generally assumed to be a commitment of the political left and restrictionism a commitment of the right. The reality, however, is significantly more complicated: ... More


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