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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


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