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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


Promoting Social Justice Through Public Health Practice

Alonzo L. Plough and Priya Gandhi

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the need to make social justice a goal of public health practice. The chapter discusses the roles of public health agencies at the federal, state, and local levels as well as ... More


A Critical Research Agenda for Social Justice and Public Health: An Ecosocial Proposal

Nancy Krieger

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Critical and creative work can and must be done to determine why injustice exists, including who gains and who loses and how it wreaks its woe, thereby generating knowledge for both rectifying harm ... More


Mental Health

Carles Muntaner, Edwin Ng, Haejoo Chung, Philipp Hessel, and William W. Eaton

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the needs for preventive measures to improve the unfair—and avoidable—living and working conditions that produce increased rates of mental disorders among poor workers, women, ... More


Violence

James A. Mercy and Sarah DeGue

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Violence can be both a consequence of social injustice and a tool used to perpetrate it. After describing the World Health Organization’s definition of violence, the chapter describes the public ... More


Strengthening Communities and the Roles of Individuals in Building Community Life

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

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Strengthening communities and the roles of individuals in building community life can help prevent disease and disability and expand resources for promoting social justice. This chapter discusses ... 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


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


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender/Transsexual People

Emilia Lombardi and Talia Mae Bettcher

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes social injustice experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender/transsexual (LGBT) individuals. It addresses stigma-based violence, HIV/AIDS, and issues related to ... 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


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


Promoting Health with Equitable and Sustainable Human Development

Richard Jolly

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Progress toward social justice in public health requires actions to reduce the extremes of social injustice, well beyond health and health services, within each country and globally. Economic ... More


The Impact of Social Injustice on Public Health

Barry S. Levy

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Social injustice creates conditions that adversely affect the health of individuals and communities. It denies individuals and groups equal opportunity to have their basic human needs met. It ... More


Older People

Steven P. Wallace and Carroll L. Estes

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes how social injustice adversely affects the health of older people and provides a variety of examples. It analyzes the roots and underlying causes of this social injustice, ... More


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