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Unformatted text preview: Sociology 1 Lecture #17 06/03/2008 14:23:00 Social Justicethe communal and individual realization of these rights without the restrictions of oppression Civil rightsbefore the law Political rightsbefore the state Social rightseconomic rights (healthcare, welfare, provision etc.) Human rightsthe basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled the right to participate in culture, the right to work, the right to education Social justices is both a philosophical problem and an important issue in politics, religion and civil society Achieving Social Justice: the left and right Lefta greater degree of economic egalitarianism, which may be achieved through progressive taxation, income redistribution, or property redistribution Rightoperation of a free market (free trade laws/no taxation), which provides equality of opportunity and promotes philanthropy and charity Video Life and Debt What impact did international monetary fund policies have on Jamaica as community, from the perspective of the Jamaicans seen in the film?community, from the perspective of the Jamaicans seen in the film?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mechlinski during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.
- Winter '08