Social Justice Exam

Social Justice Exam - Noonan- Introduction to Social...

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Noonan - Introduction to Social Justice -Goal: to define the notion of “social justice” -Means: we must make some distinctions - Society is the “political, economic, and cultural institutional arrangements that define the terms of association between people and in which the general horizons of possibility for their life-activity are shaped,” pg.1 those three things give us the bare foundation to society - First distinction : Society limits our life, so society shows us the way to our decisions. Gives more of a general definition of society - Second distinction : two definitions of society descriptive and normative. Descriptive – what it looks like. Normative – how society should be, sets a standard. Normatively is pushy, and asks how ought society look like Rationalization – quick and easy, little effort needed, single perspective, hard to change opinion, skewing the facts, to suit the conclusion. Knowing what you want the conclusion to be using facts that support it Reasoning – let the facts speak for the conclusion, multiple perspectives are incorporated, and more open minded, take time,
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more effort. Starting at facts to prove conclusion - Social justice is who gets what for doing what - when it comes to social justice the distinctions are messier - Social justice is both normative and descriptive - Fairness and equality were his beliefs in social justice. Outcome needs to be there for fairness and equality now we have this responsibility. - The Current struggle for social justice is globalization. - Globalization is a process that has a history. Increase of trade, exploitation, free flowing trade, neutral definition is world community. Susan George - Another World is Possible if… - Susan George’s definition of social justice is not neutral - largely driven through technology, corporations, globalization is shrinking space and time driven through corporation and technology - Globalisation is a corporate lead phenomena - She rejects the term anti- globalisation - Social Justice largely through World Social Form leaderless headless that opposes corporate globalization they identify that the major enemy is Neo-liberalism Internationalist movement- word has a history comes from Karl Marx’s idea of having one big world being international Martin Wolf- American markets have increased 5 times in 100 years it has such an impact in our minds because of the United States. Globalization is strong today because of the US
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- Another World is Possible if… IF because there are problems that you need to do in order to achieve this. ... - Better phrase than anti globalization is internationalist movement -Internationalist movement- not against something she is for something. She is using different words that are not negative connotation to help people find out what they are for rather than what they are against. “Global Justice Movement - Corporate led finance led neo-liberal- multinational corporations capitalisms most recent form globalism World Bank, International
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOCIAL JUS 101 taught by Professor Falconer during the Fall '08 term at Windsor.

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Social Justice Exam - Noonan- Introduction to Social...

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