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oppression. Violence is usually meted out against populations to ensure that they remain subjective and fearful. The violence or threat of violence may include ensuring that the vulnerable populations fear harm and as a result accept injustices. Part IV 3. How might theories of injustice work differently than theories of justice in promoting the cause of justice? Discuss and explain using at least 2 concepts or theories from this course. In promoting the cause of justice, theories of justice usually focus their emphasis on attributes such as fairness, and welfare maximization. The theories of justice are concerned with how wealth, power, opportunities and respect are distributed. The theories strive for equality by considering how the society is subdivided, and how each subdivision is able to benefit from existing limited resources that are distributed. It also concerns itself with opportunities that different populations accrue and ability of the populations to accrue redress when they experience any injustices. On the other hand, the theories of injustice are not so much concerned with injustice. Instead they are more concerned with equity. The theories of injustice acknowledge individual difference and encourage that each population needs to be treated fairly in relation to equity when it comes to resources and other aspects such as opportunities and access to services. Extra Credit Question :
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PHILOSOPHY OF RACE 7 4. How do the “Stories We Tell” utilize racial formation and designate racial projects? Discuss and explain using at least two examples from the documentary. Stories we tell exposes that race is used to not only rationalize inequality, but to also promote it. For instance, race promotes the dominance over specific races, mainly the majority races, over the minority races. It promotes segregation through the classification of different races and emphasizing on the difference that exists between races. The documentary has used racial formation and designate racial projects to promote the idea that racial hierarchies are necessary and relevant in the society. This is an attribute that promotes racial inequality in the society. The racial formations are presented as being historic with an example being how slavery is used even in contemporary to facilitate social hierarchy. Even after abolition of slavery, the hierarchies persist. In the documentary, racial formation and designate racial projects is used to present that all men are equal, but others are more equal than others. This essentially means that all men are actually not equal.
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PHILOSOPHY OF RACE 8 References Roediger, David. R. (2019). Class, Race, and Marxism. S.l.: Verso. Omi, M., & Winant, H. (2014). Racial Formation in the United States. New York: Routledge.
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