Document Type

Class Paper

Publication Date

12-2017

Abstract

Social justice is a very broad term and one that is not easily defined. Is it certain issues or is it a broad range of issues? Is it one particular methodology or is it a variety of methodologies? It is a term that can provoke both a sense of pride and a roaring ire towards anyone who uses it in a positive context. Why is social justice a term that provokes so many different emotions, opinions, and ideas about its origins? It is because social justice itself is a term that possesses a different meaning, dependent on who is using the term. That is why social justice itself, in a neutral sense, can be defined as fighting for a selfless societal cause even when you do not have the support of other people.

Comments

This class paper was presented as part of the Social Justice course, Introduction of Social Justice (SJUS 1003), taught by Dr. Myra Houser.

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