Social Justice: A Reader

Social Justice: A Reader

By: Dragan Milovanovic (editor)Hardback

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Social Justice is the first book that comprehensively covers various conceptions of justice, both distributive and retributive. It covers pre-modern to late modern visions. The book is organized into five thematic sections and contains a wealth of case studies This edited collection includes extensive editorial commentary for each chapter. It focuses on both retributive justice principles (response to crime) and distributive justice principles (fair distributions of rewards and burdens). It includes: an overview of pre-modern, modern and late modern visions of social justice; various applications (procedural, actuarial, restorative, transitional and transformative justice); justice and legal struggles (gender, race, class); globalism and multiculturalism in relation to justice (indigenous, environmental, postcolonial, as well as issues of sustainability, international peacemaking); and lists of extensive case studies of international struggles for social justice.

About Author

Northeastern Illinois University, US

Contents

Part 1: Pre-Modern, Modern, and Postmodern Visions of Justice Part 2: Principles of Justice and their Application Part 3: Justice and Legal Struggles Part 4: Globalism, Multiculturalism, and Matters of Social Justice Part 5: International Struggles for Social Justice: Case Studies

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415408370
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 454
  • ID: 9780415408370
  • weight: 600
  • ISBN10: 0415408377

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