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    One of the Catholic Social Justice principles that I have researched is Rights and Responsibilities. The definition of this principle is that the Catholic tradition teaches that human dignity can be protected and a healthy community can be achieved only if human rights are protected and responsibilities are met. Regardless of our place in society, all human beings have a basic entitlement to have Human rights. Consequently, every person has a necessary right to life and a right to those things required for human decency. Corresponding to these rights are duties and responsibilities which we give to one another, to our families, and to the wider society. An example of this ethical principle in our community is giving basic necessitates to the homeless as well as making sure immigrants to this country are treated righteously. One of the Catholic Social Justice principles that I have researched is The Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers. The definition of this principle is that work is more than a way of living; it is a form of…

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    I could use after graduation. I felt that social justice 101 could do just that for me. However, taking this class did come with a lot of fear like I said. I knew that when I enrolled in this class, I would be the odd one out. I felt like every class I would be walking into a lion's den. I have attended a university where I have been academically and personally criticized for not agreeing with my fellow students and professors.…

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    today’s world are spirituality, women’s issues, sustainability, and social justice. These themes may touch base with some and to others not at all, but in the end they are present in almost all lives. Each theme has an individualized definition and idea, but when the four come together as one it leaves people thinking of a possibility of a better world if we all would…

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    Life is not fair. That is not new information for most people. It has always been like that, though, but what makes life so unfair? Well, social justice is a very large part of that. People all over the world face discrimination and harassment for things they cannot help, and that is not right, but it is the way things are. People of color and the LGBT community are both large groups of the minority and they both face a lot of discrimination and social justice issues. The two words were…

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    With today’s world of social media there is a strong following for internet mob mentality, or people who follow blindly on a topic that they do not know much about. People who do not read the facts on both sides, scrutinizing the person or event in question, can have the biggest impact in the life of someone who made a public mistake. With the larger mobs for the election and their ideals, to twitter statements that someone does not agree with. No matter what the situation people need to be…

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    My Definition of Social Justice: Initially, my definition of social justice was focused on the concept of equality and how the existing power structure is used. Social justice for me was doing things right by all members of a community without discrimination. Where by power, in any situation is not abused for the benefit of one group and disadvantage of another. (August 25, 2016) As Rawls mentions in his "A Theory of Justice", justice is the set of principles or guiding structure we as a society…

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    Social justice The analysis of social justice can be a complex, this is due to the many features contributing to how social justice is perceived. Each individual has their own view on defining social justice, which can be influenced many possible factors (Garvin & Reisch, 2016). Furthermore, the analysis of social justice consists firstly on what is social justice, the background and people who have influenced this concept, and the different arguments surrounding social justice. In addition,…

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    It is my belief that social justice is to demonstrate compassion and observing lives of others in a humanitarian perspective. I originally became a social worker because I possessed a strong desire to collaborate with the other professionals who share a similar vision and objective to create positive changes. Through social justice, I serve as an advocate for clients experiencing financial hardships and mistreatment in an uncaring society. As a social worker, I cannot change the…

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    The emergence of contemporary research and training for social justice have progressively expanded, transformed, and revolutionized the counseling field from 2000 to the present (Hunsaker, 2011). This has significant implications for the counseling profession. For example, social justice awareness and advocacy in the counseling field has created an institutionalized alliance to the social justice movement through experts, such as Ratt (2008), Palmer and Parish (2008) addressing the challenges…

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    Health Organization, health is considered a fundamental human right of every human being. However, as time has passed, the gap between health status or the lack thereof has widened between the marginalized and the privileged (Giddings, 2005). Social justice is an important element to incorporate in the nursing profession, as it is a key link to providing holistic health care not only for the patient, but also for the community and globally. Social justice is defined as equal distribution of…

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