Skip to Main Content
Accessibility Information
Shapiro Library
ODI

Social Justice

Do you have a Recommendation?


Do you have any resources, ideas, etc. that you believe should be included on this site?


Send your suggestion to us

What is Social Justice?


Social justice is a concept that advocates for "fair treatment of all people in a society, including respect for the rights of minorities and equitable distribution of resources among members of a community" ("Social Justice," n.d.). It is a "standard used to assess the fairness of a society" (Blomley, 2009).

Social justice spans different aspects of life including political equality, economic equality, legal equality, and social equality. The resources below will introduce you to social justice concepts and issues.

Learn More:

References


Blomley, N. (2009). Social Justice. In D. Gregory, The dictionary of human geography (5th ed.). Blackwell Publishers. Credo Reference: https://ezproxy.snhu.edu/login?url=https://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/bkhumgeo/social_justice/0?institutionId=943 This link opens in a new window

Social justice. (n.d.) In Dictionary.com. Retrieved September 28, 2020, from https://www.dictionary.com/browse/social-justice This link opens in a new window