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Social Inequality And Social Injustice
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Social Inequality And Social Injustice

by Evelyn Kallen
 

ISBN-10: 0333924282

ISBN-13: 9780333924280

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Macmillan Education UK

This book uses a human rights framework to analyze how group-level social inequalities and injustices are socially constructed and maintained through violations of human rights on grounds of race, gender, sexuality, etc., and how human rights legislation can help such violations to effectively be redressed. Although it focuses primarily on democratic nations, it uses

Overview

This book uses a human rights framework to analyze how group-level social inequalities and injustices are socially constructed and maintained through violations of human rights on grounds of race, gender, sexuality, etc., and how human rights legislation can help such violations to effectively be redressed. Although it focuses primarily on democratic nations, it uses international case material to highlight key global issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333924280
Publisher:
Macmillan Education UK
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: A Human Rights Approach to the Analysis of Dominant/Subordinate Relations
The Human Rights Perspective: International Human Rights
The Social Construction of Inequality
Prejudice and Discrimination: Building Blocks of Social Inequality
The Experience of Degradation, Abuse and the Harmful Impact of Hate
Equality/Equity-seeking Protest Movements 1: Women's Rights
Equality/Equity-seeking Protest Movements 2: Gay and Lesbian Rights
The Roots of the Aboriginal Movement: Colonialism and Cultural Genocide
Aboriginal Rights and New Nationhood Movements
Conclusion: Strengths and Weaknesses of the Current Human Rights System
Appendices
References
Index

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