Social Justice and Increasing Global Destitution
Social justice has long been an aspect of the human experience. Communities sustain each other through its pursuit and practice, yet sometimes people require the assistance of a good government committed to a responsible public policy that supports every citizen's right to opportunities and required resources. In this book, Okosun claims that there has been a diminution of the pursuit and practice of social justice. Okosun explores impediments to the pursuit of distributive justice to show how social arrangements, ideologies, and specific belief patterns play significant roles in trumping social justice and increasing global suffering. Instead, these different powerful social influences augment individualistic aspirations, which detract from the critical, local, and global advancement of the human condition. Okosun argues that critical questioning about their position and role in the process of destitution-making has the potential to move people toward each other in view of collaborative local and global transformation.
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