Essays Tagged: "Social justice"

This is a college essay on the code of ethics for social workers, pros and cons.

Responsibility, Justice, Beneficence and nonmaleficence, and compassion."The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all peo ... of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty. A historic and defining feature of social work is the profession's focus on individual well-being in a social context and the well-bein ...

(3 pages) 497 1 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Society's Restraint to Social Reform" in Canada

Of the many chatted words in the social reform vocabulary of Canadians today,the term workfare seems to stimulate much debate and emo ... hat causes the most tensionbetween it's government and business supporters and it's anti-poverty andsocial justice critics. In actuality, workfare is a contraction of theconcept of 'working for welfar ... basically refers to the requirementthat recipients perform unpaid work as a condition of receiving socialassistance.Recent debates on the subject of welfare are far from unique. They are allsimply co ...

(6 pages) 75 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad.

nterests from his own kind. Conrad developsthemes of personal power, individual responsibility, and social justice. His book has all thetrappings of the conventional adventure tale - mystery, exotic s ... ogressand light to "darkest Africa" have themselves been deprived of the sanctions of their Europeansocial orders; they also have been alienated from the old tribal ways."Thrown upon their own inner s ...

(4 pages) 90 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Eleanor Roosevelt's Precedent for Future First Ladies.

ountry get back on its feet economically, another person made an inner-pledge to better the country socially. That person's name was Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin's wife. She vowed to promote civil righ ...

(4 pages) 71 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lula: The End of Latin American Populism?

doption of policies that these countries need to meet their peoples' aspirations for well-being and social justice. Populist leaders exhibit an eloquent, charismatic and unlimited capacity to promise ... ived prosperity, immediately followed by painful financial collapse. This reality, coupled with the socially divisive rhetoric loved and employed by populists, has sometimes led to violence and opened ...

(3 pages) 73 1 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Watched the movie "Romero" and wrote about the Social Justice in Romero.

"The government should not consider a priest who takes a stand for social justice, as a politician, or a subversive element, when he is fulfilling his mission in the p ... ar RomeroOscar Romero was not only a man of love, dignified faith, valor, and hope; he was a man of social justice. Social Justice is the equal right for every member of society. Oscar knew he had to ... knew right then he was going to make his people proud by doing whatever possible to gain back their social justice. Romero was a surprise in history. The poor never expected him to take their side and ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

New Labour

tered a dynamic economy, a just society, an open democracy, and a healthy environment.Democratic socialism is seen as a range of ideologies with a central belief in social justice equality and coll ... central belief in social justice equality and collectivism. It is distinguished from revolutionary socialism in that democratic socialists tend to believe in the historical inevitability of socialist ...

(19 pages) 252 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The American Dream.

erous and comfortable future. "For some it is a vision of material property, for others an ideal of social justice. Some see it as a living reality, others as a promise still to be fulfilled." This ap ... Arthur Miller and Langston Hughes' poems, "Let America Be America Again" and "I, Too Sing America". Social Justice and Material Prosperity were the main aspects of the American dream that attracted ma ...

(2 pages) 157 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gilden age

rocked the United States and propelled the labor movement forward in the struggle for economic and social justice. Pittsburgh was at the center of this historic upsurge.In the era of dramatic industr ...

(3 pages) 26 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Women's Rights and Abolitionism and how did the abolitionist movement aid women's rights advocates in their fight for suffrage?

much a product of the fight for abolition. Early leaders, such a Stanton, began their struggle for social justice with the cause of the slavery and its already well-established movements. Anti-Slaver ... based on the Declaration of Independence. In it they presented a list of facts that outlined their social inequality and a set of resolutions to mitigate them. Of particular importance was Resolution ...

(4 pages) 212 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Political Parties Green Party and Independent Party

ted States. They have broad policies that range from protecting the environment to human rights and social justice. Their symbol is the sunflower. Currently 152 Greens hold elected offices in the Unit ... a say in decisions that affects their life and not to be forced to the will of another. Second, is "social justice and equal opportunity," which all people have the entitlement and opportunity to bene ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The leaders of the Progressives Era

In the early 20th Century there came the onset of political and social changes, labeled as the Progressive Era. The period of reforms in 1900-1917 formed a newideal ... dealism of greater democracy and efficiency of the government, better regulation of big businessand social justice. There rose a necessitate of a strong, advanced and open-minded personality who would ...

(4 pages) 89 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Social Work Modes of Practice - Community Development

To understand the concept of community development and how it relates to social work practice, firstly the 'community' itself, should be defined in the context of social wor ... of available resources. This mode of practice highlights an extension of the skills and methods of social work 'direct' practice. Case work and community development, as separate modes of practice, a ... ower the disadvantaged. In turn, important consideration of this modal link is the underpinnings of social justice in the community. This essay provides an example of problematic issues in the communi ...

(7 pages) 313 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Social welfare

My ideal of social justice lies in the belief that all people are created equal. They should be treated in such ... iness.We must create a community proud of it's diversity and respect for our fellow men. and women. Social justice gives us the personal responsibility to form a society where everyone is treated the ... ersonal responsibility to form a society where everyone is treated the same. This includes the both social and ecmocomic rights. The concept of social justice and client self determination, respect fo ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

No Matter What, War is Always Murder

etical physicist, was extremely anti-war, and his humanism led him to strive for peace, freedom and social justice. He became an active leader of the international anti-war movement and supported cons ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Is capital punishment an act which seeks revenge rather than one which seeks social justice

Arguments claiming to support capital punishment in particular revenge social justice.Argument against capital punishment include:: It is revengeful barbaric cruel degradi ... de in relation to capital punishment. The question does capital punishment seek revenge rather than social justice is an explosive debatable argument due to the sensitivity of the topic there cannot b ...

(1 pages) 27 0 2.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Islam- Brief overview

on and interpretation of the world, which can be found in the second chapter of the Quran, such as: social justice, tolerance, submission to the divine and the meaning of existence. This is how Islam ... er religions were dominating the world, Judaism and Christianity. There was no strict message about social justice amongst people. There is a great guilt about being a woman amongst Christians since a ...

(5 pages) 74 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Evaluate the importance of Fidel Castro's leadership in holding and taking power between 1956-1965?

es that proved most critical were his beliefs, tactics and response to key event.Castro believed in social justice, political power to the people, reforms in land and social support. His social justic ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Justice in Australia

nd just for all in providing a society to be proud of.Within this context my assignment is based on social justice and the surrounding practice within communities of supporting principles that create ... an environment that reflects societal justice.Within a diverse community such as Australia the term Social Justice denotes a variety of theories in many, and no meaning in others. It can be a complex ...

(7 pages) 94 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Welfare in Australia ... ...

(33 pages) 250 0 3.4 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays