Social justice issues can be delineated into two categories, although they are often co-dependent: Inter-Social Treatment and Unequal Government Regulation.
[tags: Sociology, Morality, Education] - Many people don’t want to believe that we are living in a social injustice environment in this country.
They choose to ignore the fact that rich are getting richer while the poor are just getting poorer.
It is beneficial for all students to learn about these issues regardless of their status within the social hierarchy.
This is because awareness towards the issue of social inequality can assist in the development of morality.
Inter-Social Treatment involves treatment of a group(s) of other people based on personally-held biases and prejudices.
These prejudices most often manifest in sociological categories such as: Unequal Government Regulation involves laws and regulations that purposefully or otherwise create conditions that obstruct, limit, or deny a group(s) access to the same opportunities and resources, relative to the rest of society.
At institutional point discrimination may be experienced in terms of inequalities in right to use services and other forms of privileges found in a certain society due to financial, religion or educational status.
It may also be practiced through unfair distribution of opportunities owning to the race an individual is affiliated to.