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Outline Template: Essay on Social Injustice
A. Alarming fact or statistic related to social injustices
B. Begin listing some of the main issues you will discuss in the paper about social injustice
C. Thesis statement about the causes or effects of social injustice.
II. Body paragraph: Causes of social injustice
III. Body paragraph: Effects of social injustice
IV. Body paragraph: How to respond to social injustice and take action
A. Restating your thesis statement
B. Reiterating the main points issued in the essay
C. Finishing remarks or call to action
Example Outline: Essay on Social Injustice
I. People in positions of power of privilege frequently fail to recognize various forms of social injustice.
A. Social injustice most frequently manifests as overt or covert discrimination.
B. Gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and class are the most common types of social injustices, and often these issues intersect.
C. To uproot social injustice, it is important to raise awareness and show how, as Martin Luther….
We can define social injustice as occurring when people who are perceived to fit into one or more marginalized groups are treated differently than others not belonging to those groups (Timimi, 2005). The objective of social injustice is to maintain the status quo through any means possible. or move backwards, to a less equitable society through censorship, misinformation and media propaganda. For these marginalized individuals, there is no questioning those in power and the actions of the dominant group are believed to be right by default. Marginalized groups experience a label of inferiority and are expected to comply. Perhaps no group of children is more marginalized than those who are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Timimi, 2005).
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention Deficit Activity Disorder (ADHD) is a heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorder as there are three subtypes of the disorder that can present quite differently (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013). Moreover,….
American Academy of Pediatrics. (2011). ADHD: clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents. Pediatrics, 128, 1007 -1022.
American Psychiatric Association (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders- Fifth Edition. Washington, DC: Author.
Breggin, P. (2007). Talking back to Ritalin: What doctors aren't telling you about stimulants and ADHD. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press.
DuPaul, G. J., & Eckert, T. (1998). Academic interventions for students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A review of the literature. Reading and Writing Quarterly, 14(1), 59-82.
Social injustice encompasses all evils, which may include discrimination, gender bias, racial profiling, and many others. Social injustice, which comes in many forms, is a global problem (Stewart et al., 2012). Based on discrimination; this involves the favoritism of a given group over another. acial profiling is self-explanatory, and it involves separating people owing to their skin color. This is prevalent in the developed countries, and this helps in developing the theme of this paper. Social injustice, is an entity of the ancient, but unfortunately, some of the actions in the 21st century, still have strains of the past (Gains, 1986).
It is in racial profiling where one can find a group of people having substantial privileges when compared to a minority group (Branscombe, Schmitt, & Schiffhauer, 2007). acial profiling has resulted to cases of unequal privileges among the whites and blacks. In all cases, the whites receive more privileges….
Ancis, R.J., & Szymanski, M.D. (2001). Awareness of White Privilege among White
Counseling Trainees. The counseling psychologist, 29(4), 548-569.
Branscombe, R.N., Schmitt, T.M., & Schiffhaeur, K. (2007). Racial attitudes in response to thoughts of white privilege. European journal of social psychology, 37, 203-215.
Case, A.K. (2007). Raising White Privilege Awareness and Reducing Racial Prejudice:
Prophets: Idolatry, Social Injustice and eligious itualism
At a glance, one can easily decide not to read the prophetic books, after all they are not as interesting to read as other smooth-flowing books in the Bible such as Jonah, uth or Esther. These prophetic books are judgment and angst- filled books. Honestly at times, they can be absolutely depressing. Many different issues are spoken about in these books. Themes such as social injustices, religious ritualism and idolatry emerge throughout many books. While most of us assume that these are issues of a different age, they are still common in the modern day world. This paper reviews the way prophets spoke and tackled these three issues (Erin n.d.).
As Israelites started disobeying the laws of God, they commenced forming their own beliefs and religions. Many of the cultures existent in the biblical times had material things that were being worshipped as gods. Cultures….
Erin. (n.d.). Loving God & Loving Others. Retrieved October 3, 2015, from http://betterthandoinglaundry.blogspot.com.ng/2013/04/loving-god-loving-others.html
Heartofthewolph. Prophetic Wisdom Concerning Religious Ritualism, Idolatry, and Social Injustice. August 18, 2014. https://heartofthewolph.wordpress.com/2014/08/18/prophetic-wisdom-concerning-religious-ritualism-idolatry-and-social-injustice / (accessed October 3, 2015).
Morales, H. (2013, March 8). Idolatry, Social Injustice, Religious Ritualism. Retrieved October 3, 2015, from https://henrymoralesjr.wordpress.com/2013/03/08/idolatry-social-injustice-religious-ritualism/
The Prophet Amos Speaks out Against Social Injustice And Religious Insincerity. (n.d.). Retrieved October 3, 2015, from Old Testament gateway: www.otgateway.com/articles/f-05.pdf
Royal Battle: The Prevalence of Social Injustice in Today America One of the most controversial contemporary American literary works that raised eyebrows in the 1950s was Ralph Ellison’s essay, Battle Royal. A short story told in the first person, with the main character, the narrator being a young high school graduate whose grandfather’s deathbed last words hunted for the better part of his life. The dying grandfather had called his son, the narrator’s father to his bedside and gave his last speech; thus, "Son, after I'm gone I want you to keep up the good fight. I never told you, but our life is a war and I have been a traitor all my born days, a spy in the enemy's country ever since I give up my gun back in the Reconstruction. Live with your head in the lion's mouth. I want you to overcome 'em with yeses, undermine 'em….
Lunatics and Social Injustice
"So it's the most powerful substance in the world," Solly said. "But why us? hy are we here?"
"You don't know?" Jakob said.
"They blanked us, remember? All that's gone."
But because of Jakob, they knew what was up there: the domed palaces on the lunar surface, the fantastic luxuries of Earth… when he spoke of it, in fact, a lot of Earth came back to them, and they babbled and chattered at the unexpected upwellings. Memories that deep couldn't be blanked without killing, Jakob said. And so they prevailed after all, in a way.
But there was much that had been burnt forever. And so Jakob sighed. "Yeah, I remember. I just thought -- well. e're here for different reasons. Some were criminals. Some complained."
"Like Hester!" They laughed.
"Yeah, I suppose that's what got her here. But a lot of us were just in the wrong place at the….
Complexity of Identity" by Beverly Daniel Tatum and "Structure as the Subject of Justice" by Iris Marion Young are the articles addressed by this reaction paper. Tatum's article discusses social justice on a human-to-human level and her solutions to social injustice are personal. Young's article is more emotionally remote, dealing with unjust housing, blaming nobody but concluding that the solution must be aggressive regulatory intervention. Each article contributes an interesting perspective on social justice and a model for solving injustice.
"The Complexity of Identity" by Beverly Daniel Tatum
What are the main issues and ideas contained in the reading?
"The Complexity of Identity" addresses the multiple sources of an individual's identity, from self, family, friends, teachers, community, state, country, and so forth, all combined in a person's self-reflection and observation to form his/her identity. The author notes that members of a subordinate "class" tend to include that status in their verbalized self-definitions,….
As recent events in the Middle East have clearly demonstrated, Facebook is more on the side of the politically disadvantaged and the poor as they have increasingly embraced Facebook and other social media while the governments in the region tried to ban them. Many governments such as that of China do not allow Facebook primarily because they want to avert scenarios they have seen in the Middle East.
It was in the wake of 2008 when Oscar Morales, a young man in Columbia, decided that he had had enough of FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), a Marxist group which routinely kidnaps people, keeping them as hostages for months or years, while many of the hostages die in captivity. Angry and depressed by the actions of FARC, one night he turned to Facebook which he had been using to connect with his friends and high school classmates. He used….
Alexanian, Janet A.. "Eyewitness Accounts and Political Claims: Transnational Responses to the 2009 Postelection Protests in Iran." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 31.2 (2011): 425-442. Project MUSE. Web. 3 Oct. 2011. .
Burns, Alex and Ben Eltham, "Twitter free Iran: an evaluation of twitter's role in public diplomacy and information operations in Iran's 2009 election crisis," in Papandrea, Franco & Armstrong, Mark (Eds.). Record of the Communications Policy & Research Forum 2009. Sydney: Network Insight Institute. Web. 26 Nov. 2011 .
China, Walid. "The Facebook Revolution." New African 503 (2011): 24. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.
Eltahawy, Mona. "The Middle East's Generation Facebook." World Policy Journal 25.3 (2008): 69-77. Academic Search Premier. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.
socialworkers.org/pubs/code/code.asp of the National Association of Social Workers).
Social workers strive to ensure access to needed information, services, and resources; equality of opportunity; and meaningful participation in decision making for all people (Code of Ethics http://www.socialworkers.org/pubs/code/code.asp of the National Association of Social Workers)."
One of the most important ethical considerations in the field of social work is the constant respect that social workers show to the people they server. The dignity of a client is highly valued and held in high esteem in the field of social work and social workers strive to help individuals maintain their sense of dignity and value so that they can regain their sense of self-worth.
Social worker ethics also include the embracing of the value of human relationships. According to the ethical expectations of social workers, the relationships among people are very important to the people who want to change. Those relationships can play significant roles in….
Social Advocacy in Counseling
Social advocacy has been described by some counseling theorists as a "fifth force" paradigm that should be considered to rival if not replace other major counseling psychology paradigms regarding behavior and mental illness (atts, 2009). This paper briefly discusses what social justice/advocacy is, the debate regarding its status as a paradigm in counseling psychology, and how social advocacy can enhance both the client's experience and life and the professional counselor's personal, professional, and ethical obligations to helping others.
Social justice is fairness or impartiality exercised in society, specifically as it is implemented by and within different levels of social classes of a society. A truly socially just populace would be based on the principles of solidarity and equality, would consider and maintain values, human rights, and the dignity of every person in the society (Bell, 1997). Social justice/advocacy theories have in recent years been presented as valid….
American Counseling Association. (2005). ACA code of ethics. Alexandria, VA: Author.
Bell, L. (1997). Theoretical foundations for social justice education. In M. Adams, L. Bell, & P. Griffin (Eds.), Teaching for diversity and social justice (pp. 3-16). New York: Routledge.
Betancourt, J.R., Green, A.R., Carrillo, J.E., & Park, E.R. (2005). Cultural competence and health care disparities: Key perspectives and trends. Health Affairs, 24, 499 -- 505.
Carlson, N. (2011). Foundations of behavioral neuroscience (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson
Franklin's autobiography demonstrates a truly American kind of businessman, because he so neatly embodies all of the assumptions and logical fallacies that American capitalism depends on in order to justify its dominance in an ostensibly equitable and representative society.
Where Franklin's autobiography demonstrates the peculiar appeal to divine right that is used to justify the inequity of American capitalism, Herman Melville's Bartleby the Scrivener demonstrates the almost willful obtuseness necessary for any apologists of capitalism who must interact with the exploited lower classes on a regular basis. The narrator of Bartleby the Scrivener is entirely unaware of anything outside the extremely limited range of his own preconceived ideas, which is both why Bartleby's passive resistance stuns him so much and he is ultimately unable to come to terms with Bartleby's death. He practically admits as much when he says "the easiest way of life is the best," because the easiest….
Social Order and Inequalities
Social order and inequality
Ideas, beliefs, values, norms, roles, statuses, organizations and social class may have impact on an individual's life directly or indirectly. This can be in form of gender and social inequality. The life of my friend Jane who is a woman is an example of how these phenomenon impacts the life of individuals.
Gender inequalities rise from deepening division in the roles that are assigned to men and women, especially in the political, economic and educational sphere. When my friend Jane could not make it to the leadership of their community despite various attempts, it showed that women are always underrepresented in political activities as well as decision making processes. This is brought by the ever existing beliefs that men are better leaders than women. As a woman she is subjected to institutional discrimination where they face problem of accessing education which has limit their opportunity….
His painting (social realism) called "Approaching Storm" is a remarkable portrayal of a man walking up a hill with a bucket of water and two donkeys waiting to be told what to do. In the distance is a menacing storm. The website (Twecht.tripod) says that this farm could possibly have been a beautiful place to live at one point in time…but now it is gray and windy…all life in the painting ceases to exist" (www.twecht.tripod.com).
Dorothea Lange is among the best known of all the photographers and artists that contributed to the social realism movement during the Great Depression. Lange's most famous photograph, "Migrant Mother," shows a worried woman with two "tousle-haired children clinging to her, their faces turned away from the camera" (u, 2010, p. 1). A third child is asleep in the woman's arms. That photo -- taken in a migrant camp in California -- is in….
Archives. "Portfolio: Dorothea Lange." Retrieved Dec. 7, 2010, from http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/picturing_the_century/text/port_lange_text.html .
Illinois State Museum. "The Federal Art Project (FAP)" Retrieved Dec. 8, 2010, from http://www.museum.state.il.us/muslink/art/htmls/de_FAPhist.html . (2010).
The History Place. "Migrant Farm Families." Retrieved Dec. 8, 2010, from http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/lang/index.html. (2010).
Twecht Tripod. "Thomas Hart Benton: Approaching Storm, 1938." Retrieved Dec. 8, 2010,
Injustices based on racial discrimination and gender bias in a democratic country sounds weird and hard-to-believe. However, what history has witnessed proves what nobody wants to hear or believe. This analytical research paper addresses grave issues concerning racial discrimination and gender bias pertaining to black vs. white and the related causes for the orld ar II as well as the prejudices that led to the Civil Rights Movement. Thus, the paper revolves around the popular poem "Mending all" by Robert Frost, addressing the issue of the racial conflict between blacks and whites in America. Poems by Langston Hughes will also be incorporated in the paper to better explain the black experiences before the II and Civil Rights Movement. The orks Cited appends seven sources in MLA format.
Among many renowned literary figures that understood the cost that the world is paying for racial prejudices and the rebellious nature that took….
Robert Frost (1874-1963). Available at http://www.americanpoems.com/poets/robertfrost/ (October 31, 2002)
Frost, "Poetry Of Robert Frost: Five Poems From North Of Boston," Monarch Notes, 01-01-1963
Frost, "Poetry Of Robert Frost: Essay Questions, Criticism," Monarch Notes, 01-01-1963.
America After Slavery: From Lynchings to White Riots." Available at http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Classroom/9912/lynchingera.html (October
Concluding in Political moderation, in "A Theory of Justice," and in later works, John awls explains a comprehensive, as well as influential theory, which is on the subject of, presenting a theory of justice in concurrence with the liberal-democratic passion that relates to the rights and freedoms of individuals in society. It entails that the rights of the individuals ought to be moderated by various types of clauses, making certain that no social or natural eventualities are overlooked. The theory declares that no inborn benefits of political authority, substance riches or natural capability should irreversibly or overpoweringly establish life chances. Furthermore, more distinctively, these morally subjective issues should not establish the value of political liberties to moral persons (1).
In 1971, awls's explains his first articulation of his theory of justice which highlights on individual abilities that he entitles the "Original Position" and in addition, a model of social life.….
1). Macedo, Stephen. April 1995. Liberal Civic Education and Religious Fundamentalism: the Case of God v. John Rawls. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Pp.468 -496.
2). Carter, Stephen. 1987. Evolutionism and Treating Religion as a Hobby. Duke Law Journal.
3). Rawls, John. 1993. Political Liberalism. New York: Columbia University Press.
4). Kenneth Baynes. 1992. The Normative Grounds of Social Criticism: Kant, Rawls, Habermas, Albany. Suny Press.
Outline Template: Essay on Social Injustice I. Introduction A. Alarming fact or statistic related to social injustices B. Begin listing some of the main issues you will discuss in the paper about…Read Full Paper ❯
Psychology - Abnormal
Social Injustice We can define social injustice as occurring when people who are perceived to fit into one or more marginalized groups are treated differently than others not belonging to…Read Full Paper ❯
White Privilege Social injustice encompasses all evils, which may include discrimination, gender bias, racial profiling, and many others. Social injustice, which comes in many forms, is a global problem (Stewart…Read Full Paper ❯
Prophets: Idolatry, Social Injustice and eligious itualism At a glance, one can easily decide not to read the prophetic books, after all they are not as interesting to read as…Read Full Paper ❯
Royal Battle: The Prevalence of Social Injustice in Today America One of the most controversial contemporary American literary works that raised eyebrows in the 1950s was Ralph Ellison’s essay, Battle…Read Full Paper ❯
Lunatics and Social Injustice Central passage: "So it's the most powerful substance in the world," Solly said. "But why us? hy are we here?" "You don't know?" Jakob said. "They blanked us,…Read Full Paper ❯
Women's Issues - Sexuality
Complexity of Identity" by Beverly Daniel Tatum and "Structure as the Subject of Justice" by Iris Marion Young are the articles addressed by this reaction paper. Tatum's article…Read Full Paper ❯
Education - Computers
As recent events in the Middle East have clearly demonstrated, Facebook is more on the side of the politically disadvantaged and the poor as they have increasingly embraced…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Ethics
socialworkers.org/pubs/code/code.asp of the National Association of Social Workers). Social workers strive to ensure access to needed information, services, and resources; equality of opportunity; and meaningful participation in decision making for…Read Full Paper ❯
Social Advocacy in Counseling Social advocacy has been described by some counseling theorists as a "fifth force" paradigm that should be considered to rival if not replace other major counseling…Read Full Paper ❯
Franklin's autobiography demonstrates a truly American kind of businessman, because he so neatly embodies all of the assumptions and logical fallacies that American capitalism depends on in order…Read Full Paper ❯
Sports - Women
Social Order and Inequalities Social order and inequality Ideas, beliefs, values, norms, roles, statuses, organizations and social class may have impact on an individual's life directly or indirectly. This can be…Read Full Paper ❯
His painting (social realism) called "Approaching Storm" is a remarkable portrayal of a man walking up a hill with a bucket of water and two donkeys waiting to…Read Full Paper ❯
Injustices based on racial discrimination and gender bias in a democratic country sounds weird and hard-to-believe. However, what history has witnessed proves what nobody wants to hear or believe.…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Ethics
Social Philosophy Concluding in Political moderation, in "A Theory of Justice," and in later works, John awls explains a comprehensive, as well as influential theory, which is on the subject…Read Full Paper ❯