Social Justice

The Place of Social Citizenship and Property Rights in Brazil’s ‘Right To the City’ Debate – Social Policy and Society – article

The Place of Social Citizenship and Property Rights in Brazil’s ‘Right To the City’ Debate Abigail Friendly | Social Policy and Society 2019-11-19 There has been considerable attention on Brazil’s experience in applying the right to the city, influencing the urban reform movement and subsequent legislation including the 1988 Constitution and the 2001 Statute of …

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Demystifying “Localness” of Infrastructure Assets: Crowdfunders As Local Intermediaries for Global Investors – Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space – article

Demystifying “Localness” of Infrastructure Assets: Crowdfunders As Local Intermediaries for Global Investors Kate Gasparro, Ashby Monk | Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space 2019-11-19 Infrastructure assets are networked, urban products that can only be understood through their social, economic, and physical geographies. Because of this, they remain difficult to value and monitor. Recently, financialization …

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Israel Vs. BDS: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Politics of Human Rights – Globalizations – article

Israel Vs. BDS: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Politics of Human Rights Tamar Barkay, Ronen Shamir | Globalizations 2019-11-12 This is a case-study of an organized Israeli effort to disengage the issue of corporations in the Palestinian Occupied Territories from the global CSR framework of human rights. At the centre of the study are three …

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Challenges and a Super Power: How Medical Students Understand and Would Improve Health in Neoliberal Times – Critical Sociology – article

Challenges and a Super Power: How Medical Students Understand and Would Improve Health in Neoliberal Times Eeva Sointu | Critical Sociology 2019-11-19 Even though much research underscores the significance of social inequalities in illness, the health consequences of inequity tend to occupy a marginal position in medical education. Drawing on qualitative interviews with third and …

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Governance Through Diversion in Neoliberal Times and the Possibilities for Transformative Social Justice – Critical Criminology – article

Governance Through Diversion in Neoliberal Times and the Possibilities for Transformative Social Justice Patricia Gray, Roger Smith | Critical Criminology 2019-11-19 Over the last decade, the dramatic increase in the number of young people diverted from formal processing through the youth justice system in England and Wales, and the equally sharp drop in the rate …

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‘Every Single Minute and Hour Is Scrutinised’: Neoliberalism and Australian Private Mental Health Care – Sociology of Health & Illness – article

‘Every Single Minute and Hour Is Scrutinised’: Neoliberalism and Australian Private Mental Health Care Lisa Dawson, Jo River, Andrea McCloughen, Niels Buus | Sociology of Health & Illness 2019-11-19 There is little understanding of how recovery‐oriented approaches fit within contemporary mental healthcare systems, which emphasise biomedical approaches to care, increased efficiency and cost‐cutting. This article …

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#Metoo, Social Norms, and Sanctions – Journal of Political Philosophy – article

#Metoo, Social Norms, and Sanctions Katharina Berndt Rasmussen, Nicolas Olsson Yaouzis | Journal of Political Philosophy 2019-11-19 The initial #metoo movement, in many countries, was followed by a further chain of events: public or powerful figures were ‘outed’ as sexual harassers, by traditional media or on public social media accounts. Consequently, many of them were …

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The Crucial Role of Human Rights NGOs in the Inter-American System – AJIL Unbound – article

The Crucial Role of Human Rights NGOs in the Inter-American System Ximena Soley | AJIL Unbound 2019-11-19 Since the explosion of the human rights movement in the early 1970s, civil-society organizations have played a key role in the inter-American human rights system (IAS). In the era of dictatorships, they provided the information necessary for the …

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Reporting From the Whites of Their Eyes: How Whiteness As Neoliberalism Promotes Racism in the News Coverage of “All Lives Matter” – Communication Theory – article

Reporting From the Whites of Their Eyes: How Whiteness As Neoliberalism Promotes Racism in the News Coverage of “All Lives Matter” Sang Hea Kil | Communication Theory 2019-11-19 This study evaluates how “all lives matter” (ALM) has advanced Whiteness in the news. Critical race theory’s critique of liberalism’s embrace of race-neutral racism is applied to …

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Making Milk and Money: Contemporary Mothers’ Orientations To Breastfeeding and Work – Sociological Forum – article

Making Milk and Money: Contemporary Mothers’ Orientations To Breastfeeding and Work Katherine M. Johnson | Sociological Forum 2019-11-19 In most Western industrial nations, gains have been made in women’s educational and occupational opportunities as part of a larger gender revolution. At the same time, contemporary mothering expectations have expanded and intensified, especially the renewed focus …

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