Beyond Poverty: Social Justice in a Global Marketplace

  title={Beyond Poverty: Social Justice in a Global Marketplace},
  author={Linda Mary Scott and J. Douglas Williams and Stacey Karlene Menzel Baker and Janice Valerie Fordyce Brace-Govan and Hilary Downey and Anne Marie Hakstian and Geraldine R. Henderson and Peggy Sue Loroz and Dave W. Webb},
Abstract The social justice paradigm, developed in philosophy by John Rawls and others, reaches limits when confronted with diverse populations, unsound governments, and global markets. Its parameters are further limited by a traditional utilitarian approach to both industrial actors and consumer behaviors. Finally, by focusing too exclusively on poverty, as manifested in insufficient incomes or resources, the paradigm overlooks the oppressive role that gender, race, and religious prejudice… CONTINUE READING


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