Social Justice

Quarterly journal provides articles on international dimensions of power, inequality and injustice through focusing on globalization, human and civil rights, immigration issues, social policies affecting welfare and education, ethnic and gender relations and environmental victims.

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 3, Fall

Corporate Swine and Capitalist Pigs: A Decade of Environmental Injustice and Protest in North Carolina
Introduction SINCE THE 1970s, AGRICULTURAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN NORTH AMERICA have become more closely linked to a wide range of social and environmental problems. Soil and water resources have been degraded, wildlife habitats have been...
Crimes of Bhopal and the Global Campaign for Justice
Crimes of Bhopal ON THE NIGHT OF DECEMBER 2 TO 3, 1984, THE CHEMICAL DISASTER AT THE UNION Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, left a half million people surrounded by deadly poison clouds while they slept. The disaster killed more than...
Economic Sanctions, Humanitarianism, and Conflict after the Cold War
Introduction SANCTIONS ARE CHARACTERIZED BY THE INTERRUPTION OF COMMUNICATIONS, diplomacy, and/or economic relations (Losman, 1979). Economic sanctions have become an increasingly common tool of diplomacy since the end of the Cold War (Cortright...
Global Security: Beyond Gated Communities and Bunker Vision
The most profound danger to world peace in the coming years will stem not from the irrational acts of states or individuals but from the legitimate demands of the world's dispossessed....The only hope for the future lies in cooperative international...
Security and Public Health
Introduction Freedom from danger. Safety. Freedom from fear or anxiety. Freedom from the prospect of being laid off Measures taken to guard against espionage or sabotage, crime, attack, or escape. These are some components of the standard dictionary...
The Effects of Israeli Violations during the Second Uprising "Intifada" on Palestinian Health Conditions
Introduction THIS ARTICLE DOCUMENTS ISRAELI VIOLATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS and humanitarian law during the second intifada, and their effects on the health situation of more than three million Palestinians living in the West Bank and...
The End of Disarmament and the Arms Races to Come
Somehow we must transform the dynamics of the world power struggle from the negative nuclear arms race which no one can win to a positive contest to harness man's creative genius for the purpose of making peace and prosperity a reality for all of...
The Global Threats to Workers' Health and Safety on the Job
Introduction AUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHT OF EVERY WORKING PERSON IS TO BE ABLE TO return home at the end of the workday alive and healthy. For 6,000 workers in the United States in 2001, this right ended with their death on the job. Sixteen workers...