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. 19, No. 1, Spring

Global Change and Social Justice: An Introduction
Emergent Trends for the 1990s As part of a broader oppositional tendency, critical thinkers concerned with law and justice must adjust to the watershed processes that have radically restructured power relations at the world level. These changes...
Liberalism and the Legitimation of Nation-States: An Historical Interpretation
The ideological cement of the capitalist world economy from 1789 to 1989 was liberalism (along with its correlative albeit not derived partner, scientism). The dates are quite precise. The French Revolution marks the entry of liberalism onto the world...
Murder on the Orient Express: The Political Economy of the Gulf War
1. Introduction Peace activities are divided into two schools of thought on Iraq's annexation of Kuwait and the U.S. conquest of Iraq. One school has an economic theory of the war, the second a political theory. The economic theory stresses the...
Nothing New in the East: No New World Order
It is as if Stalin, Churchill, and Roosevelt had studied carefully the status quo of the age of Charlemagne on the 1,130th anniversary of his death [when they drew the Iron Curtain across Europe].... The old Roman limes would show up on Europe's morphological...
The Antiwar Movement during the Gulf War
The national movement against the Gulf War failed to prevent that war, or to bring it to an end before tens of thousands of Iraqis were killed and the United States proclaimed victory. The movement also failed to generate broad popular opposition to...
The Shirt on Your Back: Immigrant Workers and the Reorganization of the Garment Industry
Introduction The shift of production away from export-processing zones in developing countries and back to urban sites in the U.S. is increasing in the multinational garment industry today. This research details that process, focusing on Philadelphia...
U.S. Militarism in the New World Order
Hegemony follows hegemony, but no two are alike. The one the Bush administration has chosen to assert by the Gulf War (January through February 1991) is based essentially on the deployment of military capabilities, although it is well known that, economically,...
War Babies Cry for Peace! War Babies Cry for Justice!
This poem is the voice of the wild, natural child in us all - a child that is homeless, rich, burning in a bombed-out shelter in Baghdad, San Francisco, New York, and Washington, D.C. This is a long wail of love for the Americas, the people of Iraq,...

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