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Social Justice

  • By: Jeffrey Ian Ross
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Defining social justice is difficult. Among the important writers and scholars who have addressed this subject are Aristotle, Plato, Immanuel Kant, Karl Marx, and John Rawls. These thinkers appreciate the variable meanings of justice and have argued variously that social justice ...

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