SOCIAL JUSTICE


SOCIAL JUSTICE
   a modern development of the idea of justice which gives individuals specific rights such as the right to education or health as opposed to older CONCEPTS of justice which simply guaranteed equality before the law.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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