Social Justice and Critical Theory

Authored by: Jan Fook

Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

Print publication date:  April  2014
Online publication date:  April  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415620437
eBook ISBN: 9781315857534
Adobe ISBN: 9781317934011

10.4324/9781315857534.ch11

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Abstract

What perspectives and analytical frameworks does critical theory bring to the way we understand and enact social justice? As other chapters in this volume attest, social justice is a contested idea, with multiple, varied, and possibly contradictory interpretations. Its permutations span different disciplines and professions. The same can be said of critical theory.

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