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Social Justice Goals in Social Work - Chapter Summary
This self-paced chapter is filled with short video lessons designed to strengthen your comprehension of social justice goals prevalent in social work. No matter your current understanding, we can help you better comprehend the basics of social change, social mobility, the effects of poverty in society and much more. Review the lessons at the pace you desire. When you're finished, you will be able to:
- Define and list forms of social change
- Share examples of social justice
- Describe intragenerational vs. intergenerational and vertical vs. horizontal social mobility
- Explain how social class and poverty affect families and society
- Identify issues associated with social justice in education
- Discuss issues of fairness and equity in criminal and social justice
- Outline the history of victims' rights in criminal justice
Enjoy watching our lessons as videos with fun graphics or reviewing them as text transcripts you can read online and print to study at a later time. If you need help understanding specific topics, our subject-matter experts can provide the answers you need. Anytime during your study process, feel free to take our multiple-choice quizzes and practice exam to check your knowledge of lesson concepts. This chapter is available 24/7 and accessible using any computer, smartphone or tablet.
1. What is Social Change? - Forms & Definition
Social change is the transformation of culture and social institutions over time. Learn more about the definition and history of social change and test your knowledge with a quiz.
2. What Is Social Justice? - Definition, Issues & Examples
You often hear people talking about the importance of social justice, but what is meant by it? This lesson takes a look at the overall idea of social justice while providing examples to explain just what it is.
3. Social Mobility Definition and Types: Intragenerational vs. Intergenerational & Vertical vs. Horizontal
In our society, some individuals and families experience drastic changes in social status and lifestyle. In this lesson, we define social mobility and discuss different types, including intragenerational, intergenerational, vertical, and horizontal mobility.
4. Impact of Poverty & Social Class on Families & Society
What forces shape family life in our society? In this lesson, we'll look at how poverty and social class impact families' experiences and create unequal opportunities.
5. Issues & Definition of Social Justice in Education
Social justice is an important aspect of education in today's society. This lesson will offer a definition of social justice and will familiarize you with a number of issues pertaining to social justice in education.
6. Criminal Justice & Social Justice: The Issues of Equity & Fairness
In this lesson, you will learn about the relationship between criminal justice and social justice. Additionally, this lesson applies the concepts of justice to wider notions of equity and fairness.
7. Victims' Rights & Criminal Justice: History & Victims' Roles
Criminals have certain rights, like the right to an attorney and a speedy trial, but so do victims. In this lesson, we'll examine the history of victims' rights and services, including how victims play a role in the judicial system today.
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