Social justice… is neither the exclusive terrain of social welfare nor of crime control indeed, the boundaries between these two domains tend to be mobile and porous (Book 1, Socialjustice, Welfare, Crime and Society: p.168)
Explain and illustrate this with reference to examples drawn from at least 2 chapters from Book 1
a biotechnology company who extract enzymes to sell on to another company to a bleaching agent for denim, to make the jeans get the faded look. There has been millions made from this and the Rift Valley has lost Sh70m to what is called bio-piracy, and this is not just something that is exclusively happening in Kenya, it has been reported that bio-piracy is also happening in Libya, Gambia, Uganda, Mauritius, Venezuela and Egypt. The following essay will explain and illustrate that social justice is neither the exclusive terrain of social welfare nor of crime control. Evidence will be drawn from Book 1, mainly focusing on chapter 4 and 5. The first example that will be used is from Chapter 5 and is about the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, and the effects this has on people, animals and the environment. The evidence used will be from media resources. The second example is from Chapter 4 and this is about Hurricane Katrina, which was a category five hurricane that struck the Gulf of Mexico Coast and many others along the way before hitting New Orleans. Using personal accounts and the media as evidence to explain and illustrate. The third and final example is global markets and corporations, jeans, flowers and environmental degradation in Kenya. The evidence used to support this will be from newspaper extracts, showing that social justice is interwoven with issues of poverty and exclusion which are issues of social welfare and crime control.
The first example is from the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon rainforest is 5.5 million hectares and provides the world with 50% of its oxygen. The logging in the forest is...