[ soh-shuhl juhs-tis ]
/ ˈsoʊ ʃəl ˈdʒʌs tɪs /
fair treatment of all people in a society, including respect for the rights of minorities and equitable distribution of resources among members of a community.
WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of social justice
First recorded in 1825–30
Words nearby social justice
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Example sentences from the Web for social justice
We know Ryan has forgotten the social-justice teachings of his church.Romney’s Lame Speech Might Have Gone Better Had He Learned From Bush 1 and Al Gore|Robert Shrum|September 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is a social-justice argument rather than an economic one.Obama’s ‘Romney Hood’ Tactic Reveals His Own Tax Problem|John Avlon|August 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST