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The new millennium begun with the triumph of democracy and markets. yet for whom is existence simply, how so, and why? and what's being performed to right persisting injustices? mixing macro-level international and nationwide research with in-depth grassroots aspect, the individuals spotlight roots of injustices, how they're perceived, and efforts to relieve them. Following up on concerns raised within the groundbreaking best-seller Power and renowned Protest: Latin American Social activities (California, 2001), those essays elucidate how conceptions of justice are socially built and contested and traditionally contingent, formed by means of people's values and institutionally grounded in real-life stories. The participants, a stellar coterie of North and Latin American students, supply fresh new insights that deepen our knowing of social justice as ideology and practice.

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