- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

What is considered fair or equitable in relation to rights, rewards, resources, punishments and sanctions.

Longer explanation

We all want a just world. We actually scream for justice from the moment we can talk – ‘That's not fair!’ Whether the cry comes from the toddler who believes his sibling's piece of chocolate is slightly ...

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