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A Quest For Social Justice: A Colloquium To Build A Network

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Executive Summary

The goal of social justice can sometimes be seen as making a lion's den, a happy zoo. It can also be seen as balancing the competing claims for common spaces, be it in economic, social or cultural domains. But the most contentious situation arises when historically marginalized communities expect past wrongs to be set right through affirmative action. The contestation arises not just on the action the state or the other civil society actors take or the intentions behind those actions but also on the consequences of those actions. Three spheres of social responsibility could be: Intentions, actions, and consequences.

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