Social Meaning and Social Justice
Although the Women's Movement and the Civil Rights Movement achieved great gains in the 20th century, it is also true that our societies remain unjustly stratified.
Individual and institutional injustice are just the tip of the iceberg: they are the expression of deeper and less tractable sources of inequality in social meaning. But what exactly is social meaning? How does social meaning give rise to injustice? And how can we change social meanings?