Many studies indicate that the corruption in Sudan is “deeply embedded in the norms and expectations of political and social life” (Transparency International, 2017). In addition, Sudan has been listed among the top ten countries to have the worst human rights record and one whose citizens endure the most hardships. Researchers explain that in a nation like Sudan, laws are made to restrict the citizens and unfairly impose a totalitarian rule. There is an absence of the rule of law in Sudan, which means the “the country has not yet transitioned from a personal-based regime into an impersonal one” (Transparency International, 2017). This means that civil servants are
The intolerant attitudes learned during Apartheid still dwell among some of the citizens. Another explanation of the violence that occurs in South Africa is blamed on the ANC government’s service delivery bad record, what Apartheid didn’t damage, the ANC did. South African xenophobia has also been explained by the level of social and economic inequality in the country. It has been noted that the greatest punishments of xenophobic violence have been carried out in borders of formal society, where foreign nationals compete with the poorest South Africans to make themselves a basic living. And then lastly, South Africa’s immigration policies are also blamed for exasperating the problem.
So to summarize my understanding of the simplest way to describe the causes of inequality are; rent-seeking activity and the rise of The Predator State, then tax policy, macroeconomic policy, corporate governance and regulation, or lack thereof, decline in unionization, globalization, technological change, and finally, education. These are all due to the failure of government to regulate capitalism. And because of this we have a super wealthy upper
As regards trafficking linked to various types of forced labor, inadequate labor laws and regulations and poor enforcement create serious problems to the victims (Temesgen, n.d, p.5). In Nigeria, the lackluster attitude of law enforcement and a weak legal framework which mainly focuses on trafficking for sexual exploitation bring the human trafficking happen. According to UNESCO (2006), law enforcement agents are ill equipped and lack of the technical know-how and gender sensitivity to handle cases. They also unwilling to investigate violent crimes, especially those against women and children who are unable to pay the costs of investigations or bribe the investigating officers. Thus, sexual assaults and domestic violence largely go unpunished in
“In much of the country, the counties with the lowest levels of social capital have the highest overdose rates” (Dasgupta 183). Drug use is now commonly used as a coping method for emotional pain caused by social stressors and economic hardships. Social stressors are to blame for eroding humanities physical and mental well-being. The easiest approach for treatment and relief from emotional and physical pain seems to be prescribing opioids for immediate results; however, it is not the most effective.
At the start of the 1970s, incarceration appeared to be “a practice in decline.” One of the largest problems facing the world today is the mass incarceration of African Americans, where many arrest African Americans as they claim they appear more threatening. The government has done us wrong; it can avoid these consequences without the imprisonment of these innocent people for such diminutive crimes. These harsh conditions affect many more than just the families, communities, and individuals, but also the economy as confinement has tremendous costs on society. The sad but true reality proves that any White person can do things far more extreme than a “black person.”
Lev says, “They’re trying to get me on their side, so I’ll take part in whatever criminal activities they have planned.” Lev believed that Connor and Risa were awful criminals because they were not tithes like him. Connor and Risa were terribles, which are unwinds that are unwound against their will. This social prejudice shown here is a large problem in our society. Our government for examples is one of the biggest social injustices in the world.
The documentary Darwin’s Nightmare focuses on the issues and exploitation which plagued underdeveloped African countries but mainly focuses on Tanzania by showing how the people of the developed countries utilize, take control and gain the wealth of the poorer countries. The documentary makes it perfectly clear about what hardships the Tanzanian people face daily such as prostitution, hunger, homelessness, corruption like the illegal weapons that are being traded in Lake Victoria, and pollution. On the other hand Paul Collier gives an insight on why the poorest countries fail and what can be done about it. There is also Jeffery Sachs who explains his eight reasons for economic failure. Undeveloped countries like Tanzania facing the stagnation
Instead the China-Africa trade has brought some impact on Africa’s market traders and also contributed to poverty. Mercantilism is failing Africa, particularly the SSA. Most of African states are still poor and majority of their citizens still lives in poverty. The trade between China and African is not mutually beneficial, because African states benefit less while China benefit most.
This was caused by the lack of regulations and laws which allowed businessmen to get away with paying their employees unethically low wages without benefits. This lack of regulations and laws also enabled business to cut corners, which lead to unsafe product, such as spoiled meat as seen in document 2, and child labor, which is seen in document 3, in order to save money. During the gilded era, corrupt politicians added to the problems and injustices. Document 4 shows this using a comic.