Mob Justice Analysis

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Selected Annotated Bibliography on “Understanding the Everyday Practice of Mob Justice in Manipur” Bloom, A. D. (1991). The republic of Plato. Basic Books. Plato (427-347 B.C.) a Greek philosopher presented his very important and landmark theory of justice after he found out that his teacher Socrates was tried in an unfair and unjust manner. The unjust trial and death of his teacher compelled him to think and start questioning the very concept of justice. While defining the concept of justice in his book, he deliberated on the idea of a just society and the role of an individual in the society with respect to wisdom, courage, virtues of justice and good life. Mill, J. S. (1971). Utilitarianism (Vol. 7). Bobbs-Merrill. In his essay Utilitarianism, John Stuart Mill argues that justice is a part of morality. He further said that justice is something which individuals can claim as his moral rights. While comparing morality and justice he also termed injustice as the violation of the rights of some identifiable individuals. One of the problem on his utilitarian theory of justice is that he fails to identify what the ideal rights are.…show more content…
(2009). A theory of justice. Harvard university press. In the book A Theory of Justice John Rawls introduced his theory of justice called as “Justice as Fairness”. His creation of justice as fairness is an egalitarian way around the interpretation of the liberal thoughts that assumes society should be fair where citizens are free and equal. Rawls sees his idea of justice as fairness is the reply of the critique by both socialist and conservative on the demands for freedom and equality of the citizens. His social contract theory that emerge out of the idea of justice as fairness provides a greater understanding of justice that has been delivered by

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