Social Inclusion: Causes And Consequences Of Social Conclusion

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In the course of state’s instability and considering the changes in social structure, an increased number of persons find themselves outside the social life’s limits. This class is growing all the time and is a cause of society’s disorganization which stimulates the social, psychological and usually a complete isolation of one group of persons. Frequently the persons that find themselves in a difficult situation are forsaken by other members of the society and their social requirements (of recognition, self-expression and security) are not fulfilled. If one has no opportunity to choose his virtues due to a lack of resources, various reactions can emerge: a conformance with the situation (as consequences of that we can mention alcoholism, drug…show more content…
It includes not only the present situation of exclusion but pays attention to the processes that expel the subjects from the society. In this definition they conclude that every society has a number of citizens that are excluded from the economic and social life and from their part in the common welfare. These persons cannot use their social rights without outside help, they suffer from a lack of self-respect, their skills do not correspond with their duties (commitments), they have to bear a permanent downgrade for being socially endowed and, because of that, dishonourable. In this case, the social exclusion means filling the margins of the society. This leads to various restrictions of his freedom of choice, fear of the future and humiliation of one’s dignity. A lot of researches (Littlewood (1999), Taljūnaitė (2004), Mikulionienė (2005), etc.) affirm that those who can be characterized by their weak physical of psychical health, bad economic situation or whose families are insecure, tend more to enter the risk of social exclusion. From the perspective of human rights, dignity is defined as a necessity to fulfil one’s own duties and create an individualized, that is, meaningful social life. This self-fashioning implies that a subject’s meaningful worthiness rise from his capability to live properly under the values that are practiced in a particular society (Vaišvila, 2005). When persons are included in these groups of risk, they become inactive culturally, cannot create their own social worthiness, that is, cannot be helpful to others and guarantee their suitability to live in a dynamic society. This suitability lifts special requirements that this person cannot establish nor change; all he can is to adapt himself to the norms and in this way prove his suitability. This means that fulfilling his duties and creating a meaningful welfare for the society a person at the same time
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