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Ethical Leadership through Transforming Justice - Thomas McMahon

Ethical Leadership through Transforming Justice

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Transforming Justice is defined as a specialized social construct that occurs when individuals are in a position to secure rights and correct injustices due to their possession of specific power. In this book, Thomas McMahon details the framework for this concept and illustrates its unique relevance stemming from its ability to integrate the abstract concepts of rights, power, and justice. The focal concept is concretized and exemplified through the examination of the lives of eight twentieth century leaders, whose profiles illustrate their enactment of transforming justice in various forms. Observations and conclusions are offered to integrate transforming justice with current social, philosophical, and theological thinking. Ethical Leadership Through Transforming Justice fulfills the goal of showing how power affects the exercise of rights and justice in society.

Forwardp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
What is Transforming Justice?p. 1
Transforming Justice: In the Beginningp. 1
The Development of a Conceptp. 3
How to Describe the Conceptp. 3
Justicep. 4
Transformingp. 5
Nominal Definitionp. 8
Eight Profiled Leaders--Praenotandap. 9
Susan B. Anthonyp. 13
Mahatma Gandhip. 17
Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr. & Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.p. 23
Rosa Parks and the Bus Boycottp. 25
Freedom Ridersp. 26
Selmap. 27
Pope John XXIIIp. 31
Cesar Chavezp. 39
Nelson Mandelap. 45
Aaron Feuersteinp. 51
Components of Transforming Justicep. 57
Rightsp. 59
Relationshipp. 59
Rights as Claimsp. 59
Source of Rightsp. 60
Acquiring Rightsp. 61
Contracts and Rightsp. 62
Explicit Contractsp. 63
Implied Contractsp. 64
Market Contract Modelp. 66
Social Contract Theoryp. 66
Means of Acquiring Rightsp. 68
Powerp. 68
Energy and Powerp. 70
Definition of Powerp. 70
Source of Powerp. 71
Controlp. 75
Berle's Laws of Powerp. 76
Power and Chaosp. 77
Power as Personalp. 78
Philosophical Direction of Powerp. 78
Role of Institutionsp. 78
Power and Responsibilityp. 79
Justicep. 80
Perceptions of Justicep. 80
Types of Justicep. 82
Naturalist Fallacyp. 84
Commutative Justicep. 84
Theories of Justicep. 85
Theories and Transforming Justicep. 86
Transforming Justice and Positive Law Theoryp. 86
Social Good Theoryp. 88
Natural Right Theoryp. 91
Formal Definition, Observations and Conclusionsp. 97
Formal Definitionp. 97
Observationsp. 97
Focusp. 97
Nonviolencep. 98
Powerp. 99
Economic Impactp. 99
Weaknessesp. 100
Civil Disobediencep. 102
Moral Imaginationp. 104
A Visualization: The Venn Diagramp. 108
Figure 4.1p. 110
Liberation Theologyp. 114
Starting Pointp. 115
Pragmatic Approachesp. 115
Religious Tradition and Liberation Theologyp. 117
Retrieval and Reinterpretationp. 117
The Profiled Leaders and Liberation Theologyp. 119
High Context and Low Context Culturesp. 120
Conclusionsp. 122
Table 4.1p. 124
Bibliographyp. 125
About the Authorp. 145
Indexp. 147
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ISBN: 9780761829072
ISBN-10: 0761829075
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 166
Published: 3rd June 2004
Publisher: University Press of America
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.36