For example, restriction in the ability to engage in occupations that are meaningful for a person or community is a matter of occupational injustice
(Wilcock & Townsend, 2014).
Another occupational injustice
described in the literature is occupational alienation.
Using occupation-based, as well as non-occupation-based models, the author looks at the consequences that result from the occupational injustice
that individuals experience following their displacement, and the various forms of adaptive behaviors they develop in order to restore their identity.
In addition, concerns have been expressed about the resulting inability to address the occupational needs of service-users, suggesting this might lead to occupational injustice
, deprivation, imbalance and alienation (Pettican & Bryant, 2007).
Nevertheless, to be unable to have a daily occupational repertoire that is similar to others with whom an individual associates, is an example of occupational injustice
(Wilcock, 2006) and such a situation constitutes a considerable risk for developing ill-health.
The profession has got the tools and the resources in the form of visionary individuals to speak to issues of occupational injustice
as they arise and who will continue to 'fill the gaps'.
Fundamental issues such as functional impairment, human rights, occupational injustice
, and restrictions in participation are addressed.
In hindsight, ten years ago, when I commenced practising in the compulsory schooling sector, I should have articulated my practice simply as: righting occupational injustice
The link between inequality, poverty and occupational injustice
, affects not just third world countries but certain populations within strong economies e.
In other words, do not suffer an occupational injustice
And, as Rebeiro Gruhl highlighted, seize opportunities to stake our occupational claim; seize opportunities to be politically active for our clients on issues of occupational injustice
within those communities.
However constituted, any such limitations are discriminatory and possibly a cause of occupational injustice