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.
The politics of practice: Strategies to secure our occupational claim and to address occupational injustice.
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 occupational therapist's job will be to address outcomes of occupational injustice by enabling change at various levels.
The link between inequality, poverty and occupational injustice, affects not just third world countries but certain populations within strong economies e.
Creating new opportunities to work in ways that are personally meaningful has inherent value and offer enormous rewards; working together with colleagues who share our inspiration and perspectives supports us to move forward, to expand the profession to address occupational injustice.
In other words, do not suffer an occupational injustice.
The significance of occupational injustice as a by-product of political ideology, dominant ideas or interest groups cannot be understated.
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