occupational justice

occupational justice

A concept describing the social inequity that results when people are deprived of the opportunity to engage in productive, meaningful daily activity.
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However, growing attention is being paid to youth occupational justice, which describes social and cultural environments where healthy occupations, such as attending school and participating in age-appropriate social activities, are not accessible to youth, as documented by Kronenberg, Algado, and Pollard (2005).
Likewise the understanding of social and occupational justice depends on an understanding that reality is socially constructed, therefore can be re-constructed.
The Movement also called on the Palestinian Authority leadership to take steps towards Gaza by working on lifting its blockade, reconstructing it, achieving occupational justice for all civil servants, and enabling the Palestinian legislative council to assume its duties.
The range of topics spans treating adolescent substance abuse through a perspective of occupational cultivation; occupational therapy in Gaza, Asia, Brazil, correctional institutions, and post-conflict areas and highly marginalized settings; spirituality in the lives of marginalized children; influencing social challenges through occupational performance; natural disasters; community-based therapy with refugee survivors of torture; human occupation as a tool for understanding and promoting social justice; and occupational justice and participatory action research.
The first two sections address historical and philosophical perspectives on occupational therapy's role in health promotion, conceptual models, health behavior frameworks, public health principles and approaches, cultural and sociological considerations, quality of life, occupational justice, population health, and designing interventions.
In November, AJPH released a supplement devoted to environmental and occupational justice, which not only includes peer-reviewed studies and editorials, but field action reports and profiles of leading public health advocates.
The association believes the issues surrounding "equity for illness" are about promoting "occupational justice" for people.
sprang up as a reaction to a search for occupational justice and improvement
We propose three specific strategies through which occupational therapists, across practice settings, developmental stages, and populations, can assume active roles in literacy support as it is embedded in occupation: (a) literacy as a form of occupational justice promotion; (b) literacy as an approach to health facilitation, well-being, and adaptive capacity; and (c) literacy as a means to strengthen social connectedness.
(2014) advised that addressing population health challenges involves the use of health promotion concepts linked with the "determinants of occupational participation and occupational justice" (p.
In this Letter from the Editors, we want to infuse the notion of occupational justice in the way that we, occupational therapy practitioners, understand the impact of using technology in daily occupational participation.
Basically, it's about human rights, occupational justice and choice.
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