EXPLAIN HOW CORRUPTION LEADS TO SOCIAL DISORDER IN THE SOCIETY
Explain how corruption leads to social disorder in the society. (6mrks)
Approaches to Law, Order and Justice
Types of laws
Types of statutory laws
C. Justice — treating others the way they deserve in relation to the law. Its administration of rightful dealings in a fair manner according to their actions. A just society follows rules and administers legal action to those who offend others or disobey rules. Justice means treating people the same way without discrimination.
Importance of Law, Order and Justice
Rights and duties of Citizens
Who is a Citizen? -- person who is a member of a state, kingdom, empire. A person who has full rights as a member of a country by birth, descent, registration, naturalization. What are Rights? -- legal claims that one is entitled to from the government
What is a Duty? -- ones responsibility to the government
Examples of Rights
Examples of Children's rights
Duties of citizens (responsibilities)
Questions you will most likely meet in an examinations
1. State reasons why it is important for Christians to promote law, order and justice in society today.
2. State seven practices that promote law, order and Justice in traditional African society
3. State ways in which the church is helping to reduce crime in Kenya
Chapter Nine Christian Approaches to Law, Order and Justice
Social disorder is a state of confusion or lack of order in the society
Causes of Social Disorders
Discrimination is unfair treatment discrimination is on basis of
Causes of discrimination
Inequitable distribution of wealth and resources
This is when riches of family, community, and nation are not fairly shared out due to Selfishness or poor planning. Some areas are marginalized.
unfair treatment of people because of their race
discrimination on basis of ethnic group
an offence against state, normally settled in court. Its antisocial behaviour causing disorder
Causes of crime (Why people commit crime)
2. Public distrust for law enforces
3. Lack of parental guidance
4. Wide gap between the rich and the poor
5. Greed for power, money
7. Drug and substance abuse
Remedies to social disorder
Forms of punishment
Equitable distribution of national resources
Campaign against drug abuse
"[Hosea 9:9] They have sunk deep into corruption, as in the days of Gibeah. God will remember their wickedness and punish them for their sins"
"[2 Peter 2:20] If they have escaped the corruption of the world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and are again entangled in it and are overcome, they are worse off at the end than they were at the beginning"
How christians use life skills to tackle corruption
Life skills are abilities, which enable a person to face the challenges of life in an effective way. They are:-
This is a process of identifying the best alternative to overcome a challenge encountered. Often decisions we make do not only affect us but those around us.
Steps to decision — making
"[2 Peter 1:4] Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires"
Ways in which the church today disciplines errant members