The Q-Infinity Perspective. Race Meets Injustice

The Q-Infinity Perspective. Race Meets Injustice

About the Q-Infinity Perspective. Race Meet Injustice

The Q-Infinity Perspective is where race meets injustice. The word Q-Infinity is an amalgamation of my first name, Quianna, with the word Infinity. The infinity symbol, or lemniscate, is a figure eight positioned on its side representing eternity. As it relates to this page, it is the eternal force of balancing out issues of injustice, discrimination, and oppression. All three are important issues of topic because they prevent individuals from utilizing their agency to become their best selves. According to Hegtvedt and Scheuerman (2010) the distributive justice perspectives presume that injustice (inequity) produces distress, which is uncomfortable for the oppressed. Injustice can also be both materially and psychologically costly for the oppressed, which may then stimulate actions to relieve the distress and redress the injustice (Hegtvedt & Scheuerman, 2010). As it relates to social policy, discrimination further results from racially structured power relations rooted in class conflict, party coalitions, and the design of political institutions (Steensland, 2010). Moreover, race-based social policy is a product of occupational discrimination, especially in the United States, which effects work status for racialized persons. Because work status is a key element of social citizenship, it becomes a primary sorting device in the programmatic structure of social policy in our society (Steensland, 2010). Indeed, when law is seen as a tool by which dominate persons oppress marginalized persons, when people see others treating social policy and the law as a game, or when people find that their concerns are not addressed by law (Heimer), then we must view law and morality as an entirely separate matter. The Q-Infinity Perspective addresses these concerns. It is where race meets injustice.


Hegtvedt, K. A., & Scheuerman, H. L. (2010). The Justice/Morality Link Implied, then Ignored, yet Inevitable. Handbook of the Sociology of Morality, 331–360.

Heimer, C. A. (2010). The Unstable Alliance of Law and morality. Handbook of the Sociology of Morality, 179–202. 

Steensland, B. (2010). Moral Classification and social policy. Handbook of the Sociology of Morality, 455–468. 

Canada, Q. (2022). The Q-Infinity Perspective, Race Meets Injustice.

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