Psychology of Justice for Welfare and Social Cohesivity


  • Abnan Pancasilawati The University of Islamic Sultan Aji Muhammad Idris Samarinda
  • Esti Royani The Univeristy of 17 Agustus 1945 Samarinda


Justice, Social Psychology, Psychology


Justice is a condition that is fair to a character, act or treatment of something. justice is the vision of this country. We should maintain a large portion of justice as a vision of this country. This is what prompted us to venture to explore it in this article. This article is motivated by the many studies on justice in the literature that have developed in recent years. In this article, we discuss together what previous researchers have said on the psychological side of "justice" and then we compare it to the current condition of our country, where recently there have been issues that are not comfortable with " justice” in this beloved country. In essence, justice only judges according to its own version of justice, so it is very difficult to realize justice for all people, because of differences in religion, norms , culture, and others. This injustice will also cause future losses such as material, physical, and psychological losses to the person. So the combination of individual justice issues will be more complicated. Therefore, we conclude that we can realize social justice together, by mutually helping each other, giving tolerance, not justifying any deviations, not limiting individual freedom in total, and always doing formulate/deliberate against all individuals or the people themselves. Indeed , there will always be sacrifices in realizing justice, but justice itself must be more altruistic than prioritizing personal interests. So that in society or the state, justice enforcers are needed to maintain justice in the country. The apparatus should also not be arbitrary just because they are trusted by the state so that they want to do something that wants to benefit themselves, because the state is the people themselves.


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How to Cite

Pancasilawati, A., & Royani, E. (2023). Psychology of Justice for Welfare and Social Cohesivity. Proceeding Sabajaya Publisher, 1(2), 28–37. Retrieved from