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New Approaches in Sociology

Studies in Social Inequality, Social Change, and Social Justice

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  1. Contextualizing Homelessness

    Critical Theory, Homelessness, and Federal Policy Addressing the Homeless

    By Kenneth Kyle

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This project employs three different disciplinary approaches--social constructionism, policy analysis, and rhetorical analysis--as a first step toward a critical theory of homelessness....

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Disability, Mothers, and Organization

    Accidental Activists

    By Melanie Panitch

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This book examines how and why mothers with disabled children became activists. Leading campaigns to close institutions and secure human rights, these women learned to mother as activists, struggling in their homes and communities against the debilitating and demoralizing effects of exclusion....

    Published October 28th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Queer Inclusion in the United Methodist Church

    By Amanda Udis-Kessler

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    The United Methodist Church has been in conflict over lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender inclusion issues since 1972. That year, in response to the gay liberation and gay rights movements, wording was added to the UMC Book of Discipline (the compilation of denominational policies and doctrines)...

    Published May 13th 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Queer Inclusion in the United Methodist Church
    By Amanda Udis-Kessler
    To Be Published December 1st 2015

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