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New Approaches in Sociology

Studies in Social Inequality, Social Change, and Social Justice

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  1. 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 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Judicial Reform and Reorganization in 20th Century Iran

    State-Building, Modernization and Islamicization

    By Majid Mohammadi

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    Iran is now at the center of political and social developments in the Middle East. This book examines the reform of the judicial system in 20th century Iran and is the first to relate state-building process with rule of law promotion and judicial reform in the region. This subject occupies the...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Queer Inclusion in the United Methodist Church
    By Amanda Udis-Kessler
    To Be Published April 30th 2014
  2. Judicial Reform and Reorganization in 20th Century Iran: State-Building, Modernization and Islamicization
    By Majid Mohammadi
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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