Laurie M. Joyner and Edward J. McCaughan, eds.
This issue of Social Justice examines how social science research can contribute to the pursuit of social justice through its direct application to resolving concrete social problems, aiding organizing efforts, informing public policy, influencing legislation, or changing institutions.
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Laurie M. Joyner and Edward J. McCaughan, Introduction: Applied Research and Social Justice [Free Download]
Laurie M. Joyner, Applied Research in the Pursuit of Justice: Creating Change in the Community and the Academy
Jay Weinstein, Civics as Applied Sociology
Theresa Garvin and Renée Gravois Lee, Reﬂections on the ‘Policy-Relevant Turn’ in Research
Manulani Aluli Meyer, Hawaiian Hermeneutics and the Triangulation of Meaning: Gross, Subtle, Causal
Theresa Ann Rosner-Salazar, Multicultural Service-Learning and Community-Based Research as a Model Approach to Promote Social Justice
Randolph Haluza-DeLay, When the Topic Is Racism: Research and Advocacy with a Community Coalition
Charles M. Tolbert, II, Forrest A. Deseran, and Troy C. Blanchard, Communities of Interest, Social Justice, and Congressional Redistricting: The Case of Louisiana’s Fourth District in the 1990s
Gwendolyn Mink, Feminist Policy Scholars Intervene in Welfare Debate
NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Reauthorization Bill Summary [Free Download]
Congresswoman Patsy Mink et al., H.R. 3113 ‘TANF Reauthorization Act of 2001′ [Excerpts, Free Download]
Martha Fineman, Gwendolyn Mink, and Anna Marie Smith, No Promotion of Marriage in TANF!
Cathleen Burnett, Passion Through the Profession: Being Both Activist and Academic