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Internal colonialism and social control in the Age of Terror : the FBI's war on Islamic charities following the September 11th Attacks of 2001
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
for global terror, this thesis questions whether that manifest function is being accomplished by contemporary policy. Instead I argue that the present targeting of Islamic charities does little to reduce the threat of terrorism, but instead serves to provide...
Politics of homelessness: hidden motivations for the criminalization of homelessness
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
are analyzed and detail the emergence of these policies. The objective of this research is to determine what propels cities to adopt criminalization of the homeless. It is found that power of local groups, the .growth machine. (city council and local business...
Combating nuclear power : discourses of justice, the anti-nuclear power struggle for energy justice
([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
regarding the public financing of new nuclear construction (through federal "loan guarantees" or CWIP charges), as well as on issues of the management of high-level radioactive waste and other campaigns to increase the safety of nuclear facilities...
Resistance to the dominant economic discourses : making sense of the economy from a working-class neighborhood
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
This study explores the way that working-class people contest dominant economic discourses and how they develop alternative explanations for their economic situation. Based on qualitative interviews, participant observation, ...
Living faith by seeking justice : practicing faith through activism in a faith and labor coalition
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
by redefining work and the worker as belonging to the realm of the sacred. In so doing, they challenge the boundaries that delineate the sacred and the profane, the public and the private. Based on particular family and faith histories, they have cultivated...