• Emerging faith boundaries: bridge-building, inclusion, and the emerging church movement in America 

    Chia, Lloyd, 1976- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    This is a study of a nascent Christian movement called the Emerging Church Movement in America. The movement seeks to build relational bridges with other faiths, and to be inclusive of people marginalized along lines of ...
  • Understanding space in an ordinary city 

    Overfelt, David. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    In this dissertation, I emphasize the ordinary city (Robinson, 2006) as a place for building social justice, a place of possibility, and a place where we can see the tensions and frictions (Tsing, 2004) between the stability ...
  • Working class single mothers: performing middle class identity 

    Albritton, Charise, 1969- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    Much of the literature on single motherhood has been devoted to poor or middle class single mothers. In this study I interviewed working class single mothers. Their unique position between the poor and the middle class ...