JustSouth Publications

Institute staff and collaborators disseminate their research and analysis and education on Institute core issues of race, poverty, and migration, their interconnections, and Catholic Social Teaching through a variety of publications and reports:

The JustSouth E-News is published in months in which our JustSouth Quarterly is not published, usually six to seven times a year. It usually includes articles by the staff, links to new reports and releases from regional and national sources on race, poverty, and migration, upcoming Institute events, and occasional “action alerts” about pressing social policy matters. View archives »

The JustSouth Quarterly is the principle journal for in-depth research and writing of the Institute staff and collaborators. It reflects our research, analysis and education, as well as content from our periodic conferences and events. View archives »

In addition, the Institute publishes occasional issue papers, the texts of addresses by the staff and colleagues, and JSRI conference documents as free-standing reports to supplement our regular publications. View archives »

Subscribe to our JSRI publications »

E-Newsletter: Louisiana's EITC Increase

Dr. Alí Bustamante praises Louisiana's decision to increase the state's EITC.

Read more »

Quarterly: Working for Dignity

Alí Bustamante, Ph.D. and JSRI summer intern Brendan Gottschall, S.J. explain the data behind living wages in the Gulf South. 

Read more »

E-Newsletter: For the Common Good

Dr. Alí Bustamante gives evidence in support of increased minimum wages reducing recidivism rates. 

Read more »

E-Newsletter: Conflict of Interest

Dr. Bustamante discusses why protecting retirement is in the Common Good. 

Read more »

Quarterly: Shrinking the Safety Net

Ms. Donovan discusses the danger of block grant funding for Medicaid and SNAP.

Read more »

E-Newsletter: Hunger in Louisiana: The SNAP Story Bank Project

Sakeenah Shabazz, a visiting Emerson National Hunger Fellow at JSRI, reflects on The SNAP Story Bank Project

Read more »

E-Newsletter: Why the Details Matter: They spell justice or injustice

Fr. Kammer discusses how the poor and marginalized are at risk of being overlooked by the Trump administration. 

Read more »

E-Newsletter: Will Trump be a Voice for Working Class Americans?

Ms. Donovan connects President-Elect Trump's campaign promises to Gulf South workers. 

Read more »

Quarterly: No Place to Call Home

Ms. Donovan examines the the affordable housing crisis in the Gulf South 

Read more »

E-Newsletter: Give Louisiana Workers The Gift They Truly Deserve: A Raise

Ms. Donovan advocates for Louisiana workers during the Christmas season. 

Read more »