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 »

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Quarterly: "NO" is Not Enough

Fr. Kammer calls on the spiritual writings of Henri Nouwen to guide us to a more enriching resistance.

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E-Newsletter: The Cruel Consequences of Hyper-Incarceration

Dr. Weishar explores life after prison through Thomas Johnson's experience. 

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E-Newsletter: End Capital Punishment Now

Dr. Nik Mitchell expresses support for Louisiana SB 142 and HB 141.

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Report: State of Working Mississippi 2016

Ms. Donovan and Mr. McCormick, SJ produced the State of Working Mississippi to coincide with the 2016 Labor Day holiday. 

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E-Newsletter: Faith in Action

Mississippi Catholics and Child Well Being 

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E-Newsletter: Katrina and the Least Among Us

A ten year retrospective - Part 2

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Quarterly: In Praise of Newcomers

A major criticism leveled against recent newcomers to the United States is that they are “takers” creating an economic drain on the nation. Not only are they takers, critics lament, but also categorically “illegal,” echoing past racist associations of criminality with African-Americans and many other people of color.

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Quarterly: Taxing the Poor

A number of governors are seeking to eliminate state personal and corporate income taxes and substitute higher sales taxes. To assess the impact and morality of these proposed changes, one needs to look first at the current state-local tax burdens of state populations.

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E-Newsletter: Ash Wednesday Execution

DeSoto District Judge Robert Burgess set an execution date for Christopher Sepulvado for Ash Wednesday, February 13, 2013.  Sepulvado, 69, has served twenty years on death row at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.

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E-Newsletter: The Dynamism of Catholic Social Teaching in the Pursuit of the Common Good

Dr. Mikulich discusses the fundamental principles of Catholic social thought and their application to current election issues.

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