Hooks Policy Papers
The Hooks Institute Policy Papers use national conversations about critical civil and human rights issues as a starting point to discuss and propose solutions to, contemporary issues of race, class, public policy, and social justice.
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Climbing Out from Under the Rock: Restoring Civil Rights, Economics, and Social Justice in Memphis and the Nation
Daniel Kiel, JD. The Dangers of a Fragmented Educational Landscape in Shelby County
Demetria D. Frank, JD. Implicit Bias and Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Shelby County Juvenile Court System
Daphene R. McFerren, JD; Elena Delavega, PhD. The Robots Are Ready! Are We? Automation, Race, and the Workforce
Ana L. Leech, MD. Race and Poverty: Disparities in Healthcare at the End of Life
Michael R. Duke, PhD. Immigrants in Small Cities: Opportunities and Challenges
Peter A. Kindle, PhD, CPA, LMSW. Welfare Dependency and Extractive Economies: Lessons Learned from Pine Ridge
Idia B. Thurston, PhD. Prioritizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Lives in the Era of Resistance and Prejudicial Rhetoric
Nabil A. Bayakly,PhD. Memphis and Islam: Integrating Muslims and Islam into the Community Fabric
Daphene R. McFerren, JD; Elena Delavega,PhD, MSW, Executive Summary
Race, Class, and Social Justice in Memphis: A Call to Bridge the Great Divide. 2016 Hooks Institute Policy Papers
Charles A. Santo, PhD. Transportation, Urban Form, and Social Justice in Memphis
Simone Tulumello, PhD. The Long Way to a Safer Memphis: Local Policies for Crime Prevention Needs Structural Change
Eric Groenendyk, PhD. Ideology and Division: How We Got Here, How Do We Get Back? The Search for Unity
Daphene R. McFerren, JD; Elena Delavega,PhD, MSW. Executive Summary
A Call for Collective Action: Tackling Social Challenges in Memphis. 2014 Hooks Institute Policy Papers
Gregory Washington, PhD, MSW. What are the Social Conditions that Contribute to the Disproportionate Confinement
of Young African-American Males in Memphis?
Elena Delavega, PhD, MSW. Pouring Water on the Wicked Poverty of the Mid-South: Educating a Quality Workforce
John Gnuschke, PhD. Fifty Years of Progress but Only Halfway Home