Skip to main content

IDS 243+: Social Justice, Peace, and Development (Gustavus in India Program): Start

Ask Us!

Librarians are here to help!

  • Visit or call the reference desk: A librarian is generally at the desk or "on call" Monday-Thursday 10:30-4:30 and Friday 10:30-2:30 (Fall & Spring) (507-933-7567)
  • E-mail a librarian: (please include your name and the best way to contact you)
  • Schedule a consultation: online request form
  • More information: Visit the Ask Us! page

IDS243+: Social Justice, Peace, and Development (Gustavus Semester in India Program)

Co-sponsored by Gustavus and Concordia, this year the Gustavus Semester in India program will focus on 8 research topics related to social justice, peace, and development:

  1. Federal Policy and American Indians
  2. The "New Jim Crow" and Institutional Racism
  3. Sustainable Energy Initiatives and Opportunities
  4. Challenges of Belonging to a Religious Minority
  5. The Changing State of Labor Unions
  6. Ableism in the U.S.
  7. The U.S.'s Complicated Place in Global Nuclear Disarmament
  8. The Role of the U.S. in the Israel-Palestine Conflict

This guide provides suggested library resources for each topic, yet it is only a starting point; don't hesitate to ask a librarian for further assistance.

Best Bets!


Michelle Twait's picture
Michelle Twait
On leave during the 2018-19 academic year. If you need assistance, contact Jeannie Peterson (


Martin Lang

Contact Info, x6899

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License