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Politics and Society in the South

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$49.50 • £39.95 • €44.50

ISBN 9780674689596

Publication Date: 03/15/1989


384 pages



Related Subjects

  • I. The Changing South
    • 1. Old Politics, New People
    • 2. Industrialization and Urbanization
    • 3. The Rise of Middle-Class Society
  • II. The Transformation of Southern Race Relations
    • 4. The Old Order
    • 5. Penetrating the Outer Color Line
    • 6. The Limited Leverage of a Franchised Minority
    • 7. Confronting the Intermediate Color Line
  • III. The Southern Electorate
    • 8. The Changing Electorate
    • 9. Contemporary Racial Attitudes
    • 10. The Conservative Advantage in Public Opinion
    • 11. The Decline of Southern “Democracy”
  • IV. The Revival of Party Competition
    • 12. The Republican Advantage in Presidential Politics
    • 13. Partisan Competition for Senator and Governor
    • 14. The Reshaping of Southern Politics
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1988 Ralph J. Bunche Award, American Political Science Association
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