Race, Campaign Politics, and the Realignment in the South

Race, Campaign Politics, and the Realignment in the South

by James M. Glaser
     
 

Why has the Democratic Party persisted in winning southern congressional elections in recent decades, while Republicans have dominated in presidential elections? Drawing upon extensive eyewitness accounts, news reports, and his own direct observations, James Glaser reveals that issues of group conflict and race continue to have an enormous impact on southern… See more details below

Overview

Why has the Democratic Party persisted in winning southern congressional elections in recent decades, while Republicans have dominated in presidential elections? Drawing upon extensive eyewitness accounts, news reports, and his own direct observations, James Glaser reveals that issues of group conflict and race continue to have an enormous impact on southern politics, though not always in expected ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300063981
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 8.45(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
1The Puzzles of the Southern Realignment1
2The Case for Context25
3Racial Issues in the Congressional Campaign43
4Courting White Voters80
5The Majority Black District142
6Resolving the Puzzles175
Notes197
References213
Index223

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