Race, Campaign Politics, and the Realignment in the South / Edition 1

Race, Campaign Politics, and the Realignment in the South / Edition 1

by James M. Glaser
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300077238

ISBN-13: 9780300077230

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

Since the Voting Rights Act of 1965, while Republican candidates have carried the South in presidential elections, the Democratic Party has persisted in winning southern congressional elections. Drawing on a wide variety of sources, this text examines this political phenomenon.  See more details below

Overview

Since the Voting Rights Act of 1965, while Republican candidates have carried the South in presidential elections, the Democratic Party has persisted in winning southern congressional elections. Drawing on a wide variety of sources, this text examines this political phenomenon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300077230
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.56(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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