Race, Religion, and Economic Change in the Republican South: A Study of a Southern City

Race, Religion, and Economic Change in the Republican South: A Study of a Southern City

by Matthew T. Corrigan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813033144

ISBN-13: 9780813033143

Pub. Date: 08/12/2008

Publisher: University Press of Florida

Corrigan uses an intensive case study of Jacksonville, Florida, to examine the attitudes of Southern voters more broadly. As an urban Southern city that now votes solidly Republican, it reflects the political changes that have taken place across the region. Drawing on research that includes over 2,000 surveys and interviews, Corrigan considers whether or not

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Corrigan uses an intensive case study of Jacksonville, Florida, to examine the attitudes of Southern voters more broadly. As an urban Southern city that now votes solidly Republican, it reflects the political changes that have taken place across the region. Drawing on research that includes over 2,000 surveys and interviews, Corrigan considers whether or not Republicans, who now hold a majority of federal offices in the South, can provide a political system to address the region's problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813033143
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
08/12/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
1,293,485
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


List of Tables     ix
List of Maps     xi
List of Illustrations     xiii
Acknowledgments     xv
Introduction: The South as a Political Region     1
The Case Study: Jacksonville, Florida     17
Resegregation of Southern Politics     25
Southern Religion Meets Modern Politics     58
Economic Change     88
Conclusion     107
Appendix A     111
Appendix B     113
Notes     131
Works Cited     133
Index     139

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