Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988 / Edition 1

Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988 / Edition 1

by Clarence N. Stone
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0700604162

ISBN-13: 9780700604166

Pub. Date: 09/28/1989

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

From the end of Georgia's white primary in 1946 to the present, Atlanta has been a community of growing black electoral strength and stable white economic power. Yet the ballot box and investment money never became opposing weapons in a battle for domination. Instead, Atlanta experienced the emergence and evolution of a biracial coalition. Although beset by changing

Overview

From the end of Georgia's white primary in 1946 to the present, Atlanta has been a community of growing black electoral strength and stable white economic power. Yet the ballot box and investment money never became opposing weapons in a battle for domination. Instead, Atlanta experienced the emergence and evolution of a biracial coalition. Although beset by changing conditions and significant cost pressures, this coalition has remained intact. At critical junctures forces of cooperation overcame antagonisms of race and ideology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700604166
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
09/28/1989
Series:
Studies in Government and Public Policy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
314
Sales rank:
919,217
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part One. Introduction

1. Urban Regimes: A Research Perspective

2. Prewar Background

Part Two. Postwar Events, 1946-1988

3. The Era of Negotiated Settlements

4. Protests and Coalitional Stress

5. Challenge and Response

6. The Neighborhood Movement Falters

7. The Coalition Restabilizes

8. Policy Innovation and Regime Practice: An Atlanta Overview

Part Three: Analysis

9. Atlanta's Urban Regime

10. Equity and Effectiveness

11. Rethinking Community Power: Social Production versus Social Control

12. Conclusion

Appendix A. A Socioeconomic Profile of Atlanta and Other Black-Majority Cities

Appendix B. A Chronology of Major Events, 1946-1988

Appendix C. A Note on Method and Sources

Notes

References

Index

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