Surveying the South collects some of John Shelton Reed's classic essays, offering an intriguing introduction to the sociology of the South from the roots of regional sociology to southern stereotypes and race relations.
|Publisher:||University of Missouri Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||14 - 18 Years|
About the Author
John Shelton Reed taught for thirty-one years at the University of North Carolina, where he directed the Howard Odum Institute for Research in Social Science and helped to found the university's Center for the Study of the American South. A founding coeditor of the quarterly Southern Cultures, he has received many fellowships and prizes and has been president of the Southern Sociological Society and the Southern Association for Public Opinion Research. He was once a judge at the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, and in 2001 he was elected to the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Reed has written many books including Kicking Back and My Tears Spoiled My Aim (both with University of Missouri Press). He lives and writes in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.