The Disappearing South?: Studies in Regional Change and Continuity

The Disappearing South?: Studies in Regional Change and Continuity


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ISBN-13: 9780817357450
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Publication date: 10/09/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Robert P. Steed, Laurence W. Moreland, and Tod A. Baker are professors of Political Science at The Citadel.

Table of Contents

Foreword John Shelton Reed vii

Acknowledgments xi

Part I Southern-National Political Convergence 1

1 The South in the Senate: Changing Patterns of Representation on Committees Merle Black Earl Black 5

2 Ideological Realignment in the Contemporary South: Where Have all the Conservatives Gone? Edward G. Carmines Harold W. Stanley 21

3 The Transformation of Southern Political Elites: Regionalism Among Party and PAC Contributors John C. Green James L. Guth 34

4 Party Sorting at the Grass Roots: Stable Partisans and Party-Changers Among Florida's Precinct Officials Lewis Bowman William E. Hulbary Anne E. Kelley 54

5 Consequences of Southern School Desegregation: Myth and Reality Stephen H. Wainscott 71

Part II The Continuing South 87

6 Dimensions of Southern Public Opinion on Prayer in Schools Douglas G. Feig 90

7 Evangelical Religion and Support for Social Issue Policies: An Examination of Regional Variation Lyman A. Kellstedt 107

8 Searching for the Mind of the South in the Second Reconstruction Robert P. Steed Laurence W. Moreland Tod A. Baker 125

9 Labor Money in Southern Elections: Continuation of an Old Trend John Theilmann Allen Wilhite 141

10 The Militant Republican Right in North Carolina Elections: Legacy of the Old Politics of Race Thomas F. Eamon 156

Postscript 174

Notes 177

Selected Bibliography 204

Contributors 216

Index 220

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