The New Politics of the Old South: An Introduction to Southern Politics

The New Politics of the Old South: An Introduction to Southern Politics



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742553439
Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date: 06/08/2006
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Charles S. Bullock III is Richard B. Russell Professor of Political Science at the University of Georgia. Mark J. Rozell is professor of public policy at George Mason University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Southern Politics in the Twenty-first Century Charles S. Bullock III 1

Part 1 The Deep South States

1 South Carolina: The New Politics of the Palmetto State Cole Blease Graham Laurence Moreland Robert P. Steed 27

2 Georgia: A Study of Party and Race Charles S. Bullock III 49

3 Alabama: From One Party to Competition, and Maybe Back Again Patrick R. Cotter 73

4 Mississippi: Emergence of a Modern Two-Party State David A. Breaux Stephen D. Shaffer 93

5 Louisiana: African Americans, Republicans, and Party Competition Wayne Parent Huey Perry 113

Part 2 The Rim South States

6 Virginia: From Red to Blue? Mark J. Rozell 135

7 North Carolina: Tar Heel Politics in the Twenty-first Century Charles Prysby 155

8 Tennessee: Once a Bluish State, Now a Reddish One Michael Nelson 181

9 Arkansas: Deep Blue and Bright Red at the Same Time? Andrew Dowdle Joseph D. Giammo 207

10 Oklahoma: Red State Rising Ronald Keith Gaddie John William Shapard 219

11 Florida: Political Change, 1950-2008 Michael J. Scicchitano Richard K. Scher 245

12 Texas: The Lone Star (Wars) State James W. Lamare J.L. Polinard Robert D. Wrinkle 267

Conclusion: The Soul of the South: Religion and Southern Politics in the New Millennium John C. Green Lyman A. Kellstedt Corwin E. Smidt James L. Guth 283

Index 305

About the Contributors 317

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews