The Rational Southerner: Black Mobilization, Republican Growth, and the Partisan Transformation of the American South

The Rational Southerner: Black Mobilization, Republican Growth, and the Partisan Transformation of the American South

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ISBN-13: 9780199377640
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/02/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

M.V. Hood is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Georgia.

Quentin Kidd is Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Government Department at Christopher Newport University.

Irwin L. Morris is Professor and Department Chair of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland.

Table of Contents

Section I: Theory and Background
Ch. 1: Introduction
Ch. 2: A Half Century of Political Change in the South
Ch. 3: The Strategic Dynamics of Southern Political Change
Ch. 4: Relative Advantage in Action: Case Studies in the Evolution of Republican State Parties in the South

Section II: Republican Growth
Ch. 5: Putting Relative Advantage to the Test: State-Level Republican Growth in the Modern American South
Ch. 6: Relative Advantage and Republican Growth at the Sub-State Level
Ch. 7: An Examination of the Theory of Relative Advantage at the Individual-Level

Section III: Black Mobilization
Ch. 8: Relative Advantage in a Post-VRA World: Black Voter Registration in the Modern South

Section IV: Conclusion
Ch. 9: Summary and Concluding Thoughts


Appendix A: Data Sources
Appendix B: Variable Operationalizations
Appendix C: Ancillary Statistical Models Works Cited

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