Southern Politics Products

  • Southern City Politics

    Redefining the Study of Urban Politics and New Issues in the U.S. South

    By Sarita McCoy Gregory

    Recent scholarship in American urban politics focuses on suburban, metropolitan, and national policies towards urban areas. But to what degree do contemporary urban settings in the South fit models of urban studies and politics? Do we need a new urban political theory to capture the unique…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Federalism, Secession, and the American State

    Divided, We Secede

    By Lawrence M. Anderson

    One important tradition in political science conceives of the Civil War in the United States serving as the functional equivalent of the English and French Revolutions, bringing with it the victory of liberal democratic industrialism over aristocratic agriculturalism. From this perspective, the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Jim Crow Citizenship

    Liberalism and the Southern Defense of Racial Hierarchy

    By Marek D. Steedman

    In the late 1860s the U.S. federal government initiated the most abrupt transition from slavery to citizenship in the Americas. The transformation, of course, did not stick, but it did permanently alter the terms of American citizenship and initiated a century long struggle over the place of…

    Paperback – 2012-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

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