Paths Out of Dixie : The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972 (Computer file, 2015) []
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Paths Out of Dixie : The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Author: Robert Mickey
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. Princeton University Press [2015]
Series: Princeton Studies in American Politics
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English

The transformation of the American South - from authoritarian to democratic rule - is the most important political development since World War II. This title illuminates this sea change by analyzing  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Mickey
ISBN: 9781400838783 1400838789 9780691133386 0691133387
OCLC Number: 1165484536
Language Note: In English.
Notes: De Gruyter ; De Gruyter.
4 halftones. 9 line illus. 12 tables.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (584 pages).
Contents: List of Illustrations and Tables ix Preface and Acknowledgments xi Part One: Deep South Enclaves, 1890-1940 1 CHAPTER ONE Southern Political Development in Comparative Perspective 3 CHAPTER TWO The Founding and Maintenance of Southern Enclaves, 1890-1940 33 CHAPTER THREE Deep South Enclaves on the Eve of the Transition 64 Part Two: The Transition Begins, 1944-48 93 CHAPTER FOUR Suffrage Restriction under Attack, 1944-47 95 CHAPTER FIVE Driven from the House of Their Fathers Southern Enclaves and the National Party, 1947-48 131 Part Three: The Clouds Darken, 1950-63 171 PROLOGUE "No Solution Offers Except Coercion" Brown, Massive Resistance, and Campus Crises, 1950-63 173 CHAPTER SIX "No Task for the Amateur or Hothead" Mississippi and the Battle of Oxford 190 CHAPTER SEVEN "Integration with Dignity" South Carolina Navigates the Clemson Crisis 215 CHAPTER EIGHT "No, Not One" Georgia's Massive Resistance and the Crisis at Athens 240 Part Four: Modes of Democratization and Their Legacies since 1964 257 CHAPTER NINE The Deathblows to Authoritarian Rule The Civil and Voting Rights Acts and National Party Reform, 1964-72 259 CHAPTER TEN Harnessing the Revolution? Three Paths Out of Dixie 281 CHAPTER ELEVEN Legacies and Lessons of the Democratized South 335 Notes 355 Index 531
Series Title: Princeton Studies in American Politics
Responsibility: Robert Mickey.
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Winner of the 2017 V.O. Key Award, Southern Political Science Association Winner of the 2016 J. David Greenstone Book Prize, Politics and History Section of the American Political Science Association Read more...

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