Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 June 2014

268 Pages | 32 figures and 12 tables

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199377640

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The Rational Southerner

Black Mobilization, Republican Growth, and the Partisan Transformation of the American South

M. V. Hood III, Quentin Kidd, and Irwin L. Morris

  • Develops a unique theory of relative advantage to interpret electoral trends over several decades
  • Examines through the lens of race the partisan shift from Democract to Republican in the American South
  • Advances the study of local and regional politics as the driving factor of national political trends

New to this Edition:

  • Now with a new epilogue on the 2010 and 2012 election cycles and the future of Southern politics

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