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Title Sunbelt rising : the politics of place, space, and region / edited by Michelle Nickerson and Darren Dochuk
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (479 pages) : illustrations
Series Politics and culture in modern America
Politics and culture in modern America.
Contents Sunbelt boosterism: industrial recruitment, economic development, and growth policies in the developing sunbelt / Elizabeth Tandy Shermer -- Strom Thurmond's sunbelt: rethinking regional politics and the rise of the Right / Joseph Crespino -- Big government and family values: political culture in the metropolitan sunbelt / Matthew D. Lassiter -- Religion and political behavior in the sunbelt / Lyman A. Kellstedt and James L. Guth -- From the Southwest to the nation: interracial civil rights activism in Los Angeles / Shana Bernstein -- Sunbelt civil rights: urban renewal and the follies of desegregation in greater Miami / N.D.B. Connolly -- Racial liberalism and the rise of the sunbelt West: the defeat of fair housing on the 1964 California ballot / Daniel Martinez HoSang -- Sunbelt lock-up: where the suburbs met the super-max / Volker Janssen -- Sunbelt imperialism: boosters, Navajos, and energy development in the metropolitan Southwest / Andrew Needham -- Real estate and race: imagining the second circuit of capital in sunbelt cities / Carl Abbott -- The marketplace missions of S. Truett Cathy and Chick-fil-A / Darren E. Grem -- Tortilla politics: Mexican food, globalization, and the sunbelt / Laresh Jayasanker -- Latinos in the sunbelt: political implications of demographic change / Sylvia Manzano
Notes "Published in Cooperation with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Political culture -- Sunbelt States.
Regionalism -- Sunbelt States.
Sunbelt States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Sunbelt States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Sunbelt States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Dochuk, Darren, editor
Nickerson, Michelle M., editor
William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies.
ISBN 0812209974 (electronic bk.)
0812243099 (alk. paper)
9780812209976 (electronic bk.)
9780812243093 (alk. paper)