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Author Harvey, Gordon E. (Gordon Earl), 1967-

Title A question of justice : New South governors and education, 1968-1976 / Gordon E. Harvey
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2002]
©2002
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 229 pages) : illustrations
Contents Deeper than a bus running down a road : the integration of Alabama's public schools -- Why not the teachers : education reform in Alabama, 1968-1970 -- A question of justice : the 1972 Florida busing straw vote -- Building a better Florida : the 1973 Florida education reforms -- Forging a "new South Carolina" : the aftermath of integration -- Sunbelt to the rescue : education reform in South Carolina
Summary This illuminating study treats three pivotal governors whose impact on southern identity, politics, and culture has been profound, changing the region forever. In southern politics, 1970 marked a watershed. A group of southern governors entered office that year and changed both the way the nation looked at the South and the way the constituents of those states viewed themselves. Reubin Askew in Florida, John West in South Carolina, Jimmy Carter in Georgia, and Albert Brewer in Alabama all represented a new breed of progressive moderate politician that helped demolish Jim Crow segregation and t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-220) and index
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Subject Education and state -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Education and state -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
Education and state -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century.
Educational change -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Educational change -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
Educational change -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century.
School integration -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
School integration -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
School integration -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001007372
ISBN 0817313370 (electronic bk.)
9780817313371 (electronic bk.)