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Writing Southern Politics: Contemporary Interpretations and Future Directions

edited by Robert P. Steed and Laurence W. Moreland

Availablecloth$70.00x 978-0-8131-2382-0
328 pages  Pubdate: 05/26/2006  6 x 9  

In Writing Southern Politics, leading scholars review the key research and writing on southern politics since World War II. This essential volume covers topical areas such as civil rights, public opinion, political behavior, party development, population movement, governors, legislatures, and women in politics.

Robert P. Steed is professor of political science at The Citadel. Laurence W. Moreland is professor of political science at The Citadel. Steed and Moreland have coedited fourteen books, including The 2000 Presidential Election in the South: Partisanship and Southern Party Systems in the 21st Century.

Provides the most comprehensive overview of the southern politics literature. The subfield has been crying out for a volume such as this ... it will likely become required reading for both students and scholars of southern politics. -- Jonathan Knuckey, University of Central Florida