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Hemispheric Parallax: South America and the American South

Paul Giles

in The Global Remapping of American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136134
eISBN:
9781400836512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136134.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how the contours of American literature have changed over time by focusing on the shifting geospatial dynamics associated with the American South. In particular, it juxtaposes ... More


Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Martin Ruef

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

At the center of the upheavals brought by emancipation in the American South was the economic and social transition from slavery to modern capitalism. This book examines how this institutional change ... More


Institutional Transformation and Uncertainty

Martin Ruef

in Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the institutional transformation of the American South after the U.S. Civil War. Although the emancipation of former slaves and political upheavals ... More


Gender Role Attitudes since 1972: Are Southerners Distinctive?

Karen E. Campbell and Peter V. Marsden

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Several previous General Social Survey-based studies have revealed increasing acceptance of nontraditional gender roles. This chapter builds upon and extends these findings. It shows that adults ... More


The Color Line

Lawrence A. Scaff

in Max Weber in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147796
eISBN:
9781400836710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147796.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines how Max Weber's travel through the American South helped him gain a better understanding of the problems of race and race relations in the former Confederacy, forty years after ... More


Ascendancy

David A. Bateman, Ira Katznelson, and John S. Lapinski

in Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691126494
eISBN:
9781400890149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126494.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the period from the turn of the century to the outbreak of World War I, when southern influence over national policy went from its lowest point in history to heights unmatched ... More


Tests of Priority

David A. Bateman, Ira Katznelson, and John S. Lapinski

in Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691126494
eISBN:
9781400890149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126494.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how southern members of Congress balanced and selected among their contending priorities, how they sought to change legislative institutions to achieve their goals, and how ... More


Racial Rule

David A. Bateman, Ira Katznelson, and John S. Lapinski

in Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691126494
eISBN:
9781400890149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126494.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter turns to home rule, in particular southern evaluations of prospects for a new national labor policy and attention to voting rights protections. Southern success in defeating a renewed ... More


Minority Power

David A. Bateman, Ira Katznelson, and John S. Lapinski

in Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691126494
eISBN:
9781400890149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126494.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter attends to the long moment when southern Democrats came to dominate their party in Congress, just as Republicans were gaining governing capacity after the war years. It highlights how ... More


Southern Politics

David A. Bateman, Ira Katznelson, and John S. Lapinski

in Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691126494
eISBN:
9781400890149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126494.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book aims to advance an analysis of the role and influence of southern members of Congress from Reconstruction to the New Deal. This ... More


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