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God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right

Daniel Williams

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340846
eISBN:
9780199867141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book traces the history of the Christian Right from its early twentieth-century origins to its involvement in the presidential election of 2008. The book argues that evangelicals’ success in ... More


Nixon’s Evangelical Strategy

Daniel K. Williams

in God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340846
eISBN:
9780199867141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Richard Nixon brought evangelicals into the Republican Party by focusing his campaigns on cultural issues and by using Billy Graham as a liaison to conservative Protestants. The growth of the heavily ... More


A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South

Daniel P. Gitterman and Peter A. Coclanis (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873359
eISBN:
9781469602424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872895_gitterman
Subject:
History, Economic History

In the last half-century, North Carolina and the South have experienced rapid economic growth. Much of the best analysis of this progress came from two North Carolina-based research organizations: ... More


Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Joseph B. Atkins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book probes the difficult relationship between the press and organized labor in the South from the past to the present day. Written by a veteran journalist and first-hand observer of the labor ... More


Accommodating the Forces of Change: Civil Rights and Economic Development in Space Age Huntsville, Alabama

Matthew L. Downs

in NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066202
eISBN:
9780813065205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066202.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Matthew Downs explores the impact of Sunbelt-era federal development and the response of civic and commercial leaders to the civil rights movement, demonstrating how local leaders worked closely with ... More


Shutdowns in the Sun Belt: The Decline of the Textile and Apparel Industry and Deindustrialization in the South

Timothy J. Minchin

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the decline of the textile and apparel industry in the South. For decades the industry was the biggest employer in the region, but since the 1970s it has been hit hard by import ... More


A Different Kind of Union: SEIU Healthcare Florida from the Mid-1990s through 2009

Bruce Nissen

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of the SEIU healthcare workers union in Florida from the mid-1990s through most of the first decade of the 21st century. It covers the aggressive union organizing ... More


The Movement for Economic Democracy in the South: The Virginia Organizing Project, 1995–2004

Michael Dennis

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1990s, the South became the nation's leading exponent of free market fundamentalism. Business leaders updated the South's traditional hostility to labor unionism and wrapped it in an ideology ... More


The New Economy and the Modern South

Michael Dennis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032917
eISBN:
9780813038407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032917.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The technological revolution of the late 20th century conjures up images of California's Silicon Valley, NASDAQ stock traders on Wall Street, and techno-savvy hipsters in Seattle. States like Texas, ... More


Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina

Leonard Rogoff

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833759
eISBN:
9781469604138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895993_rogoff
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Presenting a chronicle of Jewish life in the Tar Heel State from colonial times to the present, this book incorporates oral histories, original historical documents, and profiles of fascinating ... More


City

Kai Erikson

in The Sociologist's Eye: Reflections on Social Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300106671
eISBN:
9780300231779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106671.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the ways of life in the city. The world is now moving into an age when the vast majority of people will live in (or around) cities. This is already the case in Europe and the ... More


Onward, Christian Soldiers: The John Birch Society

Joyce Mao

in Asia First: China and the Making of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226252711
eISBN:
9780226252858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252858.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the John Birch Society (JBS), which was founded in 1958 by Robert Welch, a candy company executive from Massachusetts. It takes the JBS as a case study of how grassroots ... More


The Upheaval: Interposition and Moderation

John Kyle Day

in The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628460315
eISBN:
9781626740471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460315.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter narrates the dramatic socioeconomic changes occurring in the former states of the Confederacy after World War II. The changes culminated with the Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of ... More


Sunbelt Patriarchs: Lyndon B. Johnson, Barry Goldwater, and the New Deal Dissensus

Elizabeth Tandy Shermer

in The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered: American Politics and Society in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054261
eISBN:
9780813053233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054261.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the parallel rise of Barry Goldwater and Lyndon Johnson. In doing so, it reveals that the emergent and development-hungry Sunbelt of the Southwest and South stood outside the ... More


When It First Came Together in Los Angeles (1965–1992)

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A look at some of the dramatic changes that have taken place in Los Angeles since 1965, this chapter begins with a vigorous defense against eastern biases rooted in the concept of postindustrialism. ... More


The Sunbelt South and Its Shadows

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the “Sunbelt South” region through the perspectives of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor Henry Utger and Black newspaper publisher and political leader Carol Zippert. ... More


“From Nothin’ to Somethin’”: The Tennessee Valley Authority and Federal-Local Cooperation in the Sun Belt South, 1940–1960

Matthew L. Downs

in Nation within a Nation: The American South and the Federal Government

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049878
eISBN:
9780813050348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049878.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Matthew L. Downs concentrates on federally sponsored improvements to the South and their effects, specifically the role of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on the area near Decatur, Alabama. ... More


Introduction: “Bring Back My Yesterday”

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction situates the story of African American beaches within the broader social and environmental history of the coastal South. It explains why black landownership proliferated along ... More


The Price We Pay for Progress

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter follows the demise of Jim Crow and rise of the modern Sunbelt and examines its impact on African American coastal landowners and coastal ecologies. It does so by telling the histories of ... More


Millions Go Knocking

Lane Windham

in Knocking on Labor's Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632070
eISBN:
9781469632094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632070.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter features stories and examples of the people who led the 1970s union organizing efforts in the private sector, including women, African Americans, Southerners, young baby boomers, and ... More


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