Paths Out of Dixie : The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

By: Mickey, RobertMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPrinceton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (583 p.)ISBN: 9780691133386Subject(s): Confederate States of America -- Politics and government | Democratization -- Southern States | Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 | Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1951-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Paths Out of Dixie : The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972DDC classification: 320.4750904 | 973.7 LOC classification: E487Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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""Cover ""; ""Title ""; ""Copyright ""; ""Dedication ""; ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations and Tables""; ""Preface and Acknowledgments""; ""PART ONE: Deep South Enclaves, 1890�1940 ""; ""CHAPTER ONE: Southern Political Development in Comparative Perspective ""; ""CHAPTER TWO: The Founding and Maintenance of Southern Enclaves, 1890�1940 ""; ""CHAPTER THREE: Deep South Enclaves on the Eve of the Transition ""; ""PART TWO: The Transition Begins, 1944�48 ""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: Suffrage Restriction under Attack, 1944�47 ""
""CHAPTER FIVE: Driven from the House of Their Fathers Southern Enclaves and the National Party, 1947�48 """"PART THREE: The Clouds Darken, 1950�63 ""; ""PROLOGUE: ""No Solution Offers Except Coercion"" Brown, Massive Resistance, and Campus Crises, 1950�63 ""; ""CHAPTER SIX: ""No Task for the Amateur or Hothead"" Mississippi and the Battle of Oxford ""; ""CHAPTER SEVEN: ""Integration with Dignity"" South Carolina Navigates the Clemson Crisis ""; ""CHAPTER EIGHT: ""No, Not One"" Georgia's Massive Resistance and the Crisis at Athens ""
""PART Four: Modes of Democratization and Their Legacies since 1964 """"CHAPTER NINE: The Deathblows to Authoritarian Rule The Civil and Voting Rights Acts and National Party Reform, 1964�72 ""; ""CHAPTER TEN: Harnessing the Revolution? Three Paths Out of Dixie ""; ""CHAPTER ELEVEN: Legacies and Lessons of the Democratized South ""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
Summary: The transformation of the American South--from authoritarian to democratic rule--is the most important political development since World War II. It has re-sorted voters into parties, remapped presidential elections, and helped polarize Congress. Most important, it is the final step in America's democratization. Paths Out of Dixie illuminates this sea change by analyzing the democratization experiences of Georgia, Mississippi, and South Carolina. Robert Mickey argues that Southern states, from the 1890s until the early 1970s, constituted pockets of authoritarian rule trapped within and susta
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""Cover ""; ""Title ""; ""Copyright ""; ""Dedication ""; ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations and Tables""; ""Preface and Acknowledgments""; ""PART ONE: Deep South Enclaves, 1890�1940 ""; ""CHAPTER ONE: Southern Political Development in Comparative Perspective ""; ""CHAPTER TWO: The Founding and Maintenance of Southern Enclaves, 1890�1940 ""; ""CHAPTER THREE: Deep South Enclaves on the Eve of the Transition ""; ""PART TWO: The Transition Begins, 1944�48 ""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: Suffrage Restriction under Attack, 1944�47 ""

""CHAPTER FIVE: Driven from the House of Their Fathers Southern Enclaves and the National Party, 1947�48 """"PART THREE: The Clouds Darken, 1950�63 ""; ""PROLOGUE: ""No Solution Offers Except Coercion"" Brown, Massive Resistance, and Campus Crises, 1950�63 ""; ""CHAPTER SIX: ""No Task for the Amateur or Hothead"" Mississippi and the Battle of Oxford ""; ""CHAPTER SEVEN: ""Integration with Dignity"" South Carolina Navigates the Clemson Crisis ""; ""CHAPTER EIGHT: ""No, Not One"" Georgia's Massive Resistance and the Crisis at Athens ""

""PART Four: Modes of Democratization and Their Legacies since 1964 """"CHAPTER NINE: The Deathblows to Authoritarian Rule The Civil and Voting Rights Acts and National Party Reform, 1964�72 ""; ""CHAPTER TEN: Harnessing the Revolution? Three Paths Out of Dixie ""; ""CHAPTER ELEVEN: Legacies and Lessons of the Democratized South ""; ""Notes""; ""Index""

The transformation of the American South--from authoritarian to democratic rule--is the most important political development since World War II. It has re-sorted voters into parties, remapped presidential elections, and helped polarize Congress. Most important, it is the final step in America's democratization. Paths Out of Dixie illuminates this sea change by analyzing the democratization experiences of Georgia, Mississippi, and South Carolina. Robert Mickey argues that Southern states, from the 1890s until the early 1970s, constituted pockets of authoritarian rule trapped within and susta

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Robert Mickey is associate professor of political science at the University of Michigan.

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