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“I cannot praise the author enough for rising to the challenge of providing students with an accessible trip through time to show the emergence of the one-party South and how the South evolved over time.” —Keith Lee, Georgia College Taking a hard look at the changing demographics in the American South, The Dynamics of Southern Politics discusses how this region remains exceptional while also addressing how that exceptionalism is eroding. Author Seth McKee tells a historically rich story going back to the end of the Civil War, tracks electoral changes to the present, and explores some of the most significant components contributing to partisan change. Supported by a host of detailed tables and figures, this book pairs a strong historical foundation with an in-depth analysis of the contemporary region.

Sectional and Locational Differences
Sectional and Locational Differences

It matters where one lives. Such a simple statement can have profound effects on political behavior and hence electoral outcomes. During the Democratic Solid South era, one of the main pillars propping up the one-party political system ...

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