Where We Stand: Voices of Southern Dissent (Google eBook)

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Anthony P. Dunbar
NewSouth Books, 2004 - Political Science - 234 pages
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"This book contains essays from twelve leading Southern historians, activists, civil rights attorneys, law professors, and theologians. They discuss militarism, religion, the environment, voting rights, the Patriot Act, the economy, prisons and crime, and other subjects significant to the South and the Nation in the ongoing debate about the future of the United States. The writers come from, or have been active in the affairs of, each of the former Confederate states."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  

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In this collection of 12 essays, the authors--all proud, white, liberal Southerners--present their cases for why the United States is headed in the wrong direction and offer ideas on how to correct ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword Jimmy Carter
9
Absolutes and Imagination
45
Ignoring Inequality Gene Nichol
61
Our Imperiled Union Leslie Dunbar
87
Beyond Capitalism Janisse Ray
103
The Intolerable Burden Connie Curry
147
Democracy Cannot Be Exported
169
The Southernization of American Politics John Egerton
197
Notes
225
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