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Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South

Thomas F. Schaller - Political Science - 2006 - 352 pages
Two generations ago Kevin Phillips challenged Republicans to envision a southern-based national majority. In Whistling Past Dixie, Tom Schaller issues an equally transformative ...
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The Stronghold: How Republicans Captured Congress But Surrendered the White ...

Thomas Schaller - History - 2015 - 368 pages
A keen analysis of the GOP's transformation into a strong congressional party that has struggled to compete in presidential elections
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Politics in the New South: Representation of African Americans in Southern ...

Charles E. Menifield - Political Science - 2012 - 244 pages
Documents political advances made by African Americans in the South over the last twenty-five years.
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The Test of Time: Coping with Legislative Term Limits

Rick Farmer, John David Rausch, John Clifford Green - Political Science - 2003 - 286 pages
The Test of Time brings together fifteen outstanding empirical studies, contributed by top political scientists and state policymakers. This volume offers both case studies of ...
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Does Redistricting Make a Difference?: Partisan Representation and Electoral ...

Mark E. Rush - Political Science - 2000 - 172 pages
In 1812 the Jeffersonian-dominated Massachusetts legislature, with the approval of Governor Elbridge Gerry, split Essex County in an effort to dilute the strength of the ...
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Politics in the USA

M. J. C. Vile - Political Science - 1999 - 237 pages
Praise for the previous edition: "...a sound, comprehensive and clearly written exposition of American politics." -The Times Literary Supplement This introductory text has been ...
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North Carolina Government & Politics

Jack D. Fleer - Political Science - 1994 - 343 pages
North Carolina has been a leader in the South and the nation since 1775, when it became "First in Freedom" by calling for its independence from British rule. Throughout its ...
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State Constitutions for the Twenty-first Century, Volume 3: The Agenda of ...

G. Alan Tarr, Robert F. Williams - Law - 2007 - 380 pages
Nationally recognized experts analyze how states deal with major constitutional issues.
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Politics in Georgia

Arnold Fleischmann, Carol Pierannunzi - Political Science - 2010 - 392 pages
In keeping with the state's major demographic upheavals of recent decades, Georgia politics is an interesting--and sometimes volatile--mix of tradition and change. In contrast ...
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Maximization, Whatever the Cost: Race, Redistricting, and the Department of ...

Maurice T. Cunningham - Political Science - 2001 - 178 pages
Cunningham goes into the Department of Justice to examine how it forced states to maximize minority congressional seats in the Nineties. He analyzes the political, legal, and ...
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