Deep South

Deep South
Author: Paul Theroux
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2015-09-03
ISBN: 0241969360
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Deep South Book Excerpt:

SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER Acclaimed and beloved travel writer Paul Theroux turns his attention to his own country - America - for the first time in Deep South For the past fifty years, Paul Theroux has travelled to the far corners of the earth - to China, India, Africa, the Pacific Islands, South America, Russia, and elsewhere - and brought them to life in his cool, exacting prose. In Deep South he turns his gaze to a region much closer to his home. Travelling through North and South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas, Paul Theroux writes of the stunning landscapes he discovers - the deserts, the mountains, the Mississippi - and above all, the lives of the people he meets. The South is a place of contradictions. There is the warm, open spirit of the soul food cafes, found in every town, no matter how small. There is the ruined grandeur of numberless ghostly towns, long abandoned by the industries that built them. There are the state gun shows, populated by a close-knit and subtly forlorn tribe of peoples. In the depths of his native country, Theroux discovers a land more profoundly foreign than anything he has previously experienced.

Queering Spirituality and Community in the Deep South

Queering Spirituality and Community in the Deep South
Author: Kamden K. Strunk
Publsiher: IAP
Total Pages: 221
Release: 2019-04-01
ISBN: 1641135751
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Queering Spirituality and Community in the Deep South Book Excerpt:

In this volume, authors explore the interconnected issues of spirituality and community as they relate to queer issues in the Deep South. The book begins with explorations of queer spiritualities and LGBTQ people in religious settings. Next, authors investigate and document the rise of the religious right political movement in the South. Finally, the authors of this text document community life for LGBTQ people in the Deep South, including efforts to create affirming queer spaces inside otherwise hostile locales. Through the chapters in this text, the peculiarities of spirituality and community life for LGBTQ people in the Deep South are explored. However, this volume also points to trends, themes, and dynamics at work in the Deep South that are also implicated in the queer experience in other parts of the U.S. The authors of this text push readers to think deeply about these issues, probe the limits of queer potentialities in Southern religious and community contexts, and clearly point to the interweaving of Christian religiousness, communities of practice, the operation of white supremacist heteropatriarchy in oppression of LGBTQ people, and the possibilities of affirming spiritual and community praxis.

Bridging Deep South Rivers

Bridging Deep South Rivers
Author: John S. Lupold,Thomas L. French
Publsiher: University of Georgia Press
Total Pages: 335
Release: 2004
ISBN: 0820326267
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bridging Deep South Rivers Book Excerpt:

The story does not end with Horace, however, because he passed his skills on to his three sons, who also became prominent builders and businessmen."--BOOK JACKET.

Deep South Genealogical Quarterly

Deep South Genealogical Quarterly
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1986
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Southern States
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Queering Education in the Deep South

Queering Education in the Deep South
Author: Kamden K. Strunk
Publsiher: IAP
Total Pages: 195
Release: 2018-04-01
ISBN: 1641132477
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Queering Education in the Deep South Book Excerpt:

This volume explores education in the Deep South, with a focus on LGBTQ students and educators, and on queer theoretical perspectives in education. The topics in this volume include teaching LGBTQ issues and queer studies in the Deep South, educational policy and practice in the Deep South as related to queer issues, and efforts to introduce queer literature to libraries and queer collections to archives. Authors in this volume examine what realities exist in education in the U.S. South currently, and what possibilities might be imagined in the future.

Alabama a Guide to the Deep South

Alabama  a Guide to the Deep South
Author: Best Books on
Publsiher: Best Books on
Total Pages: 442
Release: 1941
ISBN: 1623760011
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alabama a Guide to the Deep South Book Excerpt:

Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration in the State of Alabama. Sponsored by the Alabama State Planning Commission.

Perspectives on the American South

Perspectives on the American South
Author: Merle Black,John Shelton Reed
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 422
Release: 2021-11-11
ISBN: 1136764887
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Perspectives on the American South Book Excerpt:

First Published in 1981. In Perspectives on the American South we hope to gather, yearly, essays that deal with the society, politics, and culture of the region. This first book in the series contains 27 articles, representing the work of some 30 scholars, and including the disciplines of history, sociology, anthropology, political science, and geography. The papers have been organized around four broad topics: violence in the region, southern politics, comparative studies of the region, and the South’s ethnic and cultural groups.

Gardens of the American South

Gardens of the American South
Author: John Wedda
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 300
Release: 1971
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Gardens
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The American Economy Essays and primary source documents

The American Economy  Essays and primary source documents
Author: Cynthia Clark Northrup
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 709
Release: 2003
ISBN: 1576078663
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The American Economy Essays and primary source documents Book Excerpt:

More than five hundred alphabetically arranged entries cover issues of importance to economic life in the United States.

Federalism Secession and the American State

Federalism  Secession  and the American State
Author: Lawrence M. Anderson
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 204
Release: 2013-05-20
ISBN: 1136215239
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Federalism Secession and the American State Book Excerpt:

One important tradition in political science conceives of the Civil War in the United States serving as the functional equivalent of the English and French Revolutions, bringing with it the victory of liberal democratic industrialism over aristocratic agriculturalism. From this perspective, the Civil War is notable for its impact on the American state. Surprisingly however, little attention has been paid to the distinguishing features of this historic rupture in American politics. Through primary source research and the re-analysis of the rich historical literature about the antebellum era and the causes of the Civil War, Lawrence A. Anderson explores the relationship between federalism and the movement for secession in the United States during the pre-civil war era. Focusing primarily on South Carolina, Anderson carefully revisits theory on institutional analysis of political development to expose what caused secession in the United States.

The Rational Southerner

The Rational Southerner
Author: M. V. Hood III,Quentin Kidd,Irwin L. Morris
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2014-05-05
ISBN: 0199873836
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rational Southerner Book Excerpt:

Since 1950, the South has undergone the most dramatic political transformation of any region in the United States. The once Solid-meaning Democratic-South is now overwhelmingly Republican, and long-disenfranchised African Americans vote at levels comparable to those of whites. In The Rational Southerner, M.V. Hood III, Quentin Kidd, and Irwin L. Morris argue that local strategic dynamics played a decisive and underappreciated role in both the development of the Southern Republican Party and the mobilization of the region's black electorate. Mobilized blacks who supported the Democratic Party made it increasingly difficult for conservative whites to maintain control of the Party's machinery. Also, as local Republican Party organizations became politically viable, the strategic opportunities that such a change provided made the GOP an increasingly attractive alternative for white conservatives. Blacks also found new opportunities within the Democratic Party as whites fled to the GOP, especially in the deep South, where large black populations had the potential to dominate state and local Democratic Parties. As a result, Republican Party viability also led to black mobilization. Using the theory of relative advantage, Hood, Kidd, and Morris provide a new perspective on party system transformation. Following a theoretically-informed description of recent partisan dynamics in the South, they demonstrate, with decades of state-level, sub-state, and individual-level data, that GOP organizational strength and black electoral mobilization were the primary determinants of political change in the region. The authors' finding that race was, and still is, the primary driver behind political change in the region stands in stark contrast to recent scholarship which points to in-migration, economic growth, or religious factors as the locus of transition. The Rational Southerner contributes not only to the study of Southern politics, but to our understanding of party system change, racial politics, and the role that state and local political dynamics play in the larger context of national politics and policymaking.

Social Transformations in India Myanmar and Thailand Volume I

Social Transformations in India  Myanmar  and Thailand  Volume I
Author: Chosein Yamahata,Donald M. Seekins,Makiko Takeda
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 441
Release: 2021-01-02
ISBN: 9811596166
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Transformations in India Myanmar and Thailand Volume I Book Excerpt:

“This book focuses on the different challenges and opportunities for social transformation in India, Myanmar and Thailand, by centering communities and individuals as the main drivers of change. In doing so, it includes discussions on a wide array of issues including women’s empowerment and political participation, ethno-religious tensions, plurilingualism, education reform, community-based healthcare, climate change, disaster management, ecological systems, and vulnerability reduction. Two core foundations are introduced for ensuring broader transformations. The first is the academic diplomacy project – a framework for an engaged academic enquiry focusing on causative, curative, transformative, and promotive factors. The second is a community driven collective struggle that serves as a grassroots possibility to facilitate positive social transformation by using locally available resources and enabling the participation of the resident population. As a whole, the book conveys the importance of a diversification of engagement at the grassroots level to strengthen the capacity of individuals as decisive stakeholders, where the process of social transformation makes communities more interconnected, interdependent, multicultural and vital in building an inclusive society.”

American Political Culture An Encyclopedia 3 volumes

American Political Culture  An Encyclopedia  3 volumes
Author: Mark J. Rozell,Ted G. Jelen
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 1311
Release: 2015-04-28
ISBN: 1610693787
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

American Political Culture An Encyclopedia 3 volumes Book Excerpt:

This all-encompassing encyclopedia provides a broad perspective on U.S. politics, culture, and society, but also goes beyond the facts to consider the myths, ideals, and values that help shape and define the nation. • Offers approximately 225 entries covering U.S. politics, culture, society, and beliefs • Includes an introductory overview of the forces that have shaped and continue to shape American political culture and a concluding essay that gathers key thematic threads and looks toward the future • Covers the myriad ways in which American political culture influences other aspects of American society • Examines how cultural symbols and beliefs are manipulated to advance political interests and establish government authority • Connects new issues such as social media and sexual politics with the political culture

Religion in the American South

Religion in the American South
Author: Beth Barton Schweiger,Donald G. Mathews
Publsiher: Univ of North Carolina Press
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2004
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Religion in the American South Book Excerpt:

Religion in the American South: Protestants and Others in History and Culture

Research Paper SE

Research Paper SE
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1991
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Forests and forestry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Paper SE Book Excerpt:

The 1996 Presidential Election in the South

The 1996 Presidential Election in the South
Author: Laurence W. Moreland,Robert P. Steed
Publsiher: Praeger Pub Text
Total Pages: 252
Release: 1997
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The 1996 Presidential Election in the South Book Excerpt:

The one comprehensive look at southern politics and the 1996 presidential elections.

Brown v Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement

Brown v  Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement
Author: Michael J. Klarman
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2007-07-31
ISBN: 9780198042006
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Brown v Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement Book Excerpt:

A splendid account of the Supreme Court's rulings on race in the first half of the twentieth century, From Jim Crow To Civil Rights earned rave reviews and won the Bancroft Prize for History in 2005. Now, in this marvelously abridged, paperback edition, Michael J. Klarman has compressed his acclaimed study into tight focus around one major case--Brown v. Board of Education--making the path-breaking arguments of his original work accessible to a broader audience of general readers and students. In this revised and condensed edition, Klarman illuminates the impact of the momentous Brown v. Board of Education ruling. He offers a richer, more complex understanding of this pivotal decision, going behind the scenes to examine the justices' deliberations and reconstruct why they found the case so difficult to decide. He recaps his famous backlash thesis, arguing that Brown was more important for mobilizing southern white opposition to change than for encouraging civil rights protest, and that it was only the resulting violence that transformed northern opinion and led to the landmark legislation of the 1960s. Klarman also sheds light on broader questions such as how judges decide cases; how much they are influenced by legal, political, and personal considerations; the relationship between Supreme Court decisions and social change; and finally, how much Court decisions simply reflect societal values and how much they shape those values. Brown v. Board of Education was one of the most important decisions in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court. Klarman's brilliant analysis of this landmark case illuminates the course of American race relations as it highlights the relationship between law and social reform. Acclaim for From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: "A major achievement. It bestows upon its fortunate readers prodigious research, nuanced judgment, and intellectual independence." --Randall Kennedy, The New Republic "Magisterial." --The New York Review of Books "A sweeping, erudite, and powerfully argued book...unfailingly interesting." --Wilson Quarterly

Engaging and Working with African American Fathers

Engaging and Working with African American Fathers
Author: Latrice S Rollins
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2020-12-31
ISBN: 1000264785
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Engaging and Working with African American Fathers Book Excerpt:

Engaging and Working with African American Fathers: Strategies and Lessons Learned challenges traditional and historic practices and policies that have systematically excluded fathers and contributed to social and health disparities among this population. With chapters written primarily by African American women – drawing on years of research, interviews, and practical experience with this demographic – each section explores current evidence on engagement approaches, descriptions of agencies/programs addressing specific issues fathers face, and case studies documenting typical clients and approaches to addressing their diverse needs. Offering an expansive overview of issues affecting African American fathers, the book explores such important topics as public, child and mental health, education, parenting, employment, and public initiatives among others. Engaging and Working with African American Fathers is a key resource for social work, public health, education students, researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and members of communities who are challenged by meeting the diverse needs of African American fathers.

Skin Deep

Skin Deep
Author: Cedric Herring,Verna Keith,Hayward Derrick Horton
Publsiher: University of Illinois Press
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2004
ISBN: 9781929011261
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Skin Deep Book Excerpt:

Shattering the myth of the colorblind society, this collection of essays is a revealing examination of the ways skin tone inequality operates in America.

Impact of Deep Oceanic Processes on Circulation and Climate Variability Examples from the Mediterranean Sea and the Global Ocean

Impact of Deep Oceanic Processes on Circulation and Climate Variability  Examples from the Mediterranean Sea and the Global Ocean
Author: Vincenzo Artale,Nadia Lo Bue,Katrin Schroeder,Vassilis Zervakis
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022-02-03
ISBN: 2889742407
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Impact of Deep Oceanic Processes on Circulation and Climate Variability Examples from the Mediterranean Sea and the Global Ocean Book Excerpt: