The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Law and Politics (Paperback)

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    Volume 10 of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture combines two of the sections from the original edition, adding extensive updates and 53 entirely new articles. In the law section of this volume, 16 longer essays address broad concepts ranging from law schools to family law, from labor relations to school prayer. The 43 topical entries focus on specific legal cases and individuals, including historical legal professionals, parties from landmark cases, and even the fictional character Atticus Finch, highlighting the roles these individuals have played in shaping the identity of the region.

    The politics section includes 34 essays on matters such as Reconstruction, social class and politics, and immigration policy. New essays reflect the changing nature of southern politics, away from the one-party system long known as the "solid South" to the lively two-party politics now in play in the region. Seventy shorter topical entries cover individual politicians, political thinkers, and activists who have made significant contributions to the shaping of southern politics.


    ISBN 9780807858844
    Genre REFERENCE / Encyclopedias
    Format Paperback
    Pages 432
    Publisher Date 2008-06-02 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Univ of North Carolina Pr
    Copyright Year 2008
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 6.25 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 1.42 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Law and Politics
    Series Name New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
    Number Within Set 10
    Audience General/trade
    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
    Country of Origin United States

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