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Kruse, Kevin Michael, 1972-

White flight Atlanta and the making of modern conservatism - Princeton Princeton University Press 2005 - xiv,325p. ill.,maps 25cm. - Politics and society in twentieth-century America .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-311) and index.

"The city too busy to hate": Atlanta and the politics of progress. -- From radicalism to "respectability": race, residence, and segregationist strategy. -- From community to individuality: race, residence, and segregationist ideology. -- The abandonment of public space: desegregation, privatization, and the tax revolt. -- The "second battle of Atlanta": massive resistance and the divided middle class. -- The fight for "freedom of association": school desegregation and White withdrawal. -- Collapse of the coalition: sit-ins and the business rebellion. -- "The law of the land": federal intervention and the Civil Rights Act. -- City limits: urban separatism and suburban secession. -- Epilogue: The legacies of White flight.

9780691092607

2004062468

GBA546130 bnb

013210274 Uk


African Americans--Segregation--History--Georgia--Atlanta--20th century.
Conservatism--History--Georgia--Atlanta--20th century.
Whites--Migrations--Georgia--Atlanta--20th century.
Whites--Politics and government--Georgia--Atlanta--20th century.
Government, Resistance to--History--Georgia--Atlanta--20th century.


Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Politics and government--20th century.

F294.A89 / A233 2005

305.8009758231 / KR-W

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