White flight Atlanta and the making of modern conservatism
By: Kruse, Kevin Michael.Material type: BookSeries: Politics and society in twentieth-century America. Publisher: Princeton Princeton University Press 2005Description: xiv,325p. ill.,maps 25cm.ISBN: 9780691092607.Subject(s): African Americans -- Segregation -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century | Conservatism -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century | Whites -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Migrations -- 20th century | Whites -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Government, Resistance to -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century | Atlanta (Ga.) -- Race relations | Atlanta (Ga.) -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 305.8009758231
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -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.