The Resource From Cotton Belt to Sunbelt : Federal Policy, Economic Development, and the Transformation of the South, 1938-1980

From Cotton Belt to Sunbelt : Federal Policy, Economic Development, and the Transformation of the South, 1938-1980

Label
From Cotton Belt to Sunbelt : Federal Policy, Economic Development, and the Transformation of the South, 1938-1980
Title
From Cotton Belt to Sunbelt
Title remainder
Federal Policy, Economic Development, and the Transformation of the South, 1938-1980
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a carefully executed study of the effects of federal economic policy in transforming the American South from the time of the New Deal to the present. Decrying the South's economic backwardness and political conservativism, the Roosevelt Administration launched a series of aggressive programs to reorder the Southern economy. A generation of young liberal Southerners entered the national government to preside over these policies. After 1950, however, Keynesianism replaced New Deal reform as the mainstay of national economic policy, and the national security state supplanted the social we
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
338.975/009/04
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • HC107.A13 S38 1991eb
  • HC107.A13S38 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
From Cotton Belt to Sunbelt : Federal Policy, Economic Development, and the Transformation of the South, 1938-1980
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: Becoming Economic Problem No. 1; 2. "Wild Cards and Innovations, "; 3. The Wages of Dixie; 4. "Bulldozers on the Old Plantation, "; 5. Persistent Whiggery: Federal Entitlements and Southern Politics; 6. Missiles and Magnolias; 7. "Shadows on the Sunbelt, "; 8. Conclusion: Place Over People; Essay on Selected Sources; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn475957339
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (348 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601297242
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35759045
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)475957339
  • pebcs1601297246

Library Locations

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