From Cotton Belt to Sunbelt
Federal Policy, Economic Development, and the Transformation of the South, 1938-1980eBook - 1991
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.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
Characteristics: 1 online resource (348 pages)