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White Flight

Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism

White Flight( )
Author: Kruse, Kevin M.
Series title:Politics and Society in Modern America Ser.
ISBN:978-0-691-13386-7
Publication Date:Jul 2007
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

During the civil rights era, Atlanta thought of itself as "The City Too Busy to Hate," a rare place in the South where the races lived and thrived together. Over the course of the 1960s and 1970s, however, so many whites fled the city for the suburbs that Atlanta earned a new nickname: "The City Too Busy Moving to Hate."

In this reappraisal of racial politics in modern America, Kevin Kruse explains the causes and consequences of "white flight" in Atlanta and elsewhere....
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