Reconstituting Whiteness: The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission

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In Reconstituting Whiteness , sociologist Jenny Irons explores the tactics and legacy of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission, an agency of the state that existed from 1956 to 1977 and was devoted exclusively to defending and supporting the institution of segregation. Using a myriad of surveillance and public relations efforts, the commission was unique in its expanse and resistance during a time of change. Going far beyond a mere institutional history, however, Irons uses the commission as a tool to explore the ...

Reconstituting Whiteness: The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission 2010, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826516855

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