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Southern Spaces
A journal about real and imagined spaces and places of the US South and their global connections

Segregationists, Libertarians, and the Modern "School Choice" Movement

...Are in Poverty," Washington Post, January 16, 2015, Changing patterns, most evident in the nation's cities, spread to the suburbs. In 2011, 40 percent of public schoolchildren in the...

The Battle of Atlanta: History and Remembrance

...and Services of Gen. John A. Logan as Soldier and Statesman (Chicago and New York: Belford, Clarke & Company, 1887), 123. On May 30, 1868, commemorative ceremonies were attended by...

Cruising Grounds: Seeking Sex and Claiming Place in Houston, 1960–1980

...(Part 1)," June 20, 2014,; "Houston's Earliest Gay scenes (Part 2)," Houston Press, June 23, 2014,; "'The Homosexual Playground of the South' (Part 3)," June 24, 2014,

A Well-Tied Knot: Atlanta's Mobility Crisis and the 2012 T-SPLOST Debate

...; "Georgia: Infant Mortality (1990–2012)," United Health Foundation, accessed January 25, 2013,; "Georgia, 2012: Overall Ranking," United Health Foundation, accessed April 29, 2013,; Nathan Deal, "Deal: Focus on...