John Shelton Reed
Holy Smoke: The Big Book of
Cornbread Nation 4: The Best of Southern Food Writing
(edited with D. V. Reed).
of Kent, by Ralph Patrick (edited and with a new introduction by J. S. Reed
and D. V. Reed).
Minding the South.
1001 Things Everyone Should Know about the South (with D. V.
Kicking Back: Further
Dispatches from the South.
Surveying the South:
Studies in Regional Sociology.
"My Tears Spoiled My Aim" and Other Reflections
on Southern Culture.
Southern Folk, Plain and Fancy: Native White Social Types.
Southerners: The Social Psychology of Sectionalism.
One South: An Ethnic Approach to Regional Culture.
Regionalism and the South: Selected Papers of Rupert
Vance (edited and with an introduction by J. S. Reed and D. J. Singal). Chapel Hill:
Perspectives on the American South: An Annual Review of
Society, Politics and Culture (edited with M. Black).
The Enduring Effects
of Education (with H. Hyman and C. Wright).
The Enduring South: Subcultural Persistence in Mass Society.
Articles and chapters:
“Southern Eats," in Anthony J. Stanonis (ed.), Dixie Emporium: Tourism, Foodways, and Consumer Culture in the American South.
“Can Any Good Thing Come from
“Institute for Research in Social Science,” in William S.
Powell (ed.), Encyclopedia of
“Queuing Up for
Sociology: The Meat of the Matter,” in Lolis
Eric Elie (ed.), Cornbread
Nation 2: The
Barbecue Sauce," in Amy Rogers (ed.), Hungry for Home: Stories of Food
from Across the
the South,” in Joseph M. Flora and Lucinda H. Mackethan (eds.), The Companion to Southern Literature:
Themes, Genres, Places, People, Movements, and Motifs.
from the South," The American
"The Banner That Won't Stay Furled," Southern
Cultures 8 (Spring 2002). Earlier version published as A
Mississippi Face-Slapping Contest: The Many Meanings
of the Confederate Flag.
Baptists: Reflections of an
to Regionalism and the South: Selected Papers of Rupert Vance (with D.
J. Singal; 1982) reprinted
in Glenn Feldman (ed.), Reading Southern History: Interpreters and
"Capture the Flag, Part I" (reprinted from Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture), in Callaloo: A Journal of African-American and African Arts and Letters 24, no.1 (Winter 2001): 156-159.
"Southern Culture--On the Skids?"
There Been No Race War in the American South?" in Daniel Chirot and Martin E. P. Seligman
Warfare: Causes, Consequences, and Possible Solutions.
“Introduction” to Kathryn Tucker
“The Man from
“Southern Discomfort: A Southerner Revisits Cool Hand Luke, AMC: American Movie Classics Magazine, November 2000, 4-6.
"Dixiology's False Dichotomies," in Lothar Hönnighausen (ed.), Regional Images and Regional Realities. Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag, 2000.
"The Decline (and Return?) of Localism," The American
"The Black and the Gray: An Interview with Tony Horwitz," Southern Cultures 4, no. 1 (Spring 1998): 5-15.
"Mixing in the Mountains," Southern Cultures 3, no. 4 (Winter 1997): 25-36.
"What's Southern about the South?" in Crimes of the Heart: Programme. Edinborough: Royal Lyceum Theatre, 1997.
"On the Agrarians' I'll Take My
Stand," in David Perkins (ed.), Books of Passage: 27 North Carolina
Writers on Books That Changed Their Lives.
"The 3 Souths,"
in Centennial Olympic Games: Official Souvenir Program.
"Flirting and Deferring: Southern Manners," in Digby Anderson (ed.), Gentility
Recalled: "Mere" Manners and the Making of Social Order. Altrincham,
Remembered: A Conversation with Kenneth and Margaret Morland," Southern Cultures 1 (Winter
1995): 167-214. Reprinted: J. Kenneth Morland, Millways
of Kent, new edition.
and "Precious Memories" (from Whistling Dixie), in
"Preaching the South," Southern Living, June 1994, 124-125.
"The Mind of the South and Southern
Distinctiveness," in Charles W. Eagles (ed.), The Mind of the South: Fifty Years Later.
"Bubba Hubbub," Reason 24, no. 6 (November 1992): 45-47. Reprinted: Charlotte Observer, 1 November 1992.
"Evaluating the Readability of Informed Consent Forms Used in Contraceptive Clinical Trials" (with R. Rivera and D. Menius), International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 38 (July 1992):227-30.
"Continuity and Change in the Regional Stereotypes of Southern College Students, 1970-1987," Sociological Spectrum 11 (October-December 1991):369-77.
"The South's Mid-Life Crisis," Southern
Humanities Review 25 (Spring 1991):125-35. Reprinted: Warren A. Nord and Annette Cox (eds.), Adventures in
Ideas. Chapel Hill: Program in Humanities and Human Values,
"The South: What is It? Where is It?,"
in David Goldfield and Paul Escott
(eds.), The South for New Southerners. Chapel Hill:
"New South or No South?: Regional Culture in 2036," in Joseph Himes
(ed.), The South Moves into Its Future.
"The Shrinking South and the Dissolution of
"In Search of the
Elusive Southerner," Southern Living, June 1990 (Silver Anniversary
Issue), pp. 92-94. Reprinted:
Document Sets for the South in
"Howard Odum and Regional Sociology," Sociological Spectrum 10 (April-June 1990):155-168.
Excerpt from Southerners: The Social Psychology of
Sectionalism reprinted in Paul D. Escott
and David R. Goldfield (eds.), Major Problems in the History of the American
South, vol. 2 ("The New South").
Foreword to Robert P. Steed, Laurence W. Moreland, and Tod A. Baker (eds.), The Disappearing South? Studies in Regional Change and Continuity.
"Informed Consent," Society 27 (November‑December 1989): 25‑27.
"On Narrative and Sociology," Social Forces 68 (September 1989): 1‑14.
“‘Giddy Young Men’: A Counter‑Cultural Aspect of
Victorian Anglo‑Catholicism,” in Craig Calhoun (ed.), Comparative
Social Research (vol. 11: "Culture").
"Sports and Recreation" (with
"Gilley's," and "Southern Living," in C. R. Wilson and
William Ferris (eds.), Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Chapel
“‘A Female Movement’: The Feminization of Nineteenth‑Century Anglo‑Catholicism,” Anglican and Episcopal History 57 (June 1988):199‑238.
“‘Ritualism Rampant in
"Playboy's Southern Exposure" (with A. Manuel and
C. Wilson), in James Cobb and Charles R. Wilson (eds.), Perspectives on the
American South: An Annual Review of Society, Politics and Culture, vol. IV.
"Too Good to Be False: An Essay in the Folklore of Social Science" (with G. Doss and J. Hurlbert), Sociological Inquiry 57 (Winter 1987):1‑11.
"Southern Public Opinion on the South's Quality of
Life," in Commission on the Future of the South, Education, Environment
and Culture: The Quality of Life in the South.
"Let Me Count the Ways: What to Make of Survey Research," Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture, March 1986, 24‑26.
Gave Up Jim Crow" (with M. Black), New Perspectives (
"Anglo‑Catholicism as a Social Movement," Social Science Newsletter 70 (Spring 1985): 9‑14.
"Up From Segregation," Virginia Quarterly
Review 60 (Summer 1984):377‑93. Reprinted: Leonard Dinnerstein and Kenneth T.
Jackson (eds.), American Vistas 1877 to the Present, fifth and later eds.
"Minding the South," Southern Literary Journal 16 (Spring 1984):110‑17.
"Max Weber's Relatives and Other Distractions:
Sociology in the South," in Merle Black and J. S. Reed (eds.), Perspectives
on the American South: An Annual Review of Society, Politics and Culture,
"Life and Leisure in the New South,"
"Cultural Choice Among Southerners: Seven Patterns" (with P. Marsden), American Behavioral Scientist 26 (March‑April 1983):479‑92.
(as "Elias Jones") "Tenure, Anyone?" Hillsdale Review 4 (Winter 1982-83: 20-23, 44-47.
"We, the Natives," Chronicles of Culture, September 1982, 27‑30.
"For Dixieland: The Sectionalism of I'll Take My
Stand," in William C. Havard
and Walter Sullivan (eds.), A Band of Prophets: The
Nashville Agrarians After Fifty Years.
"The South Faces Mid‑Life Crisis," University
"American Regional Cultures and Differences in Leisure‑Time Activities" (with P. Marsden et al.), Social Forces 60 (June 1982):1023‑49.
"Grits and Gravy: Observations on the South's New
Business and Professional People," in David A. Shannon (ed.), Southern
Business: The Decades Ahead.
“Blacks and Southerners: A Research Note" (with M. Black), Journal of Politics 44 (February 1982):165‑71.
"Below the Smith and Wesson Line: Reflections on
Southern Violence," in Merle Black and J. S. Reed (eds.), Perspectives
on the American South: An Annual Review of Society, Politics and Culture,
"How Not to Measure What a University Does," Chronicle
of Higher Education 22, no. 12 (11 May 1981), 56. Reprinted:
"The Same Old
Stand?" in Fifteen Southerners, Why the South Will Survive.
Discrimination? ‑‑ The XYZ Affair" (with C. Hoffman), The Public
Interest, no. 62 (Winter 1981):21‑39. Reprinted: "The Strange
Case of the XYZ Corporation," Across the Board 18, no. 4 (April
1981), 27‑38; James O'Toole et al. (eds.), Working: Changes and
"Getting to Know You: The 'Contact Hypothesis' Applied to the Sectional Beliefs and Attitudes of White Southerners," Social Forces 59 (September 1980):123‑35.
"Sociology and Regional Studies in the
"Southerners," in Stephan Thernstrom (ed.), Harvard Encyclopedia of American
"Instant Grits and Plastic‑Wrapped Crackers:
Southern Culture and Social Change," in Louis Rubin (ed.), The American South:
Portrait of a Culture.
"Contributed boxes" on sampling, evaluating
statistics, and quality‑of‑life measurement, in Earle R. Babbie, Society By Agreement: An Introduction to
Sociology, first and subsequent eds.
"Ethnicity in the South: Some Observations on the
Acculturation of Southern Jews," Ethnicity 6 (1979):97‑106.
Reprinted: Melvin Urofsky
and Nathan Kaganoff (eds.), Turn to the South: Essays on
"A Fertility Reaction to a Historical Event: Southern
White Birthrates and the 1954 Desegregation Ruling" (with R. Rindfuss and C. St. John), Science
201 (14 July 1978):178‑80. Reprinted:
Frank Bean and Parker Frisbie (eds.), The Demography of Racial and Ethnic Groups.
on Public Attitudes toward Education." Appendix to On
Further Examination: Report of the Advisory Panel on the Scholastic Aptitude
Test Score Decline.
"The Heart of
"Needles in Haystacks: Studying 'Rare' Populations by Secondary Analysis of National Sample Surveys," Public Opinion Quarterly 39 (Winter 1975‑76): 514‑22.
"New Problems, Old Resources: Continuity in Southern
Culture," in Harold F. Kaufman, J.Kenneth
Morland, and Herbert H. Fockler (eds.), Group Identity
in the South: Dialogue Between
the Technological and the Humanistic.
"Summertime and the Livin' is Easy: The Quality of Life in the
South," University of North Carolina News Letter 59 (December
1974), 1‑4. Reprinted:
"Of Happiness and Despair We Have No Measure," The
“‘The Cardinal Test of a Southerner’: Not Race but Geography,” Public Opinion Quarterly 37 (Summer 1973):232‑40.
"Can Attitudes Be Changed?" Lifelines: A Journal on Alcoholism, January 1973, 3 ff.
"The Peculiar Institution," The Alternative, January 1973, 16 ff.
"Can the South Show the Way?" National Review, 15 September 1972, 1088 ff.
"Lynching and Per Cent Black: A Test of Blalock's Theory," Social Forces 50 (March 1972):354‑60. See also: "Comment on Tolnay, Beck, and Massey," Social Forces 67 (March 1989):624-25.
“To Live ‑‑ and Die ‑‑ in
"Continuing Distinctiveness in Southern Culture,"
"The Region That Won't Go Away: The Persistence of Southern Cultural Peculiarity," Research Previews 17 (November 1970):28‑33.
"'Black Matriarchy' Reconsidered: Evidence from
Secondary Analysis of Sample Surveys" (with H. Hyman), Public Opinion
Quarterly 33 (Fall 1969):346‑54. Reprinted: John H. Bracey, Jr., et
al. (eds.), Black Matriarchy: Myth or Reality?
"A Note on the Control of Lynching," Public Opinion Quarterly 33 (Summer 1969):268‑71. See also: "Reply to Tufte," Public Opinion Quarterly 33 (Winter 1969‑70):622‑26.
"An Evaluation of an Anti‑Lynching
Organization" [Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of
Lynching], Social Problems 16 (Fall 1968):172‑82. Reprinted: Donald R. McQueen (ed.), Understanding
Sociology Through Research.
Contributing Writer, The
South Polls," quarterly in Southern Cultures (1993-2002).
Columnist for Brightleaf: A Southern Review of Books (1997-2000).
Column, "Letter from the Lower Right," in Chronicles:
A Magazine of American Culture (1986-1994);
reprinted as "Whistling
Essays, verse, and miscellaneous ephemera in The American Enterprise, American Jewish History, The American Spectator (formerly The Alternative); Atlanta Journal-Constitution; The Baker Street Journal; Brightleaf: A Southern Review of Books; Carolina Alumni Review; The Critic (U. of N.C., Chapel Hill); Dixie Liberator (Sons of Confederate Veterans, Tenn. Divison); Endeavors (UNC-CH Office of Research Services); Footnotes (American Sociological Association); Greensboro News and Record; K‑News (Kaypro users' newsletter); Mandate (Prayer Book Society of the Episcopal Church); Pig Tales (North Carolina Barbecue Society); Raleigh News and Observer; Raleigh Reporter; The Right Direction (Conservative Society of North Carolina); Scottish Affairs, Social Science News Letter; Southern Living; Southern Partisan; Southern Reader; Southern Sociologist; The Southerner; Square Talk (Birmingham, Ala.); VooDoo (M.I.T.); Wall Street Journal, Washington Times; Wilmington (N.C.) Sunday Star-News).
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