Edited with Joseph Crespino, The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism (Oxford University Press, 2009) http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/HistoryAmerican/Southern/?view=usa&ci=9780195384741
The Silent Majority: Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South (Princeton University Press, 2006)
"The Suburban Origins of 'Color-Blind' Conservatism: Middle-Class Consciousness in the Charlotte Busing Crisis" Journal of Urban History (May 2004), 549-582
"Suburban Strategies: The Volatile Center in Postwar Political Culture,” in The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History, eds. Julian E. Zelizer, Meg Jacobs, and William Novak (Princeton University Press, 2003)
Edited, with Andrew B. Lewis, The Moderates' Dilemma: Massive Resistance to School Desegregation in Virginia (University Press of Virginia, 1999)
Book project, "The Suburban Crisis: The Pursuit, and Defense, of the American Dream," a wide-ranging study of post-1945 American suburbs, including chapters on film and fiction imagery; sprawl; the Christian Right; conflicts over busing, public housing, and school equalization; suburban panics; and electoral politics.
Article, "The Northern Strategy?: The Fate of Liberalism in New Jersey and Connecticut"