The Coming Realignment

Cities, Class, and Ideology After Social Conservatism

1. Robert P. Jones, et al, A Generation in Transition, Public Religion Research Institute and Berkley Center for Religion, Peace &World Affairs, Washington, DC, April 19, 2012,

2. Jeffrey M. Jones, “Men, Married, and Southerners Most Likely to Be Gun Owners,” Gallup, Washington, DC, February 1, 2013,

3. Shane Goldmacher, “Poll Finds That Obama’s Base Overlaps with Gun-Control Coalition,” National Journal, January 13, 2013,

4. Michael Dimock and Carroll Doherty, “Gun Rights Proponents More Politically Active,” Pew Research Center, Washington, DC, January 14, 2013, Gun Policy Release.pdf.

5. "Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage,” Pew Research Center, Washington, DC, March 2014,

6. “Democrats’ Edge Among Millenials Slips,” Pew Research Center, Washington, DC, February 18, 2010,

7. Ibid.

8. Rosie Swash, “Bill Clinton’s Sister Souljah Moment Tops Year of Political Controversy,” The Guardian, June 12, 2011,

9. “Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage.”

10. “Democrats’ Edge Among Millenials Slips.”

11. Eileen Patten and Kim Parker, “A Gender Reversal on Career Aspirations,” Pew Research Center, Washington, DC, April 19, 2012,

12. Gert Pickel, Religion Monitor: An International Comparison of Religious Belief, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Germany, 2013,

13. “’Nones’ on the Rise,” Pew Research Center, Washington, DC, October 9, 2012,

14. “Religion Among Millenials,” Pew Research Center, Washington, DC, February 17, 2010,

15. “Denominational Affiliation (Overview),” Association of Religious Data Archives, University Park, PA, 2010,

16. “Millenials in Adulthood,” Pew Research Center, Washington, DC, March 7, 2014,

17. “2012 Electoral Map: Barack Obama,”, November 6, 2012,

18. Joel Kotkin, “Houston Rising: Why The Next Great American Cities Aren’t What You Think,” Daily Beast, April 8, 2013,

19. Robert Frank, “Plutonomics,” The Wealth Report (blog), Wall Street Journal, January 8, 2007,

20. American Fact Finder, US Census Bureau,

21. Michael Grynbaum, “Health Panel Approves Restrictions on Sales of Large Sugary Drinks,” New York Times, September 13, 2012,

22. Jim Efstathiou Jr., “Fracking Will Support 1.7 Million Jobs, Study Shows,” Bloomberg Businessweek, October 23, 2012,

23. Alex Trembath, et al, Coal Killer, Breakthrough Institute, Oakland, CA, June 25, 2013, /images/main_image/Breakthrough_Institute_Coal_Killer.pdf.

24. Jim Snyder, “Ohio’s Gas-Fracking Boom Seen Aiding Obama in Swing State,” Bloomberg, September 4, 2012,

25. Barack Obama, “Remarks by the President on Climate Change” (speech, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, June 25, 2013)

26. Jesse Jenkins, “The Sherrod Brown Test: Finding Consensus on Climate Policy,” the Breakthrough, April 23, 2009,

27. Frank Newport, “Democrats Racially Diverse; Republicans Mostly White,” Gallup, Princeton, NJ, February 8, 2013,