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Social Capital
Taking its departure from current debates over social capital, this article presents new textual findings in a backward-revealing conceptual history. In particular, it analyzes the texts and contextsExpand
The Policy Scientist of Democracy: The Discipline of Harold D. Lasswell
The “policy scientist of democracy” was a model for engaged scholarship invented and embodied by Harold D. Lasswell. This disciplinary persona emerged in Lasswell's writings and wartime consultanciesExpand
Beliefs about Deliberation: Personal and Normative Dimensions
Democratic deliberative theory has long emphasized the importance of citizen deliberation as a form of political participation and a centrally important component of any vital democracy. PublicExpand
Political Science in History: Research Programs and Political Traditions
Editor's introduction 1. The declination of the state and the origins of American pluralism John G. Gunnell 2. An ambivalent alliance: political science and American democracy Terence Ball 3. TheExpand
The Policy Scientist of Democracy: The Discipline
The “policy scientist of democracy” was a model for engaged scholarship invented and embodied by Harold D. Lasswell. This disciplinary persona emerged in Lasswell’s writings and wartime consultanciesExpand
Political innovation and conceptual change
Preface Editors' introduction 1. Language and poltical change Quentin Skinner 2. Understanding conceptual change politically James Farr 3. Constitution Graham Maddox 4. Democracy Russell L. Hanson 5.Expand
Locke, Natural Law, and New World Slavery
This essay systematically reformulates an earlier argument about Locke and new world slavery, adding attention to Indians, natural law, and Locke's reception. Locke followed Grotian natural law inExpand
Can Political Science History be Neutral
In the December 1988 issue of this Review, John Dryzek and Stephen Leonard argued the need for “context-sensitive” histories of the discipline of political science. In their view, disciplinaryExpand
A Slow Boat to Nowhere: The Multi-Racial Crews of the American Whaling Industry
  • J. Farr
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Negro History
  • 1 April 1983
Few traditions of American seafaring evoke more romantic images than that of whale fishery. Criss-crossing oceans in their pursuit, whaleships slowly cruised the whaling grounds, their crews alertExpand
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