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Race and the making of American political science [electronic resource] / Jessica Blatt.

Author/Creator:
Blatt, Jessica, 1970- author.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
Series:
American governance.
American governance: politics, policy, and public law
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Subjects:
Political science -- United States -- History.
Race.
Political science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States -- History.
Racism -- United States -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Race and the Making of American Political Science shows that racial thought was central to the academic study of politics in the United States at its origins, shaping the discipline's core categories and questions in fundamental and lasting ways.
Contents:
"The white man's mission" : John W. Burgess and the Columbia School of Political Science
"All things lawful are not expedient" : the American Political Science Association considers Jim Crow
Twentieth-century problems : administering an American empire
The Journal of Race Development : evolution and uplift
Laying specters to rest : political science encounters the Boasian critique of racial anthropology
Finding new premises : race science, philanthropy, and the institutional establishment of political science.
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 4, 2018).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
DeGruyter Online.
ISBN:
9780812294897
0812294890
9780812250046
OCLC:
1029759872
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.