publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

American Politics and Political Science in an Era of Growing Racial Diversity and Economic Disparity

Rodney E. Hero;
  • Published: 21 Mar 2016
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Abstract
<jats:p>Political science should play a larger role in grappling with the political roots, meanings, and implications of the various levels and unique configurations of class inequality and racial diversity that have characterized the last several decades of U.S. history. I offer some observations about the discipline’s research, or lack thereof, and indicate suggestions about how we might think about and do more in these respects.</jats:p><jats:p>I will come at these concerns by noting some developments that influenced the present in social and political terms and other events in political science; identifying intellectual guideposts that may help how we think ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Politics of the United States, Economic disparity, Political science, American political science, Racial diversity, Development economics, Political economy
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