Table of contents for The origins of American social science / Dorothy Ross.


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Introduction; Part I. European Social Science in Antebellum America: 1. The discovery of modernity; 2. The American exceptionalist vision; Part II. The Crisis of American Exceptionalism, 1865–1896: 3. Establishment of the social science disciplines; 4. The threat of socialism in economics and sociology; Part III. Progressive Social Science, 1896–1914: 5. The liberal revision of American exceptionalism; 6. Marginalism and historicism in economics; 7. Toward a sociology of social control; 8. From historico-politics to political science; Part IV. American Social Science As The Study Of Natural Process, 1908–1929: 9. Modernist historical consciousness and American liberal change; 10. The advent of scientism; Epilogue; Footnote abbreviations; Footnotes.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social sciences -- United States -- History.
Economics -- United States -- History.
Sociology -- United States -- History.
Political science -- United States -- History.