Charles Edward Merriam

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Charles Edward Merriam (izquierda) y Louis Brownlow en la Casa Blanca en 1938

Charles Edward Merriam (15 de noviembre de 1874 – 8 de enero de 1953) fue un profesor de ciencia política en la Universidad de Chicago y el fundador del conductismo en las ciencias políticas. Su hermano mayor fue John C. Merriam.

Merriam trabajó como consejero para los Presidentes de Estados Unidos Herbert Hoover y Franklin Roosevelt.

Educación y Juventud[editar]

Charles Merriam nació en Hopkinton, Iowa , el 15 de noviembre de 1874,[1] [2] [3] [4] hijo de Charles Edward Merriam y Margaret Campbell Kirkwood Merriam.[1] [3] [5] Los Merriams remontan su linaje escocés como inmigrantes que se establecieron en Massachusetts en 1638.[6] Charles E. Merriam, su padre había nacido en Princeton, Massachusetts , se mudó a Iowa en 1855, y sirvió en el Regimiento 12 de Infantería de Iowa en la Guerra Civil Americana.[5] [6] [7] Charles y Margaret (ambos presbiterianos) se casaron en 1868.[8] Charles E. Merriam padre era propietario de una mercería tienda y era jefe de correos y presidente de la junta escolar en Hopkinton.[5] [9] [10] Su hermano mayor era John C. Merriam (que se convirtió en un destacado paleontólogo), y tenía una hermana menor, Susan Agnes Merriam.[5] [9] [11]

Publicaciones importantes[editar]

  • History of the Theory of Sovereignty since Rousseau. Columbia University Press, 1900
  • A History of American Political Theories. Macmillan, 1903
  • American Political Ideas: Studies in the Development of American Political Thought, 1865-1917. Macmillan, 1920
  • The American Party System: An Introduction to the Study of Political Parties in the United States. Macmillan, 1922
  • New Aspects of Politics. University of Chicago Press, 1925
  • Four American Party Leaders: Henry Ward Beecher Foundation Lectures. Macmillan, 1926
  • Chicago: A More Intimate View of Urban Politics. Macmillan, 1929
  • The Making of Citizens: A Comparative Study of Methods of Civic Training. University of Chicago Press, 1931
  • The Written Constitution and the Unwritten Attitude. Richard R. Smith, 1931
  • Civic Education in the United States. C. Scribner's sons, 1934
  • Political Power: Its Composition & Incidence. Whittlesey House, 1934
  • The Role of Politics in Social Change. New York University Press, 1936
  • Prologue to Politics. University of Chicago Press, 1939
  • The New Democracy and the New Despotism. Whittlesey House, 1939
  • On the Agenda of Democracy. Harvard University Press, 1941
  • Public & Private Government. Yale University Press, 1944
  • Systematic Politics. University of Chicago Press, 1945
  • Non-Voting: Causes and Methods of Control, with H. F. Gosnell. University of Chicago Press, 1924
  • Primary Elections, with Louise Overacker. University of Chicago Press, 1928
  • The American Government: Democracy in Action, with Robert E. Merriam. Ginn and Company, 1954
  • A History of Political Theories, Recent Times: Essays on Contemporary Developments in Political Theory, coeditado con Harry Elmer Barnes. Macmillan, 1924

Referencias[editar]

  1. a b Manning, Historical Dictionary of American Propaganda, 2004, p. 182.
  2. "Dr. C.E. Merriam, Noted Educator," New York Times, January 9, 1953.
  3. a b Bishop and Gilbert, Chicago's Accomplishments and Leaders, 1932, p. 341.
  4. Kloppenberg and Fox, A Companion to American Thought, 1995, p. 449.
  5. a b c d Pope, et al., Merriam Genealogy in England and America, 1906. p. 294-295.
  6. a b Reagan, Designing a New America: The Origins of New Deal Planning, 1890-1943, 2000, p. 55.
  7. U.S. Army, Reunion of Twelfth Iowa Vet. Vol. Infantry, 1903, p. 70.
  8. Reagan, Designing a New America: The Origins of New Deal Planning, 1890-1943, 2000, p. 55-56.
  9. a b Reagan, Designing a New America: The Origins of New Deal Planning, 1890-1943, 2000, p. 56.
  10. Merry, History of Delaware County, Iowa, and Its People, 1914, p. 519.
  11. Mark, Preserving the Living Past: John C. Merriam's Legacy in the State and National Parks, 2005, p. 193.

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