Papers from Thinking about Politics: A Conference Dedicated to Explaining and Perpetuating the Political Insights of James Q. Wilson

Thinking About Politics: A Conference Dedicated to Explaining and Perpetuating the Political Insights of James Q. Wilson took place at Harvard University and Boston College on April 4-5, 2013.

Papers delivered at the conference:

Martha Bayles, Boston College, The Crooked Timber of Womanhood

John J. DiIulio, Jr., University of Pennsylvania, Moral Sense and Religious Sensibility: James Q. Wilson’s Quest to Understand Human Character and Civic Virtue

Mark A.R. Kleiman, UCLA, Wilson’s Machiavellian Cruelty

Marc K. Landy, Boston College, Political Parties, Then and Now

Lawrence M. Mead, New York University, Telling the Truth: James Q. Wilson and Political Science

R. Shep Melnick, Boston College, Political Science, Policy Analysis, and Practical Wisdom: Some Lessons from the Writing and Career of James Q. Wilson

Martin A. Shefter, Cornell University, Political Polarization in America Today

Peter Skerry, Boston College, Reminiscences of Jim Wilson

Steven M. Teles, Johns Hopkins University, Organizational Maintenance, the Funder-Grantee Nexus, and the Trajectory of American Political Development

Online:
Conference Agenda and Website