Scholars debate American exceptionalism in new journal

April 26, 2012

The inaugural issue of American Political Thought: A Journal of Ideas, Institutions, and Culture features a set of articles titled "American Exceptionalism: Is It Real, Is It Good." The five articles deconstruct the meanings and applications of a term that, somewhat surprisingly, has escaped its academic origins and found its way into modern political parlance.
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American Political Thought features research by political scientists, historians, literary scholars, economists, and philosophers who study the texts, authors, and ideas at the foundation of the American political tradition. Research explores key political concepts such as democracy, constitutionalism, equality, liberty, citizenship, political identity, and the role of the state. For more information, visit http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/journals/journal/apt.html or contact Kevin Stacey at kstacey@press.uchicago.edu or 401-284-3878.

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