Passings

First Citizen of the Caribbean: Norman Girvan, 1941-2014
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May 20, 2014

First Citizen of the Caribbean: Norman Girvan, 1941-2014

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The Economist for the Rest of Us: Gary S. Becker, 1930-2014
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May 6, 2014

The Economist for the Rest of Us: Gary S. Becker, 1930-2014

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A Radical Democrat: Ernesto Laclau, 1933-2014
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April 17, 2014

A Radical Democrat: Ernesto Laclau, 1933-2014

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Argentina’s Voice of Discourse: Eliseo Verón, 1935-2014
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April 17, 2014

Argentina’s Voice of Discourse: Eliseo Verón, 1935-2014

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Never Afraid of Living: William Chambliss, 1933-2014

Never Afraid of Living: William Chambliss, 1933-2014

The author of the paradigm-changing “On The Take” had a zest for life that epitomized the “sociological imagination,” reports his long-time friend and colleague Rich Applebaum.

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Pluralism’s Ringmaster: Robert Dahl, 1915-2014

Pluralism’s Ringmaster: Robert Dahl, 1915-2014

Robert Dahl, one of the founders of American political science and the theorist of pluralism, has died at age 98.

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A Perceptive Outsider Always Looking In: Stuart Hall, 1932-2014

A Perceptive Outsider Always Looking In: Stuart Hall, 1932-2014

The permanent outsider who helped pry open Britain’s eyes to the field of cultural studies has died at age 82.

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Nobel Prize Winner Elinor Ostrom Leaves Legacy to Celebrate at a Time of Attacks on Value of Her Discipline

Nobel Prize Winner Elinor Ostrom Leaves Legacy to Celebrate at a Time of Attacks on Value of Her Discipline

Last week we heard the sad news that Professor Elinor Ostrom has died. Her profound contributions to scholarship have been told often since she became the first woman and the first political scientist ever to receive the Nobel Prize for Economics.

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