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FB-10560-70

Paul Kleppner
Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL 60115-2828)

The Impact of Population Mobility on Political Structure: Boston, 1830-1940

Study using social science concepts and methods to determine how the movement of people--from place to place, upward in the social structure, and into wider contexts of association--has affected political behavior. Emphasis on role of political party in relating a highly mobile population to its community, thereby imparting stability to both the political and social system. Method applied to Boston, 1830-1940. Fellow one of founders of the Historical Methods Newsletter, a quarterly devoted to the quantitative analysis of social, economic, and political development.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$9,500 (approved)
$9,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1970 – 6/30/1971