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    Genocide Reconsidered: A Pragmatist Approach.Erik Schneiderhan - 2013 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 43 (3):280-300.
    The recent literature on genocide shows signs of taking what might be called a “processual turn,” with genocide increasingly understood as a contingent process rather than a singular event. But while this second generation's turn may be clear to those within the literature, the theory guiding the change is insufficiently specified. The theory regarding process and contingency is implicit, and, as such, genocide theory does not realize its full generative potential. The primary goal of this article is to provide a (...)
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    Pragmatism and empirical sociology: the case of Jane Addams and Hull-House, 1889–1895. [REVIEW]Erik Schneiderhan - 2011 - Theory and Society 40 (6):589-617.
    The theoretical tools bequeathed to us by classical and revival pragmatism offer the potential for informing robust empirical work in sociology. But this potential has yet to be adequately demonstrated. There are a number of strands of pragmatism; this article draws primarily upon Dewey’s theory of action to examine Hull-House in its early years. Of particular interest are the practices of Jane Addams and other Hull-House residents. What were they doing to help people and why? An attempt to answer these (...)
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