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We need to begin by assessing the extent to which the political system as we know it is good enough to create equality across domains, categories, and time. Of possible related interest: Chapters 42, 43, 61, 65. 27 11 PO L I T I C S A S L E A R N I N G Hugh Heclo George Mason University When politics is happening, what is happening? The answer, of course, is that many different things can be happening, and political scientists are quite adept at dividing themselves into different camps around those variations.
All human life takes place in an atmosphere of proper nouns. To make a name for yourself is to become important. To lose your name, to suffer a stain on your name, your reputation, is to live thinking less well of yourself, or among others who think less well of you. Does this matter? It appears that human beings like to think they are important. Perhaps they have to think so if they want to live responsibly. But how important are they, really— individually and collectively? Science abstracts from the sense of one’s importance, for that is precisely what would give a bias to the scientist.
The starting position that makes this assumption defensible is that the system itself—whether political, social, or economic, is neutral, not favoring one or another for any particular characteristic. But if we are suspicious that political responsiveness varies systematically by race, class, gender, or some other category, we must scrutinize the assumption and devise strategies to test the validity of the starting claim. S. This should serve as a stark reminder to political scientists that one cannot assume all individuals have equal ability and desire to influence the political system, and further, that the return on that investment in time and resources will be the same for all who take part.