The Public Interest

The new class vs. social democracy

William A. Galston

Fall 2003

THEDA Skocpol is a distinguished sociologist and political scientist who has served as president of the Social Science History Association and the American Political Science Association. While her early work employed cross-national studies, during the past 15 years she has focused on U.S. politics. Her research emphasizes the importance of both institutions and history.

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