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At best, such a model can demonstrate that there are "unexplained" effects emanating from environmental settings, but it cannot readily show the relative importance or interactive influence of these effects. A more formal and sophisticated modeling strategy is warranted that allows for interaction between the multiple scales; the effects of the ecological variables might be mediated by intermediate variables at the individual level (Blakely and Woodward, 2 0 0 0 , p. 368). , 1990; O'Loughlin and Anselin, 1991), political scientists have countered that contextual effects are either insignificant or bogus.

18), and his historical writings were filled with engagingly vivid anatomic and biological images of American society. The development of America he considered as nothing less than "a history of the origin of a new political species," while American society itself was a "protoplasm," the spread of which could be likened to "the steady growth of a complex nervous system" (Turner, 1897, p. 284; 1931a, p. 206; 1963, p. 37). Yet however powerful the confidence of Turner and his colleagues may have been in the possibility of engaging scientific history for their biography of the national organism, this option brought with it a contradiction which could not ultimately be overlooked.

X X . Plekhanov, G. V. 1956a. K voprosu o razvitii monisticheskogo vzgliada na istoriiu [orig. 1893]. In Izbrannye filosofskie proizvedeniia. Moscow: Gos. Iz-vo Politicheskoi Literatury, vol. I, 5 0 7 - 7 3 7 . Plekhanov, G. V. 1956b. Pis'ma bez adresa [orig. 1899-1900]. In Izbrannye filosofskie proizvedeniia. Moscow: Gos. Iz-vo Politicheskoi Literatury, vol. V, 2 8 2 - 3 9 2 . Plekhanov, G. V. 1956c. Ocherki po istorii materializma [orig. 1896]. In Izbrannye filosofskie proizvedeniia. Moscow: Gos.

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