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The Resource Bowling alone : the collapse and revival of American community, Robert D. Putnam

Bowling alone : the collapse and revival of American community, Robert D. Putnam

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Bowling alone : the collapse and revival of American community
Title
Bowling alone
Title remainder
the collapse and revival of American community
Statement of responsibility
Robert D. Putnam
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Putnam, Robert D
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN65
LC item number
.P878 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • statistics
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  • United States
  • Social change
Label
Bowling alone : the collapse and revival of American community, Robert D. Putnam
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [445]-504) and index
Contents
Thinking about social change in America -- Political participation -- Civic participation -- Religious participation -- Connections in the workplace -- Informal social connections -- Altruism, volunteering, and philanthropy -- Reciprocity, honesty, and trust -- Against the tide? Small groups, social movements, and the Net -- Pressures of time and money -- Mobility and sprawl -- Technology and mass media -- From generation to generation -- What killed civic engagement? Summing up -- Education and children's welfare -- Safe and productive neighborhoods -- Economic prosperity -- Health and happiness -- Democracy -- The dark side of social capital -- Lessons of history: The Gilded Age and the Progressive Era -- Toward an agenda for social capitalists -- Appendix I: Measuring social change -- Appendix II: Sources for figures and tables -- Appendix III: The rise and fall of civic professional associations -- Notes -- The story behind this book
Control code
ocm43599073
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
541 p.
Isbn
9780684832838
Lccn
00027278
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Bowling alone : the collapse and revival of American community, Robert D. Putnam
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [445]-504) and index
Contents
Thinking about social change in America -- Political participation -- Civic participation -- Religious participation -- Connections in the workplace -- Informal social connections -- Altruism, volunteering, and philanthropy -- Reciprocity, honesty, and trust -- Against the tide? Small groups, social movements, and the Net -- Pressures of time and money -- Mobility and sprawl -- Technology and mass media -- From generation to generation -- What killed civic engagement? Summing up -- Education and children's welfare -- Safe and productive neighborhoods -- Economic prosperity -- Health and happiness -- Democracy -- The dark side of social capital -- Lessons of history: The Gilded Age and the Progressive Era -- Toward an agenda for social capitalists -- Appendix I: Measuring social change -- Appendix II: Sources for figures and tables -- Appendix III: The rise and fall of civic professional associations -- Notes -- The story behind this book
Control code
ocm43599073
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
541 p.
Isbn
9780684832838
Lccn
00027278
Other physical details
ill.

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