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Author
Putnam, Robert D.
TitleBowling alone : the collapse and revival of American community / Robert D. Putnam.
Publisher
New York : Touchstone, 2001, ©2000.
Copies/Volumes
LOCATIONCALL NUMBERSTATUS
 Main Library HN65 .P878 2001  DUE 07-01-21
EditionFirst Touchstone edition.
Description541 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Resource Descriptiontext ,unmediated ,volume
Bibliography, etc.Includes bibliographical references (p. [445]-504) and index
ContentsThinking 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
SummaryShows how changes in work, family structure, women's roles, and other factors have caused people to become increasingly disconnected from family, friends, neighbors, and democratic structures--and how they may reconnect
SubjectSocial change -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
ISBN0743203046 (pbk.)
9780743203043 (pbk.)
OCLC Number47933260
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