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Bowling alone : the collapse and revival of American community / Robert D. Putnam.
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London : Simon & Schuster 2001
Physical description
541 pages . : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm
ISBN
0743203046
9780743203043
0684832836
0684832836
Notes
Originally published: 2000.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience
adult
Contents
I Introduction. Thinking about social change in America -- II Trends in Civic Engagement and Social Capital. 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 -- III Why? Introduction -- Pressures of time and money -- Mobility and sprawl -- Technology and mass media -- From generation to generation -- What killed civic engagement? Summing up -- IV So What? (with the assistance of Kristin A. Goss) -- Introduction -- Education and children's welfare -- Safe and productive neighborhoods -- Economic prosperity -- Health and happiness -- Democracy -- The dark side of social capital -- V What Is To Done? -- 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.
Subject
Social change United States History 20th century.
United States Social conditions 1945-.
Genre
Illustrated
text
Language
English
Summary
"Drawing on vast new data that reveal Americans’ changing behavior, Putnam shows how we have become increasingly disconnected from one another and how social structure, whether they be PTA, church, or political parties, have disintegrated. Until the publication of this groundbreaking work, no one had so deftly diagnosed the harm that these broken bonds have wreaked on our physical and civic health, nor had anyone exalted their fundamental power in creating a society that is happy, healthy, and safe. Like defining works from the past, such as 'The Lonely Crowd' and 'The Affluent Society', and like the works of C. Wright Mills and Betty Friedan, Putnam’s 'Bowling Alone' has identified a central crisis at the heart of our society and suggests what we can do.
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