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Putnam, Robert D.

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

New York : Simon & Schuster, c2000.

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 Dolapdere, General Collection HN65 .P878 2000  AVAILABLE
 Kuştepe, General Collection HN65 .P878 2000 c.2 AVAILABLE
Description541 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
BibliographyIncludes 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 -- 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.
SubjectUnited States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
Social change -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
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