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Bowling Alone

The Collapse and Revival of American Community

by Robert D. Putnam

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Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • United States,
  • Social Science,
  • Community,
  • Social Interaction,
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000),
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Social change,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Current Events / American,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 1945-,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7721526M
    ISBN 100684832836
    ISBN 109780684832838

    Social capital creates value for the people who are connected and – at least sometimes – for bystanders as well. Social capital works through multiple channels: – Information flows (e.g. learning about jobs, learning about candidates running for office, exchanging ideas at college, etc.) depend on social capital. Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Putnam, Robert D. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Finally got the time to take in this book and how it relates to the world we now work, live, and play in. Has social capital and civic involvement morphed into social media? In a world rightly interested in increased equality and public health, there is an unknown to what the act of bowling alone will make of us.   Once we bowled in leagues, usually after work -- but no longer. This seemingly small phenomenon symbolizes a significant social change that Robert Putnam has identified in this brilliant volume, Bowling Alone*,* which The Economist hailed as "a prodigious achievement." Drawing on vast new data that reveal Americans' changing behavior, Putnam 5/5(4).

      Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community is a book published in and I read it 18 years after its publication, in Yet, the central question the book. In he published "Bowling Alone: America's Declining Social Capital" in the Journal of Democracy. The article was widely read and garnered much attention for Putnam, including an invitation to meet with then-President Bill Clinton and a spot in the pages of mater: Swarthmore College, Yale University.


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Putnam Summary written by Brett Reeder, Conflict Research Consortium Citation: Putnam, Robert D.,Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY Social capital refers to "the connections among individuals' social.

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Central to the very idea of America is the principle that we are a nation of opportunity. But over the last quarter century .