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Main Title Bowling alone : the collapse and revival of American community /
Author Putnam, Robert D.
Publisher Simon & Schuster,
Place Published New York :
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 43599073
Subject Added Ent Social change--United States--History--20th century; United States--Social conditions--1945-
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Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
ESAM HN65.P878 2000 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/31/2005
Collation 541 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. {445}-504) and index.
Contents Notes 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.
PUB Date Free Form c2000.
BIB Level m
LCCN 00027278
ISBN 0684832836
OCLC Time Stamp 20050331130609
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 01969cam 22002774a 45020