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Main Title Better together : restoring the American community /
Author Putnam, Robert D.
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Feldstein, Lewis M.
Cohen, Don
Publisher Simon & Schuster,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 52410295
ISBN 0743235460; 9780743235464; 0743235479; 9780743235471
Subjects United States--Social conditions--1945- ; Social change--United States--History--20th century. ; Sociale verandering. ; Gemeenschap (sociologie) ; Individu en samenleving. ; Sozialer Wandel ; Sozialverhalten ; Soziales Netzwerk ; Gemeinschaft ; Soziales Kapital ; USA.
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ESAM  HN65.P877 2003 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/31/2005
Collation xvi, 318 pages ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction -- Valley Interfaith : the most dangerous thing we do is talk to our neighbors -- Branch libraries : the heartbeat of the community -- Shipyard Project : building bridges with dance -- Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative : grass roots in the city -- Tupelo model : building a community first -- Saddleback Church : from crowd to congregation -- Do something : letting young people lead -- Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers : the whole social thing -- Experience Corps : bringing old heads to the schools -- UPS : diversity and cohesion -- : is virtual community real? -- Portland : a positive epidemic of civic engagement -- Conclusion : making social capital work. Offers a hopeful message about civic renewal with stories of a dozen places around the country where people are engaging in new forms of social activism and community renewal.