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Main Title Bowling alone : the collapse and revival of American community /
Author Putnam, Robert D.
Publisher Simon & Schuster,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 43599073
ISBN 0684832836; 9780684832838; 0743203046; 9780743203043
Subjects United States--Social conditions--1945- ; Social change--United States--History--20th century. ; Sozialer Wandel ; Isolation--Soziologie ; USA ; Mudanðca social (história ; sculo 20)--Estados unidos. ; Estrutura social (sculo 20)--Estados unidos. ; Isolation
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  HN65.P878 2000 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/31/2005
Collation 541 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 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. "Putnam's work shows how social bonds are the most powerful predictor of life satisfaction. For example, he reports that getting married is the equivalent of quadrupling your income and attending a club meeting regularly is the equivalent of doubling your income. The loss of social capital is felt in critical ways: Communities with less social capital have lower educational performance and more teen pregnancy, child suicide, low birth weight, and prenatal mortality. Social capital is also a strong predictor of crime rates and other measures of neighborhood quality of life, as it is of our health: In quantitative terms, if you both smoke and belong to no groups, it's a close call as to which is the riskier behavior."--Jacket.
Place Published New York :
PUB Date Free Form c2000.
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 00027278
Merged OCLC records 1022689383
OCLC Time Stamp 20050331130609
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 01969cam 22002774a 45020