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BOWLING ALONE: The Collapse and Revival of American Community

Redaktionelle Bewertung - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A longer and much improved version of Putnam's controversial 1995 Journal of Democracy article of the same name, this is an important work that is likely to be the center of much debate. Books of sociological insight as readable and significant as David Reisman's Lonely Crowd and C. Wright Mills's Power Elite come along seldom. Putnam's work belongs in their company. This is partly because Putnam ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Review: Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community

Nutzerbericht  - Nicholas Harrison - Goodreads

While a bit dated (with a 2000 publishing date), it captures three generations of anti-community trends and the costs that come along with it. Impressively researched, thoroughly argued, and filled with practical calls to action. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community

Nutzerbericht  - Elizabeth Bober - Goodreads

DNF. Interesting premise, could have used an editor with a machete. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community

Nutzerbericht  - Ambrose Leung - Goodreads

Lots of good info but a bit dense. Some discussion gets a bit repetitive as well. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community

Nutzerbericht  - Maryam - Goodreads

A bit of a slog but super interesting. Spoiler alert! Television and passive entertainment is a major culprit of the decline in civic engagement. But this surely means that innovative use of media and technology will be a major part of the solution. Go @Nextdoor :-) Vollständige Rezension lesen

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