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Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
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Putnam's book presents a detailed look at the decline in overall social participation by Americans over the past half-century. Read morePublished on June 24 2004 by FoxNewsFan
This is a powerhouse study on a subject that would hardly seem worthy of such attention to many Americans. Read morePublished on April 3 2004 by doomsdayer520
Putnam is correct in noting that Americans are increasingly disconnected and alienated from each other. The same thing is happening in Australia where I live. Read morePublished on March 9 2004
The concept of "Social Capital," as it is discussed in Bowling Alone (Putnam 2001) is an attempt to quantify the loss of community connectedness that has been happening over the... Read morePublished on Dec 14 2003 by Steven D. Ward
I read this book about 2 years ago for a class. It was just horrible, and I am shocked that smart people can read this and not see it for what it is. Read morePublished on Oct. 21 2003
I found Bowling Alone to be the most important book I've read in a long time. It gives us an honest but sympathetic portraitof the increasing lonely and unconnected American... Read morePublished on July 27 2003 by Steve Rose