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

User Review  - Kaye Sivori - Goodreads

This book was amazing and the breadth of information is astounding, from graphs and statistics of the number of people taking Sunday picnics to the number of people who vote.... The writing was ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Social capital is an important topic for anyone interested in building better groups of people, from families to nations. Putnam's masterpiece explains the topic thoroughly, supported by data and ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Mikell Wilcox - Goodreads

I guess if I'm going to give any book one star, it should be this one. It took me three years to motivate myself to read it. Maybe three months to finish it. And it's not that the author's horrible; I ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Vera Hailey - Goodreads

Didn't finish. Over my head. Too many statistics. Read full review

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

User Review  - Adam Yale - Goodreads

Like most psychology/economics/sociological books, I did not read this one cover-to-cover, but the general hypothesis is an interesting one and I give the thrust of this book, and its focus on our fragmenting society, some credence. Read full review

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

User Review  - JP - Goodreads

An American classic on the level of The Feminine Mystique, rendered completely obsolete by the Internet. Has a fantastic, hilarious chapter that plots television watching time versus variables like ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

This almost felt like a mystery in the way he set about finding the causes for the decline in civic participation, which was such a cool approach! An inspiring and thought-provoking read. Really enjoyed this one. Read full review

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

User Review  - Sarah Stewart - Goodreads

This book is a scholarly tome of 500+ pages, so I read an online outline and then skimmed to the chapters that were the most interesting and relevant to me (chapters 1,5,8,9, 15-21). I write training ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Sharon - Goodreads

This may be an important book, but it is painfully boring. Read full review

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

User Review  - Henry Sienkiewicz - Goodreads

Solid and insightful. I will be curious to see how his theory plays out in light of the gains in social media networks. Read full review


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