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BOWLING ALONE: The Collapse and Revival of American Community

Editorial Review - 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 ... Read full review

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