Bowling Alone Questions and Answers

Bowling Alone

In the book Bowling Alone, author Robert D. Putnam argues there has been a reversal in Americans' participation in community life, and he calls this lack of participation a loss in social capital...

Latest answer posted May 11, 2015 3:24 am UTC

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Bowling Alone

The main idea of Bowling Alone is the decline of social capital in the United States over the last half-century or so. Social capital is a sociological term that refers to those factors of...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2019 8:52 am UTC

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Bowling Alone

To answer this, we need to first look at what Robert Putnam says in Bowling Alone. Putnam’s main thesis is that the amount of social capital in the United States is declining. That is, Americans...

Latest answer posted December 6, 2014 7:40 pm UTC

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Bowling Alone

The author of Bowling Alone, Robert D. Putnam, is an American, and so it's neither unreasonable nor surprising that he should focus his attentions on the United States. But more importantly than...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2021 7:01 am UTC

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Bowling Alone

In Bowling Alone, Putnam analyzes the decline in American participation in different type of community and civic organizations. He writes that in the 1960s, Americans were invested in public life...

Latest answer posted August 17, 2019 1:12 pm UTC

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Bowling Alone

Bowling Alone by Robert D. Putnam was published in article form in 1995 and then developed into a book published in 2000. In the ensuing 15 years, there has been a significant growth in internet...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2015 5:05 pm UTC

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