Our Kids

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476769907
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"The bestselling author of Bowling Alone offers [an] ... examination of the American Dream in crisis--how and why opportunities for upward mobility are diminishing, jeopardizing the prospects of an ever larger segment of Americans"--

Our Kids

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476769893
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In an authoritative, yet personal, examination of the growing inequality gap, a leading humanist and renowned scientist who has consulted for the last four U.S. Presidents, drawing on poignant life stories of rich and poor kids across the ...

Our Kids

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476769915
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Our Kids offers a rare combination of individual testimony and rigorous evidence: “No one can finish this book and feel complacent about equal opportunity” (The New York Times Book Review).

Bowling Alone

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743203046
Size: 54.47 MB
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Shows how changes in work, family structure, women's roles, and other factors have caused people to become increasingly disconnected from family, friends, neighbors, and democratic structures--and how they may reconnect.

American Grace

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416566732
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Draws on three national surveys on religion, as well as research conducted by congregations across the United States, to examine the profound impact it has had on American life and how religious attitudes have changed in recent decades.

Democracies In Flux

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195150896
Size: 54.54 MB
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In Democracies in Flux, Putnam and nine world renowned scholars investigate the condition of social capital in eight advanced democratic nations.

Our Bodies Our Data

Author: Adam Tanner
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807033340
Size: 45.64 MB
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In the evolution of medical data, the instinct for profit has outstripped patient needs. This book reveals the previously hidden story of how such a system evolved internationally. ..

Better Together

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439106884
Size: 24.30 MB
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As the stories in Better Together demonstrate, bringing people together by building on personal relationships remains one of the most effective strategies to enhance America's social health.

Dream Hoarders

Author: Richard V. Reeves
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780815729129
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This is not just an economic divide but a fracturing of American society along class lines.

Social Capital

Author: David Halpern
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745625479
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This work presents an introduction to the concept of social capital - a term which refers to the social networks, informal structures and norms that facilitate individual and collective action.