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Author Putnam, Robert D.

Title Better together : restoring the American community / Robert D. Putnam and Lewis M. Feldstein ; with Don Cohen.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, [2003]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-1  306.0973 PUT    AVAILABLE
 Stockton Twp PL Stacks - SKLY-13  306 PUT    AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 318 pages ; 25 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Valley Interfaith : the most dangerous thing we do is talk to our neighbors -- Branch libraries : the heartbeat of the community -- Shipyard Project : building bridges with dance -- Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative : grass roots in the city -- Tupelo model : building a community first -- Saddleback Church : from crowd to congregation -- Do something : letting young people lead -- Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers : the whole social thing -- Experience Corps : bringing old heads to the schools -- UPS : diversity and cohesion -- : is virtual community real? -- Portland : a positive epidemic of civic engagement -- Conclusion : making social capital work.
Subject Social change -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
Added Author Feldstein, Lewis M.
Cohen, Don, 1946-
ISBN 0743235460

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