Bowling Alone
  • Author : Robert D. Putnam
  • Release Date : 07 August 2001
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 541
  • ISBN 13 : 9780743203043
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Book Description: 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.

Bowling Alone

Bowling Alone

Author : Robert D. Putnam
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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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....

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Publisher : International Monetary Fund
Genre : Business & Economics
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As the debates about the recent global recession and the subsequent recovery have clearly shown, our understanding of these questions has been very limited. This comprehensive text puts the latest global recession and ongoing recovery in perspective. With the support of a companion website and DVD, we have created several ...

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Imperial Ends

Author : Alexander J. Motyl
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Genre : Political Science
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Despite their historical importance, empires have received scant attention from social scientists. Now, Alexander J. Motyl examines the structure, dynamics, and continuing relevance of empire—and asks, "Why do empires decline? Why do some empires collapse? And why do some collapsed empires revive?" Rejecting choice-centered theories of imperial decline, Motyl ...

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Boom Town Blues

Author : Anne-Marie Mawhiney,Jane Pitblado
Publisher : Dundurn
Genre : Business & Economics
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Boom Town Blues: Collapse and Revival in a Single-Industry Community tells of the Northern Ontario city of Elliot Lake, once the uranium capital of the world, which was devastated by the closing of the uranium mines operated by Denison and Rio Algom. The closures and mass layoffs were first announced ...

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Author : Martin Shefter
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Genre : Political Science
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This study examines the factors that caused New York City's financial crisis in 1975 and demonstrates how these manifestations of newly evolved political alliances and systems continue to undermine the city's financial stability. It shows how these problems, which are enduring features of the city's political system, are not unique to ...

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Elements of Quantum Information

Author : Wolfgang P. Schleich,Herbert Walther
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Computers
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'Elements of Quantum Information' introduces the reader to the fascinating field of quantum information processing, which lives on the interface between computer science, physics, mathematics, and engineering. This interdisciplinary branch of science thrives on the use of quantum mechanics as a resource for high potential modern applications. With its wide ...

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The Final Revival of Opal Nev

Author : Dawnie Walton
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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An electrifying novel about the meteoric rise of an iconic interracial rock duo in the 1970s, their sensational breakup, and the dark secrets unearthed when they try to reunite decades later for one last tour. A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2021 BY BARACK OBAMA * THE ...

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Author : Michael L. Brown, PhD
Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
Genre : Religion
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On the brink of collapse, our nations only hope is a visitation of Gods power and presence. What will heal the deep racial, social, and political divisions that are tearing us apart? How can we stop the evil of human trafficking? What can turn the rising tide of opioid addiction? ...

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Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Genre : Science
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These proceedings cover the most recent developments in the fields of high temperature superconductivity, magnetic materials and cold atoms in traps. Special emphasis is given to recently developed numerical and analytical methods, such as effective model Hamiltonians, density matrix renormalization group as well as quantum Monte Carlo simulations. Several of ...

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Publisher : OUP Oxford
Genre : Science
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This book is addressed to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students involved in research in atomic, molecular, and optical physics. It will also be useful to researchers practising in this field. It gives an intuitive, yet sufficiently detailed and rigorous introduction to light-atom interactions with a particular emphasis on the symmetry ...

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Political Science
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A comprehensive overview of the Western tradition of political thought that approaches concepts with the aim of helping readers develop their own political thinking and critical thinking skills. This text is uniquely organized around the theme of civil society — what is the nature of a civil society? why is it ...

Bowling Alone  Revised and Updated

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Author : Robert D. Putnam
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
Genre : History
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Updated to include a new chapter about the influence of social media and the Internet—the 20th anniversary edition of Bowling Alone remains a seminal work of social analysis, and its examination of what happened to our sense of community remains more relevant than ever in today’s fractured America. ...

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Author : Guy D. Middleton
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : History
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In this lively survey, Guy D. Middleton critically examines our ideas about collapse - how we explain it and how we have constructed potentially misleading myths around collapses - showing how and why collapse of societies was a much more complex phenomenon than is often admitted....

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Author : John Bloom
Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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“Good corporate drama . . . an enlightening narrative of how new communications infrastructures often come about.” —The Economist, “A Book of the Year 2016” In the early 1990s, Motorola developed a revolutionary satellite system called Iridium that promised to be its crowning achievement. Its constellation of 66 satellites in polar orbit was a mind-boggling ...