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Bowling Alone by Robert D. Putnam
"Please don't waste your time reading this book unless it has been assigned to you and you must. It is a seminal work by an important political scientist, yes. However, it was written before the internet really amounted to anything and most of what..." Read more of this review »
Bowling Alone by Robert D. Putnam
"Other reviewers have expressed it more eloquently, but it's not a very good book. It's a magazine trend piece about how the US is going to hell in a handbasket these days because no one belongs to bowling leagues anymore. Because a single correlat..." Read more of this review »
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Bowling Alone by Robert D. Putnam
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Despite the incredible amount of statistics and heavy "data" in this book, the author didn't seem to say much of anything. It still felt very anecdotal to me.

Anyone interested in reading this I would first suggest to read the book, "Making Social Sc
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Bowling Alone by Robert D. Putnam
"Despite it's "Best Seller" status - this book left a lot to be desired. Like anyone else who knows a thing or two about political participation and social capital, this book rings hollow and insincere at certain points.

Briefly, Putnam rests far to..." Read more of this review »
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