Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community (Paperback)
The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Simon & Schuster, 9780743203043, 544pp.
Publication Date: August 7, 2001
Praise For Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community…
The New York Review of Books
Rich, dense, thoughtful, fascinating...packed with provocative information about the social and political habits of twentieth-century Americans.
Los Angeles Times
Putnam styles himself as a kind of sociological detective....The reader experiences the suspense that can happen in both detective fiction and science.
The Washington Post
This is a very important book; it's the de Tocqueville of our generation. And
you don't often hear an academic like me say those sorts of things.
The Wall Street Journal
A powerful argument...presented in a lucid and readable way.
A learned and clearly focused snapshot of a crucial moment in American history.