Appeared in: Volume 3, Number 3
Published on: January 1, 2008
Bowling with Robert Putnam

A conversation with the author of Bowling Alone

Robert Putnam is a Harvard political scientist and author of the classic Bowling Alone: America’s Declining Social Capital (2000). His recent, controversial study, “E Pluribus Unum: Diversity and Community in the Twenty-first Century”, charts the implications of social and ethnic diversity on the civic health of the United States.
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