Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life

Frontcover
University of Oklahoma Press, 2003 - 366 Seiten
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The threat posed by lack of participation in the institutions of democracy is serious, and the author of this hard-hitting, insightful examination of the problem traces the problem back to the 1960s, offering solutions for how to reverse the trend. (Politics & Government).

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Review: Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life

Nutzerbericht  - Dave - Goodreads

Not giving this book 5 stars because I'm completely convinced by Skocpal's arguments or prescriptions. But this is an extremely well written book. So glad to read a social scientist who responsibly ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life

Nutzerbericht  - Scott Ford - Goodreads

A very intersting look at the history of civic groups in the US (eg The Masons, The Knights of Columbus, The ODD Fellows, 4-H, etc.), their demise, and the role of government as the services they provided communities were replaced. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Über den Autor (2003)

Theda Skocpol is Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology and Director of the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard University.

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