Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life
University of Oklahoma Press, 2003 - 366 Seiten
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 LifeNutzerbericht - 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 LifeNutzerbericht - 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