Our Kids

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476769907
Size: 77.83 MB
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"The bestselling author of Bowling Alone offers [an] ... examination of the American Dream in crisis--how and why opportunities for upward mobility are diminishing, jeopardizing the prospects of an ever larger segment of Americans"--

Soci T Civile En D Clin

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Centre canadien de gestion
ISBN: 9780662625667
Size: 65.86 MB
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This document looks at the decline of civil society.

Double Edged Diplomacy

Author: Peter B. Evans
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520076815
Size: 77.97 MB
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An eminent group of political scientists demonstrates how international bargaining that reflects domestic political agendas can be undone when it ignores the influence of domestic constituencies.The eleven studies in "Double-Edged Diplomacy ...

Hanging Together

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674372252
Size: 23.14 MB
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Examines the annual economic summits held by the U.S., Japan, Germany, France, Britain, Italy, and Canada and looks at how nations balance national interests and international economic interdependence

On Democracy

Author: Robert A. Dahl
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300194463
Size: 61.86 MB
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This lucid book by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. This new edition includes two additional chapters by Ian Shapiro.

The End Of The Suburbs

Author: Leigh Gallagher
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101608188
Size: 55.90 MB
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Consider some of the forces at work: The nuclear family is no more: Our marriage and birth rates are steadily declining, while the single-person households are on the rise.

Worlds Apart

Author: Cynthia M. Duncan
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300196598
Size: 66.15 MB
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Over five years, sociologist Cynthia Duncan visited remote rural areas across the U.S. and conducted 350 in-depth interviews with the residents to unravel the ways in which poverty is perpetuated--and what can be done to alleviate the ...

The American Dream And The Public Schools

Author: Jennifer L. Hochschild
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199839689
Size: 33.16 MB
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Our children are actually worse off when they leave the system than when they
enter it. —Campaign for America's Children, 2000 The evidence suggests that
the perceived crisis in education has been greatly exaggerated, if indeed there is

American Dreams

Author: Marco Rubio
Publisher: Sentinel
ISBN: 0143109030
Size: 67.17 MB
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In American Dreams Rubio offers a roadmap for restoring the land of opportunity. He explains why America now stands at a critical junction and offers a detailed economic plan to help rebuild it.