Impact University: Robert D. Putnam

College Preparedness & Success

Crumbling American Dreams >

Putnam, R. (2013-08-03, The New York Times): Port Clinton, Ohio, was once the embodiment of the American dream. Now, the American dream has become a two-sided nightmare.

Civic Engagement

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community >

Civic engagement hinges on being in touch with one's community, but the modern neighborhood has become cold and solitary. Putnam underlines the many reasons this should be concerning for us as a nation and shows how we can reconnect.

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