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Making democracy work

National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers.

Making democracy work

a study of neighborhood organization.

by National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers.

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community organization.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV41 .N333
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p.
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5598818M
    LC Control Number68004787

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Levine Memorial Book Prize" "A remarkable study of `civic traditions.'"Steven Lukes, The Times Literary Supplement "It is rare that one comes across a classic in political science, yet in Robert D.

Putnam's Making Democracy Work we undoubtedly have one by:   While Robert Putnam's Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy is a solid case study on the sociopolitical divide between northern and southern Italy, it also makes a strong argument on the important role 'social capital' plays in facilitating democracy/5.

One crucial implication of Making Democracy Work is that feeble and corrupt government, operating against the background of a weak and uncivic society, tends not to foster the creation of wealth, but rather to renew poverty.

Overmighty government may stifle economic initiative. Making Democracy Work. Book Description: Ironically, the philosophical ascendancy of liberal democracy is accompanied by growing discontent with its practical operations. From Moscow to East St. Louis, from Mexico City to Cairo, despair about public institutions deepens.

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Putnam. Making Democracy Work. Princeton: Princeton Universitiy Press. From the conclusion: "In all societies, to summarize our argument so far, dillemas of collective action hamper attempts to cooperate for mutual benefit, whether in politics or in economics. Third-party enforcement is an inadequate solution to this problem.

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Book Review Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy by Robert D. Putnam, with Robert Leonardi and Raffaella Y. Nanetti Article (PDF Available) in American Journal of Sociology 99(5.

Review: Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy User Review - Jade - Goodreads. A facinating look at Italy, when they set up their regional governments in the s, and the differences between the north and south and how the institutions fared.4/5(3).

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Making Democracy Work is intended as a close study of politics in contrasting regions of Italy, with persuasive theoretical conclusions that bear on the development of democracy elsewhere. The author did not predict the revelations of general corruption in Italian politics, but any student of contemporary affairs would do well to read this.

Sept. 14, — -- In "Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View," U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer shares insights gained from his 16 years on the nation's highest court.

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In a world full of hope for democratization but wary of government failure, this book offers empirical evidence for the importance of civic. In a book that has received attention from policymakers and civic activists in America and around the world, Robert Putnam and his collaborators offer empirical evidence for the importance of "civic community" in developing successful institutions.

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