Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community | Study Guide

Robert Putnam

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Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community | Glossary

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altruism: (n) actions taken solely for the betterment of another person or group, without regard for personal or institutional gain

demography: (n) the study of social trends and movements through analysis of statistics

grassroots: (adj) built through engagement with individuals and households

macher: (n) a person who makes things happen, especially in their community

reciprocity: (n) the willingness of individuals or groups to support one another in the expectation they will receive support in the future

schmoozer: (n) a person who interacts with others through informal social communication rather than becoming a social leader

social capital: (n) the social and civic connections existing in a community or nation or among individuals

sprawl: (n) the expansion of urban centers to include suburbs and exurbs from which workers commute

succession: (n) the process by which a younger leader or group takes charge of an organization or nation

volunteerism: (n) use of volunteer or unpaid labor in community services

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