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Better Together: Restoring the American Community

Index Better Together: Restoring the American Community

Better Together: Restoring the American Community is both a book and website published as an initiative of the Saguaro Seminar conducted at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. [1]

7 relations: Bowling Alone, Community development, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Lewis M. Feldstein, Robert D. Putnam, Social capital.

Bowling Alone

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community is a 2000 nonfiction book by Robert D. Putnam.

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Community development

The United Nations defines community development as "a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems." It is a broad term given to the practices of civic leaders, activists, involved citizens and professionals to improve various aspects of communities, typically aiming to build stronger and more resilient local communities.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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John F. Kennedy School of Government

The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (also known as Harvard Kennedy School and HKS) is a public policy and public administration school, of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

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Lewis M. Feldstein

Lewis M. Feldstein is the Co-Chair of The Saguaro Seminar along with Robert D. Putnam and was President of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation until June 2010.

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Robert D. Putnam

Robert David Putnam (born January 9, 1941) is an American political scientist.

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Social capital

Social capital is a form of economic and cultural capital in which social networks are central; transactions are marked by reciprocity, trust, and cooperation; and market agents produce goods and services not mainly for themselves, but for a common good.

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Redirects here:

Better Together (book), Better Together: Civic Engagement in America, BetterTogether.org, BetterTogether: Civic Engagement in America, Saguaro Seminar.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Better_Together:_Restoring_the_American_Community

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