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Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press (June 14, 2013)
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Pundits and social observers have voiced alarm every year as fewer americans contain themselves in voluntary teams that meet frequently. hundreds of thousands of nonprofit teams were introduced lately, yet so much are run by way of execs who foyer Congress or convey social companies to consumers. what's going to take place to U.S. democracy if participatory teams and social events wither, whereas civic involvement turns into another profession instead of each citizen’s correct and accountability? In decreased Democracy, Theda Skocpol exhibits that this decline in public involvement has now not regularly been the case during this country—and how, through realizing the explanations of this transformation, we would opposite it.