TITLE

Individualism and the crisis of civic membership

AUTHOR(S)
Bellah, Robert N.; Madsen, Richard
PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
Christian Century;5/08/96, Vol. 113 Issue 16, p510
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the consequences of radical individualism and the crisis of civic membership in the United States. Critical intersection of personal identity with social identity; Lone bowlers as symbol of the decline of associational life; Lack of civic engagement in the Internet and other technological devices.
ACCESSION #
9605143030

 

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