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Forced to bowl alone?
Palma J. Strand, Forced to Bowl Alone? Nation, Feb. 10, 2003, at 25 (reviewing Matthew A. Crenson & Benjamin Ginsberg, Downsizing Democracy: How America Sidelined Its Citizens and Privatized Its Public (2002)).
The state of civic participation in the U.S. is the subject of much hand-wringing. The lament is generally that citizens are withdrawn - that civic life is less vibrant than it once was and should be. This book review ...
Arlington's changing story: civic engagement in Arlington County, Virginia
Melinda D. Patrician & Palma J. Strand, Arlington's Changing Story: Civic Engagement in Arlington County, Virginia (2003).
This report describes an assessment of civic engagement practices in Arlington County, Virginia - the processes, the results, and the themes that emerged. The report also contains recommendations for improving these practices ...