Abels, Paul
June 2006
Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping;Summer2006, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p78
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the importance of civic involvement in the society. Here, the author gave several examples of the major destructive events such as the Hurricane Katrina, terrorist attacks and global warming but people forgot to be involve in such situations. The author explains that over the past years, there has been a decrease in civic involvement, loss of membership in various groups and disintegration of community. Furthermore, the author calls for an increase in Social Capital such as connections of trust, reciprocity, support and a more civil society.


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