Robert D. Putnam's scientific contributions

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Conference Paper
Video-based media spaces are designed to support casual interaction between intimate collaborators. Yet transmitting video is fraught with privacy concerns. Some researchers suggest that the video stream be filtered to mask out potentially sensitive ...

Citations

... Scholarship also asserts a correlation between social capital, defined here as social networks that bring together people from different backgrounds (Putnam, 2000) and volunteerism (Davis-Smith et al., 2002;Kay & Bradbury, 2009), illustrated by Putnam's (2000) study of one-off events and how they foster social capital. Stukas et al. (2005) also demonstrate a correlation between volunteering and the creation of social capital, creating a feedback loop (Brady et al., 1999, cited in Stukas et al., 2005, where volunteerism builds social capital (Stukas & Dunlap, 2002) and equally social capital promotes volunteering (Portes, 1998). ...