Civic Culture and Social Capital

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1. In what sort of culture are citizens 'active yet passive; involved yet not too involved; influential, yet deferential', according to Almond and Verba?

  • civic
  • social
  • participant
  • political
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2. Who finds that the middle classes have twice as many associations as the working class, but they do not last as long?

  • Hall
  • Putnam
  • Paxton
  • Brehm and Rahn

3. Why is the USA not an example of the civic culture?

  • the electorate is too partisan
  • it has a 'strain of immobility which often pervades the American political process'
  • the separation of powers is too polarizing
  • the electorate is too religious

4. Who found that civic engagement and interpersonal trust are in a tight reciprocal relationship?

  • Lipset and Rokkan
  • Brehm and Rahn
  • Almond and Verba
  • Paxton

5. Who says that social capital resides in relationships between individuals rather than in individuals themselves?

  • Verba
  • Coleman
  • Almond
  • Putnam


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