Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy.

@article{Weil1993MakingDW,
  title={Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy.},
  author={Frederick D. Weil and Robert D. Putnam},
  journal={Contemporary Sociology},
  year={1993},
  volume={23},
  pages={373}
}
  • F. Weil, R. Putnam
  • Published 1 May 1994
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Contemporary Sociology
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