Robert D. Putnam

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Robert D. Putnam
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Putnam in 2006
Robert David Putnam

(1941-01-09) January 9, 1941 (age 82)
Other namesBob Putnam[1]
Rosemary (m. 1963)
Academic background
Alma mater
ThesisPoliticians and Politics[2] (1970)
Academic work
Sub-disciplinePolitical sociology
School or traditionCommunitarianism
Doctoral students
Main interestsSocial capital
Notable works
Notable ideasTwo-level game theory

Robert David Putnam[a] (born January 9, 1941) is an American political scientist.

He is the Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government. Putnam developed the two-level game theory that says international agreements will only be successfully if they also have domestic benefits.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Pronounced /ˈpʌtnəm/.

References[change | change source]

  1. Fabbrini, Sergio (2011). "Robert D. Putnam Between Italy and the United States" (PDF). Bulletin of Italian Politics. 3 (2): 391–399. ISSN 1759-3077. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 3, 2018.
  2. Putnam, Robert David (1970). Politicians and Politics: Themes in British and Italian Elite Political Culture (PhD thesis). New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press. OCLC 83494112.
  3. Campbell, David E. "Curriculum Vitae" (PDF). Notre Dame, Illinois: University of Notre Dame. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 31, 2019. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  4. Rayside, David. "Biography: Introduction". David Rayside. Retrieved October 27, 2018.